The 10-episode series will tell the events through the eyes of his victims, as well as focusing on the larger context surrounding the murders: Dahmer's white privilege and the police apathy and incompetence that allowed him to get away with it for so long.
Production is meant to begin in January 2021, although they haven't cast an actor to play the serial killer yet. Apparently producers are conducting a nationwide search for the right actor.
Essentially, this is going to be another season of American Crime Story, which is ironic as another season of American Crime Story is in the works. Production was put on pause due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, but it, alongside other Murphy productions 9-1-1, its spin-off 9-1-1-: Lone Star and Pose should all begin filming again this month.
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