"The Rocky Horror Picture Show" 1975 Original Cast
The original Rocky Horror Picture Show
film came out in 1975 and now FOX has produced a remake, which features a star-studded cast. The official synopsis of the 2016 rendition of the movie reads: FOX is doing the Time Warp, with a brand-new production of the 1975 cult classic “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.” A reimagining of the original movie, the two-hour event follows sweethearts JANET and BRAD, who stumble upon DR. FRANK-N-FURTER’s bizarre abode. Frank-N-Furter, a sexually ambiguous, flirtatious mad-scientist, is holding an annual Transylvanian science convention to showcase the birth of ROCKY HORROR – a muscle-bound specimen created solely to fulfill Frank’s desires. Actor and singer Staz Nair will star in the role. Celebrating 40 years of theatrical distribution – longer than any other film in history – “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” is one of the most popular films of all time, and still plays in movie theaters around the world.
As for the original movie synopsis, it describes the plot simply as this: In this cult classic, sweethearts Brad and Janet, stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a transvestite scientist. As their innocence is lost, Brad and Janet meet a houseful of wild characters, including a rocking biker and a creepy butler. Through elaborate dances and rock songs, Frank-N-Furter unveils his latest creation: a muscular man named "Rocky."
The two sound a bit similar, but many RHPS
fans are anxiously waiting to see if the remake can live up to the original that Tim Curry made into a legendary film. Currently, the original film is playing in select theaters in the U.S., so be sure to check online to see if the movie is playing near you. And, if you would like to check out the NEW cast from the FOX remake of The Rocky Horror Picture Show
, click here
. Now let's catch up with the original cast that made the film a timeless classic in our original characters cast gallery. (Getty)