It looks like Rob Lowe has caught the attention of his social media followers and celebrities alike. The actor revealed that he is in talks with Ryan Murphy to potentially feature as former zoo owner Joe Exotic in an adaptation of the Tiger King series.
An intriguing tale behind the title Tiger King
Tiger King is the label given for the former zoo owner named Joseph Allen Maldonado-Passa a.k.a Joe Exotic for his outstanding prowess of breeding big cats. He is the former owner of the Greater Wynnewood Exotic Animal Park in Oklahoma. Once known as the breeding ground for thousands of tigers and big cats, Joe Exotic is also alleged for his abuse of big cats by his long-time enemy adversary Carole Baskin. She was the CEO of Big Cat Rescue who was after his gruesome practices of animal and big cat abuse.
Rob Lowe’s newfound interest
Rob Lowe recently took to Instagram, saying he is collaborating with his good friend and director of 9-1-1: Lone Star, Ryan Murphy on the Netflix docuseries Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness.
He wrote, “Rob Exotic. UPDATE: Ryan Murphy and I will be developing our version of this insane story. Stay tuned!”
To not miss out on the details
This post sparked widespread attention in his comments section with the likes of Chris Pratt, Gwyneth Paltrow joining together to wish on his potential venture.
Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness is a Netflix original docuseries that uncovers the life of Joe Exotic, a former zoo owner. He is currently serving jail term for his animal abuse charges and continued attempts to murder Big Cat Rescue CEO, Carole Baskin.