Nicolas Cage is getting fantastic for his first-ever television function.
The actor is ready to play Tiger King celebrity Joe Unique in a brand new scripted sequence from Think about Tv Studios and CBS Tv Studios, ET can affirm. American Vandal showrunner Dan Lagana will function author, showrunner, and govt producer on the eight-episode collection, which is based totally on the Texas Month-to-month article “Joe Unique: A Darkish Journey Into the World of a Man Gone Wild,” by way of Leif Reigstad.
“The story services spherical Joe Schreibvogel, a.ok.a Joe Unique, an eccentric, distinguished zookeeper in Oklahoma who fights to protect his park even on the hazard of dropping his sanity,” Selection stories. “The sequence will keep within the lion’s den with Joe, uncover how he grew to be Joe Unique, and the way he misplaced himself to a character of his private creation.”
The gathering is certainly one of many initiatives stimulated through the mega-popular Netflix conair film. It was as soon as till now launched that Saturday Evening Dwell’s Kate McKinnon will play Joe Unique’s rival, Carole Baskin, in a confined assortment tailor-made from the Wondery podcast, Over My Lifeless Physique Season 2: Joe Unique. Rob Lowe is moreover reportedly in discussions to play Unique for a brand new scripted assortment helmed through American Horror Story creator Ryan Murphy. On Monday, Investigation Discovery moreover launched an upcoming interview distinctive with Unique’s former producer, Rick Kirkham, which is ready to premiere Tuesday, June 2, at 9 p.m. PT/ET.
“In his self-proclaimed last interview associated to Tiger King, TV producer Rick Kirkham opens up in an explosive tell-all to show the truths at the back of what he observed on the G.W. Zoo and his time with the eccentric determine, Joe Unique,” reads I-D’s press launch asserting the particular, The Fact Behind Joe Unique: The Rick Kirkham Story. “On this one-hour particular, Kirkham shares insights into how his nightmare started, and the way he confronted his issue of no return merely three months after being employed to supply Unique’s web present.”Copy