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05th May 2020

Nicolas Cage to play Tiger King Joe Exotic in new series

Rudi Kinsella

We’d like to see it, and we’d like to see it now

Netflix has had some massive hitters when it comes to documentaries over the past while, and very few have captured the imagination of audiences more than Tiger King.

What starts off as a story about the ownership and treatment of big cats in an American zoo quickly turns into a story about drugs, romance and (alleged) murder. It’s bizarre. It’s brilliant, and if you haven’t seen it, you definitely should.

But if you have seen it, and you’re craving even more crazy Joe Exotic content, then we’ve got some good news for you.

The one and only Nicolas Cage is set to play Joe in a new eight-part series. Yes, Nic Cage himself.

The Oscar-winner is set to star in a new series that aims to explore how Joe Schreibvogel became Joe Exotic, and how he lost himself to a character of his own creation.

We’re pretty sure Carole Baskin will get a mention in there too.

Variety reports that there is no name or confirmed release date for the show, and that production hasn’t even begun yet what with the global pandemic currently ongoing around us, but that doesn’t mean we can’t start getting excited about what is surely going to be eight episodes of chaotic gold.