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Laverne Cox To Bring Glamour To 'Rocky Horror' Re-Boot


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We've got to admit, we cringed when we first heard that a re-boot of 'The Rocky Horror Picture Show' was underway, but now we've seen who's the star, it might not be so bad after all. Enter Laverne Cox as the infamous Dr. Frank-N-Furter.

Laverne CoxLaverne Cox to play the lead role in Rocky Horror re-make

It's possibly one of the most iconic cult films in cinema history, with Tim Curry having successfully forced viewers of all genders to seriously question their sexuality. It doesn't look like that legacy is going to change anytime soon either with the latest cast announcement. 'I am so excited to be a part of #RockHorror legacy', the 'Orange Is The New Black' star told her followers on Twitter, adding the adorable hashtag #DontDreamItBeIt in reference to the refrain from the original 1975 movie.

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show - Clips


Brad and Janet are a young, innocent couple who find themselves stranded in a storm in the middle of nowhere. They come across an eerie castle where they decide to go and ask for a phone, but are instead greeted by some unusual looking staff, a large party of eccentrically dressed guests and a formidable host wearing women's lingerie named Dr. Frank N. Furter. He's not just any transvestite, however, Frank is a pioneering scientist who has created a human life named Rocky, but he's also the most dangerous and insane man they could've come across - prone to jealous rages and unwilling to treat anyone like anything other than his playthings. When the couple are forced to spend the night, it's all they can do to resist the seductive charms of their host, and avoid running into his sadistic servants.

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'The Rocky Horror Picture Show' Photocall

Richard O'Brien , Kristian Lavercombe - Photocall for the latest London production of 'The Rocky Horror Picture Show' at The Playhouse - London, United Kingdom - Tuesday 15th September 2015

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Celebrities At BBC Radio 2

Richard O'Brien - Richard O'Brien pictured arriving at the Radio 2 studio at BBC Portland Place - London, United Kingdom - Tuesday 8th September 2015

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Richard O'Brien Leaving BBC Breakfast

Richard O'Brien - Richard O'Brien leaving the BBC Breakfast studios at MediaCityUK - Blackpool, United Kingdom - Tuesday 8th September 2015

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Richard O'Brien To Return To 'The Rocky Horror Show' For First Time In 20 Years


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‘The Rocky Horror Show’s creator Richard O’Brien is to return to the musical production for the first time in over 20 years. He’ll be playing the role of the narrator during a special West End run of the eternally popular stage show in September 2015.

The 73 old wrote the original production, which made its debut way back in 1973, and played the character Riff Raff in the stage version and the film two years later. In the subsequent 40 years, it has been almost constantly touring throughout the world.

Richard O'BrienRichard O'Brien will be starring in the 'Rocky Horror Show' for the first time in over two decades

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The Crystal Maze Live In London - Do You Have What It Takes?


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Remember Crystal Maze? One of those couch critics who vowed they'd defeat the cryptic puzzles? Well, although we can't promise Richard O'Brien will be back - now's your chance to take part as the Maze comes live to London. 

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Richard O'Brien fronted the original Crystal Maze

The new immersive experiences was announced on the Crystal Maze site yesterday, declaring: "THE CRYSTAL MAZE IS COMING TO LONDON AND YOU CAN TAKE PART. WE REPEAT: YOU CAN BE IN IT. THIS IS NOT A DRILL."

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Is Fox Planning To Do The Time Warp With 'Rocky Horror Picture Show' Remake?


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It looks like Rocky Horror Picture Show is headed to the small screen! Yes according to reports, Fox is said to be prepping a two hour remake of the cult classic musical, to celebrate its 40th anniversary.

Richard O'BrienRocky Horror Picture Show creator Richard O’Brien.

Deadline reports that the taped event special is in development with a cast-contingent order and will be executive produced by The Jackal Group’s Gail Berman.

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Richard O'Brien To Give 'Shock Treatment' To The London Stage As 'Rocky Horror Picture Show' Sequel Is On The Way


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Rocky Horror Picture Show creator Richard O’Brien is adapting the cult classic’s 1981 film sequel for a run on the London stage in 2015. Shock Treatment is set to come to King’s Head Theatre next spring and will include several of the original Rocky Horror characters

Richard O'BrienRichard O'Brien will rework Shock Treatment for the London stage

Speaking to the BBC the 72 year old said, "Shock Treatment has been waiting patiently in the wings for a stage premiere since the film was released in 1981.”

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The Rocky Horror Show 40th Anniversary

Richard O'Brien - The Rocky Horror Show 40th Anniversary London United Kingdom Monday 21st January 2013

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The British Guide To Showing Off Review


Excellent
This documentary about the extraordinary sculptor and performance artist Andrew Logan couldn't be more colourful if it tried. And like Logan's work, it's entertaining while also making an important point.

