Redboard Productions and The Linson Company are in pre-production on the upcoming HBO series pilot “The Money”, and the Primetime Emmy Award nominated casting director has sent out casting calls for series regulars, possible recurring roles, guest stars, and day players. Shooting will get underway in New York City on October 5, 2013. The general extras, featured background actors, stand-ins, and photo-doubles will be cast throughout production.
‘The Money’ is about wealth and corruption among the super elite, and centers on American mogul and patriarch James Castman. With his son John by his side, Castman wields power and influence to expand his media empire. He also uses this power to control his family. Castman is challenged by his corporation’s CEO and CFO for his seemingly reckless bid for the Times of New York newspaper, however his methods are all part of a brilliant, broader scheme. His pursuit of power and influence to expand his media empire and control his family may come with major repercussions.
Starring in “The Money” is three-time Golden Globe Award nominated Irish actor Brendan Gleeson playing the role of James Castman. Gleeson has enjoyed a stellar career, starring in such films as “Braveheart,” “A.I. Artificial Intelligence,” “Troy,” “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire,” “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,” and “Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows: Part 1”. Gleeson also won a Primetime Emmy Award for his role as Winston Churchill in the HBO Films movie “Into the Storm”. He recently wrapped filming on the feature film “Eliza Graves” starring opposite Kate Beckinsale and Ben Kingsley.
Primetime Emmy Award nominee Justin Chadwick will direct the pilot episode from a teleplay written by four-time Primetime Emmy Award winner David Milch, who will serve as executive producer. Chadwick is also an actor whose credits include the film “The Loss of Sexual Innocence” and the television series “Heartbeat,” “Dangerfield,” “Dalziel and Pascoe”, among others. Art Linson his son John will also executive produce. The two are executive producers of the hit FX series “Sons of Anarchy”. Primetime Emmy Award winner Sarah Caplan will executive produce along with Academy Award winner Eric Roth.
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Principal Actor Casting
See the post titled Headshot and Resume Information regarding how to submit to casting directors for acting roles.
No phone calls or personal drop-offs.
Ellen Chenoweth Casting
161 6th Avenue
New York, NY 10013
I highly recommend that your 8×10 color headshot and resume along with the cover letter be sent in a 9 x 12 Clear Full Face Window Envelope with the photo visible in the window.
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The casting directors address should be written in all capital letters on the solid side of the envelope, with the name of the project you are submitting for written directly above the casting directors name. If the role that you are submitting for is available, it should also be written above the casting directors name.
“Role of _______”
CASTING DIRECTOR NAME
CASTING DIRECTOR ADDRESS
CASTING DIRECTOR CITY, STATE, ZIP CODE
Do NOT send photos and resumes to the production companies, as they will most likely end up being thrown away. They do not cast the films, rather they hire casting directors who sort through the thousands of submissions.
3000 West Olympic Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90404
The Linson Company
8417 Franklin Avenue
W. Hollywood, CA 90069
Home Box Office
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Brendan Gleeson – James Castman
The Money is about wealth and corruption among the super elite.