Filmed in mock-documentary style at a "couples" therapy session, Famous features dating high school teachers Fred and Geneva, both of whom secretly aspire to work in Hollywood. He wants to be a playwright and she envisions stardom as a pop diva. One of those dreams miraculously comes true when Geneva lands a record deal after her first music video goes viral and logs millions of views. As she rises to stardom, he feels pushed to the sidelines. Can this couple survive or will they discover that being famous and in love makes for a complicated threesome?