The Story Of A Wannabe Who Got To Be
By day Chris Cole repairs photocopiers. By night he takes the stage as frontman for a tribute band emulating Steel Dragon, the world's hottest heavy-metal band. Then, suddenly, opportunity rocks: Chris is tapped to become Steel Dragon's new lead singer. Just like that, he goes from small-town nobody to megastar. Just like that, he and his manager/ girlfriend Emily enter a world crazier than either imagined.
Mark Wahlberg and Jennifer Aniston headline and Stephen Herek (Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure) directs this knowing, chord crunching, hair-whipping look at 80's arena rock and the price of fame. Filled with the style, strut and feel of an era, Rock Star gets it right. Long may it shine.