“Maze Runner” star Kaya Scodelario has been cast to play Ted Bundy’s ex-wife, Carole Anne Boone, in “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile” an individual with knowledge of TheWrap.
Zac Efron will play the notorious serial killer in the film that will be directed by “Paradise Lost” helmer Joe Berlinger. The film will be told from the perspective of Bundy’s longtime girlfriend, Elizabeth (who will be played by Lily Collins), who went years denying the accusations against Bundy, but ultimately turned him into the police.
Voltage Pictures and COTA Entertainment are producing the project, alongside Michael Simkin and Jason Barrett of Efron’s Ninjas Runnin’ Wild. Ara Keshishian, Nicolas Chartier, and Michael Costigan will be producing via Voltage and COTA.
Scodelario recently starred in “Maze Runner: The Death Cure,” which opened this past weekend and grossed $23.5 million. She also starred in “Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials” in 2015 and “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” last year. She will next star in “The King’s Daughter.”
Voltage is fully financing with Jonathan Deckter executive producing. Production began this month. Scodelario is represented by CAA and Wolf Kasteler Public Relations.