EXCLUSIVE: Documentary podcast series Gangster Capitalism is returning for a second season with the NRA in its sights this time.
The show, which is hosted by documentarian Andrew Jenks and is produced by Cadence13’s C13Originals, followed the college admissions scandal in its first season last year.
More from Deadline
- Coping With COVID-19 Crisis: Hard-Hit Publicists Fight To Survive In The Ashes Of Cancellations
- 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Fans Gather Virtually For Highest-Rated Episode In Two Years
- CAA Signs Sundance Filmmaker Zoé Wittock
The new run will see Jenks look into the National Rifle Association (NRA) tracing key moments and following the money trail of this almost 150-year-old nonprofit organization. The eight-episode run will feature reports from gun shows, conferences, and protests and will include interviews with former staffers, members and lobbyists, as well as everyday Americans.
The podcast will launch its first two episodes on March 25 (you can listen to a trailer below) with new episodes available weekly. It is exec produced by Chris Corcoran, Zak Levitt, and Andrew Jenks, written and directed by Zak Levitt and Andrew Jenks and produced by Lloyd Lochridge and Perry Crowell.
It comes after the first season of the podcast, which looked at how the college admissions scandal exposed a slew of Hollywood celebrities and Fortune 500 CEOs, was optioned by Entertainment 360 for an anthology TV series.
“As we further develop and expand our C13Originals slate, we’re prioritizing impactful and ambitious documentaries geared around culture, business, moments in time, music and more” said Chris Corcoran, Chief Content Officer, Cadence13. “Our objective is about finding the right stories, and how we tell and express them, so that the audience can immerse itself in what we believe will create conversation and engagement.”
Best of Deadline
- Coronavirus: U.S. Death Toll At 544 With Monday Total In Triple Digits For First Time; Global Deaths Pass 16,000 - Update
- Coronavirus: Movies That Have Halted Or Delayed Production Amid Outbreak
- Hong Kong Filmart Postponed Due To Coronavirus Fears; Event Moves Two Weeks Before Toronto