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Watch a New Behind-the-Scenes Video for Fox’s The Rocky Horror Picture Show Reimagining

19 September 2016 12:21 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

If you're looking forward to doing the time warp again, then you might be interested a new behind-the-scenes video for The Rocky Horror Picture Show reimagining.

"Just in time for Halloween, the brand-new production of the 1975 cult classic “The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let’s Do the Time Warp Again” will air Thursday, Oct. 20 (8:00-10:00 Pm Et/Pt) on Fox.

A reimagining of the original movie, the two-hour event 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 »

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John Debney on The Jungle Book and Mel Gibson's "stunning" Hacksaw Ridge

8 August 2016 8:36 PM, PDT | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

John Debney conducting a live performance of his score for The Passion of the Christ.

In his long career as a composer, John Debney has written the scores for Hocus Pocus, Cutthroat Island, Liar Liar, I Know What You Did Last Summer, Elf, The Passion of the Christ, Sin City, Zathura and Iron Man 2. Most recently Debney has worked on The Jungle Book with Jon Favreau and Mel Gibson.s Hacksaw Ridge.

I know you.ve worked with Jon Favreau before, but in The Jungle Book you must have been writing the score with nothing but green screen as your guide. Does it make a difference to the process?

It certainly does. I think this was our fourth film together. It was wonderful but it was a challenge. All told it was two years of work, and at the very beginning it was green-screen and stick figures, as it were, »

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show Reboot to Premiere October 20th on Fox

27 July 2016 9:45 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

In case you’re shivering with antici… pation, Fox has announced that their two-hour TV special reboot of The Rocky Horror Picture Show will premiere on Thursday, October 20th at 8:00pm Est:

Press Release: Just in time for Halloween, the brand-new production of the 1975 cult classic “The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let’s Do the Time Warp Again” will air Thursday, Oct. 20 (8:00-10:00 Pm Et/Pt) on Fox. The special two-hour musical event follows sweethearts Janet (Victoria Justice, co-host of Teen Choice 2016, “Victorious”) and Brad (Ryan McCartan, “Liv & Maddie,” “Heathers the Musical”), who stumble upon Dr. Frank-n-furter’s (Emmy Award-nominated actress Laverne Cox, “Doubt,” “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 »

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Tim Curry Does the Time Warp in New Rocky Horror Picture Show Trailer

21 July 2016 8:39 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

In just a few hours, fans will get to see the new cast of Fox's The Rocky Horror Picture Show take the stage at Comic-Con with a panel presentation in Room 6D that runs from 8:15 Pm to 10 Pm. For those who aren't in San Diego, don't fret, because the full Comic-Con trailer has already debuted for all to see. This video features our first look at the original Dr. Frank-n-Furter, Tim Curry, who makes a special appaearance.

Cast members Victoria Justice, Ryan McCartan, Christina Milian and Reeve Carney will be joined by with executive producers Lou Adler, Gail Berman and Kenny Ortega, for an exclusive first-look at the two-hour event premiering this fall on Fox. The Rocky Horror Picture Show is an all-new star-studded reimagining of the cult classic - which is celebrating 40 years of theatrical distribution, longer than any other film in history - for broadcast television. Sweethearts »

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Comic-Con 2016: New Teaser Trailer for Fox’s The Rocky Horror Picture Show

21 July 2016 6:40 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Fox does the time warp again in a new teaser trailer for The Rocky Horror Picture Show reboot that includes Tim Curry as the criminologist narrator.

Comic-Con attendees can see an early screening of Fox’s The Rocky Horror Picture Show in Room 6De at 8:15pm Pt. We have official details on the reboot below, as well as the new teaser trailer:

“Fox is doing the Time Warp, with a brand-new production of the 1975 cult classic The Rocky Horror Picture Show, set to air Fall 2016.

A reimagining of the original movie, the two-hour event 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 »

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Watch the trailer for the new version of ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’

21 July 2016 5:03 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Picture Show is getting the remake treatment over at Fox at the moment, and to co-incide quite nicely with this week’s San Diego Comic Con, the network have released a brand new trailer for the TV event.

