A Joe Exotic documentary from prolific documentarian Louis Theroux is in development. The BBC has announced that Theroux will originate a characteristic-size documentary on Joseph Maldonado-Passage AKA Joe Exotic that has the tentative title Louis Theroux: The Cult of Joe Exotic.
Theroux met Exotic 10 years within the past when he turn into making a documentary known as Most Bad Pets. “Heading merit to Oklahoma, Theroux will uncover what has occurred since, with the unprecedented cat man now residing in a federal prison, having been stumbled on responsible of a execute-for-hire draw and multiple animal cruelty costs,” reads a line from the description (by job of THR).
Theroux acknowledged the memoir of Joe Exotic is “one amongst these quintessentially American reports,” featuring a solid of characters which may well maybe presumably maybe be nearly too larger-than-existence to be precise.
“I spent eight or 9 days filming on the park merit in 2011, over the course of three separate visits. I’d forgotten how well-known we shot till I went merit into the photography at some level of lockdown,” the filmmaker acknowledged. “It is extra special how well-known turn into there. Since then the memoir pretty acquired stranger and larger, and in going merit on the tip of final year I uncovered an actual-existence drama that took me in instructions I never can maintain expected.”
The BBC’s fresh documentary doesn’t maintain a originate date but. It is one amongst many fresh projects centered on Joe Exotic within the works–every other one for Amazon has Nicolas Cage taking half in Exotic. In every other manufacturing, SNL’s Kate McKinnon will play Carole Baskin.
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