Zac Efron plays the infamous serial killer Ted Bundy in Netflix’s upcoming movie Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, which follows his crimes and trial from the perspective of his longtime girlfriend Elizabeth Kloepfer, played by Lily Collins.
Chris Pine and India Eisley co-star in the new TNT true crime/noir series I Am the Night, which is inspired by the life of Fauna Hodel, whose search for her birth mother uncovered sinister and disturbing secrets about her family in 1960’s Los Angeles.
John Travolta returns to true crime by starring as the infamous John Gotti in a biopic that follows the rise and fall of the “Teflon Don”.
Keanu heads to court to defend the son of an old friend (Renee Zellweger) who is accused of killing his father (Jim Belushi) in the upcoming legal thriller The Whole Truth.
The hunt for Pablo Escobar continues in Season 2 of Narcos, which returns to Netflix in September.
Netflix gets into the true crime genre next week when all episodes of the documentary series, Making a Murderer, arrives on streaming, which follows the case of Steven Avery, who was wrongfully accused of a crime and sent to jail for 18 years, was going to sue the county and then gets accused of a worse crime.