The film traces his life from childhood to becoming a fixture on the swinging London art scene in the late 1960s, with lively present-day interviews narrating a fabulous collection of photographs and old footage, some of which was shot by Derek Jarman, who won Logan's 1975 Alternative Miss World.

Meanwhile, Logan and his team are setting up the 2009 edition of his riotously lurid Alternative Miss World in North London.

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Jackboots On Whitehall Review


Very Good
Like a British variation on Team America, this loudly hilarious wartime romp pushes its parallel-reality scenario in some very funny directions, although it perhaps relies too much on postmodern pop-culture references. Even so, it keeps us chuckling.

In this WWII-era Europe populated with stop-motion dolls, the evacuation of Dunkirk was a miserable failure. This opens the door for Hitler (Cumming) to invade London by tunnelling from France. But Winston Churchill (Spall) won't give up without a fight, and he's joined by heroic farm boy Chris (McGregor), blustering Yank Fiske (West) and the lovely Daisy (Pike), daughter of a country vicar (Grant). As the Nazis move in, the English resistance decamps to the north, where they hope to get help from the barbarians in Scot Land.

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Richard O'Brien In A Long Peach Floral Dress Leaves The Ivy Club

Richard O'Brien Wednesday 30th June 2010 Richard O'Brien in a long peach floral dress leaves the Ivy club London, England

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Dark City Review


Extraordinary
For all of the acclaim Dark City received after its initial, disastrous theatrical release in 1998 -- movie-of-the-year and DVD commentary honors from Roger Ebert; cult adoration; an eventual director's cut -- it probably still hasn't reached anywhere close to the number of people who saw, say, The Matrix (released just about a year later). Perhaps this has to do with the way the film shrouds its ideas in noir mystery rather than cyberpunk fashion; if The Matrix turned a broad audience into geeks who wanted to know kung fu, Dark City seemed ready-made for those whose geekery was established, though the film is broad enough to welcome nerds of the film, sci-fi, and perhaps even architecture varieties.

The Matrix is not a random comparison, mind you; the two films toy with similar ideas about the meaning of humanity, memory, and self-perception (they also share a second-unit director, though unless he is a brilliant stealth screenwriter, it is probably a coincidence). Dark City, directed by Alex Proyas, is less thrilling and sleek than its cousin, but equally imaginative, full of twisty images and clever synthesis of the movies that inspired it. It gives geeks a good name.

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Dark City Review


Extraordinary
For all of the acclaim Dark City received after its initial, disastrous theatrical release in 1998 -- movie-of-the-year and DVD commentary honors from Roger Ebert; cult adoration; an eventual director's cut -- it probably still hasn't reached anywhere close to the number of people who saw, say, The Matrix (released just about a year later). Perhaps this has to do with the way the film shrouds its ideas in noir mystery rather than cyberpunk fashion; if The Matrix turned a broad audience into geeks who wanted to know kung fu, Dark City seemed ready-made for those whose geekery was established, though the film is broad enough to welcome nerds of the film, sci-fi, and perhaps even architecture varieties.

The Matrix is not a random comparison, mind you; the two films toy with similar ideas about the meaning of humanity, memory, and self-perception (they also share a second-unit director, though unless he is a brilliant stealth screenwriter, it is probably a coincidence). Dark City, directed by Alex Proyas, is less thrilling and sleek than its cousin, but equally imaginative, full of twisty images and clever synthesis of the movies that inspired it. It gives geeks a good name.

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show - Clips Trailer

The Rocky Horror Picture Show - Clips Trailer

Brad and Janet are a young, innocent couple who find themselves stranded in a storm...

The British Guide to Showing Off Movie Review

The British Guide to Showing Off Movie Review

This documentary about the extraordinary sculptor and performance artist Andrew Logan couldn't be more colourful...

Jackboots on Whitehall Movie Review

Jackboots on Whitehall Movie Review

Like a British variation on Team America, this loudly hilarious wartime romp pushes its parallel-reality...

Dark City Movie Review

Dark City Movie Review

For all of the acclaim Dark City received after its initial, disastrous theatrical release in...

Dark City Movie Review

Dark City Movie Review

For all of the acclaim Dark City received after its initial, disastrous theatrical release in...

Dungeons & Dragons Movie Review

Dungeons & Dragons Movie Review

You know you're in big trouble when halfway through a movie you ask yourself, "What...

The Rocky Horror Picture Show Movie Review

The Rocky Horror Picture Show Movie Review

Well here we are, doing the time warp again.Celebrating 25 years of making high-schoolers giddy...

Dungeons & Dragons Movie Review

Dungeons & Dragons Movie Review

As cheap and over-acted as "Xena: Warrior Princess," but without the ironic, self-aware charm and...

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