Monday, August 13, 2012

Casting Call: Football players needed for One Heart movie

Based on real-life events, One Heart tells the amazing story of a 2008 high school football game between Grapevine Faith School and the Gainesville State School, a maximum-security juvenile facility. They were two groups from diverse backgrounds whose paths crossed to create life-changing hope and inspiration for those on both sides of the ball. Two teams, two cultures, One Heart. The movie is being produced by Eterné Films in association with Birchwood Pictures.

 “One Heart is a powerful story that is already impacting troubled kids right where we live and all across America,” said Jason Witten, All-Pro tight end for the Dallas Cowboys. One Heart director, Mark Ellis, and producers Steve Riach and Larry Frenzel, will hold the audition to fill the roles of high school football players, as well as other “extras” roles. Also, One Heart’s local casting director, Beth Sepko, will audition certain participants for speaking roles. Interested players and extras must pre-register by logging on to Deadline for registration is September 8, 2012.

Male players between the ages of 18-25 with extensive football experience. Players must have completed their high school football eligibility and should NOT be seeking NCAA eligibility through a college or junior college football program. Those selected for player roles are paid positions.

Registration, screening and interviews will be held on Sunday, September 9th, at the Hilton Hotel Southlake Town Square, in Southlake, TX, from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM. On-field tryouts will be held on Tuesday, September 11th and Wednesday, September 12th at a TBD location in the D/FW area.

Those interested in participating that do not meet the specific requirements for football players can still tryout for the movie. Information on other roles can be found at


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