Wild Things. The movie starred Neve Campbell, Denise Richards, Matt Dillon and Kevin Bacon. Campbell and Richards play high school students who conspire with their guidance counselor (Dillon), to steal a multi-million dollar settlement from the mom of one of the girls.On their trail is Bacon, playing a crooked cop.It’s not until later in the movie that viewers discover—SPOILER ALERT!—Dillon and Bacon’s characters are working together to trick the young women and take the money themselves.McNaughton says the male characters were supposed to be more than just partners in crime.
They were also lovers. This would become apparent in a sexy shower scene in the original script.Will you be watching? Marking the film’s 25th anniversary, McNaughton told Yahoo Entertainment, “In the original version of the scene, Matt walks into his bathroom to take a shower and there’s Kevin. “They were supposed to look each other up and down and then wham — go at it.”McNaughton says that even he hadn’t seen the twist coming when he first read the script.
However, just before shooting the scene, one of the actors said they didn’t want to do it as written. McNaughton doesn’t specify who but laments the loss of the scene.“I love surprise, and I love stuff that I don’t see coming.
But in that moment it was like ‘You win some, you lose some; we’re moving on.'”Whomp, whomp.Both Bacon and Dillon have previously mentioned the deleted scene in past interviews.