Nicolas Cage Goes Full ‘Tiger King’ as Joe Exotic in Scripted Television Series
“Tiger King” is becoming a television show with Nicolas Cage confirmed to star as Joe Schreibvogel, better known across the world as Joe Exotic.
According to Variety, the television show will be based on the Leif Reigstad’s Texas Monthly article “Joe Exotic: A Dark Journey Into the World of a Man Gone Wild,” the rights of which were bought by “American Vandal” showrunner Dan Lagana in June 2019.
Lagana will write and serve as showrunner of the Nicolas Cage-starring Joe Exotic series.
The eight-episode series is being produced by Imagine Television Studios and CBS Television Studios.Per Variety: “The story centers around Joe Schreibvogel, a.k.a Joe Exotic, an eccentric, exotic zookeeper in Oklahoma who fights to keep his park even at the risk of losing his sanity.
The series will live in the lion’s den with Joe, explore how he became Joe Exotic, and how he lost
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