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Hungry for extra expired meat? Netflix has introduced Tiger King 2, a sequel to the viral doc that captured our early-lockdown imaginations, Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, and Madness. Administrators Eric Goode and Rebecca Chaiklin return, although it’s not but revealed whom the documentary will comply with this time round. The self-described “Tiger King,” roadside-zoo proprietor Joe Unique, is presently serving his 22-year sentence for his function in a plot to homicide rival Large Cat Rescue activist Carole Baskin. Regardless of the world pondering she “killed her husband, whacked him,” because of the documentary, Baskin turned her quarter-hour of fame right into a catwalk by showing on Dancing With the Stars final season. In 2020, a decide granted Baskin ownership of Unique’s wild-animal park, the place many of the doc’s “WTF” moments came about, to fulfill the $1 million judgment she gained in opposition to him. In August 2020, she sold it — underneath the situation that the brand new homeowners wouldn’t use it as a zoo or create any new enterprise on the property that refers to Tiger King. Baskin declined to be on the reunion special hosted by Joel McHale, which caught up with fan favorites like Jeff and Lauren Lowe, Rick Kirkham, John Reinke, Kelci “Saff” Saffery, John Finlay, Josh Dial, and Erik Cowie. Cowie, who labored with Joe Unique for 5 years and hated being compared to Vince Neil as a result of Mötley Crüe is “too plastic,” later testified in opposition to his boss. He died on September 7 this yr. He was 52.
The brand new documentary was introduced with 4 different upcoming movies and sequence: The Puppet Grasp: Looking the Final Conman (January 2022); The Tinder Swindler (February 2022); Belief No One: The Hunt for the Crypto King (2022); and Unhealthy Vegan (2022). In the meantime, Peacock is planning a scripted sequence starring John Cameron Mitchell as Exotic and Kate McKinnon as Baskin. Tiger King 2 is out later this yr, hopefully with an unique interview with Britney Spears’s 2001 VMAs snake.
Up to date September 26 at 12:02 p.m.: At Netflix’s “Tudum” occasion on Saturday, the streamer introduced that Tiger King 2 will drop on November 17, teasing the information with a brief trailer. “We’ve solely scratched the floor,” a caption reads, earlier than we see an in depth up on a childhood picture of Joe Unique, some Tiger King bling, and a brand new clip of Unique making a telephone name from jail. Rawr.
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