Child Auditions in Alabama – “Woodlawn” Starring Jon Voight is Casting an African American boy

The feature film “Woodlawn” about Tony Nathan’s early football career is filming in the Birmingham area and seeking a boy to play the role of a young Tony Nathan.

The film makers are seeking a boy between the ages of 7 and 10 for some early childhood scenes. The scene will film in the Birmingham, Alabama area on the 16th of next month.

Academy Award-winner Jon Voight has been cast to play the legendary Alabama football coach Paul “Bear” Bryant. The film is shooting in the Birmingham area and focuses Miami Dolphins football player, Tony Nathan during his high school football days at Birmingham’s Woodlawn High School. The film is set in the 70’s during a period of high racial tension and includes a large scene about a match in 1974 that drew record numbers of fans (42,000) for a high school game of two unbeaten teams.

The film’s cast also includes Sean Astin (“Rudy”, “The Lord of the Rings”) who plays the Woodlawn team counselor, Hank Erwin, Nic Bishop (“Body of Proof”) as Woodlawn coach Tandy Gerelds, C. Thomas Howell (“The Amazing Spider-Man”) as Banks coach George “Shorty” White, Sherri Shepherd (“Precious””) as Nathan’s mother, and Lance Nichols (“Treme’) as Nathan’s father.

casting call for "Woodlawn" in Birmingham Alabama

The film will be released sometime in 2015.

Now casting Young Tony Nathan for feature film “Woodlawn”.
Age: 7-10
Race: African American
Gender: Male
*Shooting in Birmingham area on December 16th.

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