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OPEN CASTING CALL: “NICKEL BOYS” Film Based Off The Novel by Colson Whitehead

NEW ORLEANS — Producers of MGM & PLAN B are teaming up with director, RaMell Ross,
to depict a historically telling story; which only in recent years has come to light.

Based off the real-life struggles of so many young men who faced unprecedented hardships. Ultimately, only some will survive to tell their story.

Now casting: a core group of men 18+ to portray students attending the Dozier Reform School
during the 1960s era (CORE DOZIER STUDENT)

Shooting Location: New Orleans, Hammond, Ponchatoula and LaPlace, LA

Shooting Dates:
Photography is slated to begin this fall, Mid-October and wrap mid-December

Rates:
$150-$200 per day with opportunities to work on a recurring basis

– no acting experience required
– must be okay with being completely clean-shaven on face and open to receiving haircuts or
growing out hair to portray a male attending a reform school during the 1960s era

Now casting: men and women of all ages and ethnicities (GENERAL BACKGROUND DOZIER)

Shooting Location: New Orleans, Hammond, Ponchatoula and LaPlace, LA

Shooting Dates: Photography is slated to begin this fall, Mid-October and wrap mid-December
Rates: $150 per day

  • no acting experience required
    – must be okay with being completely clean-shaven on face and open to receiving haircuts or
    growing out hair to portray a male attending a reform school during the 1960s era

To be considered: Email your complete submission using the information below!

Email: Boys@caballerocasting.com
Subject Line: CORE DOZIER STUDENT OR GENERAL BACKGROUND DOZIER

Include…

Legal Name:
Age: Date of Birth
Contact #:
City/State of Residency:
Height/Weight:
Include 2 Current Photos: 1 Headshot & 1 Full Body Photo head-to-toe.

Stand in front of a solid background. Please refrain from submitting professional, black/white,
Instagram-style or photoshopped photos. Photos should be taken on a smartphone.

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