Original Frank-N-Furter Tim Curry Joins Fox's Rocky Horror Remake
Curry will return to the classic musical in a new film version.
Tim Curry, the original Dr. Frank-N-Furter in both the stage and the film versions of The Rocky Horror Show, will take part in Fox's upcoming reboot of the classic Richard O'Brien musical.
Curry will play the production's Criminologist Narrator when the remake airs this fall. Orange Is the New Black Emmy nominee Laverne Cox will fill Curry's spike heels as Dr. Frank-N-Furter.
Victorious leading lady Victoria Justice and Ryan McCartan (Heathers the Musical) star as Janet and Brad, alongside Reeve Carney (Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark) as Riff Raff, Staz Nair (Game of Thrones) as Rocky Horror, and Adam Lambert (American Idol) as Eddie. Additional casting will be revealed in the coming months.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show will be presented on the Fox network as a two-hour taped broadcast directed, choreographed, and executive-produced by Kenny Ortega. Additional executive producers include Lou Adler and Gail Berman. Full casting will be revealed in the coming months.