Open Casting Call for Sony feature film "Straw Dogs"

Sony/Screen Gems announces the movie "Straw Dogs," written and directed by Rod Lurie, and it is slated to begin filming in Shreveport, LA on August 17, 2009. This film is a remake of the 1972 version which starred Dustin Hoffman.

Glorioso Casting, LLC (Harold & Kumar 2, The Mist, The Expendables) is conducting the local casting in Bossier City, LA for the film with open auditions scheduled on July 11. People of all ages and ethnicities are encouraged to attend as there is a need for more than 1,000 extras in several of the scenes as well as featured extras. (See Special Needs Below).


Louisiana Boardwalk
540 Boardwalk Blvd.
Bossier City, LA 71111
Suite 310 (across from RUE 21 and The Nike Store)


Saturday July 11, 2009
11:00am – 5:00pm

What to bring:

Bring a recent non-returnable photo (4" x 6" preferred). If you do not have a picture, one will be taken for you. Applicants may also bring a photo of their car to be considered for the film.

Special Needs:

Everyone should register! However we do have a strong need for:
  • FOOTBALL PLAYERS: 18 - 23 years to look high school age. Real football players are encouraged to attend.
  • CHEERLEADERS: 18 - 23 years to look high school age. Real cheerleaders are encouraged to attend.
  • REFEREE'S: REAL football referees are encouraged to attend.
  • TOWNSPEOPLE: Adults, 18 and over, are strongly encouraged to attend. Children may sign up as well but parents/guardians must be present.

NOTE: They will have 4 days of NIGHT SHOOTING the week of August 17th, 2009 and they will need a large amount of extras. These are PAID positions. All who attend will be considered for the film!

Principal Actor Casting (Los Angeles):

Bialy / Thomas Casting
20th Century Fox
10201 W. Pico Blvd. Bldg. 310, 1st Fl, Ste. B
Los Angeles CA 90035