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I want to be a Star 小咖大作战 (TIF)
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Audio: 中文 Chinese
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance

钟大天年轻时曾经是个咖喱菲,因着肯演、会博出位,晋升成为特约演员。他看出演艺圈这个行业很需要咖喱菲,便成立了“大天临时演员经纪公司”,供应咖喱菲给电视台。他好吃懒做的独生子钟狄龙,好久都不找工作,钟大天只好逼他去片场当咖喱菲。当了咖喱菲,狄龙才知道这行业不容易,赚那么丁点的钱,必须付上很多时间、精力和尊严!狄龙在片场与一群性格迥然不同,有着不同目标的咖喱菲,一起展开了临时演员这条路。这条通往梦想的路上充满了许多障碍,众人是否能实现各自的梦想,找到属于自己的人生意义? 本剧通过轻松的手法,以剧中各个主角在当“临时演员”的过程中,各自找到属于自己的定位。透过各个主角的经历,激励年轻观众——勇敢地追梦。梦想不分大小,只要成功实现,就无愧自己。Part-time actor who first started out as a calefare, Zhong Da Tian (Chew Chor Meng) noticed the indispensability of calefares in the media industry, which then spurred him to establish the “Da Tian Calefare Agency”, where he engages talents to take up walk-on roles in various drama productions.Da Tian’s son, Zhong Di Long (played by Shane Pow) spends most of his time idling. After being forced into an acting gig, Di Long learns that being an extra is no easy feat as it seems. Thereon, Di Long embarks on his acting career and encounters other extras - each with a different personality and goal. Will these calefares overcome all setbacks along the rocky road to success? ‘I Want To Be A Star’ portrays the different walks of life in a light-hearted manner, and hopes to urge all aspiring youths to be courageous in pursuing their dreams!

剧情集数 Episodic Synopsis

第一集 EP1 - “死人”活演

钟大天拥有一间临时演员公司,提供临时演员给电视台。这天是拍摄树林里的士兵遭埋伏的戏,助导Jeremy要他三个小时内找十二个年轻的来。大天出尽法宝,到电视台调派人手。Edgar是到电视台追星的追星族,被大天以能接近偶像吸引了来当咖喱菲,高媚的朋友美仪,因为约了高媚,也被叫了来。美仪因为脸上有胎记,非常自卑,但好朋友高媚鼓励她看在钱份上,反正当阿兵哥,没人认得出。狄龙是大天的独生子,母亲过世后一直好吃懒做不去工作,大天拒绝给狄龙零用钱,逼他来当一天的咖喱菲。这些乌合之众,开始体验当咖喱菲的辛劳。

Zhong Da Tian owns a calefare agency which engages extras for various drama productions. Today’s shoot involves a military ambush on field. The Assistant Director (AD), Jeremy demands for twenty young lads to show up in three hours’ time. In a scurry, Da Tian rushes to the broadcasting station to get help. Whilst doing so, he chances upon super fan Edgar, who readily agrees to play calefare at the thought of getting closer to his idol. Gao Mei’s friend, Mei Yi turns up on set to meet Gao Mei. Despite her lack of confidence over the birthmark on her face, Mei Yi eventually agrees to help after Gao Mei’s relentless persuasion.

Ever since his mother passed on, Da Tian’s son, Di Long spends most of his time unemployed and idling. When he asks for allowance, Da Tian seizes the opportunity to make him one of his talents. Thereon, this group of extras set foot on their acting journey, where the struggles of being a calefare await.

