James Hetfield has landed his first acting role.
The Metallica frontman will star opposite Zac Efron in the upcoming biopic on serial killer Ted Bundy, titled Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile, which is currently in production.
Hetfield will play Officer Bob Hayward, the Utah highway patrol officer who first arrested Ted Bundy in 1975. The director of the film, Joe Berlinger, was a co-director on Metallica’s 2004 documentary Some Kind of Monster.
Metallica made the official announcement on their social media pages: