Zac Efron Says James Hetfield "Is The S**t" In Ted Bundy Film

May 1, 2019

The upcoming film Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile tells the story of the infamous serial killer, Ted Bundy, will be available on Netflix May 3rd, and Metallica frontman James Hetfield plays a pivotal role in the movie. According to the film's star, Zac Efron, Hetfield "absolutely nailed the part."

Hetfield portrays Bob Hayward, the first police officer to arrest Bundy. Hetfield has also worked with the film's director Joe Berliner, who also directed Metallica's 2004 documentary Some Kind of Monster

Efron, who has been acting for most of his life, was blown away by Hetfield's performance. "It’s like he’s been acting his own life. He had no fear. He did a great job," Efron tells Jimmy Kimmel. "James Hetfield is the s**t! He's been through it all,"

Efron also admitted to somewhat fan-boying over the fact that he was working with James Hetfield, while still trying to remain professional. "When I got pulled over by James Hetfield, it kiind of was like a dream come true," says Efron. "No friggen way. You? James, right? I'm a bbbbb-big fan."

Watch the official trailer for Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile below: