Mandalay Pictures “When the Game Stands Tall” Open Casting Call

Project Casting

Louisiana Production Hotline recently posted the following production hiring notice for “When the Game Stands Tall” filming in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Thomas Cater, helmer behind “Coach Carter” is back this time to tackle the true story of the high school team De La Salle Spartans of Concord, California; The greatest dynasty team in sports history. 

The inspirational story centers on the high school team and their coach Bob Ladouceur, who turned a losing team to a legendary team with a streak of 138 straight victories. Victories starting in 1992 and not ending until 2004. Bob Ladoucer led his team to 12 consecutive winning/undefeated seasons.

Recently, Mandaly Pictures acquired the rights to Neil Hayes’ 2003 book and discussions are behing held with Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions to join in on the $20 million dollar film that is slated to start in April.

Film Production Hiring Notice

Mandalay Pictures’ feature film When the Game Stands Tall will shoot April 22nd for 7 weeks in and around New Orleans. Please direct resumes to [email protected]

Casting Directors are currently seeking actors to work in the upcoming feature film “When The Game Stands Tall”
All interested will need to come to an interview with Coach Allan Graf on either date listed below.  Your interview date and time will not be scheduled.  Instead, you can choose to interview on either date listed below.  Be sure that you arrive within the scheduled interview times.  You MUST come to an interview to be considered.
Interview Dates & Times:
(The interviews will be in the Gym at Chalmette High School – Parking info below)
APRIL 15th: 3pm – 8pm
APRIL 16th: 3pm – 8pm*Please bring a completed talent registration form to the interview:
*Do not attach a picture, we will take a photo of you at the interview.

Coach Graf will make cuts based on his one on one interview with you. If you are chosen to move forward, casting will email you to let you know what date you need to come back for a TRYOUT (Actual Playing)
Tryout Dates & Times:
APRIL 17th: 3pm – 8pm
APRIL 19th: 3pm – 9pm

APRIL 20th: 10am – 6pm

Chalmette High School Stadium Parking:
2450 Palmisano St., Chalmette, La. 70043

If you do not want to be a football player, but would like to work as an extra, or know someone who would like to work as an extra, please create a profile at: