March 13, 2015 04:10 PM

From Lady Gaga to Britney Spears to the king of celebrity impersonators, Elvis Presley, trying to earning a buck by posing as your famous lookalike takes pluck and luck. (Few among us are blessed with Hugh Hefner’s chin.)

The new documentary Just About Famous shines a spotlight on the subculture of ordinary people who impersonate celebrities including Oprah Winfrey, President Barack Obama and, yes, Elvis.

“Being around the impersonators is a trip, because you start to feel the eyes peering over, and then at a certain point someone asks them, ‘Are you … ?’ ” says Jason Kovacsev, who directed the film along with Matt Mamula.

“And I’m thinking, ‘What would make you think ‘Hugh Hefner’ would be at this local fried chicken restaurant … alone?’ But they want to believe.”

Just About Famous will be released April 21 on VOD and at

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