Now Casting Steve McQueen Film ‘Widows’
Now casting feature film, WIDOWS. A Steve McQueen heist thriller starring Academy Award winner Viola Davis. McQueen and Gone Girl author-screenwriter Gillian Flynn co-wrote the script for the New Regency project, which centers on four women who team up to complete a heist. The story, based on the 1980s British TV series, starts out with a group of armed robbers being killed during a robbery. Their widows then decide to finish the job their spouses started. The film adaptation will be contemporary and set in a U.S. city. Set to star alongside Mrs. Davis are Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki, Colin Farrell, Liam Neeson and Robert Duvall.
Filming will take place in May – July 2017 in Chicago
Right now the casting director is looking to fill the following roles:
- CIVIC LEADERS – Seeking Non-union Males and Females, ages 30-70, all ethnicities, professional, attractive, upscale looks with good wardrobe. Shoot date: Thursday, June 15th. Please list if you own a black tuxedo, black suit, or high end looking cocktail dresses or a gown. Put CIVIC LEADER in the subject line of the email.
- STAND-IN “LINDA” (Michelle Rodriguez) – Hispanic Female with long dark hair, 5’5″, 125lbs, Size 2/4, Age range: Early 30’s to early 40’s. Please put “LINDA” in the email subject line. Confirm that you have open availability from 5/15/17 to 7/31/17
- STAND-IN “HARRY” (Liam Neeson) – Caucasian Male with short brown hair, 6’0” – 6’5”, 180 – 200lbs, Suit size 42R, Age range: late 40’s to early 60’s. Please put “HARRY” in the email subject line. Also, confirm that you have open availability from 5/15/17 to 7/31/17.
- STAND-IN “ALICE” (Elizabeth Debicki) – Caucasian Female with long blonde hair, 6’3”, 130lbs, Size 2/4, Age range: late 20’s to early 30’s. Please put “ALICE” in the email subject line. Also, confirm that you have open availability from 5/15/17 to 7/31/17.
- STAND-IN “VERONICA” (Viola Davis) – African American Female with shoulder length dark hair, 5’7″, 165lbs, Size 10/12, Age range: late 40’s to early 50’s. Please put “VERONICA” in the email subject line. Also, confirm that you have open availability from 5/15/17 to 7/31/17.
- AFRICAN-AMERICAN FEMALE OVER AGE 70 – Seeking African American female over 70 years old. Needs to look like the mother of a 45 year old. Please out “MOTHER” in email subject line.
- REAL GUN VENDORS – All ethnicities, 21+. Real people who have sold weapons and ammunition at trade shows and gun shops. Please put “Extra – (roll title)” in email subject line.
- PHOTO-DOUBLE – 23-30 year old, tall, skinny, blonde, caucasian female between 5’11-6’4 without heels, who would be open to stunt work. Please put “Extra – (roll title)” in email subject line.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org using the appropriate email subject title.
Please include your name, email, phone, zip code, height, weight, and 2 recent photos. Please also list any experience you have. Once submitted you will also receive a link to the film’s survey.
Source: 4 Star Casting