The producers of Stephen Moyer’s new series, Shots Fired, are now casting for smaller roles and stand-in spots before they start filming the new series. This makes us believe the onset of filming isn’t far off.
Some Stand Ins will work almost every day. Others may only work a day or so per episode. Some may double over for several characters.
Anyone submitting to work as a Stand In MUST have the availability needed per role. They must also live close by and willing to drive to any area we may be filming -Such as Charlotte, Mooresville, Concord, and so on.
STAND IN Submissions should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org with heading STAND IN REQUEST.
Please make sure you have included 2 photos (one of which is full length) Name, Age, Phone, Height/Weight, Clothing Sizes, City/State you reside, Your availability and any Stand In experience you may have.
If you need more information check out thesoutherncastingcall.com.
So, if you live in the Charlotte, NC area of the States, get your info in to the good folks at Shots Fired and let us know if you get cast … we’d love to give you an old fashioned shout out.
Here are a few of the more minor roles to be filled.
* HOVER BOARD TEEN: This one seems pretty self-explanatory. A notice seeks African-American teens (or early-20-somethings) that have “and can ride a hover board.”
* BIKE MALES: This one follows a similar request, but you know, on bikes instead of hoverboards. (Doesn’t say anything about having one already, though.)
* One more notice wants an African-American woman in her 50s or 60s for a “young grandmother” role. There’s also a note about a screen-time upgrade being possible, for this character.
Last month, Stephen Moyer dropped out of the film, “Tribes of Palos Verdes”, due to a scheduling conflict and now we may have the reason behind the clash. Today, comes the news by way of The Hollywood Reporter, that Steve has been cast in a starring role in the new Fox limited series, “Shots Fired”, due to debut this year.
Rounding out the cast of this straight to series drama will be Helen Hunt, Richard Dreyfuss and Sanaa Lathan.
“Shots Fired” explores the aftermath of racially charged shootings in a small town in Tennessee. Sanaa Lathan stars as an expert investigator who digs into the cases, alongside a special prosecutor sent to the town by the Department of Justice. The pair must navigate the media attention, public debate and social unrest that comes with such volatile cases as they seek justice before the divided town erupts.
Steve returns to your television in a role we’ve not seen him fill in the past. He has been cast as Officer Breeland, a seasoned veteran in the town’s sheriff’s department who gets caught in the middle of the investigation. Nothing more attractive than a man in uniform. Wouldn’t you agree, Ladies?
Helen Hunt, who has a one-year deal for the series, will play Patricia Eamons, the fictional governor of North Carolina.
Richard Dreyfuss will play Arlen Cox, a real estate mogul and owner of a privatized prison who is intricately involved in the shooting.
Shots Fired is written and executive produced by married duo Gina Prince-Bythewood and Reggie Rock Bythewood. Brian Grazer and Francie Calfo also serve as executive producers on the 20th Century Fox Television, Imagine TV and Undisputed Cinema entry. Prince-Bythewood will direct. Stephan James, Aisha Hinds, Tristan Wilds co-star.
What better way to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day than with a candid pic of Steve out shopping in Beverly Hills? Thank you paparazzi Saint Patrick’s Day Gods! Although the photo was actually snapped yesterday, we were blessed with it being dropped today.
Those with excellent knowledge of all things Steve will recognize his shopping companion as none other than one of his partners-in-CASM, Cerise Hallam Larkin. Perhaps they were chatting about some potential upcoming projects? We can certainly hope!
If you didn’t get a chance to catch “Concussion” on the big screen, you’ll soon have several options of checking out this important drama. This dramatic thriller based on the incredible true David vs. Goliath story of American immigrant Dr. Bennet Omalu, the brilliant forensic neuropathologist who made the first discovery of CTE, a football-related brain trauma, in a pro player and fought for the truth to be known. Omalu’s emotional quest puts him at dangerous odds with one of the most powerful – and beloved – institutions in the world. Besides Steve, the supporting cast includes Alec Baldwin, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Arliss Howard, Paul Reiser, Luke Wilson, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Mike O’Malley, and David Morse.
