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