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FOXTV RHPS CASTING 2016 & Tim Curry too!

2 years 4 months ago - 2 years 4 months ago #5969 by RHRFrankie
RHRFrankie created the topic: FOXTV RHPS CASTING 2016 & Tim Curry too!
Rocky Horror Resurrection NEWSFLASH
- Two-Hour RHPS TV Event Airs This Fall on FOX TV!
- Casting NEWS from FOX TV

Hi Everybody,
How have your holidays been so far? Great 2016 New Year?

Here's more news about the FOX TV remake of RHPS, recently announced this month. They've filled and cast 7 of the 10 main characters so far. Including Tim Curry! While recovering from a stroke and wheelchair bound, Tim Curry apparently is well enough for the role he has taken.
I've located their stories, announcements and photos, noted below for your enjoyment. All officially confirmed as can be, directly from FOX.

Various fandom reactions are strung around the internet. They range from happy 'anti - cipation' to angry outbursts. "leave well enough alone", "you can't remake a classic", "you can't have a transgender woman as Frankie" There are even a few attempts at petitioning FOX for the remake to stop.

It will be interesting to see how the new show succeeds or not. Will it make new or old fans happy?
We'll all have to wait and see. My guess, is that they might be aiming for a September or October 2016 release.
What do you think?

Here's to an exciting fall 2016. Take care and keep in touch.
RU Frankie
RHPS Character Listing and assigned cast members
Dr. Frank-n-Furter (a scientist) /Minister --- announced 10/2015 = Laverne Cox (from "Orange is the New Black")
press release details = www.fox.com/article/laverne-cox-joins-th...sthash.t7TNUEuu.dpuf

Brad Majors (a hero) --- announced 1/4/2016 = Ryan McCartan (from "Heathers: the Musical") * press release details = www.rockyhorror.com/news/article.php?p=2016010401

Janet Weiss (a heroine) --- announced 1/4/16 = Victoria Justice (from "Victorious") *

Riff Raff (a handyman) /church staff --- announced 1/4/16 = Reeve Carney (from "Penny Dreadful") *

Magenta (a domestic) / church staff --- not yet announced
Columbia (a groupie) / church staff --- not yet announced
Dr. Everett V. Scott (a rival scientist) --- not yet announced

Rocky Horror (a creation) --- announced 1/4/2016 = Staz Nair (from "Game of Thrones") *

Eddie (ex-delivery boy) --- announced 1/15/2016 = Adam Lambert (from "Glee, American Idol") press release details = www.rockyhorror.com/news/article.php?p=2016011501

The Criminologist (Narrator) (an expert) -- announced 1/15/16 = Tim Curry

Usherette: (lips) (RHS 'Trixie' or Magenta) --- not yet announced
Photographer --- not yet announced
RALPH: --- not yet announced
BETTY: --- not yet announced
Bridesmaids --- not yet announced
The Transylvanians:/ Dentonians/ wedding guests --- not yet announced

2016 RHPS CAST MEMBER PHOTOS >> see the attachements below

NOTE: THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW is from Fox 21 Television Studios and The Jackal Group. Adler and Berman, along with Kenny Ortega, will serve as executive producers. Emmy Award winner Kenny Ortega will also direct and choreograph.
Last Edit: 2 years 4 months ago by RHRFrankie. Reason: typo

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