THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW adaptation (2010s decade)

by dylanemery22 | created - 17 Nov 2016 | updated - 18 Nov 2016 | Public


1. I'm not going to cast ALL of the characters from the original stage musical of the same name; so if I happen to forget some, comment below and cast the person you think would be perfect for whichever role I didn't cast.

2. This is all opinion based; so if you disagree with some of my choices, like I said, comment below and cast the actors/actresses you think would be perfect to play these parts.

1. Laverne Cox

Actress | Orange Is the New Black

With various 'firsts' in her already impressive career, Laverne Cox is a three time Emmy-nominated actress, Emmy winning documentary film producer and a prominent equal rights advocate. Laverne's groundbreaking role of Sophia Burset in the critically acclaimed Netflix original series "Orange is The...

Dr. Frank-N-Furter - A Scientist

3. Victoria Justice

Actress | Victorious

Victoria Justice is an American actress and singer. She was born on February 19, 1993 in Hollywood, Florida, USA. She is the daughter of Serene Reed and Zack Justice. Her mother has Puerto Rican ancestry, while her father is of English, German, and Irish descent. She has a younger half-sister, ...

Janet Weiss - A Heroine

4. Reeve Carney

Actor | Snow Falling on Cedars

Reeve Carney originated the role of Peter Parker/Spider-Man, in the record-breaking Broadway musical "Spider-Man: Turn off The Dark" in 2010. A lifelong musician, Reeve jumped at the opportunity to perform a score by U2's Bono and The Edge--not to mention re-team with director Julie Taymor, with ...

Riff Raff - A Handyman

5. Christina Milian

Actress | Be Cool

Christina was born on September 26, 1981 in Jersey City. At the age of 19, Milian signed a contract with Def Jam. In 2001, Milian released her self-titled debut album, which featured the singles "AM to PM" and "When You Look at Me"; "AM to PM" charted within the Top 40 of the U.S. Billboard Hot 100...

Magenta - A Domestic

6. Annaleigh Ashford

Actress | Masters of Sex

Annaleigh Ashford won the Tony Award, Drama Desk Award, and Outer Critics Circle Award for her portrayal of Essie in You Can't Take It With You on Broadway. She starred opposite Jake Gyllenhaal as Dot in Stephen Sondheim's Sunday in the Park With George, and played Betty on Showtime's critically ...

Columbia - A Groupie

Rocky Horror - A Creation

8. Anthony Head

Actor | Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Anthony Stewart Head was born on February 20, 1954 in Camden Town, north London, England. He grew up in Hampton, near Richmond upon Thames in London. He's the youngest son of his parents, Seafield Head (a documentary filmmaker) and Helen Shingler (an actress). He is the younger brother of musical ...

Dr. Everett V. Scott - A Rival Scientist

9. Adam Lambert

Soundtrack | 2012

After blowing everyone away on the eighth season of American Idol, Adam Lambert went on to release his debut album 'For Your Entertainment' which included the international hit 'Whatya Want From Me' and earned him a Grammy Award nomination. Adam followed this success with his second album '...

Eddie - Ex Delivery Boy

10. Richard O'Brien

Actor | The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Born in Cheltenham, England, Richard Smith's family moved to Tauranga, New Zealand, in 1951 when his father, an accountant, decided to become a sheep farmer. Watching horror and science-fiction double features in nearby Hamilton, Smith added an interest in acting to his love of rock and roll. He ...

The Criminologist - An Expert

11. Ivy Levan

Soundtrack | The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let's Do the Time Warp Again

Ivy Levan was born on January 20, 1987 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA as Ivy Rose Levan.


12. David Rubin

Casting_director | Big Little Lies

David Rubin began his career in New York on the production staff of Saturday Night Live, before working on the casting of Ragtime, Silkwood and Amadeus. David then moved to Los Angeles to team with veteran casting director Lynn Stalmaster on 'The Name of the Rose', 'The Big Easy', 'Spaceballs' and ...

casting director #1

13. Ronna Kress

Casting_director | Moulin Rouge!