The new version stars, amongst others, Laverne Cox, Victoria Justice, and Ryan McCartan and is directed by Kenny Ortega, the man responsible for directing Hocus Pocus, the High School Musical trilogy, Descendants and Michael Jackson’s This Is It. He also did the choreography on Dirty Dancing, so is a bit of a living legend.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show is set to air October 2016. Sweethearts Janet (Justice) and Brad (McCartan) stumble upon flirtatious mad scientist Dr. Frank-n-furter’s (Cox) bizarre abode during his annual Transylvanian science convention. The two-hour event also features Emmy Award nominee Tim Curry, the original Frank-n-Furter.

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R.I.P. Garry Marshall

19 July 2016 4:10 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Filmmaker Garry Marshall has died at the age of 81.

The Bronx-born director/producer was also an acclaimed writer and character actor. He began work as a joke writer in the 1960s before making the jump to television where he co-created "The Odd Couple" and went on to create "Happy Days," "Laverne and Shirley," "Joanie Loves Chachi" and "Mork and Mindy" in the 1970s and early 1980s.

Also in the 1980s he made the jump to directing with "The Flamingo Kid" his first hit. It was the one-two punch of megahits "Beaches" and "Pretty Woman" that made him a household name. Other notable hits include the two "The Princess Diaries" features, "Runaway Bride," "The Other Sister," "Georgia Rule" and more recently three holiday-themed ensemble rom-coms capped off by this year's "Mother's Day".

Over time Marshall also made a name for himself in acting circles, becoming a strong character actor and one »

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Bette Midler Named Her Chickens After the Kardashians - and Kim Tragically Died of a Yeast Infection

2 June 2016 7:30 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Kim Kardashian has died - and it is most certainly a case of fowl play. Of course, the Kim in question was actually a chicken belonging to noted Kardashian shade-thrower Bette Midler. The singing legend, farming enthusiast and reality TV lover, revealed to People at Wednesday's New York Restoration Project's Spring Picnic that she has quite a few "chickens" at her home in upstate New York. "We have the Kardashian sisters, actually, are our chickens," said the Hocus Pocus star, 70, who added that she can no longer tell them apart after a tragic death years back. Said Midler, "Kim died of a yeast infection. »

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Watch Thrilling First 'Rocky Horror Picture Show' Trailer

17 May 2016 1:57 PM, PDT | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

Let's do the time warp again and travel back to 1975 with the first trailer for Fox's upcoming remake of Rocky Horror Picture Show. The short clip gives a glimpse at Laverne Cox's take on Tim Curry's Dr. Frank-n-Furter.

The clip begins with Brad (Ryan McCartan) and Janet (Victoria Justice) being greeted by Riff Raff (Reeve Carney). The brief trailer gives more than enough of an introduction to Cox's faithful take on Curry's Frank-n-Furter, nailing the character's seductive, dramatic accent.

The trailer promises a Halloween premiere of the remake, »

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Fox releases trailer for The Rocky Horror Picture Show TV remake

17 May 2016 1:50 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Following at first look at Laverne Cox as Dr. Frank-n-Furter [check it out here], the first trailer has now arrived online for Fox’s upcoming small screen remake of The Rocky Horror Picture Show; watch it below…

Fox is doing the Time Warp, with a brand-new production of the 1975 cult classic The Rocky Horror Picture Show, set to air Fall 2016. A reimagining of the original movie, the two-hour event 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, »

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First Teaser Trailer for Fox’s The Rocky Horror Picture Show Reboot

16 May 2016 8:42 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Fox is gearing up to do “The Time Warp” again with their reimagining of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Premiering this fall, the two-hour reboot is teased in its first official teaser trailer:

“Fox is doing the Time Warp, with a brand-new production of the 1975 cult classic The Rocky Horror Picture Show, set to air Fall 2016.

