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James Franco's "The Sound and The Fury" 2nd Round of Open Casting Calls in Canton Mississippi for Child Roles

photo courtesy of Online Journal of Madison

Casting directors are now seeking child talent to play the lead roles (younger version) in the upcoming feature film 'The Sound and The Fury" directed by James Franco (Oz).

Morgan Casting recently posted a casting call on Facebook seeking local kids from the Mississippi for a second (test shoot) for the feature film, filming in Jackson, Mississippi. The second open casting call will be this Saturday August 24, in Canton, Mississippi. Recently, the Madison County Journal reported on the first casting call. "Parents and children were all smiles as they lined up for auditions Saturday in Canton for the casting call. "My goal was to bring in as many kids as possible, no matter what they looked like. Then, from the best performers, try to find the best look for that actor whose younger self they were portraying," said Morgan. Franco even stopped by Sunday for the callbacks for those children whose auditions made the cut. Casting calls will be held in Canton, Mississippi on Saturday August 17th." Now, casting directors are holding a second round of open casting calls for speaking roles. According to Cinema Blend, the film will center on William Faulkner's novel 'The Sound and The Fury'. "Faulkner’s novel is a multi-narrative Southern Gothic tale about the Compson family told from four different perspectives, one of which is the mentally deficient Benny. The story and its subsequent appendix cover many years in the family’s life, detailing their financial and social ruin." There will be an open casting call until 3pm. Still interested? See the casting call information below for more details. For more information regarding the casting company, visit their Facebook Page

'The Sound and The Fury' Casting Call Information

Morgan Casting is excited to be back to Mississippi to cast (for the test shoot) for The Sound and The Fury, based on the novel written by William Faulkner. Click Here to visit casting call Facebook Event. Morgan Casting is excited to do another round of casting for the upcoming project "The Sound and the Fury," filming in central Mississippi. We are seeking the following roles only for Saturday's open call in Canton, MS - this is not a general call for background or extras but for these specific speaking parts only. Sat. August 24th 10am to 3pm only Seeking African American performers only! 1. Roskus: African American Male. He is Disley’s husband and another servant to the Compsons. 45 – 65 years. Seeking Good performer. 2. Versh: African American male. 17-23 years. The son of Disley and Roskus. Benjy's first caretaker. He is kind and responsible. 3. Luster: African American boy. 10-14 years. Frony's son. He is Benjy's last caretaker. He is a responsible babysitter but also delights in making Benjy cry. 4. Frony A: African American girl. 8-10 years. The daughter of Dilsey and Roskus. 5. Frony B: African American females. Late teens to mid 20s. If interested, please email a photo to [email protected]com Be sure to include your 1. Name 2. Age & year of birth (both please) 3. City / State in which you live 4. Best contact numbers This gives us a heads-up as to who to expect and what our numbers may look like. Much appreciated for doing so. Our open call is Saturday, August 24th at The Corner House 252 E Peace Street Canton, MS 39046 10am to 3pm PLEASE bring a photo that you can leave with us at the casting. No pro shots needed, just a simply photo or printed image we can staple to your casting form would be much appreciated. We are only casting African American talent for the roles above. Please spread the word to any friends or family you may know who might be great for a speaking part! Thanks so much & excited to see everyone soon! Morgan Casting www.morgancasting.com

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