Ronna Kress was born on December 29, 1959 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. She is known for her work on Moulin Rouge! (2001), Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) and The Fault in Our Stars (2014).

casting director #2

14. Don Zimmerman

Editor | Jumper

Don Zimmerman entered the business of show in 1969 as an apprentice editor in music and sound effects. He worked for the Mirisch Co. under Dick Carruth, Frank Warner and Jim Richards on films such as: The Hawaiians, Gaily, Gaily, Little Big Man, The Godfather, Where's Papa and Jonathan Livingston ...


15. Richard Hartley

Composer | Sheena

Richard Hartley's long and varied career as a musical arranger and composer has included just about everything, from playing piano in a r&b band in Paris to scoring strings for reggae records to arranging scores for experimental plays, TV and films. Hartley was brought in to help with musical ...

music score

16. Bo Welch

Production_designer | Edward Scissorhands

Bo Welch was born on November 30, 1951 in Yardley, Pennsylvania, USA as Robert W. Welch III. He is a production designer and director, known for Edward Scissorhands (1990), Men in Black (1997) and A Little Princess (1995). He has been married to Catherine O'Hara since April 25, 1992. They have two ...

production designer

senior art director

assistant art director

19. Kevin Ishioka

Art_director | Avatar

supervising art director

20. Cheryl Carasik

Set_decorator | Men in Black

Cheryl Carasik was born in 1952. She is known for her work on Men in Black (1997), Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006) and The Birdcage (1996).

set decorator

21. Mary E. Vogt

Costume_designer | Crazy Rich Asians

Mary E. Vogt is a costume designer, known for Crazy Rich Asians (2018), Hocus Pocus (1993) and Batman Returns (1992).

costume designer

22. Vincent J. Guastini

Make_up_department | The Dark Tapes

Born in Jersey City, New Jersey he started his own Special Make-up effects company at the age of 22, specializing in prosthetics and creature effects, design, and animatronics.

The films that was a big influence on his life were Ray Harryhausen effects epics like, The Golden Voyage Of Sinbad and ...

special makeup effects artist, creator, designer, and supervisor / creature effects and design artist, creator, designer, and supervisor

23. Julia Valente

Make_up_department | Jumper

makeup artist, creator, designer, department head, and supervisor

24. Jeremy Peirson

Sound_department | Watchmen

Jeremy Peirson is known for his work on Watchmen (2009), I Am Legend (2007) and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013).

sound designer / supervising sound editor / sound re-recording mixer

25. Peter F. Kurland

Sound_department | No Country for Old Men

Peter F. Kurland is known for his work on No Country for Old Men (2007), Walk the Line (2005) and True Grit (2010).

production sound mixer

26. Matt Kutcher

Special_effects | Mile 22

Matt Kutcher started Spectrum FX in 1993, and has established the brand as being a leader in the film and television industry, with resources to facilitate production worldwide.

Spectrum FX, has been recognized with awards and nominations from Visual Effects Society, Motion Picture Academy, ...

special effects supervisor

27. Mark Stetson

Visual_effects | The Fifth Element

Since 1995, Mark Stetson has been working as a visual effects supervisor. In 1997, he won a BAFTA (British Academy) Award for visual effects in his debut effort, Luc Besson's The Fifth Element. In 2002, he won an Academy Award and his second BAFTA Award for visual effects in Peter Jackson's The ...

visual effects supervisor

28. Chris Ryan

Visual_effects | Watchmen

CG supervisor

29. Richard O'Brien

Actor | The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Born in Cheltenham, England, Richard Smith's family moved to Tauranga, New Zealand, in 1951 when his father, an accountant, decided to become a sheep farmer. Watching horror and science-fiction double features in nearby Hamilton, Smith added an interest in acting to his love of rock and roll. He ...


30. Barry Sonnenfeld

Director | Men in Black

Barry Sonnenfeld was born and raised in New York City. He graduated from New York University of Film School in 1978. He started work as director of photography on the Oscar-nominated In Our Water (1982). Then Joel Coen and Ethan Coen hired him for Blood Simple (1984). This film began his ...


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