As of March 1st, “Concussion” has been available to download on iTunes. Otherwise, the film will be available for purchase or rent on March 29th, from a number of retailers including Amazon, Netflix, or Redbox.
The film should certainly be considered timely: this past Monday, Jeff Miller, the NFL’s top health and safety officer acknowledged there is a link between football-related head trauma and chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE. This admission made headlines this week as it is the first time a senior league official has conceded football’s connection to the devastating brain disease.
Check out a clip from “Concussion” below, featuring Will Smith and Stephen Moyer.
Anna Paquin has tweeted her support to raise awareness of pediatric brain tumors. Steve and Anna have been supporters of The Silas Pullen Fund from the get go, as most followers in Stevedom may remember that Steve has been friends with the Pullens for years.
Silas’ family shares on their website that Silas was a mere ten years old when diagnosed with a brain tumor, and sadly, succumbed to the disease seventeen months later. The family has channeled their grief by raising the public’s awareness of this devastating disease. The Pullen Family has a website called “It’s A No Brainer” where they are encouraging people to get involved by ordering a colorful bandana, taking a photograph wearing the bandana, and then posting it back to the site. From the site:
Brain tumours are the biggest cancer killer of children and adults under 40, yet receive less than 2% of the national cancer spend in the U.K.
With your help we would like to raise awareness about this terrible disease.
Please get involved and take a smiling..imaginative… loving… achieving… singing photograph in the memory of our son Silas. Something needs to change.
“It is a no brainer.”
Naturally, Steve and Anna have done their part by photographing themselves with the bandana, American Gothic style! The photo appears on the It’s A No Brainer website, and you can also go there and vote for their photo as one of your faves!
If you would like to participate like Steve and Anna, follow these simple steps:
- Order the new 2016 design Brain Tumor Bandana HERE
- Take an imaginative photo
- Email it to email@example.com
- The site will do the black & white trick and put it online
- The goal is to reach all 195 countries
No doubt the Pullen family would be most grateful if several of Steve and Anna’s fans participated in this most worthwhile cause!
“All the money raised under The Silas Pullen Fund is going directly into research for paediatric high grade gliomas – with the aim of driving research through into clinical trials quicker and giving these children more options. We have so far raised in excess of £300,000″. It’s a No Brainer website
Just in case you were still hoping to see Anna Paquin return as Sookie Stackhouse in a new rendition of True Blood, put those hopes away. According to Deadline, Anna has been cast in the lead role of the upcoming ABC television pilot, “Broken”. And, as far as this gang is concerned, seeing Anna on television again can’t happen soon enough.
“Broken” follows the personal and professional life of Gemma (Paquin), a ruthless divorce attorney in Dallas. Her existence begins to unravel when her emotionally damaged, love-addicted sister, played by British actress, Charity Wakefield, comes back into her life. This event triggers repressed self-destructive tendencies in Gemma and exposes long-hidden family secrets.
Reese Witherspoon will be running the show of this new ABC drama along with her producing partner at Pacific Standard, Bruna Papandrea.
Looks like Steve has jetted his way back across the pond, as he posted this photo to Facebook.
Steve shared the photo taken at London’s O2 Arena prior to the start of the UFC match up between Anderson Silva and Michael Bisping on February 27th.
We’d like to wish John Emery (Steve’s dad) a happy and healthy 75th birthday! Steve shared this lovely throwback photo of he and his father on Instagram today.
You’ll likely recall that Steve also shared a great photo of he and his father about a year ago when he was in the UK to film TBX.
For Throwback Thursday, Steve shared this fun photo of himself and Eddie Marsan from the set of Concussion. Steve played Dr. Ron Hamilton and Eddie played Dr. Steven DeKosky in the flick, hence the caption by Steve.
As an extra little treat, we thought we’d share what’s been keeping Steve so busy as of late. Yep, you guessed it, a man being fascinated with his new pickup truck. Steve shared this gem on his Facebook.
