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Kate McKinnon. Image Credit: AP

The saga of Joe Exotic is getting another Hollywood chapter, with Kate McKinnon starring as his rival in a limited TV series.

The ‘Saturday Night Live’ star will play Carole Baskin, who sought to shut down Joseph Maldonado-Passage’s for-profit breeding of big cats. The conflict became a pop culture sensation with Netflix’s docuseries ‘Tiger King.’

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The series, ordered without a pilot episode, will be based on the Wondery podcast ‘Joe Exotic,’ NBCUniversal Television and Streaming said Tuesday.

It’s planned for release across three corporate siblings: the NBC broadcast network, cable’s USA channel and the recently launched Peacock streaming service, NBC Universal said.

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Joe Exotic in Netflix's 'Tiger King'.

McKinnon also will be an executive producer for the show with the working title of ‘Joe Exotic,’ Maldonado-Passage’s nickname. He’s also known by the surname Schreibvogel.

Maldonado-Passage is serving a 22-year federal prison term for killing five tigers and plotting to have Baskin killed. In June, a federal judge awarded Baskin ownership of the private Oklahoma zoo run by Maldonado-Passage.

The Joe Exotic role has yet to be cast, NBCUniversal said. Production and release dates were not announced.