A sleazy hollywood agent tricks one of his clients, a faded action star, into playing king lear in an amateur charity production in england. Starring hollywood legend burt reynolds, a bunch of amateurs tells the story of an ageing action hero desperate to revive his flagging career on the british stage and features a distinguished cast, including academy award nominee imelda staunton, multi award-winning star of stage, screen and television sir derek jacobi cbe and samantha bond. A sleazy hollywood agent tricks one of his clients, a faded action star, into playing king lear in an amateur charity production in london. With burt reynolds, alexandra weaver, elesia marie, sarah goldberg. A sleazy hollywood agent tricks one of his clients, a faded action star, into playing king lear in an amateur charity production in england. A hollywood agent tricks one of his clients, a faded action star, into playing king lear in an amateur charity production in england.