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An upcoming short film is casting male nonunion talent fill its lead roles. “Whip It,” which focuses on “a disgruntled man [who] tries to interrupt a conversation between two dads after a Little League baseball game,” is looking for three male actors ages 30–50 to play the three roles. Rehearsals and shoot date for the production will be in Dallas, Texas, at a date Tbd. Pay is $50 a day minimum, with a meal provided. Do you fit the bill? Apply directly at Backstage here! Check out Backstage’s Texas audition listings! Save »
In the new sci-fi thriller Atomica, a young safety inspector is forced to fly out to a remote nuclear power plant isolated in the desert to bring it back online. Once inside the facility, mysterious clues and strange behaviors cause her to have doubts about the sanity, and perhaps identities, of the two employees onsite.
Last week I had a quick chat about the film with director Daagen Merrill about the film.
First off, where did you shoot the film? The location is amazing.
We shot in an abandoned T [Continued ...] »
Celebrities are showing up and speaking out!
As crowds gathered at international airports across the country over the weekend to protest President Donald Trump's executive order to ban more than 130 million people from the United States, including legal permanent residents and refugees, celebrities were quick to join and add their voices.
Among the few hundred peaceful protesters Et saw gathered at Lax on Saturday included Search Party star Alia Shawkat and Gaycation host Ellen Page. The actresses, who worked together in the 2009 film Whip It, walked with protesters on a permitted march through the international departures terminal and chanted along with the crowd, while Shawkat carried a sign.
The 27-year-old Shawkat, whose father emigrated from Iraq, used her social media presence to urge supporters to join the protest and repeat one of the popular chants: "Lax Come!" she tweeted »
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