Roth Films in association with Mayhem Pictures is getting ready to start production on the Walt Disney Pictures true-story live-action feature film "Million Dollar Arm," about a sports agent who discovered baseball pitchers amongst cricket players in India by staging a reality show to discover new talent. The Primetime Emmy award winning Disney casting veteran is auditioning talent for lead roles in the film. Also being cast are supporting, and smaller speaking roles. Filming gets underway May 6, 2013 and will take place in Los Angeles, Atlanta, and in India.
Details on how talent can submit for the lead roles or supporting roles in Million Dollar Arm, plus registration information for extras can be found on the following casting post:
Disney casting executives have hired Golden Globe Award winner Jon Hamm to portray the lead role of sports agent J.B. Bernstein. Primetime Emmy Award nominee Joe Roth and Palak Patel are producing "Million Dollar Arm" for Roth Films, the company that produced such epic Disney films as "Alice in Wonderland," "Oz the Great and Powerful" starring James Franco, Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz, and Michelle Williams. Roth also produced the upcoming "Maleficent" starring Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning. Mark Ciardi and Gordon Gray are producing for Mayhem Pictures, who also produced another true-story Disney film, "Invincible" based on the story of Vince Papale, a 30-year-old bartender from South Philadelphia who overcame long odds to play for the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles in 1976. Mayhem also produced the Disney films "Miracle," "The Game Plan," "Secretariat," and the upcoming Reese Witherspoon starring vehicle "Wish List".
Minors and foreign talent must and be legally eligible to work in Los Angeles, Atlanta and the United States.
The 2013 Los Angeles Actors Resource Guide eBook (and the Atlanta, GA eBook) comes with free quarterly updates and includes the following information and documents for adults, minors, and foreign talent who would like to work as an actor or extra on film and television productions in Los Angeles and the United States:
• USA Child Actor Work Permit Requirements
• California Child Actor Permit Application
• California Minors Summary Chart
• Child Actor Coogan Trust Deposit Instructions
• California Division of Labor Standards Offices
• Immigration Work Permit Information
• Non-Immigrant Visa Application
In addition to the following Los Angeles Actors Resources:
• Audition Tips
• How To Make an Audition Video
• Los Angeles Casting Directors List
• Los Angeles Extras Casting Directors List
• Los Angeles Talent Agents List
• General Talent Agent Information
• Los Angeles Acting Classes List
• Acting Classes for Young Actors in Los Angeles
• Los Angeles Headshot Photographers List
• Sample Actors Resume
• Sample Beginning Actors Resume
• Sample Cover Letters
• Entertainment Industry Terminology
• Miscellaneous Los Angeles Resources
• Actors Unions
• PDF Users Guides
The 2013 Atlanta and Los Angeles Actors Resource Guide eBooks are available here.