Internet slams casting of yet another ‘hot’ Ted Bundy

Hasn’t Hollywood had sufficient of this serial killer?

Eyes rolled on the information Wednesday that heartthrob Chad Michael Murray can be cast as Ted Bundy in yet another reimagining of the serial killer’s life.

The casting information comes only a couple years after Netflix viewers discovered Zac Efron unnervingly hot as Bundy — the killer behind 30 identified murders within the Seventies.

Now, Murray is about to star as Bundy in “American Boogeyman,” which “follows the elusive and charming killer and the manhunt that brought him to justice involving the detective and the FBI rookie who coined the phrase ‘serial killer.’ ” 

Although followers are excited to see the 39-year-old “One Tree Hill” star again on the display screen, they don’t appear too thrilled to be fed extra serial killer content material.

Critics flocked to Twitter to specific their frustration concerning the new film and its casting, questioning why another movie about Bundy is being launched.

Twitter consumer @OhNoSheTwitnt wrote, “The CDC recommends that we don’t need a new Ted Bundy movie.”

@fordholden reacted to the Film Updates tweet asserting Murray’s casting saying, “writing a movie about a woman who snaps and goes on a killing spree because she’s so tired of movies being made about ted bundy. for legal reasons i will not be saying it’s based on a true story.”

Many Twitter customers are so fed up with Bundy content material they’re pleading with Hollywood to cease the serial killer content material. “NO MORE TED BUNDY FILMS. I AM BEGGING. NO ONE NEEDS THIS MANY TED BUNDY FILMS. hollywood has really crossed the line … rewarding him with a legacy for murdering 30 innocent women,” @buggirl tweeted in a thread concerning the new movie.

Chad Michael Murray is best known for his role as Lucas Scott on "One Tree Hill."
Chad Michael Murray is greatest identified for his position as Lucas Scott on “One Tree Hill.”
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Others disagree with the notion that Bundy capitalized on his attractiveness to lure ladies, with many mocking his seems and questioning him repeatedly being forged by engaging actors. The notorious serial killer has additionally been portrayed by Mark Harmon, Michael Reilly Burke, Billy Campbell, Cary Elwes, Corin Nemec, James Marsters and Adam Long.

“Ted Bundy did not kill multiple women because he was extremely attractive stop trying to shove this concept down society’s necks by having 5 documentaries and films every f–king year and casting extremely attractive men to play him, it’s weird at this point,” wrote @rachelchinourir, sharing images of a number of actors who’ve portrayed the serial killer.

True crime content material has turn out to be more and more standard with quite a few new films, collection and podcasts giving viewers an inside look into murderous minds and intense investigations from a secure area.

Netflix alone carries titles together with “The Ted Bundy Tapes,” “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile,” “Night Stalker,” “The Ripper,” “The Sons of Sam,” “Unabomber,” “Don’t F**k With Cats” and different true crime content material.

Chad Michael Murray is best known for his role as Lucas Scott on "One Tree Hill."
Ted Bundy confessed to 30 homicides, dedicated in seven states between 1974 and 1978.
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The notoriously handsome murderous Menendez brothers have additionally had a resurgence within the media, with a brand new Hulu documentary and a brand new fan base of Gen Z TikTokers defending their homicidal actions.

But right now’s obsession with serial killers is nothing new. Young ladies used to line up exterior the courthouse throughout Bundy’s and the Menendez brothers’ hearings and ship them fan mail. All three males had been even married whereas they had been imprisoned.

But Twitter customers appear to be over their hybristophilia — a situation the place one is sexually aroused by the article of their affection’s wrongdoing — and are killing any concepts of horny serial killers.

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