Actor David Arquette is set to play Canadian serial killer Keith Hunter Jesperson in a new U.S. Tv movie.

The star will portray the 1990's murderer, who was known as the Happy Face Killer, in a Lifetime network movie tentatively titled Happy Face, according to

Jesperson's six-state killing spree began in 1990, after an injury derailed his plans to become a police officer. He is currently serving three consecutive life sentences in America for the murder of eight women, but he claims to have to have killed 160 people.

Filming for the movie starts in November (13) in Vancouver.