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Casting calls scheduled for feature film about the "Unabomber"

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Helena native Matt Flanders is producing an independent feature film about Ted Kaczynski (known by most as the Unabomber) and his time in Montana, and is conducting a casting call in Missoula on Sunday.

Flanders said he is casting in Montana to “try and keep it in the family, lend a sense of authenticity to the project, and to bring some film to Montana.”

There is no fee to audition, no experience necessary, and it is a paid opportunity if you are selected. It is set to be filmed in Montana during April and May.

The film is casting not only extras and background actors, but 40 to 50 supporting roles. Flanders said he is looking for “people who really feel like they’re from Montana.”

The shoot began for a week in Lincoln in order to establish the winter scenes.

The film was written and is being directed by Tony Stone, and produced by Matt Flanders. Casting is by Jennifer Venditti.

The film stars Sharlto Copley (District 9, Maleficent, Elysium, The A-Team).

Producers are casting for:

  • BOYS (10-14) Caucasian. Nice kid, innocent, natural
  • MEN (40s-60s) Barfly, outlaw, rugged
  • MEN (40s-50’s) 1950’s era feel, military man, commanding
  • MEN (20’s-60’s) Outdoorsmen, natural, blue collar
  • WOMEN (30s-40s) Natural, outdoorsy, blue collar
  • WOMEN (50-65) Natural, gregarious, blue collar

Open casting calls will be held:

  • Helena on Saturday, March 10 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Grandstreet Theatre, 325 N. Park Ave.
  • Missoula on Sunday, March 11 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at MCT Center for the Performing Arts, 200 N. Adams St.
  • Lincoln on Monday, March 12 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Lincoln School Gymnasium, 808 Main St.

Applicants who fit the age requirements will have their photos taken, and may be asked to read lines in front of the casting director.

Applicants who are unable to attend these open calls should email name, phone number, town, age, height, and photo to castingtedk2018@gmail.com .

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