第二集 EP2 – “忍!忍!忍! ”

Edgar和狄龙开始了他们的咖喱菲生活,第二次拍的戏,不但得淋雨,狄龙还得忍尿。高媚因为淋雨着凉了,但还是很专业地坚持岗位,让狄龙和Edgar都很佩服她,拍摄时帮她“掩护”,好让她不那么辛苦。宝宝和大天年轻时同样是咖喱菲,这么多年了,宝宝还是没有机会发挥演技,只是一味搞笑,让大天看在眼里,无比唏嘘。美仪被助导Jeremy误会是化了丑妆的咖喱菲,被拉去当宝宝的布景,以致以后需要连戏。高媚真的生病了,拍完戏后还得赶去上夜班。Edgar好心送她去上班,途中被高媚问到他的梦想,Edgar不禁开始思索,决定与其追星,不如自己成为一个颗星,让人来追……

Edgar and Di Long turn up for their second day of shoot. Not only do they have to get themselves drenched, Di Long even faces a washroom emergency amidst filming. Gao Mei feels no better as she catches a cold in the rain. Even so, she demonstrates her professionalism and decides to go on with the shoot. The boys are impressed. As they film, Edgar and Di Long chip in to help Gao Mei ‘take cover’.

Like Da Tian, Hong Bao Bao (used to be “Hong Bu Nao”) first started acting as a calefare. It has been decades now, but all Bao Bao plays are comedic roles. She feels dejected for not given a chance to showcase her true talent. AD Jeremy mistakes Mei Yi’s birthmark for part of her makeup, and pulls her into the background of Bao Bao’s scene. For continuity purpose, Mei Yi has to be called in for later shoots. Gao Mei is ill, but chooses to work night-shift nonetheless. Edgar offers to send her to work. On their way there, Gao Mei probes for Edgar’s aspiration. He begins to ponder over his life goal, and eventually decides that rather being a super fan who chases after his idols, he shall become a celebrity himself – one who has fans wooing after his trail…

第三集 EP3 - 百变路人甲

拍摄武打戏,狄龙和发哥很聪明地闪到后面,Edgar却挤到主角身边抢戏。Edgar笨笨边做动作边喊口号,被导演换到后面去,把狄龙找到前面来。狄龙很不情愿,辩解说观众会奇怪来来去去同样的人,导演懒得睬他,说没人看你们的!大天得知是和宝宝对戏,吃惊,要推戏却推不掉。大天和宝宝对戏,讲对白结巴,一直出糗,害大家NG,后面的咖喱菲必须一直走来走去。最后高媚不支倒下,大家慌乱!Edgar陪着美仪送高媚回来,看到高媚家这么穷,啧啧称奇,让美仪和高媚觉得Edgar很讨人厌。大天对今天的事很沮丧,狄龙奇怪父亲不是很会演戏的吗?为什么今天会失水准?大天借口说看到宝宝的脸,就想起以前合拍的往事,有阴影,所以和宝宝对戏时说不出对白,沮丧明天重拍怎么办?狄龙同情父亲,表示一定会有办法的……

Di Long and Fa Ge sneak off to the back while in the middle of an action scene. Edgar, on the other hand, sticks close behind the main lead and attempts to steal the limelight. His exaggerated gestures calls for a chiding from the director, who then switches his position with Di Long.

Da Tian tries to decline an acting gig after learning that he will be partnered with Bao Bao, but to no avail. On the day of shoot, Da Tian stumbles over his lines and makes an embarrassment out of himself. Due to his NGs, the calefares are also made to do multiple retakes. Gao Mei suddenly faints out of exhaustion, leaving everyone in frantic. Edgar and Mei Yi later bring her home. Edgar fails to hide his disbelief after seeing how Gao Mei comes from a poor family. Both Mei Yi and Gao Mei find his insensitivity a turn-off. Meanwhile, Da Tian is in a distraught over his mistakes. Di Long is curious to find out what is causing his father’s subpar performance. Da Tian then reveals a phobia which he has not been able to get over ever since his last act with Bao Bao. He worries for next day’s shoot. Di Long empathizes with his father, and resolves to find a way to help him.

