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[02/05/16 - 12:09 PM]
Tony Award Winner Ben Vereen Joins the Cast of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" as "Dr. Everett Scott"
He'll play the uber intelligent, ex-science teacher, now working for the Bureau of Investigation looking into UFOs and ends up at the castle while searching for his nephew, Eddie.

[02/03/16 - 12:30 PM]
Grammy Award Nominee Christina Milian Joins the Cast of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" as "Magenta"
Previously announced cast members include Laverne Cox, Victoria Justice, Ryan McCartan, Adam Lambert, Reeve Carney, Staz Nair, Annaleigh Ashford and Tim Curry.

[02/01/16 - 02:00 PM]
Tony Award-Winning Actress Annaleigh Ashford Joins the Cast of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show"
She's set as Columbia, the castle's feisty live-in groupie, in the two-hour television event.

[01/15/16 - 10:05 AM]
Emmy Award-Winning and Tony Award-Nominated Actor Tim Curry to Return to Iconic "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" as the Criminologist Narrator
Curry, an accomplished stage, television and film actor, originated the breakout "Dr. Frank-N-Furter" role in the 1973 London stage production of "The Rocky Horror Show."

[01/14/16 - 11:40 AM]
International Superstar and Multi-Platinum Singer, Songwriter and Performer Adam Lambert Joins "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" as "Eddie"
He'll play Eddie, the rock-n-roll loving, ex-delivery boy, who emerges at Dr. Frank-N-Furter's on a motorcycle and crashes the party.

[01/04/16 - 12:31 PM]
Victoria Justice and Ryan McCarten Cast as Sweethearts Janet and Brad in "The Rocky Horror Picture Show"
Plus: Reeve Carney has been cast as "Riff Raff," one of Dr. Frank-N-Furter's loyal servants.

[10/21/15 - 03:45 PM]
Emmy Award-Nominated Actress Laverne Cox Cast as Dr. Frank-N-Furter in "The Rocky Horror Picture Show"
The two-hour event is a reimagining of the cult classic, which is celebrating 40 years of theatrical distribution - longer than any other film in history.

[04/10/15 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 10
Updates include: FOX takes another stab at a "Rocky Horror Picture Show" revival; Armando Iannucci exits HBO's "Veep"; and FOX eyes limited series "Aftermath."

[08/13/08 - 06:59 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, August 13
Updates include: ABC locks casting on 18 pilots; Cynthia Stevenson set for "Surviving Suburbia" at The CW; and Jennifer Lopez to bring "Maid in Manhattan" to the small screen at ABC.

[07/24/08 - 06:43 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 24
Updates include: Harvey Keitel visits ABC's "Life on Mars"; ABC hopes to bring Patricia Heaton to "The Middle"; and Ryan Murphy books "Glee" at FOX.







ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW, THE (FOX)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
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STATUS:
telefilm/mini-series greenlighted
DESCRIPTION:
(from FOX's press release, January 2016) Actress and recording artist Victoria Justice ("Victorious") and Ryan McCarten ("Liv & Maddie," "Heathers the Musical") have been cast as "Janet Weiss" and "Brad Majors" in THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW, which is set to shoot this winter and air Fall 2016 on FOX. THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW follows sweethearts Janet (Justice) and Brad (McCarten), who stumble upon Dr. Frank-N-Furter's (Emmy Award-nominated actress Laverne Cox) bizarre abode. Frank-N-Furter, a sexually ambiguous, flirtatious alien mad-scientist, is holding an annual, Transylvanian science convention to showcase the birth of "Rocky Horror" - a fit, attractive man created solely to fulfill Frank's desires. Actor and singer Staz Nair will star in the role. Reeve Carney ("Penny Dreadful," "Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark,") has been cast as "Riff Raff," one of Dr. Frank-N-Furter's loyal servants. Carney originated the role of "Peter Parker/Spider-Man" in the smash Broadway production "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark," under the direction of Julie Taymor, with music by U2's Bono and The Edge. Additional cast members to be announced. Executive-produced by Lou Adler (Grammy Award winner and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee), Gail Berman (TV, film and Broadway producer) and Kenny Ortega ("High School Musical" franchise, "This Is It," "Descendants," "Hocus Pocus," "Newsies"), the two-hour event is a reimagining of the cult classic, which is celebrating 40 years of theatrical distribution - longer than any other film in history. One of the most popular films of all time, it still plays in movie theaters around the world.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Adam Lambert as Eddie
· Annaleigh Ashford as Columbia
· Ben Vereen as Dr. Everett Scott
· Christina Milian as Magenta
· Laverne Cox as Dr. Frank-N-Furter
· Reeve Carney as Riff Raff
· Ryan McCarten as Brad Majors
· Staz Nair as TBA
· Tim Curry as Criminologist Narrator
· Victoria Justice as Janet Weiss
CREW INFORMATION:
· Gail Berman as EP
· Jim Sharman as WRTR
· Kenneth Ortega as EP/DIR
· Lou Adler as EP
· Richard O'Brien as WRTR
GENRE(S):
· mow
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Fox 21
· Jackal Group, The