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Feature Film Casting Search Seeks Adults With Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities Including Those On The Autism Spectrum!

September 23, 2021

Upcoming feature film Champions starring Woody Harrelson is seeking adults with intellectual & developmental disabilities, including those on the autism spectrum. 
  • No previous acting experience necessary. 
  • Ages 16 and up!

Champions is about a basketball team training and competing in the Special Olympics under the guidance of an imperfect but dedicated coach, played by Harrelson. The film is an American remake of the 2018 Spanish film Champions. Bobby Farrelly is set to direct.
Shooting happens in Winnipeg from November 1 to December 17, 2021. For more information, please contact casting director Jim Heber as soon as possible at: jimhebercasting@gmail.com.
If you need assistance preparing for the interivew, please contact Lois Brothers at loishbrothers@gmail.com.
All compensation paid at union fees. Covid-19 testing & safety protocols are implemented at all stages of production. For those cast not residing in Manitoba, all travel, accommodation expenses & per diem are paid by production.

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