Former Saved By the Bell Star Joins Jack Nicholson in Rocky Horror Picture Show Tribute (a.k.a. The Greatest Thing Ever to Happen to Mario Lopez)
Update: two new cast members have been added!
Some serious stars have aligned to pay tribute to the 35th anniversary of cult classic The Rocky Horror Picture Show this month at the Wiltern. On October 28th, Jack Nicholson will lead a cast of movie reenactors including Danny Devito, Billy Idol, Evan Rachel Wood of True Blood, Lea Michelle and Matthew Morrison of Glee and Jorge Garcia of Lost. Mario Lopez also joins the list, and we can only assume he's super fucking stoked to have anything to do with this group that doesn't involve interviewing them on the red carpet.
(Ricki Lake, most recently of Charm School, will appear as well, and she, too, must kind of be shitting herself.)
Update: Cheech Marin and Nicole Sherzinger (of the Pussycat Dolls) have now joined the cast as well. This crew just keeps getting motlier and motlier...
As Rocky Horror usually goes, the show will combine the screen version with select live musical performances from the film. It made us wonder, what great moments in A.C. Slater history have prepared Mario for this?
Tickets are between $50-$100 and benefit the Painted Turtle, which runs a year-round camp and hospital outreach programs for children throughout California who suffer from chronic and life-threatening illnesses. Purchase them here or by calling 5B Events at (310) 559-9334. VIP and after-party access is available.
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