• HBO Max's ‘The Staircase': Here's Who Is Playing Who

    11 days ago - By The Wrap

    Here's who is playing who is HBO Max's limited series “The Staircase,” based on the original true-crime docuseries of the same name, directed by Jean-Xavier de Lestrade.
    Colin Firth as Michael Peterson
    Colin Firth will play Michael Peterson, who in the early 2000s told authorities that his wife died at their home after falling down the stairs, but a medical examiner determined that she had been bludgeoned to death, turning Michael into a murder suspect. He was convicted in 2003 of murdering Kathleen Peterson and spent eight years in prison.
    In 2011, Michael Peterson was granted a new...
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  • Peacock's ‘Joe Exotic' Cast and Their Real-Life ‘Tiger King' Counterparts

    11 days ago - By The Wrap

    Peacock's “Joe Exotic” series had to get a bit exotic in its casting process to fit the real-life troupe of characters chronicled in Netflix's “Tiger King” docuseries. Fortunately, with “Saturday Night Live” standout Kate McKinnon on board from day one as Carole Baskin, the scripted streaming series was off to a very good start.
    Then they landed Dennis Quaid, and, well, just ask your mom what she thinks about that choice to play Rick Kirkham. Better yet, ask Rick Kirkham, Joe “Exotic” Schreibvogel's reality TV show producer, what he thinks. (Yeah, that one is a pretty generous casting...
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  • ‘Joe Exotic': Newcomer Lex Mayson To Play Saff In Peacock Limited Series With Kate McKinnon

    11 days ago - By Deadline

    Newcomer Lex Mayson has been cast opposite Kate McKinnon's Carole Baskin and John Cameron Mitchell's Joe “Exotic” Schreibvogel in Joe Exotic , Peacock's limited series based on the Wondery podcast. Mayson will play Saff, Joe's employee. The limited series centers on Carole Baskin , a big cat enthusiast, who learns that fellow exotic animal...
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