Let's not do the time warp again: Here's trailer for 'Rocky Horror' remake on Fox
Just a day ago, I was gushing about Fox's TV remake of Lethal Weapon. (Okay, not "gushing" but I was tolerant, which is a start.) Today, the gush turns to dry heaves with our first look at Fox's remake of Rocky Horror Picture Show.
First question: Why? Seriously. WHY? Cult films are cult films because they swim against the mainstream and reverse the way the artform is viewed. Does that sound like something Fox does well? Anywhere, here it is:
The remake by Fox, set for release sometime this fall, stars Tim Curry as "The Criminologist," Reeve Carney as Riff-Raff and Laverne Cox as Frank-N-Furter. (Full cast here.) Oh, and Adam Lambert takes on Meatloaf's role as Eddie. Kenny Ortega, your fingerprints are obviously all over this as well.
Hey Hollywood, how about this? Let's NOT do the time warp again. Somewhere, in a darkened midnight showing of the original 1975 movie in a grimy movie theater, a couple dozen goths are ruining their mascara.