Tara Reid in talks to play Carole Baskin in Tiger King movie

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Tara Reid. (Getty Images)
Tara Reid. (Getty Images)


It looks like one Tiger King film adaptation may have found its Carole Baskin.

Since the premiere of the Netflix docu-series Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness the story of eccentric zoo owner Joe Maldonado-Passage - who is currently serving a 22-year sentence for his involvement in a murder to hire plot - has gained traction.

According to People, Tara Reid could play Joe's nemesis in an upcoming movie project. Her business manager Philippe Ashfield confirmed the news to the publication.

"We can't say much other than she is being considered by the producers of the Tiger King production."

The Sharknado actress is reportedly a fan of the series and "feels she could get into the character of Carole Baskin very well," Philippe told Page Six.

A limited series starring Kate McKinnon as Carole Baskin is also in the works, 20th Century Pictures is reportedly also planning a movie, and Nicolas cage will play Joe Exotic in another limited series produced by Imagine Television Studios and CBS Television.

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