Video: Stonington Hosts Casting Call For Great Hope Springs

People Came To Stonington From All Over Connecticut Wednesday Seeking The Chance To Play A Role In A Movie Featuring Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones And Steve Carell

People from all over the state came to Stonington Wednesday, seeking the chance to play a role in the major motion picture Great Hope Springs that stars Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones and Steve Carell.

Stonington-Mystic Patch caught up with a few of the Hollywood hopefuls as they turned in their headshots and resumes.

The casting call continues today until 5 p.m., at . A second casting call is scheduled for August 11 in New Haven from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information visit the state Department of Economic and Community Development or contact Barbara McNamara Casting at Greathopesprings@gmail.com.

Lisa Saunders August 12, 2011 at 02:20 PM
I saw about 50 people when I went there in the morning. All we did was talk to the casting director for a minute when handing in a form that asked for our height and weight and if we had any props we could bring--like a dog! I hope a beagle/basset hound is just what they were looking for (because I couldn't tell if I had the "look" they wanted).
Lisa Saunders August 12, 2011 at 02:26 PM
Do you think it would be too pusy if I e-mailed the casting director my youtube video showing my hound's star-like qualities? If curious yourself, see: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rGX8jPMRp5M&NR=1
Bree Shirvell September 06, 2011 at 03:17 PM
Patch is curious. Has anyone who went to the casting call for Great Hope Springs heard from the casting agent yet?
Lisa Saunders September 23, 2011 at 12:57 PM
Have they begun filming yet? I never did hear from the casting agency--guess I didn't have "the look!"
Bree Shirvell September 23, 2011 at 04:09 PM
Filming is suppose to begin next week. On Wednesday I think. I believe all the casting calls went out last week.


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