The expanded Tiger King universe is set to continue, this time on Dancing With the Stars.
Carole Baskin, one of the subjects of Netflix's hit documentary series Tiger King, has joined the cast of Dancing With the Stars season 29, Good Morning America revealed on Wednesday.
Other cast members for the new season include rapper Nelly, Cheer coach Monica Aldama, One Day at a Time star Justina Machado, Catfish host Nev Schulman, and Selling Sunset's Chrishell Stause. The Hollywood Reporter notes that of the 15 cast members, three of them — Baskin, Aldama, and Stause — are from Netflix shows.
Tiger King, which became a smash hit after debuting on Netflix in March as subscribers sought entertainment while under quarantine, follows the feud between zoo operator Joe Exotic and activist Baskin, which ultimately led to Exotic's imprisonment on murder-for-hire charges. Months after its debut, multiple scripted series are in the works based on the story, one starring Nicolas Cage as Exotic and another starring Kate McKinnon as Baskin, not to mention a follow-up documentary on Investigation Discovery.
For all the cool cats and kittens not yet sick of the ever-growing Tiger King phenomenon, the new Dancing with the Stars season, which will be hosted by Tyra Banks, debuts on ABC on Sept. 14.