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The Plot Thickens - Season 2


Welcome to The Plot Thickens, a documentary podcast about the movies and the people who make them. Our second season is The Devil’s Candy, the inside story of how a star-studded movie with all the makings of a hit ended up a cautionary tale for the ages.

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ABOUT Season Two

For our second season, we’re bringing you behind the scenes for the unmaking of a movie – a movie that could have been a smash, but ended up a flop.  The Bonfire of the Vanities was one of the best-selling novels of the 1980s and had all the makings for a hit motion picture: a dark comedy with heart and bite, an A-list director and a star-studded cast.  So what went wrong?