The new Mel Gibson movie “Blood Father” begins production in Albuquerque shortly and the films casting directors will be holding an open casting call next week.
Casting directors are particularly interested in bikers, both male and female who have their own bikes as well as parents with children. Anyone interested in appearing in “Blood Father” as an extra can come down to the open call to meet with casting directors.
“Blood Father” will see Mel Gibson pay another gritty role. According to Deadline the film is described as having a “Taken”(By the way, “Taken 3” is also now filming) type of story, an estranged father must rescue his teen daughter from her assailants. Gibson plats the “Blood Father,” a biker and ex-con who gets released from prison, tries to reunite with his teen daughter to find out that she is in a lot of trouble and is on the run from drug dealers who would like her dead.
The script is written by Peter Craig (“The Town“) and Jean-François Richet (“Mesrine, “Assault On Precinct 13”) will direct this action thriller.
It’s been three years since Lydia Carson ran away from her privileged home in West Los Angeles. Just 17 years old, she’s gotten involved with an older man who supplements his income with shady, mysterious activities. One afternoon Lydia finds herself guarding the back door of a house in Topanga Canyon during a shakedown. As murderous violence erupts, Lydia herself becomes a target. She escapes down a creek and through the hillsides to the shore–alone, destitute, and frightened. Her last option is John Link, her blood father, who has just come off a long prison sentence for violent crimes of his own.
Casting for the film is being handled by EG in Albuquerque.
Extras wanted for “Blood Father” starring Mel Gibson, shooting mid May until early July in Albuquerque.
We will be looking for men AND women bikers with bikes (motorcycles).
Open casting call
Saturday May 3 at Far Horizon Studio
304 Washington SE from 10 am to 3 pm.
We will also be looking for children with their moms and dads.