A new sports film called Cornerman starring Anthony Hopkins is casting extras to act in several different scenes in April. The casting team needs various extras to play trainers and spectators during boxing events. This film is a promising project with a director and screenplay writer that are focused on sticking to an accurate portrayal of the boxer.
Cornerman is about the legendary boxing trainer Cus D’Amato and how he trained Mike Tyson to become the youngest boxing heavyweight champion of the world. Cus D’Amato will be played by Anthony Hopkins while the roles for young and old versions of Mike Tyson have yet to be cast. This is a tremendous opportunity to appear in a historically accurate take on one of the greatest legacies of the last generation. it is even rumored that world famous director Martin Scorsese is involved in the biopic, either producing or writing.
When: April 16th
Where: The auditions will take place online and filming will take place in Chicago and Mike Tyson’s hometown, New York City.
This is a great opportunity to appear in a feature film starring Anthony Hopkins and other famous actors. Acting as an extra is all about gaining exposure in the industry. No matter what comes out of this opportunity, earning experience on a set of a big budget movie will benefit you tremendously. You will also be working closely with several well known actors. Sometimes in a competitive industry like film, it is all about who you know.