Auditions for speaking roles in John Travolta / Ethan Hawke new film “In a Valley of Violence”

Speaking Roles for Film – Casting Call in New Mexico

New western thriller “In A Valley Of Violence” is about to begin production in New Mexico. The films casting directors have released a casting notice for 2 speaking roles and other featured and recurring spots.

John Travolta and Ethan Hawke are starring in a new film together, In a Valley of Violence. The film comes from producer Jason Blum and Blum’s company, Blumhouse productions. Last month,  THR, reported that  Travolta and Hawke were in talks to star in the film,. Now it seems that both actors are on board as are Karen Gillan, Taissa Farmiga and James Ransone.

Ethan Hawke has worked with Blumhouse Productions previously on the horror films Sinister and The Purge. The new film is directed by horror master Ti West, however, the director has claimed that “In A Valley of Violence” will not be a horror flick. In his twitter feed, West stated that Valley is “not a horror movie.

In A Valley Of Violence, is set in the 1800’s and the American west. The film is described to be a revenge thriller.  The IMDB story line describes the movie as a revenge Western film set in the 1890s, where a man arrives in a small town seeking vengeance for his murdered friend. 

Casting call for speaking roles for movie "In A Valley Of Violence"

The projects casting director is Robert Baxter out of Albuquerque NM.


Shooting begins JUNE 23rd and runs through to JULY 25th.

We are accepting submissions for TWO SPEAKING ROLES – ONE MALE role titled “DOLLAR BILL” over 50, skinny, not bald, gaunt, and can play the role of an easily intimidated individual. And ONE MALE role titled “BARTENDER” over 50, Gray Hair, and facial hair (sideburns, mustaches, beards, and sideburns).

We are also accepting submissions for the following EXTRA positions, which are recurring for the full shoot June 23rd-July 25th:

  • A One Armed Man
  • 3 women over 60
  • 2 Caucasian Females under 13
  • 5 Caucasian Males over 60
  • 2 Native American children
  • 1 Hispanic Male over 60
  • 2 Native American Warriors
  • 1 Native American Female

If you or someone you know fits any of the above roles and are available for this movie please send in a recent photo submission and phone number to

The film will be shooting in New Mexico through July.

In A Valley Of Violence” does not have a specific release date, but it will be released sometime in 2015.


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  1. John Casciato

    Hello I am interested in a speaking part please contact me if you think I would be right, would love to help. Thank you

    John Casciato
    Long-term Objective: Successful Acting Career in Film, TV, Stage & Commercial Work (Listed with Actors Talent Group Agency)

    Biometrics: Height: 6’4; Weight 200 LBs, 25 Years Old, Black Hair/Brown eyes

    Trilingual: English (native), Spanish & Italian (conversational,) Culturally Adept International traveler.

    Professional Acting Work

    Mob Doctor: Fox TV Series (Cast October 2012)
    Character: “Carter” 4 Scenes with Michael Rapaport
    1 Scene with William Forsythe

    • Cold Reading 9 Acting Studio (2014)
    • Artistic Home :Acting 1 and 2 (2013- 2014)
    • Black Box Acting Academy Graduate (2012-2013)
    • Acting Studio (Chicago) 2011-2012
    o On Camera Classes; Shurtleff Techniques – 1 & 2
    • Second City Training Center (Chicago) 2011-2012
    o Voice/ Improv A,B,C,D/ Acting 1 & 2
    • Act One Studio (Chicago) 2011-2012
    o Intro to Film Acting/ Fundamental of Acting 1,2,3
    o Commercial Techniques/TV Film
    • College of DuPage: Acting/Improv & General Studies (2009-2011)

    • 2009 Golden Gloves Winner (Heavyweight Novice Division)
    • 2010 Golden Gloves Semi-Finalist (Heavyweight Open Division)

    Skills, Hobbies, Interests:
    • Boxing, Krav Maga (self-defense and combat)
    • Athletics, Health & Fitness
    • U.S. & World History, International Travel,
    • Foreign Languages & Cultures,
    • Anthropology.

    1. Romeo Valencia

      Haven’t done any acting since college, but I do know I can. I’m 50 years old, Hispanic, 5’8″, athletic build and short hair.

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