channel has billed the film as the true-crime television event of
the year. The fact-based film deals with notorious serial killer
Ted Bundy who murdered at least 36 women. It is based on Ann Rule's
novel. Bundy was a close friend of hers and was an unassuming law
student. Rule stumbled upon the ugly truth in the late 1970s while
covering a string of grisly unsolved murders stretching from Utah
Rule is played by Emmy and Golden Globe winner Barbara Hershey.
She is an ex-cop working the suicide hotlines in Seattle. To make
ends meet, she indulges in another obsession which involves writing
true-crime stories. She has a daughter and a seemingly good friend
in Bundy played by Golden Globe nomineeOnce and Again Billy
The film hints that there might have been a moment when he could
have stopped. Rule suspects that his spree could have begun when
he was still in his teens, and a little girl on his paper route
vanished off the face of the earth.