Peacock Releases First Trailer For Tiger King-Inspired Joe Vs Carole Limited Series

The drama will land on the streaming service on March 3.


Peacock has released the first official teaser for Joe vs Carole, the Kate McKinnon-led series about Carole Baskin and "Tiger King" Joe Exotic. The show will hit the streaming service on March 3.

"Joe vs Carole is a wild ride," says series showrunner, writer, and executive producer Etan Frankel. "When I took on this project a year and a half ago, I found Joe Exotic and Carole Baskin to be utterly fascinating, and this crazy tale about two big cat lovers quickly became an important story for me to tell. I hope that when people watch Joe vs Carole just maybe they'll see these people that they thought they knew in a brand-new way."

As Frankel also notes, "it would take two extraordinary actors to portray these larger-than-life people as the complex, three-dimensional individuals that they are." Acting opposite McKinnon as Joe Exotic will be--in an inspired choice--John Cameron Mitchell (Shrill, Hedwig and the Angry Inch). They are supported by fellow cast members Kyle MacLachlan, Brian Van Holt, Sam Keeley, Nat Wolf, Marlo Kelly, William Fichtner, Dean Winters, and David Wenham.

In November last year, Netflix released Tiger King 2, a highly-anticipated sequel to everyone's favorite early-pandemic binge. ​​Tiger King was released in March 2020, and, according to Netflix, was watched by 64 million households in the first four weeks on the service.

Sadly, the other rival dramatized adaptation of the story that was set to star Nicolas Cage as Exotic is no longer happening. Instead, it was recently announced that Cage will next star as Dracula in an upcoming horror-comedy.

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