Sunday, August 17, 2008

Richard O'Brien - No Rocky Horror royalties


No wonder Richard O'Brien is not giving his blessing to Sky Movies' planned remake of his Rocky Horror Picture Show. At a party he tells me he's never earned a penny in royalties from the 1975 film even though in the US alone it has made about $113m on its $1.2m budget. I watched him in the wonderfully weird Dark City the other night - the aliens' long black coats are the campest thing.

5 comments:

stella polari said...

Gawd, not aeing very well is he? He looks like death !

Meow

Madame Arcati said...

Oh I don't know. He must be about 73 now and for 73 he looks about 67.

Anonymous said...

Richard is only 66 (and Madame clairrvoyant, you should know this!)Had lunch with him a couple months ago and he looks stunning-- and the above photo is actually 2 years old.

Madame Arcati said...

I suppose he doesn't look too bad. Got any goss then?

Molly_Arabella said...

Richard O'Brien will personify the very last word in perfect male beauty ten years after he is dead! He calls himself "cadaverous," Ms Stella Polari, but to my eyes at least, and to the eyes of his legions of fans, he is simply exquisite. There is no such thing as a "bad photo" of Richard O'Brien. He gives (amoungst other things, such as charitable work) very good face!*sigh*