The red, err, blue carpet for Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile a dramatisation of the life of serial killer Ted Bundy was held before the premiere on Sunday, Jan. 28. The story starts in the year 1969. Ted (Zac Efron) is handsome, smart, charismatic, affectionate. And cautious single mother Liz Kloepfer (Lily Collins) ultimately cannot resist his charms. For her, Ted is a match made in heaven, and she soon falls head over heels in love with the dashing young man. A picture of domestic bliss, the happy couple seems to have it all figured out … until, out of nowhere, their perfect life is shattered. Ted is arrested and charged with a series of increasingly grisly murders. Concern soon turns to paranoia—and, as evidence piles up, Liz is forced to consider that the man with whom she shares her life could actually be a psychopath.

This is the story of Ted Bundy, one of the most notorious serial killers of all time. Collins shines as Liz, while Zac Efron gives a performance that could redefine his career. Renowned filmmaker Joe Berlinger, best known for his true-crime documentaries brings this Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile story to the screen.

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Photos by Natalie Simpson / Beehive Photography