Nationwide Casting: Play Cassius Clay/Muhammad Ali in ‘One Night in Miami,’ Directed by Regina King + More Gigs

Relive a moment in history with the feature film “One Night in Miami,” directed by Regina King and casting actors for starring roles, including the role of Heavyweight Champion Cassius Clay/Muhammad Ali. Plus, the Lifetime Network reality series “Supernanny,” an arena dinner show, and more are seeking performers around the country.

Casting is currently underway for the feature film “One Night in Miami,” a feature film directed by Regina King that takes place on the night Cassius Clay became Heavyweight World Champion and centers on the conversation with his three closest friends that followed in a hotel room. Two Black male actors, aged 18–36, are wanted to play the lead roles of Cassius Clay and Jim Brown. Filming will take place in January and February 2020 in Louisiana. Talent will be paid SAG-AFTRA rates. Apply here!

The Lifetime Network reality series “Supernanny” is seeking real families with unruly children looking for a change. Production will take place over nine days through the beginning of 2020, exact dates TBD. Pay is $1,500 per family, plus a week of free hands-on expert parenting advice during production. Apply here!

“Pirates Voyage,” a large-arena dinner attraction featuring acrobatics, swordplay, audience participation, and more is casting a lead role. A male actor, aged 18–45, is wanted to play Calico Jack, Blackbeard’s quartermaster and confidante. The actor must be able to speak in a convincing British dialect, sing and move well, and know or be willing to learn stage combat. Shakespeare knowledge or training is a plus. Rehearsals will begin in January 2020, and the season runs through the end of October followed by the Christmas season through January 1, 2021, in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Full-time pay will be provided. Apply here!

An actor-comedian, aged 18–35, is wanted for a short parody of five popular music videos. Filming will take place remotely. Pay is $500 per video. Apply here!

“Loulou” is a coming-of-age story about Louie, or Loulou, a trans teenager struggling with her secret while being raised by a strict conservative father and an insecure mother and who develops a relationship with her homophobic bully. A trans actor, aged 16–23, is wanted for the lead role. There are also several roles for talent, aged 16 and older, including the bully. Filming will take place in November in California. Pay is the SAG minimum with meals provided. Apply here!

The forthcoming streaming platform Disney+ is looking for participants for its docuseries “(Re)Connect.” Real kids, teens, and parents are wanted for the program. Filming will take place where the talent is located or other locations TBD. Pay is also TBD. Apply here!

“Dolly Parton’s Stampede,” an arena, equestrian, and variety dinner theater show is casting a supporting role. A male actor, aged 18–45, is wanted for the role. Performances will take place in Branson, Missouri. Full-time pay with health and 401k benefits will be provided. Apply here!

Looking to get cast? Apply to casting calls on Backstage.

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