On November 24, House of Gucci hit theaters, following the true crime saga of the Gucci family’s fashion empire. The story starts when Patrizia Reggiani (Lady Gaga) marries Maurizio Gucci (Adam Driver), and the family’s legacy begins to spiral. What follows is a tale of betrayal, glamour, and the family members’ battle to gain control of the company. Revenge leads to murder when Maurizio is killed in cold blood.
The film was directed by Ridley Scott and stars Jared Leto, Al Pacino, Salma Hayek, Jeremy Irons, and more. Check out these 5 podcast episodes all about House of Gucci with interviews from the film’s actors, reviews, and more.
House of Gucci: Interview Special
“House of Gucci Interview Special” is the film’s official podcast. So far, this series has released episodes interviewing Lady Gaga, Adam Driver, Jared Leto, Salma Hayek, and more. Episodes will also speak with crew, such as director Sir Ridley Scott and costume designer Janty Yates. The average episode length is under 90 minutes long.
Pop Culture Happy Hour
This 26-minute episode of NPR’s “Pop Culture Happy Hour” recaps House of Gucci and discusses how the screenplay was adapted from Sara Gay Forden’s book Gucci: A Sensational Story of Murder, Madness, Glamour, and Greed. The hosts unpacked the actors’ performances, cringey moments, Jared Leto’s accent, the unintentional humor sprinkled throughout the film, and more.
The Big Picture
Chris Ryan joins hosts Sean Fennessey and Amanda Dobbins on this episode of “The Big Picture.” They analyze House of Gucci, the costumes, and more. Around the 35-minute mark, the hosts rank their favorite Ridley Scott-directed films. Later on, they discuss the documentary, DMX: Don’t Try to Understand.
Kermode & Mayo’s Film Review
On this 2-hour episode of “Kermode & Mayo’s Film Review,” Adam Driver stops by to discuss his role of Maurizio Gucci in the film. Later in the episode, hosts Kermode and Mayo review films including The Power of the Dog, Petite Maman, King Richard, and more.
Even the Rich
This episode of Wondery’s “Even the Rich” is broken into three parts about Maurizio Gucci’s murder in 1995. When he was killed, the murder went unsolved and investigators were stumped, causing them to search diligently for years. In part one, listeners hear how Guccio Gucci started as a bellhop before starting the brand. We’ll learn about Maurizio’s upbringing, his shy nature, and role as House of Gucci’s chairman. By episode two, we learn about his ex-wife and relationships. The third episode shares details about Maurizio’s murder.