Casting Call in GA for “In Dubious Battle” Starring James Franco, Bryan Cranston & Selena Gomez

By | March 7, 2015

James Franco’s “In Dubious Battle” is seeking core group of background actors.

James Franco’s new film, “In Dubious Battle” is about to begin production in the Atlanta area.  The film has an all-star cast lined up. Starring in “In Dubious Battle” are James Franco, Bryan Cranston, Selena Gomez, Ed Harris, Robery Duvall, Vincent D’Onofrio and Danny McBride.

Casting directors with Tammy Smith have a call out for local talent. James Franco’s “In Dubious Battle” is seeking to cast the core group of background actors as well as other small roles for scenes that will be filming in the Bostwick area shortly. They seem to be casting some featured roles as well, they are requesting for talent to include a resume, if they have any acting experience, though not required.

The movie is scheduled to film this month and next – March 18 to April 12. The project is looking for men and women ages 18 to 75 for various roles. Those selected to fill the roles will be working in Bostwick and/or Senoia, GA. For more information about the available roles and how to apply, please see the information listed in the flyer below.

In Dubious Battle is a 1936 novel by John Steinbeck. The central figure of the story is an activist for “the Party” (thought to be the communist party, though it is never specifically named in the novel) who is organizing a major strike by fruit pickers and looking to get more people involved in his cause. The book focuses on a fight between labor and capital in 1930’s California, a fictional area of California.  “In Dubious Battle”  explores themes that Steinbeck explored in future work as well,  group behavior, social injustice, man’s inhumanity to man. Franco will play Jim Nolan, a man who gets involved in the movement and its organization.

In Dubious Battle now casting

According to a report in Variety, Matt Rager is adapting the screenplay. Rager previously worked with James Franco on film adaptations of William Faulkner’s “As I Lay Dying” and “The Sound and the Fury.”

Interested? Here is the casting call – This will be filming in GA so please only apply if you are local to the area.

For the new film “In Dubious Battle“, based on the John Steinbeck novel. Casting for Men and Women, ages 18-75, blue collar and/or character types to be farm workers in the Depression Era of the 1930’s. We will be selecting a core group of people to work several days (for approx 10 to 12 of the days within the filming dates) – working in Bostwick and/or Senoia, GA

Photos need to be presented to the director and producers for selection!

see flyer for all the info, email is

In Dubious Battle

4 thoughts on “Casting Call in GA for “In Dubious Battle” Starring James Franco, Bryan Cranston & Selena Gomez

  1. Lorraine Nettles

    I would love to be an extra in any Atlants area movie female, white, age 68, 5’8, 130 lbs, available anytime.

  2. Rochelle Wilkins

    I would like to submit to this casting but I am unable to find an email or contact number in order to do so. Please help. Thank you very much.

  3. Mark Falvo

    Been working as an extra and a featured extra. Would love the opportunity to work.


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