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"The Rocky Horror Picture Show" (TV movie) on FOX is a reimagining of the cult classic 1975 feature film, 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. The remake stars actress and recording artist Victoria Justice ("Victorious") as Janet Weiss and Ryan McCartan ("Liv & Maddie," "Heathers the Musical") as Brad Majors.

The movie follows sweethearts Janet (Victoria Justice, "Victorious") and Brad (Ryan McCartan, "Liv & Maddie," "Heathers the Musical"), who stumble upon Dr. Frank-N-Furter's (Emmy Award-nominated actress Laverne Cox, "Orange Is the New Black") bizarre abode. Frank-N-Furter, a sexually ambiguous, flirtatious mad-scientist, is holding an annual Transylvanian science convention to showcase the birth of Rocky Horror — a muscle-bound specimen created solely to fulfill Frank's desires. Actor and singer Staz Nair ("Game of Thrones") will star in the role.

Also featured in the event are "American Idol" alum Adam Lambert as Eddie, Reeve Carney ("Penny Dreadful," "Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark") as Riff Raff, Tony Award winner Annaleigh Ashford ("Sylvia," "You Can't Take It With You," "Masters of Sex") as Columbia, Christina Milian ("Grandfathered") as Magenta, Ivy Levan as Usherette, Tony Award winner Ben Vereen ("Pippin") as Dr. Everett Scott and Emmy Award nominee Tim Curry, the original Frank-N-Furter, as the show's Criminologist Narrator.

The cast includes Laverne Cox as Dr. Frank-N-Furter, Tim Curry as Criminologist Narrator, Victoria Justice as Janet Weiss, Ryan McCartan as Brad Majors, Reeve Carney as Riff Raff, Christina Milian as Magenta, Annaleigh Ashford as Columbia, Adam Lambert as Eddie, Staz Nair as Rocky Horror, Ben Vereen as Dr. Everett Scott, and Ivy Levan as Usherett.

"The Rocky Horror Picture Show" is produced by Fox 21 Television Studios, Ode Sounds and Visuals, and The Jackal Group. Lou Adler (Grammy Award winner and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" feature film), Gail Berman ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer," former President of Fox Broadcasting) and Emmy Award winner Kenny Ortega (Emmy Award-winning director and choreographer, "High School Musical" franchise, "This Is It," "Descendants," "Hocus Pocus," "Newsies") serve as executive producers. Ortega also directs and choreographs. The movie is ibased upon the original screenplay by Jim Sharman and Richard O'Brien with lyrics and music by Richard O'Brien.




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THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW (TV MOVIE): FACTS

Network: FOX
Genre: Musical
Runtime: 120 mins.
Premiere Date: 2016
Production Companies:
Fox 21 Television Studios
Ode Sounds and Visuals
The Jackal Group





 
 
 
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