Apple TV+'s City on Fire casts nine, including Jemima Kirke, Nico Tortorella, Ashley Zukerman and John Cameron Mitchell
Xavier Clyde, Max Milner, Alexandra Doke, Omid Abtahia and Kathleen Munroe are also joining the New York-set drama, based on a novel by Garth Risk Hallberg, from Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage.
When John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask brought Hedwig and the Angry Inch to the stage in 1998, they couldn't have anticipated the impact their rock musical would still have nearly a quarter-century later. The story of a genderqueer East German rock singer who's touring while chasing down the ex-lover...
As we edge closer to finally seeing a live-action adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s beloved comic The Sandman, we’re beginning to hear more from its many cast members. The Sandman, about the adventures of the anthropomorphic personification of Dreams, is undoubtedly one of the most ambitious shows Netflix has ever created; it’s already the most expensive TV show DC Entertainment has ever produced! Most recently, John Cameron Mitchell broke his silence and talked about what made him want to get involved.
Created by Kate McKinnon and Etan Frankel, the Peacock limited series Joe vs. Carole digs into the rivalry between zoo operator and big cat breeder Joe Exotic (John Cameron Mitchell) and big cat enthusiast Carole Baskin (McKinnon). The pair each knew exactly how to get under the other’s skin, and their clashing viewpoints about how to handle the exotic animals they both claimed to love led them down a road that landed Joe in prison for 22 years, for plotting Carole’s murder.
'Joe vs Carole' actor John Cameron Mitchell says he thinks 'Tiger King' star Joe Exotic would appreciate how the new series handles his story
The "Joe vs Carole" actor spoke to Insider about why Joe Exotic is going to be "really surprised at how human and sympathetic he is" in the new series.
To land the role of Joe Exotic in Peacock’s “Joe vs. Carole,” John Cameron Mitchell did something he hadn’t done for 25 years: audition via self-tape. That time-honored process is, of course, rare among seasoned actors, and Mitchell is hardly a novice thespian. He created the title character in the rock musical “Hedwig and the Angry Inch,” later reprising the role to great acclaim in the film adaptation, which he also directed. Well-received stints on “Girls,” “The Good Fight” and “Shrill,” among other hit television series, have cemented his status as a queer icon.
LOS ANGELES, March 3 (UPI) -- John Cameron Mitchell said playing Joe Exotic in Joe vs. Carole, premiering Thursday on Peacock, was similar to his character in Hedwig and the Angry Inch. "It was closer to something like Hedwig," Mitchell told UPI in a recent phone interview. "Hedwig, again with...
Joe vs. Carole debuts on Peacock on Thursday, March 3, and while its titular characters are impossible not to know at this point, the actor playing Joe Exotic, series star John Cameron Mitchell, may be an unfamiliar face to some. But Mitchell is an icon of stage and screen in...
“If you liked the original Tiger King, you’re gonna love this one because you really get the real people. You go deeper,” John Cameron Mitchell, who plays Joe “Exotic” Schreibvogel on the Peacock limited series, says. Joe vs. Carole dramatizes the rivalry between big cat enthusiast...
Texas native John Cameron Mitchell feels a kinship to Joe Exotic having grown up in homophobic culture. “He’s from that same generation that I am, from the same part of the country,” Mitchell — who portrays former zookeeper in the upcoming Peacock series “Joe vs. Carole” — tells Page Six. “I know what it’s like to hate yourself, to be told it’s better to be a murderer than for a boy to be like a girl. He’s still stuck there.”