Watch the First Trailer for New ‘Tiger King’ Drama Series ‘Joe vs. Carole’

New tiger king-inspired drama series, Joe versus Carolset to hit UK screens in March – check out the first official trailer below.

The upcoming show will follow the fierce rivalry between Big Cat business owners Carole Baskin and Joe “Exotic” Schreibvogel, which was documented in the hit Netflix series tiger king (2020) and its 2021 sequel.

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It serves as a scripted adaptation of the Wondery 2020 podcast Exotic Joe: Tiger King.

Written and produced by Etan Frankel, Joe versus Carol will star Kyle MacLachlan (twin peaks) as Baskin’s husband, Harold Baskin, with Kate McKinnon (Saturday Night Live) as Carol. John Cameron Mitchell, meanwhile, will come across as exotic.

Yesterday (January 21), Sky TV shared the ‘first look’ for Joe versus Carol on Youtube. “That’s what we were looking for,” McKinnon-as-Carole says at the start of the clip as she looks at an image of Exotic. “Whoever you are, we’re coming for you.”

MacLachlan’s character later asks his wife if they are at “war” against their rival. She replies, “It’s war. Elsewhere, a message in the trailer reads, “The story you know was only half the story.”

You can watch the teaser here:

Joe versus Carol is due to premiere in the UK on Friday March 4 on Peacock, which is available exclusively through Sky and NOW.

Joe Exotic was found guilty of attempting to hire a hitman to murder Carole Baskin, in addition to 17 animal abuse charges. He is currently serving a 22-year sentence in a correctional facility in Fort Worth, Texas.

Meanwhile, Carole and Howard Baskin recently dropped their lawsuit against Netflix over the ‘unauthorized’ use of footage in tiger king 2.