Doug Camilli Chuck Lorre will make a Bonfire of the Vanities sitcom

    Everybody loved Tom Wolfe’s novel The Bonfire of the Vanities, which was serialized in Rolling Stone in 1984-85 but then became a bestseller anyway. It was a clever, fast-moving sneer at 1980s big-city American life, where greed, ego, racism, classism, lust and real-estate envy combine in a toxic cocktail.

    But everybody was disappointed by the 1990 Brian De Palma movie – with Tom Hanks, Melanie Griffith and Bruce Willis – which bombed big time.

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