Cast change, call for extras for ‘What’s Wrong with Virginia’

August 11th, 2009 at 3:21 pm by under Entertainment

Ed Harris replaces Liam Neeson, open casting call for “What’s Wrong With Virginia”

Ed Harris interview 10/1/08jennifer-connelly






“What’s Wrong With Virginia” Casting Changes

TicTock Studios announces that Academy Award Nominee Ed Harris (“Appaloosa” (2009), “Gone Baby Gone” (2007), “A Beautiful Mind” (2001), “The Truman Show” (1998), “The Rock” (1996), “Apollo 13″ (1995)) is joining the cast.  Harris is replacing Liam Neeson as a sheriff that sees his state senate bid slide away from him when his daughter begins to date the son of a woman (Academy Award Winner Jennifer Connelly) with whom the sheriff has engaged in a 20-year affair.

Check out my interview with Ed Harris for “Appaloosa”

Academy Award-Winning screenwriter of “Milk”, Dustin Lance Black, wrote the story and will also direct.  Academy Award Nominee Gus Van Sant will executive produce.

The movie is expected to start shooting in September.

Here’s the details on the open casting call, from a press release:

We are seeking:
Real looking people of all shapes and sizes Ages 18 and up Union/Non-Union Non-actors welcome

Of particular interest: 18+ year olds who can play younger, Male and Female Caucasian – principle roles

Speaking parts are available for the following:
Caucasian Females, ages 18-60
Caucasian Males, ages 18-95
Korean Female, age 50-70
African American Male, age 60-70
African American Female, age 40-50
Asian American Male, age 40-50

The casting call will take place:
Saturday, August 15, 2009 from 3:00PM – 6:00PM

11172 Adams St, Holland, Michigan
(Corner of Adams/16th St. and Country Club Rd., parking in rear of building)

Please bring proof of age!

Note: This is an OPEN casting call – there will be NO auditions. 
Selected people will be invited back for an audition at a later date.

5/18 “What’s Wrong with Virginia” announced

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3 Responses to “Cast change, call for extras for ‘What’s Wrong with Virginia’”

  1. Kay Maitner says:

    My husband and I would be interested on being on a list for extras for all movies. Is that possible? How? Thanks,

    1. Kim says:

      The casting call was the 15th… Were u there? Thats prob how they will cast for all roles. Atleast 1,000+ people showed up and stood in the 90 degree weather for 3 hrs+… They turned away alot of people cause too many showed up. Alot of the websites say not to submit anything via e-mail but if u were not at the casting call its worth a shot, prob the only way… Hope I was of some help, good luck

  2. Kim says:

    I was at the casting call. Just curious as to how long until we will know if we are chosen to read for a principal roll or even just as an extra??

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