HBO’s Joe Paterno Starring Al Pacino Movie Casting Call for Kid Actors

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HBO’s Joe Paterno movie starring Al Pacino is now casting kid actors in New York City.

Casting directors are casting children to portray the following featured roles on the HBO film, Untitled Levinson Project, starring Al Pacino as Penn State Coach Joe Paterno.

  • FEATURED CHILD SIBLINGS (Caucasian, brown haired): 11 year old boy, 11 year old girl, and 9 year old girl. Tentatively scheduled shoot dates: 8/16, 8/17, 8/18, 8/24. Filming in NY.
  • FEATURED POOL SIBLINGS (Caucasian, brown haired): small 6 year old boy, 8 year old boy, 10 year old boy and girl, 13 year old girl; all must be able to swim and comfortable splashing each other in pool. Note: 8 year old boy must ok jumping in pool. Tentatively scheduled shoot date: 8/28. Filming in NY.

About HBO’s Joe Paterno movie:

Joe Paterno

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA – OCT 9: Penn State coach Joe Paterno looks down during a loss to Illinois at Beaver Stadium October 9, 2010 in University Park, PA (Editorial credit: Richard Paul Kane / Shutterstock.com)

According to Variety, the movie’s logline is the following: “After becoming the winningest coach in college football history, Joe Paterno is embroiled in Penn State’s Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal, challenging his legacy and forcing him to face questions of institutional failure on behalf of the victims.”

To audition for a role in the new movie, check out the casting call breakdown below.

HBO Joe Paterno Movie

Casting featured children to portray the following for paid background work on the HBO film, Untitled Levinson Project, starring Al Pacino as Penn State Coach Joe Paterno.

FEATURED CHILD SIBLINGS (Caucasian, brown haired): 11 year old boy, 11 year old girl, and 9 year old girl. Tentatively scheduled shoot dates: 8/16, 8/17, 8/18, 8/24. Filming in NY.

FEATURED POOL SIBLINGS (Caucasian, brown haired): small 6 year old boy, 8 year old boy, 10 year old boy and girl, 13 year old girl; all must be able to swim and comfortable splashing each other in pool. Note: 8 year old boy must ok jumping in pool. Tentatively scheduled shoot date: 8/28. Filming in NY.

Email child’s name, current snapshot, phone number, age, height, weight and clothing sizes to [email protected] Please write in the subject line which role you are applying for (Featured Child Siblings or Featured Pool Siblings). *Please note if your child has a valid NY Child Performer Work Permit. (The permit can be easily obtained the first time if your child doesn’t have one. If cast, we will walk you through the process.)

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If you are not local and/or do not fit the description, do not apply