A reimagining of the original movie, the two-hour event 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, »

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Rocky Horror Picture Show Remake Trailer Revives a Cult Classic for TV

16 May 2016 5:42 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Last year, Fox announced that it was bringing a cult classic back to life with The Rocky Horror Picture Show, which is being re-imagined for a new audience. Last week, we got our first look at the new Dr. Frank-n-Furter, played by Orange is the New Black star Laverne Cox. Today we have our first look at footage from the remake with a trailer, which debuted shortly after Fox's upfront presentation in New York City. As you can see, a lot has changed with this version, but a lot has also stayed the same.

This trailer, which comes courtesy of the Fox YouTube page, gives us our first look at Victoria Justice's Jane and Ryan McCartan's Brad, along with Laverne Cox's Dr. Frank-n-Furter. We also get our first look at Reeve Carney as Riff Raff, Dr. Frank-n-Furter's servant who answers the door when Jessie and Brad come across the house. »

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First Photos from Fox’s The Rocky Horror Picture Show Reboot

12 May 2016 9:49 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Ahead of its debut this fall on Fox, The Rocky Horror Picture Show two-hour reboot is teased in the first photos unveiled by EW, giving fans their first look at the new Dr. Frank-n-Furter, Brad Majors, Janet Weiss, Riff Raff, and more.

Directed by Kenny Ortega (Hocus Pocus) and based on the ultimate midnight movie that is 1975’s The Rocky Horror Picture Show (in turn based on The Rocky Horror Show stage musical), Fox’s two-hour reimagining stars “Laverne Cox (Dr. Frank-n-Furter, “Orange is the New Black”), Victoria Justice (Janet, “Victorious”), Ryan McCartan (Brad, “Liv & Maddie,” “Heathers: the Musical”), Adam Lambert (Eddie, “Glee”), Reeve Carney (Riff Raff, “Penny Dreadful,” “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark”) and Staz Nair (Rocky, “Game of Thrones”).”

Fans of the original film should be happy to hear that Tim Curry, whose iconic turn as Dr. Frank-n-Furter helped cement the film’s immortal status, will play the »

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Get Your First Look At Laverne Cox As Dr. Frank-n-Furter In New 'Rocky Horror Picture Show'

12 May 2016 8:12 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Laverne Cox, best known for her work in Netflix's Orange Is The New Black is taking on quite a very iconic role for her next project. The transgender actress will fill the stilettos of Dr. Frank-n-Furter, a role made famous by Tim Curry in the 1975 film The Rocky Horror Picture Show. The film, based on a the stage musical The Rocky Horror Show, inspired a cult following that passionately persists to this day, and Fox hopes to lure longtime fans and invite a few virgins into the fray as well, when it premieres the TV remake this fall. 

Now, courtesy of Entertainment Weekly, we've got our first official look at Cox in the role:

The Rocky Horror Picture Show is being directed by Kenny Ortega (Hocus Pocus, This Is It). Tim Curry, himself, will be gracing the production as well. He'll serve as the narrator.

Here's what Cox said about »

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Now Bette Midler Challenges Kim Kardashian to Use Her Naked Selfie for Charity

9 March 2016 8:55 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Bette Midler isn't done with Kim Kardashian's controversial selfie. On Wednesday, three days after the reality star posted the now infamous pic, Midler took to Twitter and challenged Kardashian to make her selfie count. "@KimKardashian Put your selfie to work…for a good cause! Donate, Rt, I'll match $$ 2-1," the actress tweeted, providing a link to her charity Stages for Success, which aims to update auditoriums in public schools for children who are interested in performing. Attached to the tweet is a photoshopped image of the Hocus Pocus star holding a cardboard sign over her body - and she's »

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'Rocky Horror' TV Remake Lands Christina Milian as Magenta

3 February 2016 1:56 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Grammy Award nominee Christina Milian has joined the cast of Fox's The Rocky Horror Picture Show as Magenta. Milian will play the castle's compliant maid, who, along with her brother, Riff Raff, plots a secret plan to return to their native planet of Transsexual. Reeve Carney (Penny Dreadful) has already been cast has Riff Raff.

