Nicolas Cage to Star as Joe Exotic in Scripted "Tiger King" Series

May 5, 2020
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In an absolutely delightful bit of casting news, Nicolas Cage has signed on to star as Joe Exotic in a scripted series based on the hit Netflix docuseries Tiger King. As Deadline notes, this endeavor is separate from another scripted series in the works that will feature Saturday Night Live star Kate McKinnon as Joe's nemesis, Carole Baskin. Cage is also set to star as himself in an upcoming film titled The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent.