Saturday, April 19, 2014


Richard Hicks, the Casting Director of the movie ‘Gravity’, ‘Hairspray’, ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ and others, is currently casting an independent feature film called WEIGHTLESS, starring Nick Nolte ('48 Hours') and Jason Clarke (‘Zero Dark Thirty’).

A nationwide search is on in both the USA and Canada, for a young boy to play the leading role of ‘Will’, age 8-12. He’s a quiet, shy boy who weighs approximately 150-200+ lb or more. Ethnicity open.

'Weightless' is a touching story about a relationship between a father and a son. The film also addresses the impact of issues such as bullying and divorce . 

No acting experience is required for this role. Boys fitting this description can audition by submitting a video interview by early May, with the deadline possibly being extended if needed.

The film is set to shoot during the late summer in the Albany/Schenectady area of Upstate New York.

For more information go to:



Nationwide Open Casting Call for

8 – 12 year old BOY (150 – 200+ lbs)

for LEAD ROLE in a Feature Film

starring NICK NOLTE (’48 Hours’, ‘Cape Fear’)

and JASON CLARKE (‘Zero Dark Thirty’).

The film shoots Summer 2014.


Richard Hicks Casting (‘Gravity’, ‘Zero Dark Thirty’) is looking for the leading role:

WILL: Male, age 8 – 12, a quiet, shy boy.

He weighs 150-200+ lbs.

Sound like you? Go to:

 Get information on:

• How to submit an audition video

• Learn more about the film

• Attend an open casting call in your area

Check it out. It’s totally free!

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[OPEN CALLS on Location for ALL roles will be announced on the Facebook page]
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