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The Understudy

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2008
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101 min
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Plot: Terminally unemployed and dating-challenged Rebecca (Marin Ireland of TV's HOMELAND) thinks she's scored her big break on Broadway by landing a job with the fickle Ian (Richard Kind of TV's SPIN CITY), helping him manage the darling diva Simone (Kelli Giddish of TV's LAW & ORDER: SVU). Instead of working a dream job, Rebecca finds herself scrubbing floors. When Simone confronts her, Rebecca accidentally shoves her down a flight of stairs, killing her. Rebecca takes over and suddenly, a star is born. But, when a bigger diva is brought in, The Great Greta (Gloria Reuben of TV's E.R.), what is she to do? Can you "accidentally" kill your way to the top? A hilarious dark comedy with an all-star comedic cast, including Tom Wopat (THE DUKES OF HAZZARD, DJANGO UNCHAINED), Asif Mandvi (TV's THE DAILY SHOW, THE PROPOSAL), Paul Sparks (TV's BOARDWALK EMPIRE), and Reiko Aylesworth (TV's HAWAII FIVE-O).
Not Rated by the Motion Picture Association of America.

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