"Miles Ahead" Starring Don Cheadle Open Casting Call

"Miles Ahead" starring Don Cheadle is currently seeking extras in Cincinnati, Ohio.

"Miles Ahead" is the latest movie starring Don Cheadle (Iron Man 2, Iron Man 3, House of Lies) and centers on the jazz icon Miles Davis. The feature film is described as an in depth look into the musician's life as a young man and his struggle to overcome adversity and drug addition. Don Cheadle will star, produce, and direct "Miles Ahead". The story centers on a few dangerous days in the life of Miles Davis, as he emerges from a quiet period to the time he conspires with a Rolling Stone writer to steal back his music. According to Deadline, Don Cheadle put a lot of his own money in "Miles Ahead", a movie he has been wanting to get made for years. Don Cheadle, recently set up a campaign with IndieGoGo to raise money for the production. miles-ahead “Most studios don’t make these kinds of movies anymore, so we are doing it independently,” Cheadle said in a statement. “I’m personally putting a big chunk of money into our budget as well as putting all my fees back in. But the extra money we hope to raise on Indiegogo will help us re-create the multiple time periods we’re dealing with and with the logistics of incorporating all the music. We are excited to get people talking about the movie early, raise awareness, and set into motion the groundswell of support we hope will continue through to the film’s release.” The movie is currently casting adults who are 21 and older with reliable transportation who would be available for filming this summer starting this June and into August. "Miles Ahead" is in search of local actors who have older cars to be used in the film. Here are a few cars that they are particularly interested in.
  • A 1970s Jaguar XJS, preferably dark green.
  • Taxis from the 1940s/’50s, and 1970s.
  • A 1950s Cadillac convertible.
  • Cars from 1965 through 1975.
Owners of cars fitting the descriptions should send a photo and contact information to [email protected]. Those that are interested acting/extra roles should send a headshot photo, their full name, email address and phone number to: [email protected] Discuss this story with fellow Project Casting fans on Facebook. On Twitter, follow us at @projectcasting.

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