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Taking Chance (TV Movie 2009) Poster

(2009 TV Movie)

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Ross Katz

Writing Credits  

Michael Strobl ... (screenplay) (as LtCol Michael R. Strobl USMC [Ret.]) and
Ross Katz ... (screenplay)
 
Michael Strobl ... (journal) (as LtCol Michael R. Strobl USMC [Ret.])

Cast (in credits order)  

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Nicholas Art ...
Nate Strobl (as Nicholas Reese Art)
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Tom Bloom ...
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Henry Coy ...
Marine Driver (as GySgt Henry Coy)
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Ticketing Agent
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Ticketing Agent
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Army Sergeant
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Jeff Mack
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Corporal Arenz
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Major Thompson
Adam Hayes ...
Dover Team Leader (as Sgt Adam Hayes)
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TSA Agent
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Olivia Strobl
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Business Man
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General Kruger
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Rich Brewer
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Robert Rouse
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Sgt. Neuman
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Major Schott
Del Pentecost ...
Minneapolis Cargo Handler
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Minneapolis Cargo Handler
Christina Rouner ...
Tall Flight Attendant
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Sgt Mulcahy
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Philly Cargo Worker
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Annie
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Stacey Strobl
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Mortuary Technician
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Colonel Karen Bell
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Kelley Phelps
William Wise ...
Larry Hertzog
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John Phelps
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Joseph Basile ...
Military Honorary Metal Preparer
Sherman Alpert ...
Funeral Attendee (uncredited)
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Mortician's Assistant (uncredited)
Gerald Blakey ...
VFW Member at Funeral (uncredited)
Alana Cadiz ...
Funeral Attendee (uncredited)
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Funeral Attendee (uncredited)
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VFW Veteran (uncredited)
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Native American Woman at Funeral (uncredited)
Michael Ciesla ...
Army Escort Cleary (uncredited)
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Funeral Attendee (uncredited)
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Marine Pallbearer (uncredited)
Ryan Curtis ...
Funeral Attendee (uncredited)
George DelFarno ...
Funeral Attendee (uncredited)
Elsbeth Denman ...
Airport Extra (uncredited)
Judah Devoreaux ...
Leiutenant (uncredited)
Erica Dilanjian ...
Funeral Attendee (uncredited)
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(uncredited)
Phil E. Eichinger ...
Marine Officer (uncredited)
Richard Essig ...
Funeral Goer (uncredited)
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Rancher at Funeral (uncredited)
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Marine (uncredited)
Les Gardonyi ...
Funeral Attendee (uncredited)
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Uniformed Sentry (uncredited)
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Funeral Attendee (uncredited)
John Launder ...
MCL Funeral Attendee (uncredited)
Kara Laviola ...
Funeral Attendee (uncredited)
Dan Lehn ...
Extra (uncredited)
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VFW Honor Guard (uncredited)
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Funeral Attendee (uncredited)
Phil Newsom ...
Gurney Pusher (uncredited)
Joel Ney ...
Chance Phelps' Classmate (uncredited)
Patricia Nicastro ...
Funeral Attendee (uncredited)
Jennifer Oleniczak ...
Funeral Attendee (uncredited)
Catherine Pierce ...
Woman at the Airport (uncredited)
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Funeral Attendee (uncredited)
D. Justyn Ryan ...
Flight Attendant (uncredited)
Sue Sadik ...
Funeral Attendee (uncredited)
Lenny Safko ...
Funeral Attendee (uncredited)
Kristen Schiano ...
Funeral Attendee (uncredited)
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VFW Veteran (uncredited)
Karim Sioud ...
Marine (uncredited)
Bob Socci ...
Marine Retiree at Funeral (uncredited)
Mitchell Speert ...
Air Force Veteran (uncredited)
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MCL Quartermaster - Funeral Attendee (uncredited)
Jared Uhrich ...
Marine Pallbearer (uncredited)
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Funeral Attendee (uncredited)
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Michelle (uncredited)
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Soldier (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Fred Berger ... associate producer
Lori Keith Douglas ... producer
Ross Katz ... executive producer
Brad Krevoy ... executive producer
Frank Schaeffer ... associate producer
William Teitler ... co-executive producer
Cathy Wischner-Sola ... executive producer

Music by 

Marcelo Zarvos

Cinematography by 

Alar Kivilo ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

Brian A. Kates
Lee Percy

Casting By 

Ann Goulder

Production Design by 

Dan Leigh

Art Direction by 

James Donahue

Set Decoration by 

Ron von Blomberg

Costume Design by 

David C. Robinson

Makeup Department 

Richard F. Esposito ... hair stylist
Melissa Ferreira ... assistant makeup artist: Montana
Stephanie Pasicov ... makeup artist
Holly Remington ... assistant hair stylist: Montana
James Sarzotti ... key makeup artist
Lizz Scalice ... key hair stylist
Dina Sliwak ... makeup artist (as Dina Sliwiak)
Colleen Wheeler ... additional hair stylist
Yvonne Reddy ... makeup artist (uncredited)
Susan Schectar ... additional hair stylist (uncredited)

