Nick Lassiter is having a bad year. He just lost his girlfriend and his job. And he finds that an unpublished thriller he had penned was stolen and turned into a blockbuster movie. Deciding he wants justice for the latter, he and a couple of odd friends head to NYC. There they will find trouble from the NYPD as well as the Russian mob. Only the intervention of his high-ranking CIA father will keep help keep them alive long enough to make sense of everything.