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Tim Curry Does the Time Warp in New Rocky Horror Picture Show Trailer

By Brian Gallagher — July 21st, 2016

In just a few hours, fans will get to see the new cast of Fox's The Rocky Horror Picture Show take the stage at Comic-Con with a panel presentation in Room 6D that runs from 8:15 PM to 10 PM. For those who aren't in San Diego, don't fret, because the full Comic-Con trailer has already debuted for all to see. This video features our first look at the original Dr. Frank-n-Furter, Tim Curry, who makes a special appaearance.

Cast members Victoria Justice, Ryan McCartan, Christina Milian and Reeve Carney will be joined by with executive producers Lou Adler, Gail Berman and Kenny Ortega, for an exclusive first-look at the two-hour event premiering this fall on Fox. The Rocky Horror Picture Show is an all-new star-studded reimagining of the cult classic - which is celebrating 40 years of theatrical distribution, longer than any other film in history - for broadcast television. Sweethearts Janet and Brad stumble upon Dr. Frank-N-Furter's bizarre abode, where Frank-N-Furter is holding an annual Transylvanian science convention to showcase the birth of "Rocky Horror" - a fit, attractive man created solely to fulfill Frank's desires. Let's do the Time Warp Again, with this new trailer courtesy of Facebook.

Plus, San Diego Comic-Con fans can visit Bayfront Park for The Rocky Horror Lip Transformation Station. Fox is giving fans an opportunity to experience the magic of The Rocky Horror Picture Show in the most iconic way possible. A team of professional makeup artists will give fans lip transformations, with designs ranging from American Flag to Rainbow to the unforgettable Rocky Horror Red design. Participants will be able to show off their Rocky Horror lips through a social sharing station and post for fans online. Follow @RockyHorrorFOX to find out when The Rocky Horror Picture Show cast will make an appearance at the experience. Use #RockyHorror to join the conversation. The exhibit will be opened every day of the con from 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM, and on Sunday, July 24 from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM.

The cast also includes American Idol alum Adam Lambert as Eddie, Tony Award winner Annaleigh Ashford (Sylvia, You Can't Take It With You, Masters of Sex) as Columbia House, Christina Milian (Grandfathered) as Magenta, Ivy Levan as Usherette, Tony Award winner Ben Vereen (Pippin) as Dr. Everett Scott and Emmy Award nominee Tim Curry, the original Frank-N-Furter, as the show's Criminologist Narrator. 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.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show is executive-produced by Lou Adler (Grammy Award winner, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and executive producer of the original The Rocky Horror Picture Show), Gail Berman (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, former President of Fox Broadcasting) and Kenny Ortega (Emmy Award-winning director and choreographer, High School Musical franchise, This Is It, Descendants, Hocus Pocus, Newsies). The Rocky Horror Picture Show is based upon the original screenplay by Jim Sharman and Richard O'Brien with lyrics and music by Richard O'Brien. Take a look at the Comic-Con trailer below, and stay tuned for more on The Rocky Horror Picture Show

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