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Laverne Cox Cast as Dr. Frank N. Furter in “Rocky Horror” Reboot

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 20: Actress Laverne Cox attends the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 20, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)

 (Photo by John Shearer/WireImage)

Laverne Cox will soon be playing a sweet transvestite from Transylvania.

The actress has been cast to play Dr. Frank N. Furter in Kenny Ortega’s upcoming reboot of The Rocky Horror Picture Show.

Cox shared her excitement about the role with her Twitter fans. She wrote, “I am so excited that the news is out. I am so honored to be a part of the Rocky Horror legacy. ‪#‎DontDreamItBeIt‬ ‪#‎TransIsBeautiful‬

The reboot, will be both directed and choreographed by Kenny Ortega. No other casting details have been released. It is set to air, for two-hours, in the fall of 2016 on FOX.

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Posted on October 24, 2015, in ENTERTAINMENT NEWS. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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