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WATCH: Funny or Die Sends Up Nikki Finke in New Trailer for High-Stakes Thriller 'Deadline: The Movie'

Photo of Beth Hanna By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood December 2, 2013 at 4:25PM

"Did you hear Mandy Patinkin's leaving Gersh?" "SHIT." Such are the high-stakes dramas at the center of Funny or Die's new trailer for "Deadline: The Movie." Jean Smart stars as Finke herself. Christina Applegate's running around in there, too. Watch below.
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Nikki Finke Funny or Die

"Did you hear Mandy Patinkin's leaving Gersh?" 

"SHIT."

Such are the high-stakes dramas at the center of Funny or Die's new trailer for "Deadline: The Movie." Jean Smart stars as Nikki Finke herself. Christina Applegate's running around in there, too. Watch below.

 

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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.