Actor Nicolas Cage (left) is to play flamboyant zookeeper Joe Exotic (right) from Netflix documentary Tiger King in a new CBS television miniseries. Photo: AP Actor Nicolas Cage (left) is to play flamboyant zookeeper Joe Exotic (right) from Netflix documentary Tiger King in a new CBS television miniseries. Photo: AP
Actor Nicolas Cage (left) is to play flamboyant zookeeper Joe Exotic (right) from Netflix documentary Tiger King in a new CBS television miniseries. Photo: AP

Tiger King TV series to star Nicolas Cage in role of colourful zookeeper Joe Exotic

  • Oscar-winning actor Cage will play Joe Exotic – a gay, mullet-wearing private-zoo owner now in prison for murder-for-hire – in eight-part CBS production
  • A Netflix documentary series about Exotic was watched by a reported 34 million times in just 10 days following its release in March

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Actor Nicolas Cage (left) is to play flamboyant zookeeper Joe Exotic (right) from Netflix documentary Tiger King in a new CBS television miniseries. Photo: AP Actor Nicolas Cage (left) is to play flamboyant zookeeper Joe Exotic (right) from Netflix documentary Tiger King in a new CBS television miniseries. Photo: AP
Actor Nicolas Cage (left) is to play flamboyant zookeeper Joe Exotic (right) from Netflix documentary Tiger King in a new CBS television miniseries. Photo: AP
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