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A self-referential, insider farce about the hunger for Hollywood stardom, He's Way More Famous Than You is—like its leading lady—as unhinged as it is hilarious. Still clinging to the fact that years earlier she costarred in The Squid and the Whale, Halley Feiffer (as herself) aims to reignite her faded career by producing a five-minute trailer for a 10-page treatment that will hopefully be developed at a film festival screenwriting lab. Feiffer reimagines herself as a drunken mess consumed only with recapturing the red carpet spotlight, and her plans to produce her semi-autobiographical work soon involve casting her gay wannabe-actor brother, Ryan (Ryan Spahn), enlisting as director Ryan's boyfriend, Michael Urie (Urie, the film's real director), competing for »


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