The film follows Groo as he tries to woo and cast Jack Black as the sheriff in his film. With no permits, little money, and volunteer actors, Groo's yearlong production encounters problems that threaten to shut it down daily. But finally, in a surreal moment, Jack Black agrees to be in Groo's movie. Groo drives to Los Angeles to film and direct Jack as he plays a small-town sheriff trying to take down the rogue elf in 'The Unexpected Race.' But since the finish of his masterpiece, Groo finds himself still seeking for distribution and a chance to make it big.