"Filmstar" is the fifth and final single from the album Coming Up by Suede, released on August 11, 1997, on Nude Records. The single hit the top 10, peaking at number nine, thus making all five singles released from the album top ten hits. The live songs on CD2 are performed with Neil Tennant. "Filmstar" was produced by Ed Buller, while "Graffiti Women" and "Duchess" were produced by Ian Caple.
The black & white video for the "Filmstar" was directed by Zowie Broach, and features the band in a typical live concert setting. The audience in this case were special invitees through the band's official fanclub, who were prominently featured in the video. Fan's who attended the shoot were treated to a short but free Suede concert as a reward for having to watch the band run through "Filmstar" multiple times, as is standard on video shoots.