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Laverne Cox To Star As Frank-N-Furter In 'Rocky Horror Picture Show' TV Remake
Laverne Cox already made history as the first transgender actor to receive an Emmy nomination. Now the Orange Is The New Black standout is breaking new ground for transgender performers as star of ...
By Nellie Andreeva

Laverne Cox already made history as the first transgender actress to receive an Emmy nomination. Now the Orange Is The NewBlack standout is breaking new ground for transgender performers as star of Fox’s TV remake of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Cox will play Dr. Frank-N-Furter, the role played by Tim Curry in the original Broadway cast and the 1975 movie. With Cox on board, the The Rocky Horror Picture Show, which had been gestating for a while, is getting a formal green light for a premiere in fall 2016.