第四集 EP4 - 趁“机”借“位”

大天又和宝宝对戏,心情忐忑,还是无法做到,狄龙帮父亲解围,建议做宝宝的替身。导演一阳答应借位拍摄,果然很顺利,大天感激儿子的机智。狄龙和美仪拘谨地饰演情侣,二人在交谈中彼此了解。如花演加龙古尼,推着纸皮箱推车走,男主角一直吃螺丝,害得如花不停走,关节炎发作。狄龙自荐代替如花!如花赞狄龙比他老爸有人性多了。宝宝逼供大天为什么每次对戏都说不出话,是不是暗恋她?大天吓一跳,忙装很鄙视宝宝,宝宝信以为真,黯然自己来来去去都是演十三点角色,大天爱莫能助。狄龙与美仪探望了高媚后离开,狄龙知道美仪的梦想是当歌星。美仪心情低落,先进了电梯,留下狄龙在电梯外。岂料,电梯卡着,美仪怕黑,慌张。狄龙建议她唱歌,美仪提高声量,唱着唱着就陶醉在歌声里,不害怕了。

Unable to overcome his phobia, Da Tian continues making blunders in his scene with Bao Bao. Di Long thinks of an idea and volunteers to substitute Bao Bao. The shoot progresses smoothly after. Da Tian feels grateful for his son’s wit. Di Long and Mei Yi grow closer as they act as a couple.

The male lead makes repeated NGs, and Ru Hua is made to walk around with a pushcart. When her rheumatism acts up, Di Long offers to replace her. Ru Hua compliments Di Long for his kind offer. Bao Bao confronts Da Tian, and even suspects that he secretly likes her. In a fluster, Da Tian pretends to despise Bao Bao. She takes it for real, leaving Da Tian at lost.

After paying Gao Mei a visit together, Di Long learns that Mei Yi aspires to become a singer. Mei Yi’s mood dampens, and she enters the lift without Di Long. Out of the sudden, the lift breaks down and Mei Yi gets trapped in the dark. Di Long suggests that she sing as loudly as she can to help calm her nerves.

第五集 EP5 - 鬼也怕怕

大天因为水晶灯被如花打破事,赔了电视台三千块,他不忍心要如花赔偿全部,骗如花她需要赔六百,还让她分六次还。大天此举是要临演们学习拍戏时负责任。大家扮成清朝的僵尸,学习学僵尸跳,闹了不少笑话。高媚因为患了飞蚊症而不知道,看到了很多白色点点,加上自己的胡思乱想和身体虚弱,看成了白色人影,以为是看到了鬼,闹出了不少笑话。狄龙替父亲付工资给众人,得知如花姐得赔偿六百,愤愤不平,质问父亲,才知道大天的用心良苦,要临演们学习负责任的功课。他欣慰儿子知道开始赚钱不容易。高媚告诉Edgar拍鬼戏很邪门,会有灵异的事发生,Edgar不信。

Ru Hua breaks a chandelier, and Da Tian is asked to compensate the broadcasting station $3000. Unwilling to have Ru Hua take liability for the full sum, Da Tian lies that the compensation is only $600, and gives her time to pay him back by instalments. By doing so, Da Tian hopes that the talents will learn the importance of being responsible at work. During a shoot, everyone spends an enjoyable time in their Chinese zombie get-up.

Gao Mei thinks that the white figures she sees are paranormal beings, when they are in fact a result of the floaters in her eyes. While paying the talents their wages, Di Long finds out that Ru Hua is told to fork out the compensation. He confronts his father, and later understands his intentions of doing so. Da Tian is contented to see how his son has grown to cherish the value of hard-earned money. When Gao Mei warns Edgar of possible paranormal encounters while filming a horror show, Edgar chooses to turn deaf ears on it.

第六集 EP6 - 33度的冬天

Edgar开始对高媚有感觉,这天拍戏时,期待和他演情侣的是高媚,看到是肥妹,暗暗失望。狄龙和美仪演情侣,Edgar和肥妹演另外一对情侣。四人要穿着厚厚的冬装扮洋人,等了又等,汗流浃背。Edgar发现他的僵尸舞很多人点击,非常开心。狄龙找导演理论,指出室内有暖气,他们应该脱下冬装才对,导演一阳接受他的意见。大天远处见到,对儿子的认真感到欣慰。宝宝得知没有被提名最佳女主角,无比失望,大天看在眼里,很是同情。大天叫儿子拿醒酒的食物给宝宝,宝宝对狄龙倾吐她的无奈和悲哀。Edgar、狄龙和美仪去看电影,发现他们都特别会注意电影里的咖喱菲。

Edgar is slowly falling for Gao Mei. He looks forward to act as a couple with her, but gets hit with disappointment when Fei Mei turns up instead. Di Long, Mei Yi, Edgar and Fei Mei perspire profusely in their thick, winter clothing while playing as Caucasian couples. Meanwhile, Edgar fails to contain his excitement after learning that his zombie dance video is going viral.

