According to Variety, Nicolas Cage will play Joe Exotic in an upcoming eight-episode scripted series from Imagine Television Studios and CBS Television Studios.

The show will focus on Joe Schreibvogel, aka Joe Exotic, and it will delve into how he became Joe Exotic and the wild antics that followed. The Netflix documentary, Tiger King, quickly went viral as soon as it premiered on the streaming giant, with people becoming engrossed in Joe Exotic’s story, along with his nemesis, Carole Baskin. According to Nielsen Data, the series is estimated to have reached an audience of 34.3 million unique viewers in its first 10 days of availability.