‘Fatman‘ movie starring Mel Gibson is now casting.
Mel Gibson’s ‘Fatman’, the upcoming Santa Claus Christmas comedy, is now hiring actors and holding auditions & casting calls in Ottawa, Ontario. Smyth Casting is looking for background actors to play various acting roles including Elves. Filming will shoot all across February 2020.
Mel Gibson will play Santa Claus in the upcoming indie action-comedy feature film “Fatman”. Fortitude will handle international sales rights and will premiere the project at the Cannes Film Festival, which will take place on May 14. The movie will film in Canada starting in 2020. The movie will be directed by Ian and Eshom Nelms from their a script they wrote together. Previously, the duo worked on projects such as “Small Town Crime,” “Wall Street” and “Lost on Purpose.” The movie will be produced by Brandon James of Rough House, Nadine de Barros of Fortitude and Lisa Wolofsky of Skywolf. Executive producers include James’ Rough House partners David Gordon Green, Danny McBride and Jody Hill.
“This rowdy Santa tale is a film we’ve been excited to make for some time and we’re thrilled to have equally passionate partners in Rough House and Fortitude who carry the same fire!” said Eshom and Ian Nelms.
Mel Gibson was last seen in the movie “Daddy’s Home 2” and “Dragged Across Concrete”. He previously received a best director Oscar nomination in 2017 for “Hacksaw Ridge”.
- “Fatman” is a story of a rowdy and unconventional Santa Claus who is fighting his business decline. Meanwhile, a 12-year-old hires a hitman to kill Santa after receiving a stocking.
How to apply:
Mel Gibson’s ‘Fatman’ Casting Call
Stand-in Casting Call
Background Elves Casting Call
Incomplete applications may be ignored. Thank you.
Small Speaking Role Casting Call
If interested, please submit headshots and resumes to [email protected]. Thank you.
Extras Casting Call
Hey everyone, we’re prepping for Fatman (starring Mel Gibson!) and want to get an early start on booking our elves.
This is going to be one of our most exciting opportunities this year, with costumes, makeup, and explosions involved! Elves need to be ~5’3″ or shorter and must be 18 or older. (If you’re a little tall, don’t worry! We have plenty of other opportunities coming.)
So if you meet the requirements, and are interested (we have dates all across February), send us an email at [email protected] with your measurements. Thanks!
Speaking Role Casting Call
Expired Casting Calls
Background Acting Roles Casting Call 8-12 All Genders All Ethnicities
Please do not apply, if you are not local or if you do not fit the description.
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