“Ashby” Starring Mickey Rourke, Emma Roberts and Sarah Silverman is now casting stand-ins in Charlotte, North Carolina.
The comedy-drama Ashby follows the relationship between a high school student, to be played by Nat Wolff , and a retired CIA assassin who only has months to live.
Tona B. Dahlquist Casting posted a casting call looking for actors to work as stand-ins the upcoming movie, Ashby. Casting directors are looking for Mickey Rourke’s stand-in as well as Emma Roberts.
A stand-in for film and television is a person who substitutes for the actor before filming, for technical purposes such as lighting.
Mickey Rourke had supporting roles in several films, including The Rainmaker, Buffalo ’66, The Pledge, Get Carter, Spun, Once Upon a Time in Mexico and Man on Fire. In 2005 Rourke made his comeback in mainstream Hollywood circles with a lead role in Sin City, for which he won awards from the Chicago Film Critics Association, the Irish Film and Television Awards, and the Online Film Critics Society. In the 2008 film The Wrestler, Rourke portrayed a past-his-prime wrestler, and received a 2009 Golden Globe award, a BAFTA award, and a nomination for an Academy Award.
Emma Roberts is the daughter of Oscar-nominated actor Eric Roberts, and the niece of Oscar-winner Julia Roberts. Her first movie role came in Blow (2001), where she played the daughter of Johnny Depp‘s character. Various small parts followed, until she was cast in the lead role of Addie Singer in Nickelodeon’s “Unfabulous” (2004).
More roles followed in various projects, including the eponymous heroine in Nancy Drew (2007), Hotel for Dogs (2009), 188.8.131.52. (2010) and Scream 4 (2011). In her 2013 return to television, she took on the role of Madison Montgomery in American Horror Story: Coven, the third season of the American Horror Story series.
For more details, check out the casting call below:
‘Ashby’ Casting Call
ASHBY -Seeking a Stand In for Micky Rourke (will work 17 days) and for Emma Roberts (will work 7 days).
Must be available between 6/22 -7/24 as needed for filming in the Charlotte area. This must be local hires/live in the area and at non union stand in rate.
18 yrs & Over with their own transportation only.
Caucasian Male 5’11, Brown Hair -Submit with the heading Male Stand In.
Caucasian Female -5’2, not sure of hair color for this film so seeking those with Brown or Blonder hair, Slender build. Submit with heading
Female Stand In.
All submissions should include 2 current photos -one being head/shoulder and the other full length.
Please include the following information -Name, Phone, Age, Height/Weight, Clothing Sizes, Hair Color/Eye Color, City/State you reside.
Submissions should be sent to [email protected] with heading as listed above.