Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Autumn release in America for ‘Dahmer’ movie

Jeffrey Dahmer
FilmRise will release My Friend Dahmer,” based on former BJ artist John Backderf’s graphic novel about the gay serial killer, into North American theaters this autumn.

The movie created a stir at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival.

John Backderf
Ross Lynch, a Disney Channel star, plays a high-school age Jeffrey Dahmer, the serial killer from Summit County who was Derf’s classmate. Anne Heche plays Joyce Dahmer, Jeffrey’s mentally unbalanced mother. Vincent Kartheiser (“Mad Men”) is a doctor that Dahmer becomes obsessed with. Alex Wolff (Nickelodeon’s “The Naked Brothers Band”) plays Backderf.
The film was shot in Dahmer’s boyhood home in Bath Township. The family from Doylestown to Bath Township in 1968. Dahmer was a 1978 graduate of Revere High School, which Backderf attended during Dahmer’s Revere years.
Dahmer murdered 17 men and boys in the Midwest, most of them in Wisconsin, between 1978 and 1991. A fellow prisoner killed Dahmer in 1994.

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