Casting Directors are holding an open Casting Call for talent to appear in scenes for Spike Lee’s new film. According to multiple media outlets, Spike Lee will direct the film with Jordan Peele’s Monkeypaw Productions and Blumhouse Productions producing. Peele and Blumhouse previously worked on the hit horror film “Get Out”.
Filming Dates: October through December 2017
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The movie will center around the story of Ron Stallworth. Stallworth who was black, managed to become head of his local KKK chapter by pretending to be a white supremacist via phone or written correspondence. When his presence was needed, Stallworth recruited a white officer to take his place. Thanks to his detective work, Stallworth, who authored the 2014 book The Black Klansman, sabotaged cross burnings and other KKK activities.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, John David Washington, the son of Denzel Washington and co-star in HBO’s Ballers, is in talks to star as Ron Stallworth, the Colorado Springs, Colorado detective who penetrated the KKK in 1978 after responding to an ad for new members.
The film is set in the late 1970’s.
Date: Saturday, October 7th
Time: SAG/AFTRA NOON – 4PM OR Non-Union: 1:00 PM – 4PM
647 Fulton St. (Entrance on Rockwell Place)
Between Fulton and Dekalb Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Looking for men and women ages 18 and older who can portray look of 1970’s
– African-American men and women with afros/hair of the 1970’s
– Caucasian men with long hair/ beards/ mustaches/sideburns
– Caucasian Women with decade look
Please go with a current headshot/resume if you have one
Please bring a pen to fill out forms and prepare to have your photo taken
Shooting in and around NYC and Westchester County
Filming will take place October 23rd – December 14TH