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Laverne Cox Is Already Slaying As The New Dr. Frank-N-Furter

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You may have heard by now that Fox is remaking the iconic 1975 movie classic Rocky Horror Picture Show for an upcoming televised production this fall.

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You may have also heard that Queen Laverne Cox is stepping into Dr. Frank-N-Furter's (Tim Curry) fishnet stockings.

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Now, thanks to Entertainment Weekly, we have our first look at our new Dr. Frank-N-Furter:

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“We were on set and a reporter saw me and said I looked like the love child of Grace Jones and David Bowie. I said, ‘That’s exactly right,'" Cox told EW.

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"It’s inspired by the original, but it’s really our own take. It’s way more elaborate and couture."

"As a trans woman with a low voice, I had been so afraid of those low tones. This is a character where it’s absolutely appropriate that I sing in the base baritone register that I have...But it’s been wonderful claiming my chest voice. It’s been really healing.”

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Our bodies are not ready.

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Check out the full interview here.

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