Open Casting Call for Feature Film ‘Greyhound’




An open casting call has been scheduled for the upcoming Sony Pictures WWII drama, Greyhound. The film will star Academy-Award winner Tom Hanks who also scripted the feature. Hanks’ Playtone partner Gary Goetzman will produce and Aaron Schneider (Get Low) will direct. The story follows George Kraus (Hanks),  a career Navy officer finally given command of a Navy destroyer USS Greyhound where, along with the enemy he fights his self-doubts and personal demons to prove he belongs.  The story takes place as the Greyhound is escorting a military convoy across the Atlantic Ocean in 1942, when the shipping lanes between America and its European allies were imperiled by German submarines. Hanks adapted the script from the novel “The Good Shepherd,” published in 1955 by C.S. Forester.  Filming will be taking place in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Central Casting has scheduled an open casting call seeking submissions for men and women (18+ years old) with REAL military experience.

Time & Date: Friday, February 16th 2018 10AM or 1PM. Morning Registration session begins promptly at 10 AM and the afternoon session begins at 1PM. You must arrive on time or you will be turned away. Doors will close after 3PM.

Where: East Baton Rouge Parish Library (Main Branch) 7711 Goodwood Blvd Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70806

Those interested but are unable to make the open call can send in your NAME, PHONE NUMBER, LOCATION and at least 2 PHOTOS of yourself. The photos must be well-lit in clear shot, you must be facing the camera and you must be the only person in the picture, NO FILTERS!  Email to Please put “MILITARY” in the email subject line. 

You can register also for future opportunities with Central Casting Louisiana. Interested applicants are not required to pay fees, have headshots, or previous acting experience. Headshots will be provided after applicants sign up. Applications will be required to complete the federal I-9 form.   Click here to see the required documentation.

Central Casting Louisiana has worked on such films as Jurassic World, LBJ, Logan, Deepwater Horizon, Bad Moms, Girls Trip, and The Magnificent Seven.



Source: Central Casting Louisiana

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