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The Nikki Finke/Jay Penske Drama Gets The Blockbuster Trailer It Deserves

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Perhaps you're familiar with feared and revered Hollywood blogger Nikki Finke's feud with Jay Penske over that erupted in the past few months. Finke left Deadline after sparring with Penske over creative control of the site and now she's on her own.

Now, Funny or Die has brilliantly crafted the Deadline drama like a blockbuster thriller, starring Jean Smart and Christina Applegate:

DEADLINE: The Nikki Finke Story with Jean Smart and Christina Applegate from Jean Smart
For the record, Finke responded positively to the parody on her Twitter page:

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