St. Louis Feature Film
A new film about anti-bullying and the humane treatment of animals called “Marshall The Miracle Dog” will be holding an open casting call in the St. Louis area this coming weekend. The film is looking for extras and to fill a few supporting roles.
The film is being cast by Carrie Houk and will be filming entirely in the St. Louis Metro area in June 2014.
“Marshall The Miracle Dog” is a film inspired by a phenomenal true story. A young boy named Finn is bullied at school and finds a friend in a dog that is being held in very poor conditions in the home of an animal hoarder. Finn rescues the dog but his challenges are just beginning as he has problems with the dogs previous owner, his bullies at school and his new dog has health issues that will lead to an amputation of his paw. The story has an anti-bullying message and explores friendships.
There will be an open call this coming Sunday
April 27, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at Clayton High School (1 Mark Twain Circle, Clayton).
The film is looking for people of all ages and ethnicities to participate.
The film will have a limited theatrical release in select cities and will be directed by Jay Kanzler. The film is based on the children’s book written by Cyndi Willenbrock.
The film will be in production in St. Louis beginning in June.
There is no charge to attend the casting call. Attendees should bring an official state ID, such as a driver’s license, birth certificate, or United States passport. Chosen extras and supporting actors will need to plan to remain onset the entire day in June (date to be determined). Parking is free, and aspiring performers are asked to bring a headshot or a recent snapshot.
For more information, visit www.marshallthemiracledog.com/movie
Here is the Youtube video about Marshall the miracle dog.
The incredible story about Marshall the Miracle Dog comes to life in this short documentary. Hear about Marshall’s dramatic journey to personal healing, and to the healing of others who meet him.
The story is told through the eyes of Marshall’s beloved owner, Cyndi.