Nicholas cage to play ‘Joe Exotic’ in New Series.

My, oh my. Nicolas Cage has just been cast to play Joe Exotic, and this is the first thing that’s made this much sense in a while.

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Quique Garcia/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock (9916077c) US actor Nicolas Cage poses for photographers upon his arrival to present his film ‘Mandy’ as part of the Sitges Fantastic Film Festival, in Sitges, Barcelona, northeastern Spain, 06 October 2018. The film competes in the official section of the festival running from 04 to 14 October 208. Cage is to receive Honorary Lifetime Achievement Award of the festival. Sitges InternationaFantastic Film Festival, Sitges (Barcelona), Spain – 06 Oct 2018

According to Variety, the 56-year-old National Treasure actor will play the “Tiger King” in an upcoming eight-episode scripted series based on “Joe Exotic: A Dark Journey Into the World of a Man Gone Wild,” the Texas Monthly article by Leif Reigstad.

Rich Fury / Getty Images

This is a different scripted series than the one Kate McKinnon is attached to, where she’ll star as Carole Baskin.

o much Tiger King content, so little time, amirite?

The series will follow a similar plot to the Netflix docuseries: Joe Exotic fighting to keep his park open by any ~eccentric~ means necessary.

Netflix / Courtesy of NETFLIX

No word yet on who will star alongside Nick or when the series will come out, but I’ll definitely be watching!

What do you think about the casting?

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.