The “Tiger King” phenomenon just isn’t over but.
Netflix is releasing an additional episode of the hit docu-series subsequent week, in line with zoo proprietor Jeff Lowe from the present. He revealed the main points a couple of new episode in a Cameo video posted on Twitter by Justin Turner of the Los Angeles Dodgers.
“Netflix is including yet one more episode. It will likely be on subsequent week. They’re filming right here tomorrow,” Lowe stated within the video.
It’s unclear whether or not the brand new episode shall be a follow-up to the present’s seven-episode run or extra of a reunion.
Netflix not too long ago launched a reunion episode for “Love Is Blind” and did a post-show interview hosted by Oprah Winfrey with the “When They See Us” solid final yr.
Netflix didn’t reply to a request for remark on the time of this text’s publication.
“Tiger King,” which premiered on Netflix on March 20, has been many individuals’s newest TV obsession, particularly whereas everyone seems to be caught inside throughout the coronavirus quarantine. The sequence follows the weird exploits of personal zoo proprietor Joe Unique, who runs a zoo filled with a whole lot of tigers and different uncommon animals. On the finish of the sequence, he results in jail serving a 22-year sentence for animal abuse and plotting to hold out a murder-for-hire plot in opposition to his fellow large cat proprietor rival, Carole Baskin.
After it launched, the sequence turned the most well-liked present on TV, in line with Rotten Tomatoes, which gave it a 97% critic’s ranking and a 96% viewers rating. It was additionally No. 1 on Netflix’s personal Prime 10 exhibits checklist, and has caught round on the rankings for almost two weeks.
Many celebrities have additionally come out as die-hard “Tiger King” followers. Cardi B floated the thought of beginning a GoFundMe to assist launch Joe Unique, and actors like Dax Shepard have thrown their names out on Twitter to play the character if the story have been tailored to a film.