Open Auditions for “Ride The Thunder” in Prescott, AZ


Casting Call in Arizona for Feature Film about the Vietnam War

KosterFilms will be in Prescott next week. The film company is holding auditions for supporting roles and is also seeking to fill some featured roles in their Vietnam War film. The company will be filming some scenes in Prescott this summer.

The company describes their film,  “Ride the Thunder”  as  a passionate film that honors our Vietnam Veterans and is based on the critically acclaimed book. According to their IMDB page, the film will be produced by Hula Girls Productions and directed by Fred Koster. The film was shooting in Hawaii this spring and their FB page has a good amount of stills from that shoot.

The book, Ride the Thunder: A Vietnam War Story of Honor and Triumph is written by former United States Marine Corps Major Richard Botkin . The book tells the heroic story of a few American and Vietnamese Marines who fought brilliantly and attempted to turn the tide of the Vietnam War. Richard Botkin’s book is described as offering  a fresh, provocative look at the Vietnam War and offers insights into the stories of this group of  heroes.

Prescott Arizona open casting call for feature film "Ride the Thunder"Image credit: Koster Films from shoot in Oahu


If interested, here is the notice:

Indie film “Ride The Thunder” will be holding an open casting call in Arizona next week and is looking for some local actors to participate in a homecoming scene. The scene being shot will reflect the Vietnam war veteran’s experiences coming home to country that is divided about the war and their support of it. The available roles include the veteran’s wife, a bartender and those of some local thugs.

Audition date and location:

Saturday, August 23, 2014 -10 am to 2 pm

Gateway Mall, Prescott, AZ. (next to Food Court)

Roles to be cast:

Wife of Veteran – Supporting Role

Age – 30 to 35
Sex – Female
Race – Caucasian
Build – Medium

Bartender – Supporting Role
Age – 30 to 60
Sex – Male
Race – Caucasian
Build – All

Local Thug Leader – Supporting Role
Age – 20 to 40
Sex – Male
Race – Caucasian
Build – Medium to Large

Local Thugs – Background with some featured
Age – 20 to 40
Sex – Male
Race – Caucasian
Build – Medium to Large

Background Actors – Some featured
Age – 20 to 70
Sex – Female/Male
Race – All

For more information, go to the Ride The Thunder Movie page on
Facebook or email KosterFilms would like to see local Prescott actors at the open casting call, however, if you can’t attend but want to still be considered for any of the roles you can send an email with your resume, contact info and photos attached to

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