As I mentioned earlier this week, they finally announced that ‘Mamma Mia!’s Amanda Seyfried will play the female lead opposite Channing Tatum in his upcoming romantic drama 'Dear John'.
I just found a new casting call for the film and thought I would share it with any of Channing's fans who also may be budding actors or actresses. Check it out below..
DEAR JOHN CASTING CALL
Casting call to be held for the Motion Picture adaptation of the Nicholas Sparks novel “Dear John”.
ALL TYPES AND AGES NEEDED TO WORK AS BACKGROUND
A romantic drama about a soldier who falls in love with a conservative college student while home on leave, “Dear John” will be filmed in the Charleston area.
Actor Channing Tatum will play the character lead of John Tyree. Tatum is known for his roles in “G.I. Joe”, “Stop Loss”,“She’s the Man” and “Step Up”. Actress Amanda Seyfried of “Mamma Mia!” and “Big Love” will play his love interest, Savannah Curtis.
The film is to be directed by the oscar-nominated Director Lasse Hallstrom whose credits include such films as “Chocolat”, “The Cider House Rules”, “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape” and “Something to Talk About.” Filming is slated to begin Mid October.
Extras Casting director Tona Dahlquist (of “Leatherheads”, “Forrest Gump” and “Radio”) states that ALL TYPES AND AGES A RE NEEDED to work as background. They are also seeking many men with military experience, those of college age and men of Middle Eastern descent.
Those interested in applying must BRING A NON-RETURNABLE CURRENT SNAPSHOT OF THEMSELVES.
Photos can can be a basic snapshot printed off a computer or even a Polaroid. They just want it to be very current and look like the individual.
OPENING CASTING CALL INFORMATION
Saturday September 20,2008
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Trident Technical College - Main Campus
Building 410 / Student Center ( Rooms 212, 214, 216)
7000 Rivers Ave.
North Charleston, SC 29406
GOOD LUCK to any of Channing Tatum's Fabulous Fans who decide to audition!!!
The city of Charleston and other parts of the South Carolina coastline will provide the backdrop for the majority of this full-length feature film. The filmmaker plans to use South Carolina’s diverse landscape to recreate multiple international locations as Channing's character is deployed around the world, including settings in the Middle East and Africa.
The South Carolina Film Commission says that film professionals wishing to work on the 'Dear John' crew or as a cast extra can also send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax them to (843) 769-8155. You can find additional information at www.filmsc.com.
'Dear John' is set to hit theaters some time in 2009. Filming is currently scheduled to start October 13th, and the production is supposed to be filming through December 2008.