'Draft Day' casting call seeks Northeast Ohio actors, extras

11:49 AM, Apr 14, 2013   |    comments
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CLEVELAND -- How would you like to be part of a major motion picture starring Kevin Costner, Jennifer Garner and Denis Leary?

Here's your chance.

Extras of all ages are being sought for "Draft Day" -- a football movie surrounding the Browns franchise, which will be filmed in Cleveland.

Real Style is hosting the open casting call, which takes place Sunday, April 14 from noon - 6 p.m. at the Terry Macklin Event Centre at 6200 Enterprise Parkway in Solon. The line will be cut off at 5 p.m.

All aspiring extras should expect to have two photographs taken during the casting call and be prepared to fill out paperwork for a profile.

Extras placed in the film will be paid.

In addition to everyday people, extras for "Draft Day" also include folks who can portray football fans, football players, coaching staff and team owners.

No acting experience is needed.

Some of the more specific roles that need to be filled include a Caucasian male who is 6'1" and 190 pounds or a Caucasian female at 5'8" and 110 pounds with long brown hair.

IMDB.com describes the film's plot as follows: "The manager of an American football franchise struggles to acquire the number one draft pick for his team."

"Draft Day" the latest flick to shoot in Cleveland on the heels of Marvel's "The Avengers" and the upcoming "Captain America" sequel, which starts lensing in town soon.


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