Production Management 

Christine Altomari ... production supervisor: Montana
Lori Keith Douglas ... unit production manager
Janet Fries Eckholm ... post-production supervisor
Carla Raij ... assistant unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Robert C. Albertell ... first assistant director
Vanessa Hoffman ... second assistant director
Brendan Walsh ... second second assistant director

Art Department 

Nicholas Albanese ... construction foreman
Julia Barraclough ... charge scenic
Frederick Bergenson ... construction grip
John G. Boesch ... key construction grip
Krysten Childs ... art department assistant
Brandon Cook ... set dresser
Robert Currie ... property master
Frank DeCurtis Jr. ... set dressing foreman
Guido DeCurtis ... leadman
Louise DeCurtis ... set dresser
Jason Goldberg ... shop production assistant
Robert Gurgo ... key shop electrician
Craig Sherman Hall ... assistant art director: Montana (as C. Sherman Hall)
James Hoff ... stand-by camera services (as H. James Hoff)
Thomas J. Horan ... set dresser
Chris Jordan ... additional prop assistant
Keith Kastner ... best boy construction grip
Bradley Klipp ... set dresser (as Brad Klipp)
Jesse Klipp ... set dresser
Michael A. Kroner ... carpenter
Steven E. Lawler ... construction coordinator
Aiden Levy ... art department intern (as Aidan Levy)
Richard Liebgold ... set dresser
Carlton McClarence ... set dresser
David Moriarty ... scenic foreman
Richie Morris ... on-set dresser
Ivan Pazlamatchev ... stand-by camera services
Morgan Pitts ... first assistant props
Mark Pollard ... graphic artist
Susan Tatom ... set dresser
Robert Vaglio ... carpenter
Ashley Wellbrock ... art department intern
Allison Whitmer ... leadman: Montana
Peter Whitney ... scenic industrial
Tomas Zeman ... art department coordinator
Peter DeCurtis ... set dresser (uncredited)
Tyrell Elliott ... prop assistant (uncredited)
Justin Elterman ... additional graphic designer (uncredited)
J.D. Jacoby ... assistant property master: Montana (uncredited) / props buyer: Montana (uncredited)
Victoria Stewart ... art department intern (uncredited)
Zachary Zirlin ... additional graphic artist (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Rick Ash ... sound re-recording mixer
Jason Benjamin ... boom operator
Tim Boggs ... sound editor
Paul Timothy Carden ... adr supervisor (as Paul Carden)
Rich Crescenti ... adr recordist (as Richard Crescenti)
Rickley W. Dumm ... sound editor (as Rickley Dumm)
Alan Freedman ... adr mixer
Frank Gaeta ... additional sound mixer / sound designer / sound supervisor
David Grant ... sound editor
Dennis Green ... 24-frame playback operator
Catherine Harper ... foley artist
Justin Herman ... mix technician
Joe Iemola ... assistant sound editor
Kim Maitland ... sound recordist
Darrin Mann ... foley mixer
Christopher Moriana ... sound effects editor (as Chris Moriana)
Douglas Murray ... adr mixer
T.J. O'Mara ... sound mixer
Kyle Olmstead ... sound intern
Sam Perry ... boom operator: Montana
Paul Tirone ... adr recordist (as Paul Banks Tirone)
Rick Ash ... supervising re-recording engineer (uncredited)
Kenneth Gilbert ... adr recordist (uncredited)
Michael Kessler ... sound editor (uncredited)
Doug Mountain ... supervising sound engineer (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Jeff Brink ... special effects coordinator
Kevin Zack ... special effects assistant

Visual Effects by 

Mark Intravartolo ... inferno artist: Modern VideoFilm
Matthew W. Johnson ... smoke artist
Chris Keiffer ... computer screen graphics
Eric Pardee ... data wrangler: Post Logic Graphics

