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Emma Thompson is a tyrannical Late Night staple in trailer for Mindy Kaling's Sundance hit

Late Night was one of Sundance’s biggest success stories, with Mindy Kaling’s comedy selling to Amazon Studios for a gobsmacking $13 million. Kaling wrote and stars in the film, which follows her struggling writer as she joins the all-male writers’ room of an ailing late-night show hosted by an acerbic Emma Thompson.

John Lithgow, Hugh Dancy, Amy Ryan, and Kaling’s The Mindy Project co-star Ike Barinholtz co-star, while TV director Nisha Ganatra (Girls, Mr. Robot) makes her feature directorial debut.

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Watch the full trailer above ahead of the film’s June 7 premiere. 

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Randall Colburn

Randall Colburn is The A.V. Club's Internet Culture Editor. He lives in Chicago, occasionally writes plays, and was a talking head in Best Worst Movie, the documentary about Troll 2.