But Hollywood is a huge shock, moving from his down to earth comfortable life in London to the cut-throat world of Tinseltown.
Then a stroke of luck first meeting leads to a job with fading actress Veronica Madison - a movie star on the verge of a nervous breakdown. Soon Fillip is pulled into the dark and hilarious world she inhabits, surrounded by the famous (and infamous) residents of the Hollywood Hills.
Fillip faces a choice, to make his dream a reality should he become one of them; devious, manipulative, corrupt? Or will he choose happiness and return to the love of his life he left back home in London?