Open Casting Call for Ben Stiller’s ‘Escape at Dannemora’ Movie
Want to be in a movie? Ben Stiller is looking for you. He's holding open casting calls for 'Escape at Dannemora,' the Showtime miniseries he's filming in Plattsburg about the prison break at Clinton Correctional.
You don't need experience. You just have to show up at the Strand Theater on Brinkerhoff Street in Plattsburg Saturday, July 22nd from 10am to 5:30pm.
Roles include law enforcement, correctional officers, reporters, females from 30 to 60 and males from 20 to 60.
If you have questions, you can call 212-330-9357 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Stiller has been in area since mid-June filming the mini series about the more than three-week manhunt for escaped prisoners Richard Matt and David Sweat from Clinton Correctional Facility that concluded in late June 2015 when both were shot. Matt was killed and Sweat was wounded.
Benicio del Toro will play Richard Matt, Paul Dano will portray David Sweat and Patricia Arquette is Joyce Mitchell, the woman who helped the men escape, according to IMDB.
The 8 hour mini-series isn’t expected to air until 2018 on Showtime.