Di Long reasons that it will only make sense to remove their layers of winter clothing since there should be heater indoors, to which the director agrees. Da Tian, who watches from afar, is proud to see how much his son has grown. Bao Bao is devastated as she falls out of the Best Actress nomination list. Da Tian shows sympathy and asks Di Long to bring Bao Bao some food to aid her hangover. Bao Bao seeks solace in Di Long. Edgar, Di Long and Mei Yi go out on a movie date, and realise how they have started taking notice of calefares in the film.

第七集 EP7 - “妓”不择食

大天感叹自己老了,希望狄龙以后能接管生意,狄龙体恤父亲,答应尝试。大天说拍摄需要嫖客和妓女,叫儿子找人,千万不能说是演妓女,她们知道了不会来的。狄龙只好昧着良心找人。电视台要Edgar把穿着僵尸服的video post拿掉,狄龙不肯。大天劝说不管的话,后果可能会更严重的。狄龙无奈告诉Edgar,Edgar坚决不删除。拍摄日,美仪发现狄龙隐瞒演妓女的事,对狄龙不满,后来发现狄龙的苦衷,对他谅解。美仪陪狄龙去买饭盒,虽然加重成本,但狄龙不亏待员工,美仪看在眼里。Edgar向Juliet要合照,被Juliet骂。Edgar忍不住回骂。狄龙劝架,却被Edgar骂!Edgar请大家去吃午餐,大家讲狄龙的坏话。美仪尝试替狄龙说好话,却被众人怀疑喜欢上狄龙,美仪急忙否认。

As Da Tian ages by the day, he hopes to have Di Long succeed his business. Di Long understands his father’s concerns, and decides to give it a shot. A shoot is calling for talents to act as prostitutes and hostesses. Da Tian deploys Di Long’s help to search for them, but with the condition of keeping their role a secret for the time being.

Edgar is asked to remove his zombie video post, but Di Long refuses to. Da Tian warns him of the undesirable consequences if they were to go against the broadcasting station’ wishes. Di Long relays the message to Edgar, who insists to keep the video. When Mei Yi realises that she is casted as a prostitute, she blames Di Long for not being truthful. Despite so, she eventually decides to let things slip and accompanies Di Long out to pack lunch for the extras. Mei Yi acknowledges Di Long’s kind-heartedness as he looks out for the talents. Edgar asks to take a photo with Juliet, only to get a scolding from her. Unable to take it lying down, Edgar starts to rebut. Di Long tries to break their quarrel, but to no avail. Edgar even flares up at him. Later, Edgar treats everyone to a meal where they badmouth about Di Long. When Mei Yi tries to speak up for him, everyone suspects that she has feelings for Di Long. Mei Yi denies.

第八集 EP8 - 店主顾客一家亲

Edgar赌气下带领了如花、发哥和肥妹加盟天大公司,与狄龙等人成为敌对两组,在拍摄时不合作而被导演责骂。Juliet发现Edgar还在做临演,生气要罢拍,并要求监制出面。同时Juliet发现名贵手表不见,认定是众咖喱菲偷的,要求搜身!狄龙挺身而出为大家说话,让Edgar等人感动。天大老板来到,不问缘由便搜身,让Edgar等人饱受屈辱。宝宝发现手表原来掉入了她的包包,拿了还给Juliet。Juliet反而指宝宝偷窃,宝宝愤然点出Juliet的丑陋。继续拍摄时,Juliet情绪大受影响演不出,向导演投诉无人能演好,宝宝二话没说便示范,演技一流,真情感人,全场热烈鼓掌,让Juliet更难堪。

In a fit of anger, Edgar leads Ru Hua, Fa Ge and Fei Mei who unite forces to set up the ‘Tian Da Company’. Their purpose is to go against Di Long and the rest. As tensions rise during the shoot, the director reprimands them for refusing to cooperate. At the sight of Edgar, Juliet fumes with anger and demands to meet the producer.