Camera and Electrical Department 

David E. Baron ... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Jim Bridges ... still photographer (as James Bridges)
Bob Calandro ... grip
Ian Carmody ... camera loader: Montana
Daniel Casey ... second assistant camera: "a" camera
Christopher DeBlau ... lamp operator
Anne Devereux ... camera loader: Montana
Matthew A. Ely ... second assistant camera: "c" camera, Montana
Paul V. Ferrazzi ... first assistant camera: "b" camera, Montana
Donald Glenn ... dolly grip
Samuel A. Gonzalez Jr. ... lamp operator
Paul Goroff ... technocrane operator
Gary Hildebrand ... lamp operator
Michael J. Kammerer ... dolly grip (as Mike Kammerer) / grip
Reid Kelly ... grip
Scott Koenigsberg ... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Gábor Kövér ... camera operator: "a" camera
Sal Lanza ... key grip
Kristopher Layng ... camera intern
Michael A. Leo ... generator operator
Charles Libin ... camera operator: "b" camera
Joseph M. Lyons ... best boy electric: Montana (as Joe Lyons)
Derek J. Manganelli ... camera loader
Hollis Meminger ... second assistant camera: "b" camera
Tim Norman ... first assistant camera: : "b" camera
Steve Olsen ... technocrane operator: Montana (as Steven Olsen)
Ray Patrick ... technocrane operator: Montana
Kabkeo Phothivongsa ... lamp operator
Frank Rinato ... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Ryan Rodriguez ... best boy electric (as Ryan A. Rodriguez)
Gerard Sava ... Steadicam operator
Gregor Tavenner ... camera operator: "c" camera, Montana
Rick Thomas ... gaffer: Montana
John Velez ... gaffer (as John G. Velez)
Thomas Yostpille ... best boy grip (as Tom Yostpille)
Tony Ballew ... lighting technician (uncredited)
Bob Becchio ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Stu Brumbaugh ... electrician (uncredited)
Buzzy Burwell ... lighting technician (uncredited)
Steve Goodloe ... additional grip (uncredited)
Vincent Lanza ... grip (uncredited)
Charles Libin ... director of photography: second unit (uncredited)
Brian Minzlaff ... set lighting (uncredited)
Daniel D. Sariano ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Joseph Sciretta ... electrician (uncredited)
Craig Striano ... technocrane operator (uncredited)
Andrew Thie ... grip (uncredited)

Casting Department 

Tina Buckingham ... casting: Montana
Renee Godbout ... background casting associate
Barbara Harris ... adr voice casting
Anne Teutschel ... casting associate
David M. Waldron ... background casting associate (as David Waldron)
Chris Bustard ... extras casting: Los Angeles (uncredited)
Stephanie Forrest ... extras casting assistant (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Michael Adkins ... costume supervisor
Laura Barreto ... wardrobe coordinator (as Laura F. Barreto)
Catherine Carnovale ... wardrobe intern
Gerald Crawford ... key costumer
Lee Harper ... assistant costume designer
Courtney Hess ... set costumer: Montana
Elizabeth Taylor ... key costumer
Chuck ReCar ... set costumer (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Jason Bretz ... assistant editor: LA
Lisa Cossettini ... assistant editor: LA
Tom Cross ... assistant editor: LA
Libby Cuenin ... post-production assistant
Louisa Forni ... post-production assistant
J.D. Funari ... marketing editor
Elisabeth Gillott ... post-production assistant
Matthew W. Johnson ... smoke artist
Annalise Kurinsky ... digital intermediate account executive
Lou Levinson ... colorist
Jordan Lindblad ... assistant editor: NY
Ali Muney ... assistant editor: NY
Julia Nessling-Douglas ... digital intermediate producer (as Julia Nessling)
Jim Passon ... color timer
Kate Ridgway ... post-production coordinator
Heather Saunders ... post-production assistant
Victoria Stewart ... post-production intern
Joe Finley ... digital preview colorist (uncredited)
Jonathan Spafford ... assistant editor (uncredited)

Music Department 

Michael K. Bauer ... music editor: LA (as Michael Bauer)
Johnny Caruso ... music editor: LA
Daniel Coe ... score preparation
George Doering ... musician: guitar (as Georg Doering)
Jennifer L. Dunnington ... music editor: NY (as Jennifer Dunnington)
Chris Fogel ... score recordist / scoring mixer
Matt Franko ... music preparation
Jo Ann Kane ... music copyist (as JoAnn Kane)
Evyen Klean ... music supervisor (as Evyen J Klean)
Sonny Kompanek ... orchestrator
Janet Lopez ... music coordinator
Mike Nowak ... conductor (as Mike Novak)
Victor Pesavento ... music preparation
Philip Rothman ... orchestrator
Peter Rotter ... music contractor (as Peter Rodder)
James Thatcher ... musician: french horn
Marcelo Zarvos ... musician:piano / score producer
William Zeitler ... musician: glass harmonica
Bryan Carrigan ... digital score recordist (uncredited)

