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Why It Works: The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Why It Works is an ongoing column which breaks down some of the most acclaimed films in history and explores what makes them so iconic, groundbreaking, and memorable. ****SPOILERS AHEAD**** If you caught The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let's Do The Time Warp Again on Fox last week, you may have that same taste in your mouth you get when you find out the turkey dinner...
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Hot Patootie - Fox gives us another look at their Rocky Horror Picture Show

To this point, the only real look we've gotten at Fox's remake of THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW set for this fall has been "The Time Warp" or bust. But now that we're getting a little closer to October, the broadcast network is rolling out a little bit more at a time as they start promoting the film more heavily. Today we've got something new to sink our...
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New Rocky Horror Picture Show trailer includes audience participation

We've only managed to catch little tastes of Fox's remake of THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW that is set to hit network television in time for Halloween. Fox has been playing this fairly close to the vest thus far, but they've opened up the doors to Frankenstein Place a little wider for us to see what's going on inside. And it's... a bit strange? Stranger than even the...
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First glimpse of Laverne Cox in The Rocky Horror Picture Show unveiled

It's going to be interesting to see how well THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW comes together when it's remade for broadcast on Fox later this year. After all, without the communal experience that typically goes with an all-out presentation of the musical, THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW loses a bit of its luster. But Laverne Cox is going to do her best to hold your interest, taking...
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Tim Curry returning to the Frankenstein Place for Rocky Horror remake

Tim Curry is returning to his Transsexual, Transylvania roots for Fox’s remake of THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW. Curry (currently age 69) won’t be laced into a corset again to reprise the role he made famous - Dr. Frank N. Furter. However, I have confirmed with the network that Curry will be playing the criminologist narrator, originally played by Charles Gray in...
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Laverne Cox to play Frank-N-Furter in Rocky Horror Picture Show TV special

Earlier this year , Fox announced plans for a THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW television special to celebrate the film's 40th anniversary, and now Variety has learned that Orange is the New Black actress Laverne Cox has been cast as Dr. Frank-N-Furter. Cox became the first openly transgender person to be nominated for an Emmy acting award for her role as Sophia Burset on the...
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The Rocky Horror Picture Show to be reimagined as a television special event

What better way to celebrate the 40th anniversary of THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW than with a reboot? I know, yet another classic movie being remade when there is really no reason to do so. But, the reimagining of Richard O'Brien 's musical and film would be the latest in a number of stagings of the production. Originally a stage musical, the movie has become the most recognized iteration...
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Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net: Captain America, Flash Gordon, The Last Of Us, The Warriors

Some cliche somewhere said that 'a picture is worth a thousand words.' This has proven to be the case for me and especially when it comes to fan art. I have always sought out great fan art and have wanted to share it with as many people as possible. "Awesome Artwork We've Found Around The Net" is the outlet for that passion. In this column I will showcase the kick-ass...
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