Juliet’s branded watch is missing, and she assumes that the culprit must be among the calefares. Di Long steps up to speak for them. Edgar and the others are touched. Meanwhile, Da Tian appears and starts to do a search on every one without clarifying the situation. This leaves them feeling humiliated. Bao Bao returns with Juliet’s watch after realising that it has dropped into her bag. Rather than feeling grateful, Juliet accuses Bao Bao of stealing her watch. Bao Bao starts to point out Juliet’s flaws in retort. Juliet fails to concentrate on filming after the saga, and claims that the role is too tough for any actor. Without hesitation, Bao Bao immerses into the role and awes everyone on set with her impressive act. Juliet is left embarrassed and speechless.

第九集 EP9 - 古人难当

Edgar和狄龙被选上演有对白的太监,高兴不已。Edgar问为什么高媚最近没有来拍戏?美仪说她的阿公阿嬷病了,所以忙着OT赚钱,感叹追求梦想也需要有条件的。狄龙听到强哥和Jeremy讲要找人代唱的事,叫美仪去参加audition,美仪自卑退缩,说唱歌不再是她的梦想了。狄龙和Edgar各自心事重重,Edgar想在金钱上帮高媚,担心她不肯接受。狄龙则想帮助自卑的美仪,可是她自我放弃。Edgar提‘你不是她,真的不会明白她的感受’,狄龙忽有灵感,化了同样的胎记去找美仪,美仪以为狄龙故意侮辱她。狄龙拉了美仪走。不少人对他们注目,美仪自卑低头,狄龙却昂然抬头,让美仪多了许多勇气。狄龙找了街头卖艺的朋友弹吉他,叫美仪唱歌,Edgar和肥妹出现,和狄龙三人一起配搭跳起僵尸舞伴舞,曲毕,很多人鼓掌,也有人拍了视频!

Di Long and Edgar are thrilled to act as eunuchs with given lines! Mei Yi tells Edgar that Gao Mei has been missing shoots to work overtime for her grandparent’s medical bills. Edgar wishes to help Gao Mei with her finances, but frets that she won’t accept it. Qiang Ge and Jeremy are holding auditions to look for a ghost singer. Di Long encourages Mei Yi to try out for it. She lies that becoming a singer is no longer her dream. Despite so, Di Long is determined to help her overcome her insecurities… But how? Something that Edgar says strikes Di Long with an idea.

Mei Yi thinks that Di Long is trying to pull a mockery when he appears with a similar birthmark on his face. Little does she expect, Di Long drags her to where his friend busks, and urges her to sing. Nonchalant to people’s judgemental glances, Di Long continues to hold his head high. His actions boost Mei Yi’s confidence. Edgar and Fei Mei appear shortly after as Mei Yi’s backup dancers. Their performance receives great responses from the crowd.

第十集 EP10 - 聚少成多

狄龙陪美仪练唱,被大天看见。大天问儿子对美仪是认真的吗?狄龙试探他会反对吗?大天表示不会。Audition,肥妹、如花、Edgar故意唱得难听,凸显美仪的好歌声,美仪果然中选,会幕后代Juliet唱歌。大天和Juliet演戏,望着Juliet的方向,看得到宝宝,紧张得说不出话。强哥气煞,决定把宝宝调到别的座位。宝宝和大天翻脸,她期待能发挥的戏都被大天毁了。大天歉疚,告诉强哥他可以克服问题。大天终于说出对白,宝宝也演得很好。Edgar选了名贵手表要送高媚,狄龙不信高媚会答应当Edgar的女友,Edgar却信心满满!狄龙发现父亲藏着洪宝宝的剪报,问大天是否暗恋宝宝,所以跟她对戏很紧张?

