Featured extras, photo doubles and stand-ins have been announced for the major feature film AMERICAN UNDERDOG- THE KURT WARNER STORY, set to begin filming soon in the Oklahoma City, OK area
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.
Pay for these roles and positions are $150/day, plus an additional $20 for the test for Covid-19. The people on this list mostly work multiple days.
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 FEATURED BG AND STAND-INS
YOUNG JESSE – 2 or 3 year old female, light brunette hair. Twins preferred, but individuals are accepted. Must be available January 27th-29th, February 2nd-5th. February 9th, 12th, 18th, 20th. Dates are subject to change. She needs to be the 2-3-year-old version of the child pictured at left.
HOLMGREN – Male. 40-50s. Caucasian. Sandy hair with a blonde mustache. Slightly larger build. If facial hair is short, but has the ability to grow fuller by the shoot date, please submit anyway. Must be available February 17th. Dates are subject to change. We are looking for someone who resembles the man on the left.
COACH RED BRUBAKER – Black Male. 50-60s. Older and stockier. Muscled, ex-NFL coach. Must be available February 18th-20th, 22nd, 26th. Dates are subject to change.
JOHN – 35-40-year-old Caucasian male. Kim’s husband. He is hard-working, handsome, blue-collar man. Must be available January 27, February 5, 16, and 22.
OLDER MATT – 35-40-year-old Caucasian Male. Kurt’s adult brother. Likely taller than 5’10”. Less athletic, more studious than his brother. He is the older version of the boy on the left.
KURT DOUBLE – Caucasian Male – Dark hair, athletic build. Must fit the following sizes. Do not submit if you do not fit these specifications: Height 6’2, Weight 175, Suit: 44L Dress Shirt 16.5 x 36/37, Tshirt: L/XL, Waist 34, Inseam 34, Shoe 13. Must be available every day for the run of show (2 days off per week), January 25-March 5.
ZACK DOUBLE – CHILD – Young Caucasian male, 46-48 inches tall. Very dark hair. Olive skin. Thin build. Shirt 7, Pants 7. Must be available January 25-February 5 (Off Saturday and Sunday), as well as 2/10, 21/12, 2/18-20, and 2/22.
BRENDA DOUBLE – Caucasian female. Blonde hair, thin build, 5’5″ tall. Must be available from 1/25-3/5, run of show. Work is not every day during that period, but for the majority of the days. Do not submit if you do cannot have open availability.
MIKE DOUBLE – Black male, 6’1″ tall, short hair, 20s-late 30s, athletic build. Must be available 2/8 – 2/26.
JESSE DOUBLE – CHILD – Caucasian female, long brown hair, 3’5″. Twins preferred but not required. Must be available 1/27-1/29, 2/12, 2/18-2/20 and 2/22.
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 recent photos to the casting office.
– Include all contact information including NAME, PHONE NUMBER, EMAIL ADDRESS and CITY/STATE of residence.
– Please include the following clothing sizes:
Suit (Men only)
Dress (Women Only)
Bust (Women only)
– Make the subject heading of your email AU – (name of role). Example: AU – ZACK DOUBLE
– SEND ALL PICTURES AND INFO IN ONE EMAIL. DO NOT SEND MULTIPLE EMAILS.
– Send the email to firstname.lastname@example.org (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 email@example.com email address in your address book. Our emails often go to your spam filter.
– NO PHONE CALLS