Rough Play displays the life of Oh Young (Lee Joon), an young cocky actor who plays a lead part on a small play. He constantly goes off script and improvises in which results in destroying the play because the lead actress can't handle it. Oh Young knows he is a good actor and is noticed by manager Kim Jang-Ho (Seo Bum-Suk), who has hit rock bottom and is looking for a comeback. Jang-Ho knows the young actor's potential and puts all he has on the line to make Oh Young the next big thing. However, the more famous Oh Young gets, he becomes more and more cocky taking his career and the people close to him for granted. This movie will portray the downfall of a young cocky actor after reaching the top in his career.