A distracted Hollywood casting director and her disgruntled assistant attempt to cast quality films from the very bottom rung of the casting ladder. Along the way, they audition a series of wacky characters, all trying to make it big in Tinseltown. Julia Johnston has been a casting director in Hollywood for years, most of the time casting "B" movies and straight-to-DVD films. She and her assistant, Michael, try to maintain calm in an office that seems to thrive on chaos. "The Death Threat" Michael receives a disturbing phone call, and the authorities are called in to investigate. The casting must continue, however, and a series of unusual auditions makes Julia think she may be losing it.