Controversial documentary ‘Wasted Talent’ shines a light on actor Lillo Brancato’s rise and fall

The documentary "Wasted Talent" centers on the rise and fall of actor Lillo Brancato, whose descent in drug use derailed his career and resulted in the death of a young police officer.

The controversial documentary is due to be released sometime this year, and has already won a best documentary award from the New York City International Film Festival, but there is one audience it will likely not win any acclaim from — the NYPD.

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