Created by: Etan Frankel
Premiere date: March 3, 2022
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Based on the Wondery podcast “Joe Exotic,” hosted and reported by Robert Moor, the limited series will center on Carole Baskin, a big cat enthusiast, who learns that fellow exotic animal lover Joe “Exotic” Schreibvogel is breeding and using his big cats for profit. She sets out to shut down his venture, inciting a quickly escalating rivalry. But Carole has a checkered past of her own and when the claws come out, Joe will stop at nothing to expose what he sees as her hypocrisy. The results prove dangerous. From UCP, a division of Universal Studio Group, Etan Frankel will write and executive produce under his overall deal with the studio. McKinnon will also executive produce along with Wondery’s Hernan Lopez, Marshall Lewy, and Aaron Hart.
Cast & Characters
Nicholas Brown (Rahul), William Fichtner (Rick Kirkham), Kate McKinnon (Carole Baskin), Dean Winters (Jeff Lowe), Kyle MacLachlan (Howard Baskin), Nat Wolff (Travis Maldonado), Brian Van Holt (John Reinke), John Cameron Mitchell (Joe Exotic), Sam Keeley (John Finlay), Benedict Hardie (Agent Thomas), Marlo Kelly (Jamie Murdock), Damien Garvey (Doc Antle), Joel Marsh Garland (James Garretson), Anthony J. Sharpe (Erik Cowie), Shareena Clanton (Valerie), Alexandra Jensen (Chealsi)