Rachel Sanoff
September 20, 2016 5:14 pm
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Today, we are exactly one month away from the premiere of The Rocky Horror Picture Show remake on Fox, starring the one and only Laverne Cox as the iconic Dr. Frank-N-Furter.

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Leading up to the highly anticipated night, the remake’s stars have been sharing teasers of the movie’s most legendary musical numbers. Recently, Victoria Justice (who is taking over the role of Janet, originated on film by Susan Sarandon) Tweeted a snippet of “Touch Me” — making us shiver with antici… pation for the premiere. (HAD TO DO IT.)

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Another beloved song from The Rocky Horror Picture Show? “Sweet Transvestite,” a show-stopping number performed by Dr. Frank-N-Furter himself. Here is Tim Curry absolutely slaying in the original:

But Laverne spoke to Out about why the film is so important to the LGBT community — and especially dissected its use of that term:


We love seeing Laverne Cox’s theater chops in action. Her screen presence is seriously magnetic.

We can’t wait for more!