Today FeatureFilmAuditions.com is reporting that Gerber Pictures is now in pre-production on the Warner Bros. Pictures true-story action survival feature film “Crazy For The Storm” based on the bestselling novel “Crazy For The Storm: A Memoir Of Survival” by Norman Ollestad. A massive talent search has been taking place since February, 2013 for a boy who can play 11 year-old Norman Ollestad. The talent search included online video submissions accepted through Cast It Talent. However, the right boy was not discovered and new casting director information is now available.
Starring in “Crazy For The Storm” is Academy Award nominee Josh Brolin playing the role of young Norman’s father Norman Ollestad Sr. Two-time Academy Award winner Sean Penn is directing from an adapted screenplay written by Will Fetters. Penn recently starred in Ben Stiller’s “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”, while Brolin starred in the upcoming “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For”. Primetime Emmy Award nominee Bill Gerber will produce for Gerber Pictures. Also producing is Norman Ollestad’s literary manager Rob Weisbach, and Fonda Snyder. Ollestad will executive produce. Warner Bros. will handle domestic distribution.
Details on how talent can submit for acting roles, and registration information for extras can be found on the following casting post:
“Crazy For The Storm” Child Actor Talent Search
All talent, including minors and foreign talent must be legally eligible to work in the state of California and in the United States.
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