Laverne Cox to star in new “Rocky Horror Picture Show”
“Orange Is the New Black” actress Laverne Cox has just signed on to take on the starring for the upcoming “Rocky Horror Picture Show” remake.
Fox is remaking the iconic film as a 2 hour TV special and will premiere in 2016. It will be directed, exec produced and choreographed by Kenny Ortega (“High School Musical”).
Cox will don some fishnet stockings and take on the role of the “sweet transvestite from Transylvania”, orginally made famous by Tim Curry in the 1975 film. Curry also played Frank-N-Furter in the original Rocky Horror Broadway cast.
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