Ellie Parker (Naomi Watts) races around town from one audition to another, changing make-up, clothes and personality. She speeds along, barely attending to her whirlwind life as she strives to get cast in a movie. Her best friend Sam (Rebecca Rigg), her boyfriend Justin (Mark Pellegrino) and her new fling Chris (Scott Coffey) just don t seem to help. As Ellie considers giving up after losing faith in the craft, her manager Dennis (Chevy Chase) doesn t exactly talk her out of it. One last insane audition for Ellie, and she s back in the game
or is she?