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CASTING CALL FOR MAJOR MOTION PICTURE: CAPTAIN FANTASTIC

Posted by on August 5, 2014 | Comments Off on CASTING CALL FOR MAJOR MOTION PICTURE: CAPTAIN FANTASTIC

Captain Fantastic Cast filming in New Mexico

Midthunder Casting is holding an open call for the feature film, “Captain Fantastic”, starring Viggo Mortensen, Steve Zahn, Kathryn Hahn, Missi Pyle and Frank Langella.

WHEN:
1-4 pm Saturday, August 9, 2014

WHERE:
Sol Acting Academy
5500 San Mateo Blvd NE, Suite 114
Albuquerque, NM 87109

WHO: ADULTS OF ALL AGES

Most sought after age group, 55 and over.

Casting a large number of people age 40-50, as well as some 20-30.

Also seeking families with grown children (parents and teenagers).

WHAT: This will be an UPSCALE funeral scene in large, beautiful cathedral.

SHOOT DATES & LOCATION: AUGUST 14 and/or 15 in ALBUQUERQUE

Please note: YOU MAY BE CAST ON THE SPOT!
Dress to impress! Please ATTEND the casting call in your BEST ATTIRE for the scene
See wardrobe details below.

WARDROBE:
UPSCALE funeral attire
MEN: Suits (dark colors: black preferred, grey & navy blue acceptable)
WOMEN: dresses (black), Suits / Skirts (dark colors: black preferred,
grey & navy blue acceptable)

****IF YOU CANNOT ATTEND THE CASTING CALL EMAIL: nmbackground[at]gmail.com

Include:
Name
Contact info (Phone number and Email)
Headshot or current photo (under 2 megabits)
Age (or age range)

****THESE ARE PAID POSITIONS****

Director: Matt Ross

Casting: Angelique Midthunder
with Erin O’Shaugnessy for Midthunder Casting, LLC

SYNOPSIS:
In the forests of the Pacific Northwest, a passionate father is so
devoted to teaching his six children how to live, be free, and survive
in the world that he has moved them deep into the forests of the
Pacific Northwest. He spends his days teaching them combat skills,
training them like professional athletes, homeschooling them in a
rigorous classical education, and introducing them to the beauty of
the natural world. However, when he is forced to leave their
self-created paradise and confront the real world, he begins a journey
that challenges his unorthodox parenting.

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Viggo Mortensen is Captain Fantastic – New Mexico Style

Posted by on April 22, 2014 | One comment

UPDATE 6/12/14: Filming is scheduled to begin, in New Mexico this August!

Viggo Mortensen in Captain Fantastic to film in New Mexico

Writer-director, Matt Ross has tapped a star for “Captain Fantastic”. In fact, much ado has been made of actor Viggo Mortensen taking up the lead in the upcoming film, here, here and here.

Now OHI can exclusively report that the off-the-grid drama will follow in the footsteps of another technology driven thriller which filmed right here in NM.

Like Wally Phister’s New Mexico film, “Transcendence”, “Captain Fantastic” looks like it will explore the intimacies and complications between humans and technology. Both films also share the distinction of being led by a film franchise star. Where Transcendence had Depp (Pirate’s of the Caribbean), Fantastic has The Lord of the Rings’ Aragorn – this time out as a father who will attempt to assimilate back into today’s technological world, after ten years living a disconnected mountain life with his six children.

New Mexico will share filming of Captain Fantastic with Washington State, as the mountains from which we’ll see Mortensen emerge from are those of the Pacific Northwest…

Matt Ross on Mortensen joining the film, to Deadline:

“Viggo Mortensen’s dedication to his craft and to the world of the story he’s telling have been an inspiration to me for years. There is a depth to his art that I greatly admire. Any film he’s in is a film I want to see. He’s one of the greats. Getting to collaborate with him on Captain Fantastic is quite literally the best thing that’s happened to me since my wife asked me to marry her.”

Lynette Howell and Jamie Patricof (The Place Beyond the Pines, Blue Valentine) will produce.

Production is set to start in early June.

Stay tuned!

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