Who Else Missed Nikki Finke?

Nikkie Finke is back, or nearly back, which is a cause for celebration. Yes! It was easy to get distracted by the politics of the weird Deadline situation, or the specifics of her big blowout fights with Jay Penske and Sharon Waxman, and to forget that Nikki Finke is a consciously destabilizing force in every environment where she operates, and that that's the point: She's a filterless killer of a type that barely seems to exist on the internet, especially now. Kate Arthur writes that Hollywood, and the media, has largely moved on. Maybe for Finke [her absence has] been difficult — but it’s been a joyful time for [...]


Nice Lillards Finish Last

Matthew Lillard: I made great money in Scooby Doo 2, but that was ten years ago. I just thought, ‘I’ll make a lot of money.’

BlackBook: Did you think that at one point? Matthew Lillard: Sure. I was like, ‘Oh dude, I’ll always work.’ And also, I’m fun to work with and I’m not a guy that’s hard to get a long with. I’ve never had a bad experience with anyone, I’ve never been late, I don’t do drugs. You know, I wish I did. I wish I would beat a woman, do drugs, get arrested, kill a dog.

BlackBook: Then you would have starred in Iron [...]