Steve shared on his social media about a month ago that he had picked up his 1940 Chevy Pickup truck from the folks at Picture Car Warehouse. Yesterday he picked up his friend Ania Sowinski in his “sexy” pickup truck. Talk about going home in style!
We reported a little over a week ago that Steve had been added to the cast of “Tribes of Palos Verdes.” Deadline Hollywood reported today that Steve is exiting that project due to a “scheduling conflict.”
Naturally, we’re a bit bummed out that we don’t have this film to look forward to, but this news has got us wondering: what’s the project that is creating the conflict? Check out this prior post about some potential films/series for the CASM Team. Here were some of the CASM projects that were mentioned:
- Twinkle will be directed by Howard Deutch and will star Stephen Moyer.
- The Pink Hotel, based on the novel by Anna Stothard which Anna Paquin will write and direct.
- Bury This, based on the novel by Andrea Portes who is adapting for Paquin to star.
- Columbia, written by and to star Denis O’Hare which Moyer will direct.
- Lonely Werewolf Girl, an adaptation of the novel by Martin Millar.
Which project would you like to see the CASM crew work on next? Or are you hoping that Steve will land another film or television series outside of the CASM spectrum? Jump into the comments and share your thoughts!
CarterMatt.com posed an interesting question: “Should True Blood return to HBO with Alexander Skarsgård, Anna Paquin, and cast?” The article poses two possible scenarios to warrant a return.
We see two different approaches to righting the show with “True Blood.” The first is that you rewind from the closing flash-forward and show how Sookie met this man, and some of the problems that awaited her moving forward from Bill. We have a hard time imagining that this was smooth sailing! Also, you could see Eric and Pam’s rise to power in the business world.
Another idea is to merely set the show months removed from the end of the flash-forward, and tell a new story almost as though this was not really the end. Given that this is a world where there are always new threats waiting in the wings, the writers could think of reasons to throw Sookie back into the fire.
Check out the rest of the article at CarterMatt.com and also participate in the poll whether you feel True Blood should be resurrected. As for how we’d feel about a True Blood reboot …
We recently shared photos of Steve saying goodbye to his Aston Martin and saying hello to his street ready 1940 Chevy pickup truck. Well, not only did Picture Car Warehouse bring Steve’s truck back to life, they also built him a custom mini V.W. bus pedal car.
As you can see, Steve shared a photo on FaceBook of the pedal car and his Aston Martin back on January 23rd. And though, we at first suspected the V.W. was built for the twins, it seems to fit Steve to a tee.
Thanks to Chamberlain Corbett for the find!
It’s never an easy thing letting loose of a well loved car, but it seems Steve has done just that. He’s saying goodbye to his British made Aston Martin, that I’m sure turned heads wherever he drove, and will be putting another attention getter on the road.
Steve shared on social media that his 1940 Chevy Pickup is finally done and has been officially released from the garage for some cruising up the PCH (Pacific Coast Highway). Enjoy the badassness, Steve!
Steve has been added to the cast of Tribes of Palos Verdes , a movie set in the affluent Los Angeles suburb of Palos Verdes. The script by Karen Coner (Admission) centers on two teenagers, Medina and Jim, who move to the beach community with their parents as their mother teeters on the brink of a nervous breakdown and their father becomes a surgeon to the stars.
Jennifer Garner will have the starring role of the teenagers’ mom and guess who’s playing daddy … Steve! The film is set to start filming in February, so with any luck we’ll have some photos and more information on the movie before long.
Steve’s new film is based on the book by Joy Nicholson and can be found at amazon.com.
In The Tribes of Palos Verdes, Medina Mason is a defiant, awkward newcomer to the affluent beach community of Palos Verdes, California. As her parents’ marriage disintegrates and her beloved brother falls prey to the temptations of drugs and the lunacy of their mother, Medina surfs to survive, finding a bitter solace in the rough comfort of the waves. This is the moving story of growing up “different,” of the love between siblings, and of one girl’s power to save herself.