Cage’s rep confirmed his role back in May and declined to go into detail about the show. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the series is based on the article Joe Exotic from Texas Monthly Magazine: A Dark Journey into the World of a Man gone wild by Leif Reigstad. The show comes from Imagine Entertainment and CBS TV Studios. (Disclosure: ViacomCBS is the parent company of CNET.) Amazon Prime Video will produce the series with Amazon Studios, according to THR reports.
Cage, 56, won the 1995 Academy Award for Best Actor for Leaving Las Vegas. His other films include Adaptation, Moonstruck, Raising Arizona, Face / Off, and the films Ghost Rider and National Treasure. His quirky personality and looks as well as his, make him an obvious natural to play Joe Exotic who is now serving one . Cage’s name often appeared in dream casting articles for a Joe Exotic scripted story – .
Dan Lagana, whose quirky Netflix mockumentary American Vandal was a Netflix hit in 2017, will be the showrunner.
Since the Netflix documentaries Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness debuted on March 20, the life and times of Joe Exotic have become one. Netflix added one Producer Rick Kirkham offered one The Investigation Discovery Network is planning a series, and there is even another miniseries.
NBC Universal picked a popular podcast on Joe Exotic and cast the Saturday Night Live comedianas Joe’s archenemy, animal activist Carole Baskin.