Tim Curry, the original Dr. Frank-N-Furter, will narrate Fox’s remake of The Rocky Horror Picture Show when the two-hour even airs this fall, the network announced today. Curry first played the role of Frank-N-Furter in the 1973 London stage production of The Rocky Horror Picture show, and reprised the role for the film adaptation, which has become a cult sensation.
“I am very happy and excited to be a part of this new event,” said Curry in a press release.
The cast of Fox’s Rock Horror remake includes 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).
Lou Adler is executive producing The Rocky Horror Pircture Show remake. The cult film is celebrating 40 years, and is still playing in theaters around the globe today.