Curson Beely is a former child actor who just can't catch a break in the business. Everywhere he goes he is reminded of his former success and current failure. While delivering pizzas for his demeaning day job he catches the eye of a mysterious older benefactress. This chance encounter proves to be fateful. Curson begins to ascend the Hollywood ladder once again but he finds the toll of success harder and harder to shoulder and the support of his wealthy patron more and more difficult to stomach. With his dream finally within his reach, he must decide if the prize is really worth the price.