Do you think the audience will walk away from the movie feeling like justice was served?
Some people believe being put on Death Row but not being put to death is almost a harsher sentence because you have to stay in this world and live with what you’ve done, whereas if you’re put to death, you’re being released and people might think that’s too good for him.
Hopefully people will come away feeling satisfied that he got what he deserved.
And the fact that it was one of his victims responsible for that will give people some sort of hope and satisfaction, for lack of a better word.
A good samaritan happened to spot Alcala picking up the girl and called the police, which allowed them to get to her before Alcala could kill her.
This event is what opens ID’s movie about Alcala, but it is only the beginning: Alcala went on to become one of the most prolific serial killers in American history, with 130 murders linked back to him, made further infamous by the fact that he appeared on “The Dating Game” during the height of his crimes.
“To find out [“The Dating Game Killer”] was going to be ID’s first scripted movie, I felt really proud and wanted to do an extra good job in the role.
It was definitely a draw for me in choosing to do this movie,” Diaz says.She’s playing a real person, and does she know what he does to her? The actors’ parents were there if they were underage, but it was really hard.And yet, in order to fully embody him, you must have had to find some common ground or something you could understand about him. I had no idea that he had a steady girlfriend the whole time he was doing these killings. The producers had been living with this story and this script for a long time, and they knew so much about him.I decided after that point to just concentrate on the task at hand — the script, the movie.I had all of that history in the back of my head when I was playing the character, obviously, but I didn’t want it to sidetrack me or derail me.The movie follows Rodney through the years, being on the FBI’s Most Wanted list, getting arrested for some of his offenses, but ultimately let go time and again so he could continue to take new victims.