Academy Award winner Matthew McConaughey has chosen his starring role and the world has taken notice. The harrowing heartthrob has signed on to lead the drama The Free State Of Jones and auditions for the blockbuster production are being held now. This could be your chance to be a part of one of the most gripping big screen stories of the year. Submissions are being accepted now from performers of all ages.
The Free State Of Jones will star McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club, A Time To Kill, True Detective) as Newton Knight, a southern farmer during the Civil War whose anti-slavery slavery and anti-secession stance led to him leading a group of fellow white farmers in an uprising against the Confederacy and ultimately to Jones County, Mississippi breaking away and declaring itself a “Free State Of Jones”. This truly unique and powerful historical thriller will be written and directed by 4-time Oscar nominee Gary Ross (Pleasantville, The Hunger Games, Seabiscuit) and feature a wonderously decorated supporting cast lead by Golden globe winner Keri Russell (Mission: Impossible III), Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Beauty and the Beast), Mahershala Ali (Treme), Jacob Lofland (Justified), Sean Bridgers (Rectify), Jessica Collins (Revolution), Christopher Berry (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes) and Jane McNeill (Magic Mike XXL).
Auditions for this moving historical epic are taking place now and will be held throughout the film’s production. Actors of all ages and types are needed for a number of upcoming scenes and submissions are being accepted now. Performers interested in applying for open roles can send emails to email@example.com to be put into consideration. All future casting calls news and information released for this project will be posted here so stay tuned for moire updates and leave a message in the box below and tell us what you think of this powerful story and why you would like to audition for available roles in The Free State Of Janes starring Matthew McConaughey and a host of incredible talent.