Peyton List plays a serial killer in his new movie. The Cobra Kai the star will play Aileen Wuornos in the film Aileen Wuornos: American Boogeywoman. It will be released in Fathom (over 750 theaters nationwide for one night) on September 20, and video-on-demand will follow on October 8. The film, which is distributed by Dark Star Pictures, can be viewed on iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Vudu, Xbox / Microsoft, Comcast / Xfinity, Spectrum, Cox, Verizon Fios, Dish Network, Direct TV and via local cable companies.
Aileen Wuornos: American Boogeywoman is an accompaniment piece and a prequel to the 2003 film Monster which starred Charlize Theron as Wuornos. “Based on Aileen Wuornos’ youth in 1976, the film follows America’s most notorious serial killer to Florida when she marries a wealthy former Yacht Club president to wreak havoc on her new family and Florida high society, ”the official synopsis read.
With the list, Aileen Wuornos: American Boogeywoman stars Tobin Bell (“Jigsaw” from Seen Franchise), Lydia Hearst (The Haunting of Sharon Tate), Nick Vallelonga (Green book), Swen Temmel (Back in time), Prairie Williams (Boss level. Den Of Thieves) and André Biernat (Shadow edge). The film is written and directed by Daniel Farrands who also directed the 2019 film The Haunting of Sharon Tate.
“We know so little of Aileen’s early years, especially since she lived a very different life than the one we see in Monster,List told JoBlo.com in March. “Playing such a deeply complex and confrontational character is what drew me to the project, and I can’t wait to put the most infamous serial killer in context into context. America. ”
Wuornos murdered seven men in Florida in 1989 and 1990 by shooting them at point blank range. She claimed her victims sexually assaulted her while working as a prostitute and claimed the killings were in self-defense. Wuornos was sentenced to death for six of the murders and was executed in 2002 at the age of 46.
List, 23, has gained popularity for his various Disney projects such as Jessie and the derivative series Superimposed. She joined the cast of Cobra Kai in season 2 and will be a series regular in season 4. List plays Tory Nichols in Cobra Kai and became one of the leaders of the Cobra Kai dojo.