It’s time to do the time warp again! ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’ remake airs tonight, Oct. 20, and it’s going to be one hell of a ride. Before sitting down with your popcorn, here’s everything you need to know about the highly-anticipated FOX remake.
1. When is it airing?
The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let’s Do The Time Warp Again will air Thursday, Oct. 20, at 8 p.m. on FOX.
2. How can you watch it?
You can watch The Rocky Horror Picture Show on your local FOX station or stream it in real time on FOX.com or FOX NOW apps for iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire or Apple TV! So, basically, you have no excuse not to watch!
3. Who is starring in it?
Victoria Justice (Janet), Ryan McCartan (Brad), Laverne Cox (Dr. Frank-N-Furter), Staz Nair (Rocky Horror), Adam Lambert (Eddie), Reeve Carney (Riff Raff), Annaleigh Ashford (Columbia) and Christina Milian (Magenta) will star in the remake.
4. Will any of the original cast make an appearance?
Tim Curry, who played the original Dr. Frank-N-Furter in the 1975 cult classic, will be playing the Narrator in the remake.”I actually offered myself as Dr. Scott, because I was already in a wheelchair. They thought the Narrator was a better fit, and I enjoyed it a lot,” the 70-year-old told Vanity Fair. The rest of the cast, including Susan Sarandon, 70, and Barry Bostwick, 71, will not be making an appearance.
5. Is it a live musical?
Unlike Grease: Live, The Wiz: Live and Peter Pan: Live, The Rocky Horror Picture Show remake will not be a live musical event. The remake has already been filmed and will air as a two-hour movie event.
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