“Tiger King” star launches cryptocurrency, Cats of all sizes brace yourselves, Netflix announced that “Tiger King 2” is coming to the streaming platform .
The first season of the series, “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness”, ran in seven episodes. The second season was shot in 2020 and part of 2021.
So far it is unknown which colorful characters from the first season will return for the second part.
Directors Eric Goode and Rebecca Chaiklin told the story of “Joe Exotic,” or Joseph Maldonado-Passage, who kept tigers, lions, and other big cats in Oklahoma. The docuseries explored a murder-for-hire plot against Carole Baskin , a woman who ran a center called Big Cat Rescue and who had lobbied to close zoos like the one run by Maldonado-Passage.
Baskin was able to finance her battle thanks to the fortune she inherited from her late husband, who disappeared under mysterious circumstances.
In January 2020, Joe Exotic was sentenced to 22 years in federal prison after being convicted of trying to hire two different men to kill Baskin. In July, a federal appeals court ruled that he should receive a shorter prison sentence.