Tim Curry attended the Actors Fund's 19th Annual Tony Awards Viewing Party on June 7, 2015. Credit: David Livingston/Getty Images
The doctor is in! Tim Curry, who starred in the original film version of Rocky Horror Picture Show, is returning for Fox's TV remake, the network announced Friday, January 15.
The 69-year-old veteran actor will play the Criminologist Narrator, with the news coming at the Television Critics Association's winter press tour in Pasadena, California. The character, played by Charles Gray in the 1975 cult film, provides vocals for the chorus of the show's signature song, "The Time Warp."
Laverne Cox as Dr. Frank-N-Furter, Victoria Justice as Janet, Ryan McCarten as Brad, Reeve Carney as Riff Raff and Adam Lambert as Eddie.'Rocky Horror Picture Show' Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images
Curry himself starred as Dr. Frank-N-Furter in the original film, marking his breakout turn. He is also known for such movies as Clue and Home Alone 2, and has had recurring roles on TV series including Criminal Minds and Will & Grace.