This Disney Star’s Transformation Into Jeffrey Dahmer Is Freaking People Out

Ross Lynch is playing the infamous serial killer in the upcoming film "My Friend Dahmer."

The first look at Teen Beach Movie star Ross Lynch as Jeffrey Dahmer has surfaced online, and everyone is freaking out about their uncanny resemblance.

The 20-year-old Disney heartthrob is taking on the role of the late gay serial killer in the upcoming independent film My Friend Dahmer, which is based on the novel by Nerf Backderf, who grew up with Dahmer in 1970’s Ohio.

It's pretty uncanny how similar they look… #myfrienddahmer #rosslynch (Right picture made by @vaporshor)

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Like the book, the film attempts to humanize Dahmer by focusing solely on his life before it descended into sadistic madness after his first kill, and the environmental factors which potentially contributed to it.

Dahmer’s life during his killing spree was documented in the 2002 film Dahmer, which starred The Avengers star Jeremy Renner in the title role:

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Check out a trailer for the novel My Friend Dahmer below. The film doesn’t have a firm release date yet but it’s expected sometime in 2017.
 

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