Tired of struggling with their acting careers, three friends hatch a scheme to cast themselves in a phony movie to get on Hollywood’s radar. Unbeknownst to the other girls, Cassie enlists casting director Mabel Singer to help them with their plan.
Hollywood takes an interest when they hear about the female driven, African-American, western the ladies are “producing” and starring in. To keep up the charade they meet with Archibald - an aging, eccentric writer to discuss the script.
Actor Willard Pugh, known for playing Harpo in The Color Purple, stops at nothing to get a part in the lady’s “movie.” A powerful Hollywood studio hears about the project and decides they must have it, but on their own terms.
Sharice gets some good news when one of her regulars at the strip club offers to fund their movie, turning it from a fake movie to a real one. The ladies try to convince a popular director to get on board, but he proves to be a tough sell despite his love for the project.
Casting the Net EP 5 - THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE SEXY
The ladies have a tough decision to make when the studio offers to turn their little indie movie into a major studio film, but only if they agree to step aside as the leads. Hollywood is buzzing about the film, and even actor Eric Roberts vies for a role.
Cassie’s ex-husband sets them up with training at a cowboy boot camp, but his generosity is masking his real motives. Mabel gets wind of what’s really going on and enlists Archibald, and Willard to help her put a stop to it.