Nicolas Cage (Leaving Las Vegas) has been tapped to star in a scripted series based on the life of Joe Exotic. Joe Exotic who was the subject of Netflix’s true-crime docuseries Tiger King. The eight-episode series is based on Leif Reigstad‘s article for the Texas Monthly, “Joe Exotic: A Dark Journey Into the World of a Man Gone Wild”. Produced by Imagine Television Studios and CBS Television Studios.
This project is separate from Universal Content Productions and Kate McKinnon‘s Tiger King project, a series adaptation of Wondery podcast Joe Exotic, which she is executive producing and starring in as Carole Baskin.