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Tim Curry Gives Blessing For 'Rocky Horror' Revamp

Not that this should be any surprise to anyone considering he's in it.

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Of course, as you've probably already heard - he will not be playing his iconic role of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, and Laverne Cox has taken up the mantle of the notorious and highly intoxicating "Sweet Transvestite."

He, in turn, will be playing the Narrator. At the Summer TCA, Nerdist quotes Curry saying "I actually offered myself as Dr. Scott because I was already in a wheelchair, but they thought Narrator was a better fit. I enjoyed it a lot.”

Kenny Ortega also felt that Cox was the perfect person to take up the mantle of Frank-N-Furter.

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Nerdist shares the following quote:

“Five octave range. A degree in dance from a major university. Walking in and bringing something into the room that made us realize there was no B plan. She had so much to give to it, a life experience, a depth of talent, an enthusiasm and an incredible respect. She was an absolute joy. We knew from the beginning that this was the person who gave us reason to make this movie.”

 

The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let’s Do the Time Warp Again premieres Oct. 20 on FOX.

 

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