Metallica frontman James Hetfield is venturing into the world of acting after he landed a key role in an upcoming film about the serial killer Ted Bundy, according to film industry outlet Deadline.
'James will play Officer Bob Hayward, a Utah highway patrol veteran who was the first officer to arrest Bundy in 1975. The role will be Hetfield’s first fictional, non-animated role onscreen. The movie's director Joe Berlinger says of the casting, "When James agreed to my pitch that he be in the movie, I was thrilled." 'Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, And Vile', which stars Zac Efron as Bundy, is currently in production.' - via Youtube
#Repost @joeberlingerfilms ・・・ A special day on set of our little Bundy movie starring @zacefron and @lilyjcollins… Metallica is in the house as @papa_het_ plays Officer Bob Hayward in his first dramatic role. Having one of my musical heroes in our film is pretty damn awesome. ・・・ Photo by @brian_douglas_stills