The story of the police investigation of infamous Alaska serial killer Robert Hansen will be filmed in Anchorage this fall. Nicolas Cage will star in “Frozen Ground.” Filming is scheduled to start October 10th. Cage will portray the Alaska State Trooper who investigated the murders that gripped Anchorage in the 1970s and 1980s.
Hansen was an Anchorage baker at a time when vice ruled the streets in the heady days during construction of the trans-Alaska pipeline.
In 1984, Hansen confessed to killing 17 women and raping another 30 over the previous 12 years. He received a 461-year sentence.