in 1978 — and subsequently, a place in history as one of America's most prolific serial killers.Alcala preyed on young attractive women and lured them by telling them he was a professional photographer and wanted to enter their photos in a contest.While the exact victim count remains unknown, Alcala is suspected to have killed as many as 130 women and children before he was finally captured in 1980.Through parallel storylines, the movie also follows Carrie Preston () will direct a script written by Leslie Greif and Darrell Fetty.Alcala is a harrowing figure and we are confident the ID audience will be fully engaged with Alcala's story and those of the investigators and mother of one of the victims who helped finally bring Alcala to justice." Known for revival.He is repped by Innovative Artists and LINK Entertainment.He was arrested two months later for the assault of a 13-year-old.This time Alcala would spend two years in prison, eventually released in 1977.
Dubbed the "Dating Game Killer" Alcala was once a contestant on the show, "The Dating Game," where he won a date with another contestant.Alcala was working as a counselor at a children’s arts camp in New Hampshire, when two of the children saw his Wanted poster in the local post office and reported him.Alcala was soon arrested and sent back to California.A convicted serial killer now awaiting sentencing once did time as Bachelor No. Rodney Alcala, 66, who in February was found guilty of the murders of four women and a child in the late 1970s, appeared on the lighthearted game show in 1978 -- and won. Definitely creepy," fellow contestant Jed Mills, who sat next to Alcala on the show, told CNN.Alcala already had been convicted for the 1968 rape of an 8-year-old girl, according to CNN, but that didn't stop him from making an impression on the female participant, Cheryl Bradshaw.