Summit Entertainment open casting call for 'I, Alex Cross' in Cleveland, OH

I Alex Cross Open Casting Call

"I, Alex Cross" is expected to be ready for release in Fall 2012.
AB Media Publishing, LLC

Summit Entertainment is set to begin filming 'I, Alex Cross' on August 8th in Cleveland, and then move to Detroit from September, 2011 through October 3rd, 2011. There will be an open casting call on July 23 in Cleveland for featured extras, general background extras, photo doubles, and stand ins for the film's stars. The production is expected to hire more than 1,700 cast members and extras in the Cleveland area.

Directors Guild of America winner Rob Cohen will direct "I, Alex Cross," which is based the novel of the same name by James Patterson. Kerry Williamson wrote the adapted screenplay and Marc Moss rewrote it. QED partners Bill Block and Paul Hanson will produce along with Leopoldo Gout and Steve Bowen, who spearhead Patterson's film endeavors.

Tyler Perry, 41, well known for his "Madea" films and hits such as "Why Did I Get Married?," rarely appears in films that he has not written or directed. Perry will open the Cross stories to future sequels. There are 16 Cross novels by Patterson, and the 17th, "Kill Alex Cross," is slated to be published in November, 2011.

Open Casting Call Details

Here is what the casting directors are seeking:

• Stand-ins for and photo doubles for all major actors.
  - Tyler Perry
  - Matthew Fox
  - Ed Burns
  - Jean Reno
• People who can play police officers and SWAT Team members.
• Crime scene techs.
• Detectives.
• Body Guards.
• Extremely beautiful "Hot" females.
• Restaurant patrons.
• Funeral attendees.
• Everyday people.
• Any ethnicity welcome for background positions.


Hyatt Place in Independence
6025 Jefferson Drive
Independence, OH 44131
Click Here for directions.


Saturday, July 23, 2011
10:00am - 5:00pm

These are fully paid positions. You photo will be taken by a professional photographer at the open casting call. Be prepared to fill out a form with your physical stats, all clothing sizes, contact information, and city where you are located.

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:

Ronna Kress
Leslie Woo
"I, Alex Cross"
333 S. Beverly Drive
Suite 109
Beverly Hills, CA 90212

Detroit & Cleveland:

Dayna Polehanki
Detroit Casting Company
"I, Alex Cross"
628 East Parent Ave
Royal Oak, MI 48067

Extras Casting

Detroit & Cleveland:

Kathy Remski
Real Style
"I, Alex Cross" Extras
1030 North Crooks Road
Suite C
Clawson MI 48017

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.

IAC Productions, LLC
3 American Road
Suite 12
Cleveland, OH 44144

QED International
1800 N Highland Avenue
5th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90028

Summit Entertainment, LLC
1630 Stewart Street
Suite 120
Santa Monica, CA 90404


Bill Block
Paul Hanson
Leopoldo Gout
James Patterson
Steve Bowen

Director: Rob Cohen


Tyler Perry - Dr. Alex Cross
Matthew Fox - Michael Sullivan
Jean Reno - Giles Jospin
Jessalyn Wanlim - Paramita Megawati
Ed Burns - Tommy Kane
Yara Shahidi - Janelle
Sayeed Shahidi - Damon


Crusading Detective/Psychologist Alex Cross (Tyler Perry) meets his match against the psychotic, mob hit man, Matthew Sullivan (Mathew Fox) aka The Butcher. As Cross investigates the hit man's gruesome murders, Sullivan decides to send him a deadly message by murdering his wife in cold blood. Now enraged, Cross vows to hunt down the killer if it's the last thing he does. However, Sullivan is a serial killing mastermind and continues to evade Cross while pushing him to an ethical breaking point as a cop and father. As Cross closes in on the killer, he discovers evidence that points to the unimaginable - a revelation that could change everything. With unstoppable action, and unforeseeable twists, this suspenseful action thriller will keep you on the edge of your seat. Ed Burns will play the role of Tommy Kane, Alex Cross's partner.