An independent filmmaker teams up with an infomercial guru to produce a low, low-budget adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Lord of the Rings.” The result-bad acting, temperamental crew members, focus groups, lawsuits, awkward product placements, and an untimely death-is a spoof of movies, movie making and movies about movie making.

Two years after losing the love of his life, Kate, heralded chess champion Derek Waters puts in motion a plan involving the wedding of his best friend to Kate’s best friend – in order to bring them back together. As the wedding approaches and Derek finds Kate back in his life once again, he discovers that more is at risk when all of his actions are for the want of his queen.