TONY AWARD WINNER BEN VEREEN JOINS THE CAST OF "THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW" AS "DR. EVERETT SCOTT"
Vereen will play DR. EVERETT SCOTT, the uber intelligent, ex-science teacher, now working for the Bureau of Investigation looking into UFOs and ends up at the castle while searching for his nephew, Eddie.
Previously announced cast members include Laverne Cox (Dr. Frank-N-Furter, "Orange is the New Black"), Victoria Justice (Janet, "Victorious"), Ryan McCartan (Brad, "Liv & Maddie," "Heathers: the Musical"), Adam Lambert (Eddie, "Glee"), Reeve Carney (Riff Raff, "Penny Dreadful," "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark"), Staz Nair (Rocky, "Game of Thrones"), Annaleigh Ashford (Columbia, "Sylvia," "You Can't Take It With You," "Masters of Sex"), Christina Milian (Magenta, "Grandfathered") and Tim Curry, the original Frank-N-Furter, who returns as the show's Criminologist Narrator.
THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW is from Fox 21 Television Studios and The Jackal Group. Lou Adler (Grammy Award winner and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee), and Gail Berman (TV, film and Broadway producer), along with Emmy Award winner Kenny Ortega ("High School Musical" franchise, "This Is It," "Descendants," "Hocus Pocus," "Newsies"), will serve as executive producers. Ortega will also direct and choreograph.