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The Boys of Abu Ghraib, NM Bound

Posted by on June 10, 2011 | Comments Off on The Boys of Abu Ghraib, NM Bound

Garret Dillahunt (Raising Hope, Winter’s Bone) has been cast in Luke Moran’s upcoming indie film The Boys of Abu Ghriab.

“Boys” is the story of “a U.S. soldier at the infamous Iraq prison who befriends a detainee accused of murder.” Production is set to begin here in New Mexico in the next few weeks.

“Based on the true events that occurred at Abu Ghraib in 2003, the film is about a group of young soldiers thrown into a hellish environment, with little but each other to help them cope with the challenges they face.” – Luke Moran

Dillahunt is no stranger to New Mexico, home of his mystified Deputy Wendall opposite Tommy Lee Jones in the epic Coen Bros. NM movie No Country for Old Men and as a star in the short lived NM television production Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.

Kickstarter Project Page concept video from Director Luke Moran:
(R-Restricted Language/Violence)

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Indie Cool

Posted by on April 18, 2011 | 2 comments

UPDATE 5/5/11: ALBUQUERQUE Extras Notice “As Cool As I Am” for MONDAY 5/9/11 AND TUESDAY 5/10/11. MUST be available ALL day, BOTH days!! Pay rate for this show is $64/8 ($8-hr). OFFICE WORKERS: male & female, all ethnicities, ages 20s-50s, with office attire (doesn’t have to be suits but should be work clothes). MUST be in OLC database with updated profile. Please post here ONLY if you fit specs and are available.

UPDATE 4/22/11: EXTRAS CASTING for As Cool as I Am is set to begin in New Mexico conducted by mega casting AGCY On Location Casting. Shooting will take place in the Albuquerque area 5/9/11 through 6/10/11. WIDE RANGE of PAID extras and stand-ins will be needed. Check OLC on facebook for specific types and more details or click here or here.

NM – Principal casting for this film is being handled by Jo Edna Boldin C.S.A.

The live action star of this weekend’s top box office flick will be next month’s Indie film hunk, NM Style.

Fresh off his success in the Spring Spheres Holiday movie Hop, James Marsden is New Mexico bound! Marsden will co-star with Gen-X teen angst queen, Claire Danes in As Cool as I Am.

Written for the screen by Virgina Korus Spragg, Max Mayer (The West Wing, Alias) will direct the movie based on the contemporary coming-of-age novel by Pete Fromm. The story centers around Lucy Diamond, the spirited teen daughter of self-absorbed parents played by Marsden and Danes.

Shooting is set to begin May 9 right here in New Mexico. The Wrap reports today that the lead role of Lucy Diamond has yet to be cast. Full character description(s) and recent submission info. after the jump >>
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