'Evan Peters Explains Transformation Into Jeffrey Dahmer for ‘Monster’

Transformation Into Jeffrey Dahmer for ‘Monster’

Although Evan

Peters and Ryan Murphy have worked together for years, Peters was “terrified” to take on

“I really

went back and forth on whether I should do it or not

I knew

it was going to be incredibly dark and an incredible challenge,” Peters said during a

When he

was sent the scripts, he watched Dahmer’s 1994 interview on “Dateline” in order to “dive

He doesn’t

move his arms when he walks, so I put weights on my arms to

I wore

the character shoes with lifts in them, his jeans, his glasses, I had a cigarette

“I wanted

all this stuff, these external things, to be second nature when we were shooting, so

The way

that he spoke, it was very distinct and he had a dialect

So I

also went off and created this 45-minute audio composite, which was very helpful

I listened

to that every day, in hopes of learning his speech patterns, but really, in an

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