Paparazzi (2004) - Synopsis
They are chroniclers of Hollywood glitz and glamour, and key players in the public's insatiable appetite for information and photos about their favorite stars. They seem to never sleep... hunters who trail their prey - the show business elite - at all hours of the day and night.
They are as much a part of gala premieres as bright lights and red carpets. And their photos can make or break a career. For rising action superstar Bo Laramie (COLE HAUSER), a quartet of paparazzi is at first an annoyance, then an ever-disturbing presence. When they threaten his family's safety, it will be the last mistake they ever make.
Bo seems to have it all: beautiful wife, adoring son and a Malibu beach house. Life couldn't be better. But his newfound fame comes with a price. He's become a target of a team of four paparazzi bent on making Bo and his family fodder for the tabloids, to nearly ruinous effect for the Laramies.
The paparazzi and their weapons of choice - long lenses - stalk Bo everywhere. He accepts the veritable invasion of his life ... until photos of his wife, Abby, and his son, Zach, begin appearing on covers of one particularly sleazy tabloid called Paparazzi. All efforts to convince the photographers to spare his family are ignored, and when Bo has a physical altercation with one "superstar" paparazzo, Rex (TOM SIZEMORE), the actor is sentenced to anger-management therapy - while Rex walks away unpunished. The paparazzi become increasingly relentless, ruthless - even criminal. One night they trap Bo and his family in a high-speed chase that ends in a terrible accident, sending Abby into intensive care and 6-year-old Zach into a coma. Veteran Los Angeles detective Burton (DENNIS FARINA) believes Bo's version of the accident but when Burton can't make the case against the photographers, Bo seeks vengeance on his own.
And the paparazzi start falling...one by one.