There's a New Joe Exotic Series in the Works, and It Has the Perfect Star

There's a New Joe Exotic Series in the Works, and It Has the Perfect Star
There's a New Joe Exotic Series in the Works, and It Has the Perfect Star
Isabel Jones

Hey all you cool cats and kittens, we have a major development in the seemingly never-ending Joe Exotic saga.

Exotic’s story, being stranger than fiction and all, is the subject of not just Netflix docuseries Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, and Madness, but multiple scripted projects (including one which will blessedly star Kate McKinnon as Carole Baskin).

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According to Variety, a new Exotic-focused project has been green-lit: A show based on the Texas Monthly article “Joe Exotic: A Dark Journey Into the World of a Man Gone Wild” by Leif Reigstad. The eight-episode series, helmed by American Vandal showrunner Dan Lagana and Paul Young, and produced by Imagine and CBS, will star a major name — though not one that Exotic himself has requested (that honor belongs to both Brad Pitt and David Spade). No, Exotic will be played by Nicolas Cage.

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This will be the Oscar winner’s first TV role, and an incredibly fitting one at that. If there is justice in this world, Joe will anger a beehive within episode one.