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Background: THE WRONG STUFF is the adaptation of the bestselling book by former Red Sox and Expos lefty and counterculture icon Bill “Spaceman” Lee.
This is a 1982 period film so we are looking for actors who can grow or already have hairstyles or facial hair of the era.
Filming Location: These scenes will be shot from 11/18 to 12/1 in Pittsfield, MA in the beautiful Berkshire Mountains. About 2 hours from either NYC or Boston.
This casting call is nationwide. We’re seeking both union and non union members.
Bill “Spaceman” Lee – Lead – A 38 year old major leaguer at the tail end of a long major league career. White, 6’3, ideally left-handed. Ideally with a thick beard. “California good looks.” A bit world and weather beaten perhaps. But Quick witted and likeable.
Rodney “Cool Breeze” Scott – 29 years old, African American. Ideally with a mustache.Scott was known mostly for his speed and stole 63 bases during the 1980 campaign, which ranked him third in the National League. He finished with 205 career swipes.
Gino – Bill’s senior league teammate. Kind hearted. 45-60 years old. Ideally french-Canadian and french speaking.
Claude – Senior League teammate. 45-60 years old. A bit on the heavy side. Ideally french-Canadian and french speaking.
Joe – African American, 40-55, looks like a smoker
In order to be eligible for this casting call you must do the following:
1. Create a Sports Studio Casting account. (If you already have an account skip to step 2)
2. Make sure all your information is up to date and you have pictures set, a link to you reading some lines is also recommended.
3. Submit your profile to the casting call.