John Cameron Mitchell Is Joe Exotic in Kate McKinnon's Tiger King Limited Series

John Cameron Mitchell Is Joe Exotic in Kate McKinnon's Tiger King Limited Series
John Cameron Mitchell will don the mullet wig and handlebar mustache as Joe Exotic in NBCUniversal's Tiger King Limited Series Previously, Saturday Night Live favorite Kate McKinnon had been cast to play Joe's greatest rival, Big Cat Rescue CEO Carole Baskin, for the upcoming series. McKinnon will also executive produce alongside series writer Etan Frankel.

"I'm thrilled to take on the role of this modern folk antihero," John Cameron Mitchell said in a statement on Monday, revealing that he also has a lot in common with the Tiger King star. "Joe and I are the same age, and like him, I grew up queer in Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas, so I feel like I know a little bit about this guy and his desperate attempt to conquer an inhospitable world."

Tentatively titled as Joe Exotic, the series will follow Kate McKinnon as Carol Baskin, as she "learns that her
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