Portland, Oregon – True crime enthusiasts, be ready to delve into the disturbing story of the “Happy Face Killer,” a movie that follows the chilling tale of a serial killer who terrorized the nation with at least eight women’s lives claimed. Directed by Rick Bota, the film depicts the massive manhunt organized by authorities that eventually led to the perpetrator’s arrest. The serial killer’s sinister signature? Chilling letters adorned with a distinctive happy face.
“Happy Face Killer” is available to stream on Hulu, written by Richard Christian Matheson. The film portrays the story of Keith Jesperson, a truck driver who, over a span of two years, killed at least eight women while covering long distances. The movie suggests that these gruesome murders followed his marital breakdown and a career setback that dashed his aspiration to join the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Jesperson, dubbed the “Happy Face Killer” due to the signature smiley face on his notes, continues his murderous rampage amidst false confessions from a couple. However, authorities intensify their efforts to track him down, led by FBI Agent Melinda Gand, and the Ruskin County Sheriff.
The cast includes David Arquette as Keith Jesperson, Gloria Reuben as FBI agent Melinda Gand, and Daryl Shuttleworth as the Ruskin County Sheriff, alongside other supporting actors. To access the movie on Hulu, viewers can visit Hulu’s website and choose a subscription plan that suits their preference.
The synopsis of “Happy Face Killer” describes the story as a portrayal of “Serial killer Keith Jesperson [who] murders at least eight women over five years and taunts authorities with disturbing letters and scribbled confessions signed with a happy face.”
Currently, Happy Face Killer is available for streaming on Hulu. The information provided is subject to change, and viewers are encouraged to check the streaming service’s availability at the time of viewing.