Lily Collins mentioned Ted Bundy’s ex-fiancée was a “optimistic gentle” on the set of the brand new movie in regards to the serial killer.
Collins, who portrays Bundy’s former fiancée Elizabeth “Liz” Kloepfer in “Extraordinarily Depraved, Shockingly Evil and Vile,” instructed the hosts of the British morning present “This Morning” she was in a position to meet Kloepfer to arrange for her function.
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“It was actually useful,” Collins, 30, mentioned Tuesday. “And she or he was so gracious, her and her daughter Molly have been so gracious, and alluring me and giving me materials to take a look at and talking to me and simply permitting me to ask questions.”
Although Collins mentioned she wasn’t certain if Kloepfer would really see the movie due to how troublesome the story is, she was nonetheless supportive whereas they have been engaged on the challenge.
“Throughout the filming course of she got here and visited set and was simply such a optimistic gentle on set, which I don’t know if one would anticipate her to be essentially with what occurred,” Collins mentioned.
“She’s so pretty and he or she gave us her assist,” she added.
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Final week, Zac Efron, who portrays Bundy within the movie, instructed reporters he struggled to separate himself from his character.
“I’ve by no means performed a job through which I actually need to separate myself from after I go residence at night time and it was virtually unimaginable. I’d prefer to say that I did it efficiently however I couldn’t,” Efron mentioned on the purple carpet of the London premiere of the movie, based on the Day by day Mail.
“I actually wasn’t inquisitive about taking part in a serial killer. I’m not within the enterprise of glamorizing a horrendous individual or his acts, however there’s something distinctive about the way in which we went into the psyche of Ted, and his longtime girlfriend Liz,” he added.
Bundy was convicted of killing three girls and confessed to murdering greater than 30 others throughout the U.S. within the 1970s earlier than his execution by electrical chair in January 1989.
“Extraordinarily Depraved, Shockingly Evil and Vile” is a biopic about Bundy’s life and is instructed from the attitude of his longtime girlfriend and fiancée Kloepfer. It’s set to be launched on Might 3.