“Sadly, all these victims fell for his charms.”From the game-show appearance to Alcala’s bizarre courtroom appearance during which, in serving as his own lawyer, he interrogated himself, the story has so many strange elements that it almost seems too odd to be true.
Which is precisely how the story struck Preston when she read the script.“Sometimes truth is way more terrifying than fiction," the actress said.
Diaz had to find a middle ground in portraying the character — so viewers would understand the insanity of what Alcala did and also appreciate how he could lure so many victims to their deaths.“I tried to sort of focus on the humanity of this guy.
All those positive qualities — and then when he would go to the dark side and kill people," he said.
Generally the bachelorette would ask a series of questions to each of the three hidden bachelors.