The two hour TV special will mark the 40th anniversary of the cult classic musical.
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.
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.
‘Shock Treatment’ may have flopped at the box office in 1981, but O’Brien is hoping it can be reworked for the London stage.
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'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.”
Burt Bacharach and Rocky Horror Picture Show Thursday 28th October 2010 35th Anniversary Tribute to the Rocky Horror Picture Show held at the Wiltern Theater - outside departures Los Angeles, California
Jorge Garcia, Lucas Grabeel, Nicole Scherzinger and Rocky Horror Picture Show - Jorge Garcia as Eddie, Nicole Scherzinger as Trixi and Lucas Grabeel as Riff Raff Los Angeles, California - 35th Anniversary Tribute to the Rocky Horror Picture Show held at the Wiltern Theater Thursday 28th October 2010
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