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[08/25/20 - 10:00 AM]
NBCUniversal Television and Streaming Places Cross-Platform Straight-to-Series Order for "Joe Exotic," Starring Kate McKinnon
The limited series event will roll out across NBCU's scripted entertainment platforms - NBC, Peacock and USA.







JOE EXOTIC (NBC)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
8/25/20
STATUS:
currently in development (2021-2022 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
limited series
DESCRIPTION:
(from NBC's press release, August 2020) Based on the Wondery Podcast of the same name, JOE EXOTIC is a limited series based on true events following Carole Baskin (McKinnon), a big cat enthusiast, who learns that when fellow exotic animal lover Joe "Exotic" Schreibvogel is breeding and using his big cats for profit, she sets out to shut down his venture, inciting a quickly escalating rivalry. But Carole has a checkered past of her own and when the claws come out, Joe will stop at nothing to expose what he sees as her hypocrisy. The results prove dangerous.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Kate McKinnon as Carole Baskin
CREW INFORMATION:
· Aaron Hart as EP
· Etan Frankel as CRTR/EP
· Hernan Lopez as EP
· Kate McKinnon as EP
· Marshall Lewy as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Universal Content Productions
· Wondery