Movie producer Buddy Ackerman (Spacey) is one of Hollywood's most powerful men whose quickly on the rise for someone else's higher profile job. But that doesn't make Buddy such a nice guy, which his very naive assistant Guy (Frank Whaley) is just about to learn. As he barely endures and tolerates Buddy's daily rituals of constant abuse and humiliation in front of the office, Guy has his own agenda to rise within Hollywood's ranks and Buddy is his only ticket there.
Kevin Spacey ... Buddy Ackerman
Frank Whaley ... Guy
Michelle Forbes ... Dawn Lockard
Benicio Del Toro ... Rex
Jerry Levine ... Jack
T.E. Russell ... Foster Kane
Roy Dotrice ... Cyrus Miles