The cult-classic film Faster Pussycat, Kill! Kill! is making the jump from the big screen to TV. The Walking Dead star Norman Reedus’ bigbaldhead production company is teaming with AMC Studios on the project, according to a report fromDeadline.
Info on the actual production is light, as the project is very early in development. No casting information is yet available, nor word of a showrunner or writers for the show. The project has full backing from director Russ Meyer’s estate, Deadline says.
If you’re unfamiliar with Faster Pussycat, Kill! Kill!, the 1962 exploitation film flopped with critics and audiences alike at release, but has since become a cult classic. The film follows three go-go dancers (perhaps the most 1960s occupation possible) named Billie, Rosie, and Varla, who murder and kidnap their way across the California desert. The movie is regraded by many critics as a landmark film for its strong female characters. Directors like John Waters and Quentin Tarantino have praised it, with the former calling it “the best movie ever made,” and that it’s “possibly better than any film that will be made in the future.”
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