Transportation Department 

Frank Appedu III ... driver (as Frank J. Appedu III)
Chuck Bennis ... transportation co-captain
David Buckman ... driver
Jim Buckman ... transportation captain
Peter Connors ... driver (as Pete Connors)
Dennis Dugan ... driver
Joseph Fay ... driver (as Joseph Fay Jr.)
Kenneth Garrison ... driver (as Ken Garrison)
Rich Gutterding ... driver
John C. Hunt ... driver
John Kearney ... driver
Matthew McGuinness ... driver
Brett Michel ... driver
Ken Murphy ... driver
Bill Opel ... driver
Todd Parkhurst ... driver (as Todd T. Parkhurst)
Robert Scanlon ... driver
Christine Schuman ... transportation captain: Montana
Philip Schuman ... transportation coordinator: Montana
John Sica ... driver
Steve Szucs ... driver

Other crew 

Jessica Archer ... location scout
Christopher Arena ... assistant location manager
Colin Arndt ... set production assistant: Montana
Sam Arthurs ... armorer
Patrick Barile ... chef
Ercan Bas ... office production assistant
Justen Bennett-Maccubbin ... payroll accountant (as Justen M. Bennett-Maccubbin)
Justin Bursch ... assistant: Mr. Krevoy
Eva Z. Cabrera ... script supervisor
Jeff Chena ... stand in: Mr Bacon
Angela Coleman ... second assistant accountant
Elvis Cornea ... location assistant
Gregory Cuozzo ... chef (as Gregory M. Cuozzo)
Charles E. Davis ... U.S. Department of Defense project officer
Michael Falso ... assistant: Mr. Katz
Michael Fucci ... location manager
Robin Ginsberg ... production accountant
Sam Gomez ... assistant location manager
Heather Imerman ... office production intern
Jessica Johnson Tavenner ... assistant production coordinator: Montana (as Jessica Johnson)
Sara Jonsson ... set production assistant: Montana
Brendan Kehoe ... location assistant
David Kennedy ... office production intern (as David C. Kennedy)
Matthew F. Lake ... key production assistant
Rebecca Lambrecht ... production office coordinator: Montana (as Rebecca Tunkel Lambrecht)
Jeffrey Lederman ... location assistant
Margaret Maloney ... set production assistant
Francisco Marcial ... parking coordinator
K.C. McLeod ... set production intern
Dan Meehan ... title designer
Susan Mieras ... assistant: Mr. Bacon
Nina Noah ... accounting intern
Vicente C. Ogilvie ... Department of Defense liaison officer
Wylie Overstreet ... assistant: Mr. Katz
Paul J. Park ... first assistant accountant
Kenny Pierce ... set production assistant
Travis Rehwaldt ... set production assistant
Ulises Rodriguez ... assistant production coordinator (as Ulises Rodriguez Noa)
Emily Rosenbaum ... set production intern
Nikkia Scott ... office production intern
Jeff Sedwick ... set production intern
Priya Shelly ... location coordinator
Michael Strobl ... military consultant (as LtCol Michael R. Strobl)
Bob Swensen ... title producer: main title
Vic Szalankiewicz ... chief military advisor
Nancy A. Terriberry ... production accountant: Montana (as Nancy Terriberry)
Ashley Terrill ... assistant: Ms. Douglas / clearance liaison
Benny Thomson ... craft service
Christina Ann Walker ... set production assistant
Meghan K. Wicker ... production coordinator
Kristen Willerton ... production secretary
Kate Wiltshire ... wrangler: Montana
Robin Wiltshire ... horses and wagon supplier: Montana
Kelly Winfield ... wrangler: Montana
Mark Zetler ... location manager
Markus Zetler ... location manager: Montana
Lou Angeli ... archival footage: Dover Air Force Base (uncredited)
Zach Broussard ... production assistant (uncredited)
Kathy Hayner ... accounting assistant (uncredited)
Michael Hjelmstad ... motion picture and television liaison (uncredited)
J.D. Jacoby ... location assistant (uncredited)
Jim Jaffe ... product placement (uncredited)
Lisa Kisner ... additional set production assistant: New Jersey (uncredited)
Dan Lehn ... stand in: male (uncredited)
Matt O'Connor ... key office production assistant (uncredited)
Joan Preston ... stand-in (uncredited)
Justin Reid ... location scout (uncredited)
Michael Riley ... title designer (uncredited)
Madison Rowley ... production assistant (uncredited)
Paul Sinor ... military advisor (uncredited)
Eugene Stamos ... additional craft service (uncredited)
Megan Stas ... set production assistant (uncredited)
Rebecca Thornell ... clearances (uncredited)
Fernando Vallejo ... production assistant (uncredited)
Christina Walker ... production assistant (uncredited)
Alex M. White ... production assistant (uncredited)

Thanks 

Sten Iversen ... the producers wish to thank
Paul Sinor ... thanks (as LTC Paul Sinor US Army)

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