“Game Brain” Starring Will Smith Open Casting Call

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Will Smith’s ‘Game Brain’ Open Casting Call for Football Players in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Production for Will Smith’s new movie, ‘Game Brain‘ has been ramping up. Now that filming is getting started, casting directors are getting ready.

Casting directors are holding an Open Casting Call next weekend for football players in the Pittsburgh area, where the movie will start shooting in October.

‘Game Brain’ aka Concussion, is based on the 2009 GQ Story about concussions and brain damage in football players.

For more details check out the open casting call below:

Will Smith’s ‘Game Brain’ Open Casting Call

Real Heaven, Inc. Extras Casting is seeking football players for the feature film “Untitled Will Smith Project” (working title). This film is based on true events in Pittsburgh, PA. Football players will portray professional and college level team members. We are recruiting football players with real experience.

SYNOPSIS: This film is based on the true story of Dr. Bennet Omalu, the forensic neuropathologist who made the first discovery of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in a professional football player and brought awareness to the public. As he blows the whistle on player injuries, Omalu’s quest humanizes the price paid by professional athletes in impact sports — and the political, cultural and corporate interests that fuel the business of pro sports.

Those interested in participating as football players must attend the Open Call Tryout.

Date: Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014.

Time: 9 a.m.

Location: The football field at Bethel Park HS, Practice Field 1, 309 Church Road, Bethel Park, PA 15102.

Details: Looking for men 18 to 30 years old who have prior football experience (at least high school level) and are not currently in high school or playing for a college team, due to eligibility issues.

Anyone trying out must wear workout gear, and bring grass football cleats.

Extras who are hired will receive $250 for 1 rehearsal day and $400 for 1 film date. Rehearsal and exact film dates will be two days between Oct. 20-31, 2014.

In order to be considered you MUST be able to make yourself completely available for both film and rehearsal dates.

For more information regarding football tryouts or to preregister please email: [email protected]

For all others looking to be extras in the film, we are looking for those to fill roles including former professional football players, Pittsburgh football fans, administrators, reporters and lawyers. (18yrs+)

For more information on how to sign up visit: movieextraspittsburgh.com

Please do not apply, if you are not local or if you do not fit the description.

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