Don Cheadle Film “Miles Ahead” casting call in Cincinnati Ohio

By | June 10, 2014

“Miles Ahead”, the new Don Cheadle film is coming to Cincinnati this summer.

The “Miles Ahead” film, is about jazz icon Miles Davis. The film is described as an intimate look into the musicians life as a young man and his struggle to overcome certain aspects.

According to a report, the film will center around a few days in the life of Miles Davis when he conspired with a Rolling Stone writer to steal back his music.

Miles Ahead” will not only star Don Cheadle, but will also be directed and producing the film. The film also stars Zoe Saldana and Ewan McGregor.

The movie has been described as a passion for Cheadle who was able to raise the money for it’s production through various sources including crowd funding in Indiegogo. In a report, Cheadle commented that “Most studios don’t make these kinds of movies anymore, so we are doing it independently.

The movie is looking to cast background extras and vehicles from the late 1940s through the mid-1970s.

The film is casting adults who are 21 and older with reliable transportation (and older cars) who would be available for filming this summer beginning this month and into August. The film especially needs locals who have older cars to be used in the film since this is a period piece.

Don Cheadle's Miles Ahead casting call in Ohio

Those interested should send a headshot photo, their full name, email address and phone number to

Representatoves of the  states film commission commented that…. director Cheadle (“Hotel Rwanda,” “House of Lies,” “Iron Man 2” and “3”), who will star as Miles, also needs very specific automobiles for the movie.

Here are a few cars that they are particularly interested in.

  • A 1970s Jaguar XJS, preferably dark green.
  • Taxis from the 1940s/’50s, and 1970s.
  • A 1950s Cadillac convertible.
  • Cars from 1965 through 1975.

Owners of cars fitting the descriptions should send a photo and contact information to

Those wishing to be extras on the project can email

Be sure to include all contact info and a photo.

2 thoughts on “Don Cheadle Film “Miles Ahead” casting call in Cincinnati Ohio

  1. Dan Sebastian

    Nationally known Ray Cummins is looking for a small part in a production. Ray has played with some of the greatest guitarist ever. Chet Atkins, Les Paul. Ray is known as Chet Atkins protege.

  2. claude bullock

    looking for small role part or Extra part in Cincinnati area.


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