The successful documentary series Tiger King – 90%, released by Netflix in 2020, was not enough for the public, and the company knows it, that is why today they announced that a second season is in development, with the return of Eric Goode and Rebecca Chaiklin at the address. Through a statement, Netflix announced the project, which will also feature executive producers Chris smith and Fisher stevens.
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Tiger king, whose full title is Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness, is about the rivalry of two very peculiar characters, Carole Baskin and Joe Exotic; the first owned an animal sanctuary, Big Cat Rescue, and the second owned a zoo, Greater Wynnewood Exotic Animal Park. Baskin accused Joe of exploiting and mistreating the animals, and the latter was arrested after several charges were found against him. In the Netflix statement we can read the following:
True crime stories have captivated audiences since the dawn of media, from the old days of town criers and tabloids to podcasts and social media today. As we’ve seen since our Emmy award-winning series Making A Murderer first cut through culture in 2015, documentaries can also satisfy that curiosity by immersing viewers in a true story to explore its complexities and make sense of the unexpected.
However, for the second season we will no longer see Carole baskin, who was not happy with the portrait they made of her in Tiger King, and this is what he declared to Radio Times (via Comic Book):
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Just a few weeks ago [la directora] Rebecca Chaiklin came over to ask if we could clear things up. I’ve been talking about how we had been so fooled into thinking this was going to be the Blackfish for the big cats, and then it turned out to be the freak show they produced. So when he said he wanted to clear things up, I felt like … that’s absolutely ridiculous. It was so obvious that I had been betrayed. Why would he ever think that I would be willing to talk to them again?
Netflix has received criticism for many of its films, especially those that are inspired by blockbusters, but in the series it has always received good reviews and has won numerous awards. In an effort to fight the negative image of his feature films, he has agreed with renowned directors such as Martin Scorsese and Alfonso Cuarón, with good results. At the recent Venice Film Festival Netflix took home three awards including the Silver Lion and the Grand Jury Prize.
Tiger kingIn addition to being a success with the audience and critics, it earned Netflix several nominations at the Primetime Emmy and MTV Movie & TV awards. But not everything was honey on flakes, as there were also criticisms.
John goodrich, one of the leading tiger experts and chief science officer for the Panthera organization, spoke to the Daily Beast last year and stated the following:
One of the problems with ‘legitimate’ sanctuaries is that some of them could be making a profit from their sanctuaries, and it gives the public the impression that they are making a great contribution to the conservation and protection of felines by giving money to them. sanctuaries. It is not a contribution to save the big cats. These sanctuaries in the US range from people who live day to day and put all their earnings to take care of felines, to those where people make a lot of money under the guise of a big cat rescue sanctuary.
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