Someone please put a stop to this! It will all end in tears, I just know it….
The Time Warp — Again: MTV to Remake “Rocky Horror Picture Show”
By Andrew Gans
24 Jul 2008
It’s been a hit stage musical. It’s been a cult film. Now, it’s set for a TV production. MTV plans to film a remake of the cult classic “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.”
Variety reports that Lou Adler, the executive producer of the 1975 film, will partner with BermanBraun and Fox Television Studios for the new film, which will utilize the original Jim Sharman and Richard O’Brien screenplay. Additional music may be added to the remake.
No director or casting have been announced for the MTV telepic.
Adler told Variety, “I’d like to see it shown a year from this coming Halloween, but that’s up to MTV.”
Gail Berman and Lloyd Braun will executive produce the film, and Fox is currently in discussions with BSkyB and Sky Movies to help finance the film and distribute the product abroad.