CASTING CALLS

FEBRUARY 27, 2021

 

Football Players & OTher Athletes Needed for AMERICAN UNDERDOG -THE KURT WARNER STORY

Biopic Stars Zachary Levi, Anna Paquin & Dennis Quaid

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Football players and other men with athletic builds in the Dallas/Fort Worth area are needed next week to appear in the feature film AMERICAN UNDERDOG-THE KURT WARNER STORY. They will appear in sequences depicting the Super Bowl.

 

They are needed Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, March 3-5. Everyone must be available all three days, and must agree to a quick test for COVID-19 on Monday, March 1.

 

The players will dress the sidelines, and will not be expected to perform stunts.

 

This is the heartfelt true story of Kurt Warner, a young man who trained his whole life to play with the NFL, never once turning his back on a dream he knew to be his destiny.

 

The film stars Zachary Levi, best known for the film SHAZAM!. Levi is also known for such films as TANGLED and THOR: RAGNAROK and for the television series THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL and the title role of the TV series CHUCK. He recently starred in the Oklahoma-made film THE UNBREAKABLE BOY.

 

The film also stars Oscar-winner Anna Paquin, best known for her roles in TRUE BLOOD and THE PIANO, as well as her recurring role as Rogue in the X-MEN films.

 

Also appearing in the film is legendary actor Dennis Quaid, who was recently in Oklahoma starring in REAGAN. He is known for such films as GREAT BALLS OF FIRE, THE RIGHT STUFF, FAR FROM HEAVEN, THE PARENT TRAP and many, many more.

Pay for extras is a guarantee of $80/day for up to 8 hours of filming. Anything over 8 hours will incur additional compensation.

 

Anyone selected to be an extra in this film must test for COVID-19 at the production's facility in the Frisco, TX on Monday, March 1. Drive-thru mouth swab testing is available at any time from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. No appointment is necessary. Extras will be paid an additional $20 for covid testing.

 

The film is directed by The Erwin Brothers (I CAN ONLY IMAGINE) written by Jon Gunn and produced by Mark Ciardi and Kevin Downes.

 

Strict health and safety procedures, following all union guidelines, will be followed on set.

BREAKDOWN OF FOOTBALL PLAYERS

 

 

FILMING WEDNESDAY-FRIDAY, MARCH 3-5

 

RAVENS NFL FOOTBALL PLAYERS- Male. 19-40’s. Any ethnicity. Big guys, athletic builds. Football experience is not required.

We are committed to diverse, inclusive casting. For every role, please submit performers without regard to disability, race, age, color, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by law, unless otherwise specifically indicated.

 

 

TO SUBMIT FOR THIS PROJECT:

 

READ AND FOLLOW THE SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS VERY CAREFULLY.

Failure to follow the instructions will likely result in your submission being lost, mis-filed or accidentally deleted.

 

- Email 2 recent photos to the casting office. One photo should be a closeup. The second should be a full body shot.

- Include all contact information including NAME, PHONE NUMBER, EMAIL ADDRESS and CITY/STATE of residence.

-Please include the following clothing sizes:

Height 

Weight 

Suit

Dress Shirt 

Tshirt

Waist 

Hip

Inseam 

-Make the subject heading of your email AU - (name of role). Example: AU - NFL WIVES

- SEND ALL PICTURES AND INFO IN ONE EMAIL. DO NOT SEND MULTIPLE EMAILS.

-DO NOT REPLY TO THIS EMAIL.

-Send the email to  casting@freihofercasting.com (If you do not send to the email address listed, your submission WILL NOT BE SEEN.)

-If you are selected to appear in the project, you will be contacted by email. Check emails regularly and allow the casting@freihofercasting.com email address in your address book. Our emails often go to your spam filter.

- NO PHONE CALLS

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