The scripted series about “Tiger King’s”Joe ExoticstarringNicolas Cagehas been organize atAmazonfor development,Selectionhas realized.
Selectionsolely reportedthe mission was throughout the works from CBS Tv Studios and Think about Tv in Could. Amazon Studios has now boarded the mission and might produce along with CBS TV Studios and Think about TV.
The series is depends on the Texas Month-to-month article “Joe Exotic: A Darkish Journey Into the World of a Man Gone Wild,” by Leif Reigstad. The story amenities spherical Joe Shreibvogel (Cage), a.okay.a. Joe Exotic, an eccentric distinctive zookeeper in Oklahoma who fights to take care of his park — even at the prospect of shedding his sanity. The series will dwell throughout the lion’s den with Joe, uncover how he grew to turn out to be Joe Exotic, and the way in which he misplaced himself to a persona of his private creation.
CBS TV Studios optioned the article in June of 2019. Dan Lagana will perform writer, showrunner, and govt producer beneath his whole deal at CBS TV Studios with Paul Younger govt producing by Make Good Content materials. Think about’s Brian Grazer and Samie Kim Falvey will govt produce for Think about. Cage will govt produce by Saturn Movies. Scott Brown and Megan Creydt will govt produce for Texas Month-to-month. Think about’s James Seidman and Natalie Berkus are overseeing the mission for the company.
The place marks the first widespread television place of Cage’s career. He has prolonged been praised for his film work, having obtained the Academy Award for most interesting actor for “Leaving Las Vegas” and getting a nomination within the an identical class for “Adaptation.” He’s moreover recognized for his starring roles in motion pictures like “Moonstruck,” “Elevating Arizona,” “Face/Off,” and the “Nationwide Treasure” and “Ghost Rider” motion pictures. He moreover not too way back lent his voice to the Oscar-winning animated film “Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse.” His upcoming motion pictures embody “The Insufferable Weight of Large Expertise” and “Pig.”
He’s repped by WME, Stride Administration, and Goodman, Genow, Schenkman, Smelkinson & Christopher
Ought to the mission get ordered to series, it may very well be the second scripted series set throughout the “Tiger King” world to take motion. It was launched in August that the untitled series starring Kate McKinnon as Carole Baskin has been organize witha multi-platform series order at NBC, Peacock, and USA Community.