Casting Call for Feature Film ‘Boy Erased’

boy erased casting call


Production is set to begin shortly on the upcoming coming of age drama Boy Erased. A casting call has gone out seeking various types to work on the project. The film is based on the  memoir by Garrard Conley that tells the story of Jared, the son of a Baptist pastor in a small American town, who is outed to his parents at age 19.  Jared is quickly pressured into attending a gay conversion therapy program – or else be shunned by his family, friends, and church. It is within the program that Jared comes into conflict with its head therapist.  The feature will star Russell Crowe, Nicole Kidman and Joel Edgerton who will also direct.  Filming will be taking place in and around the Atlanta and Stone Mountain, GA area beginning in September.

Boy Erased is being produced by Edgerton and Anonymous Content’s Kerry Kohansky-Roberts and Steve Golin, an Academy Award-winning producer of Best Picture Oscar winner Spotlight. Executive-producing the film are Rebecca Yeldham, Ann Ruark, and Anonymous Content’s Kim Hodgert and Tony Lipp. Josh McLaughlin, recently promoted to Focus president of production, will supervise the project for the company.
The casting director is currently seeking the following to work on the film as paid background talent and in possible featured roles:
  • LAKE PARTY – Seeking teens ages 16-18 for lake party scene. No tattoos or piercings.  Must be comfortable wearing a bathing suit on camera and most likely will get wet.  Tentative shoot date: 9/8.  Must submit photos in bathing suits. This will be a late call and you will be onset til wee hours of the morning.  Email subject:  LAKE PARTY
  • STAFF – Seeking wide range of Men and Women, all ethnicities, ages 18-60. Tentative shoot dates: 9/12, 13th, 14th, 15th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd, 25th, 26th & 27th. You do not need to be available all of those days but should be available for most. Email subject: STAFF
  • PENTACOSTAL MINISTER –  Seeking REAL minister for this role. Tentative shoot date: 10/25. Email subject line: MINISTER
  • BE CARS – Seeking cars that are 2004 and older (preferably 03′ & 02′) Tentative shoot dates: 9/8 throughout October. Email subject line: BE CARS. Don’t forget to include make/model/year info.

If you fit any of the above descriptions and is interested in working on this film, please submit 3 NEW UPDATED PICTURES (head, body, profile pic) in clear focus along with your name, age, height, weight, and all contact info to:    



Source: Rose Locke Casting

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