In 1951, Eddie Mannix (Josh Brolin) is the top of a film studio and the cost of retaining away from the press scandalous habits of its stars. When one in every of his actresses single DeeAnna Moran (Scarlett Johansson), pregnant, Mannix arranges the child to be positioned below the care of others and to undertake it later with out understanding that she is the organic mom. He is commonly put within the place of to keep away from questions from Thora twins and Thessaly Thacker (Tilda Swinton), who’ve a gossip column.
The most necessary present challenge of the studio is epic Hail, Caezar !, the main function belongs to Baird Whitlock (George Clooney). During filming, Whitlock drink some wine which have put some medication and faints whereas repeating strains after which kidnapped. Soon, a ticket redemption arrives and calls for in trade actor sum of one hundred thousand dollars. Mannix plans to take the cash from the fund to pay the ransom studio.
Whitlock wakes up and goes to speak to the chief of the group that kidnapped him, have shaped the majority of writers, and explains their doctrine, reaching to overcome it and draw it to their trigger. Meanwhile, western film star Hobbie Doyle (Alden Ehrenrich) is chosen for a movie drama by director Laurence Laurentz (Ralph Fiennes). When the preliminary good thing about Doyle is considered one of all laughter, Laurentz goes to Mannix and asks him to remove him from distribution, however he doesn’t need to hear and asks the director to study to do higher.