Da Tian chances upon Di Long’s singing practice with Mei Yi, and probes to find out if his son’s feelings for her are true. When Di Long asks Da Tian if he will object to their relationship, Da Tian assures that he won’t. Fei Mei, Ru Hua and Edgar perform badly to help Mei Yi stand out during the singing auditions. Their efforts pay off as Mei Yi gets picked as the ghost singer for Juliet. While acting with Juliet, Da Tian begins to stutter as he sees Bao Bao sitting behind her. Furious, Qiang Ge decides to switch Bao Bao’s position. Bao Bao falls out with Da Tian as her golden opportunity is ruined. Apologetic, Da Tian promises to overcome his problem, which he eventually does. Edgar prepares a luxurious watch as a gift for Gao Mei, confident that she will agree to date him. Meanwhile, Di Long discovers Bao Bao’s news clippings in his father’s secret stash. He decides to find out if Da Tian really has a secret crush on Bao Bao.

第十一集 EP11 - 戏假情真

狄龙得知宝宝是父亲的女神,鼓励大天告诉宝宝,大天犹豫。大家扮成红头巾和苦力,和宝宝一起演绎梦境。Edgar叮嘱狄龙和美仪记得骗高媚到他家,于是狄龙骗高媚当天有拍摄,高媚答应。宝宝需要吊钢丝,有畏高的她紧张,大天托儿子拿安神补药给宝宝,狄龙忍不住告诉宝宝父亲的秘密,宝宝才恍然。宝宝站在高台上,心惊胆跳,大天鼓起勇气对她比自由女神的手势,宝宝得着力量,终于完成了危险动作。大天终于对宝宝说出秘密,如释重负,二人的友谊迈进一步。Edgar紧张找众人部署告白计划,大家才恍然原来Edgar真的是有钱人,而且不是普通的有钱!

Di Long encourages Da Tian to confess to Bao Bao, but Da Tian is hesitant. Meanwhile, Edgar reels in Di Long and Mei Yi’s help to trick Gao Mei to his place. Everyone is dressed as Samsui women and coolies for the shoot. Bao Bao is in jitters as she has to be hung on wires. Knowing that she has fear for heights, Da Tian gets Di Long to pass Bao Bao pills to help loosen her nerves. Whilst doing so, Di Long lets her father’s secret out to Bao Bao. As she films nervously on a high platform, Da Tian musters up his courage and mimics Statue of Liberty from below. Thanks to him, Bao Bao successfully wraps up her scene. After much thought, Da Tian comes clean about his feelings for Bao Bao, and their relationship progress further. As Edgar finds help to plan his confession event, the others are surprised to learn that he has not lied about his wealth!

第十二集 EP12 - 小咖变大咖

Edgar向高媚告白,哪知却被高媚骂侮辱了她,离开。美仪追着高媚,才得知原来高媚是自卑。狄龙对Edgar指出告白应该是很私密的,促使Edgar找上高媚的家,对她一番感人肺腑的告白,让高媚暗中感动流泪。美仪下厨给大天和狄龙吃,大天暗示二人可以组织家庭了,让美仪红了脸,监制来电,邀请美仪唱插曲,让美仪惊喜万分。电视台开拍喜宴的戏,大家盛装出席,高媚却没有来,让Edgar失望…… 二年后,Edgar投资拍电影,所有的小咖成为大咖,向各自的梦想迈进……

Edgar confesses to Gao Mei. Claiming that she feels humiliated, Gao Mei turns around and leaves. Mei Yi later finds out that Gao Mei is acting this way because of her low self-esteem. Di Long suggests that Edgar forgo the grand event and confess to Gao Mei in private. On his second attempt, Edgar moves Gao Mei with his sincerity. Mei Yi cooks for Da Tian and Di Long. Da Tian teases that they are ready to get married, leaving Mei Yi blushed. Mei Yi is ecstatic when she receives an offer to sing for a drama’s soundtrack. Everyone except Gao Mei dresses up for a glamourous, banquet shoot. Edgar is disappointed.

Two years later, Edgar invests to shoot a film. The once calefares grow to become actors who continue to work towards their own dreams and goals…


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