Feature film 'Family Weekend' casting teens and adults in Michigan

 Joey King Photo Family Weekend Ramona and Beezus Star Joey King will play the role of Lucinda
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Footprint Features and The Bedford Falls Company are currently shooting the independent film "Family Weekend" in Macomb County, Michigan which is part of the Detroit metropolitan area. The casting directors are seeking numerous extras to participate in February, 2011.

The film stars Kristin Chenoweth, Olesya Rulin, Joey King, Eddie Hassel, Matthew Modine and Shirley Jones. The comedy/drama is about a brazenly narcissistic teenager who takes extreme measures to try and repair her dysfunctional family life.

The "Family Weekend" script by Matt K. Turner was a quarter-finalist in the Nicholl Competition at the Motion Picture Academy.

Here is what the production is seeking:

• Males and females who are 18+ to play younger.
• Male and female young adults.
• Male and female middle-aged adults.
• Juvenile Delinquent types.
• Detention Center Supervisors.
• Punk Kid types.
• High School Students.
• Spectators at a sporting event.

If interested in appearing in the film, submit a recent photo and contact information to:

Put "EXTRA" in the subject line of your email.

Also state the days you are available the week of availability during the week of February 7th – 13th, 2011.

Extras Casting

All areas:

Footprint Features
615 Coeur D Alene Avenue
Venice, CA 90291

Principal Actor Casting

See the post titled Headshot and Resume Information regarding how to submit for acting roles.

Please submit photos and resumes by mail only.
No phone calls or personal drop-offs.

Los Angeles:

Ron Digman
Valorie Massalas
"A Family Weekend" Casting
C/O Whitewater Films
2013 Beloit Avenue
Los Angeles CA 90025

Production Companies:

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.

The Bedford Falls Company
409 Santa Monica Blvd. PH
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Footprint Features
615 Coeur D Alene Avenue
Venice, CA 90291


Ed Zwick
Adam Saunders


Benjamin Epps


Kristin Chenoweth - Samantha Smith-Dungy
Olesya Rulin - Emily Smith-Dungy
Joey King - Lucinda Smith-Dungy
Eddie Hassel - Jackson Smith-Dungy aka Thor
Matthew Modine - Duncan Dungy
Shirley Jones - GG


Fed up with her dysfunctional family, Emily Smith-Dungy (Olesya Rulin) drugs and ties up her entire family in order to lay down the law on all their individual character flaws. However, after poking a few giant holes in her parents self-esteem, Emily finds that her own behavior comes under close scrutiny as well.