Hail, Caesar!

Hollywood, 1950s. Eddie Mannix (Josh Brolin) is Head of Physical Production at Capitol Studios. His life is one of non-stop action: casting issues, production issues, keeping the studios stars in line, ensuring the studio avoids negative publicity, dealing with the press, and playing matchmaker to the studios stars, amongst other things. His current main issue is that one of the studios biggest stars, Baird Whitlock George Clooney and, has been kidnapped by Communist screenwriters. But its all in a day’s work for Eddie Mannix.