Amazon Studios has taken over CBS Television Studio’s ‘Joe Exotic’ for development.
The series based off of Texas Monthly article “Joe Exotic: A Dark Journey Into the World of a Man Gone Wild”, by Leif Reigstad, was first picked up after the worldwide success of Tiger King.
Starring Nicholas Cage, the story centres around how Joe Schreibvogel, an exotic zookeeper in Oklahoma came to be the now infamous Joe Exotic who “fights to keep his park – even at the risk of losing his sanity”.
A highly appraised actor, this role also marks first television appearance for Cage who has previously acted in its like National Treasure, Leaving Las Vegas, and more.
The production of the untitled series is yet to start.