Previously announced cast members include Laverne Cox (Dr. Frank-n-Furter, Orange Is the New Black), Victoria Justice (Janet, Victorious), Ryan McCartan (Brad, Liv and Maddie), Adam Lambert (Eddie, Glee), Staz Nair (Rocky, Game of Thrones), Annaleigh Ashford (Columbia, Sylvia, You Can't Take It With You, Masters of Sex) and Tim Curry, the original Frank-n-Furter, who returns as the show's Criminologist Narrator. It isn't known how many other major characters are left to be cast. Fox hasn't announced when the remake may debut on the network.

A reimagining of the cult classic, The Rocky Horror Picture Show »

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Tim Curry Is Returning to 'Rocky Horror' Remake as Narrator

15 January 2016 2:10 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Tim Curry, the Emmy Award-winning actor, Tony Award nominee and creator of the original "Dr. Frank-n-Furter," will return to the iconic, pop culture phenomenon as the Criminologist Narrator of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, the two-hour television event airing this fall on Fox. 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, returning to play the character in the Lou Adler-executive-produced film The Rocky Horror Picture Show, which premiered September 26, 1975, and has been in theatrical distribution longer than any other film in history. Here's what the actor had to say in a brief statement about his casting.

"I am very happy and excited to be a part of this new event."

Curry joins previously announced cast members include Laverne Cox (Dr. Frank-n-Furter, Orange Is the New Black), Victoria Justice (Janet, Victorious), Ryan McCartan (Brad, »

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Tim Curry Joins the Cast of The Rocky Horror Picture Show Reboot

15 January 2016 11:25 AM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Over 40 years after bringing Dr. Frank-n-Furter to legendary onscreen life, Tim Curry has joined the cast of Fox's two-hour reboot of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. With Laverne Cox stepping into the high heels of the doctor this time around, Curry will play a different role: the Criminologist Narrator.

Press Release: Tim Curry, the Emmy Award-winning actor, Tony Award nominee and creator of the original “Dr. Frank-n-Furter,” will return to the iconic, pop culture phenomenon as the Criminologist Narrator of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, the two-hour television event airing this fall on Fox. 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,” returning to play the character in the Lou Adler-executive-produced film “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” which premiered September 26, 1975, and has been in theatrical distribution longer than any other film in history. »

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show Reboot Casts Adam Lambert as Eddie

14 January 2016 4:18 PM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

Dr. Frank-n-Furter recently got some company in Fox's upcoming two-hour reboot of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, and now the film's party crasher has been announced, as Adam Lambert has been cast as Eddie, the role previously portrayed by Meat Loaf.

Press Release (via The Futon Critic): International Superstar And Multi-platinum Singer, Songwriter And Performer Adam Lambert Joins "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" As "Eddie"

Two-Hour Event Airs This Fall on Fox

Lambert will 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.

"I grew up watching 'Rocky Horror,' but could never imagine that I would be part of this new vision," said Lambert. "'Rocky Horror' always made me feel like it was Ok to celebrate my weirdness. Hallelujah, bless my soul! I love that old time rock-n-roll!"

Lambert is a successful artist and actor whose work has »

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Adam Lambert Is Eddie in 'Rocky Horror' TV Remake

14 January 2016 3:20 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

International superstar and multi-platinum singer, songwriter and performer Adam Lambert has joined the cast of Fox's The Rocky Horror Picture Show remake. Lambert will 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. Here's what Adam Lambert had to say about signing on for this TV remake.

"I grew up watching Rocky Horror, but could never imagine that I would be part of this new vision. Rocky Horror always made me feel like it was Ok to celebrate my weirdness. Hallelujah, bless my soul! I love that old time rock-n-roll!"

Lambert is a successful artist and actor whose work has earned him a Grammy Award nomination for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance, a Bmi Award for Award-Winning Song, two GLAAD Awards, a Young Hollywood Award for Artist of the Year, a Teen Choice Award for Choice Male Reality/Variety Star »

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