Every brand has a story and now one of the world’s most recognizable will be seeing their’s brought to life on the big screen. The Founder featuring Michael Keaton is gearing up for production and the casting directors for this fabulous project have begun their search for up and coming talent to fill several roles.
The Founder will tell the unforgettable tale of Ray Kroc, the founder of McDonald’s, the largest chain of hamburger fast food restaurants on the planet. The film will follow Kroc from his days as a traveling salesman in the 1950’s to his purchase and mind-boggling expansion of the fast food meccas. Academy Award nominee Michael Keaton (Mr. Mom, Multiplicity, Batman) will lead this incredible biopic as he brings the iconic Kroc to life with the help of a tremendous supporting cast that will feature Oscar nominee Laura Dern (Blue Velvet, The Fault in Our Stars, Jurassic Park
III), Television Critics Association Award winner Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, The Kings of Summer), John Carroll Lynch (Fargo, American Horror Story, The Drew Carey Show), Ric Reitz (Flight, Remember the Titans, The Haves and the Have Nots) and Wilbur Fitzgerald (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, What to Expect When You’re Expecting, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire) along with director John Lee Hancock (The Alamo, The Rookie) who will work from a script written by Robert D. Siegel (The Onion Movie).
Auditions for The Founder are happening now and actors of all ages, types and experience levels are being sought for roles. Interested performers can submit themselves today via this email address FounderExtras@gmail.com. This brilliant production is just getting underway and many more casting call announcements are sure to come and when they do we will be posting them here. Stay tuned for news and updates for this project and leave a message in the area provided and tell us what you think of this film and why you would like a shot at a part in The Founder featuring Michael Keaton.