Season 3: Grand Casino
This Sounds Serious returns with Grand Casino. In 1991, TV producer Kirk Todd was supposed to direct his first movie, Grand Casino, but the movie was never made. Kirk disappeared with the film’s budget and was revealed to be a con man named Jeremy Weaver. We follow host Gwen Radford as she tracks down the victims and puts together the pieces of this con three decades later.
EPISODE 1: JEREMY, KENNY, KARL, KLAUS, AND KIRK
A 9-1-1 call about a heart attack at a 1991 movie screening leads investigative journalist Gwen Radford to unearth the life story of con man, Kirk Todd, from his childhood crimes through his career as a TV producer, up to Grand Casino, the movie he never made.
EPISODE 2: WE WERE FILMING A CRIME SCENE
How did Kirk Todd put himself in the position to pull off this con? Gwen answers that question and reveals the events of the Grand Casino premier from the red carpet to the chaos in the lobby after the crime is discovered.
EPISODE 3: HOW TO MAKE A FAKE MOVIE
In order to pull off the Grand Casino con, Kirk had to convince the studio and the crew that he was making the movie. How did nobody catch on?
EPISODE 4: VISITING HOURS
Gwen travels to Maricopa County Prison to meet Kirk Todd and get inside the mind of a con man. She learns about his marriage to art forger Helen Chatham and the events that tore them apart.
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