Movie Extras is now casting actors, models, and talent to work on the new feature film Professor and the Madman. Filming will take place in Wicklow and Dublin, Ireland. Casting directors are casting a ton of roles including background extras and featured acting jobs.

About Professor and the Madman:

Mel Gibson

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Mel Gibson is starring in “The Professor and the Madman” about the creation of the Oxford English Dictionary. Sean Penn is in talks to come aboard, according to Variety. Gibson plays professor James Murray, who began compiling the OED in 1857 and led the overseeing committee. Penn would portray Dr. William Chester Minor, who submitted more than 10,000 entries while he was an inmate at an asylum for the criminally insane.

Sean Penn

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To audition for a role on The Professor & The Madman, check out the casting call details below.

The Professor & The Madman Casting Call

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Speaking Role Casting Call

The Professor & The Madman a feature period film – starring Mel Gibson, Natalie Dormer & Sean Penn are URGENTLY looking for ACTORS interested in taking part in this Production for various roles throughout October through November.

Hair cannot be shaved back or sides & must at least 2 inches in length.
You may be asked to cut or trim hair and facial hair.

Requirements:
Gender: Male
Ages: 20 – 60 years old
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Dates of Filming: Shooting begin the start of October and runs right through to the end of November.
Location of Filming: Dublin/ Wicklow.

Paid roles if cast.

**Applicants will need to submit an AUDITION VIDEO with brief intro (i.e
name, age) and Audition piece MAX 2-3MINS long**
**Show reels are also welcome but must include Audition video**

To apply, please email AdvertCasting@MovieExtras.ie with the subject line “ACTING AUDITION” and include the following

1) Clear & recent Pictures
(a) Headshot
(b) Longshot

2) Contact Details including mobile

3) Acting Experience or CV

4) Audition Video brief intro (i.e name, age) and Audition piece MAX 2-3MINS long – please submit via WeTransfer.com.

5) Nationality – if you are from outside the EEA, we need scans of proof of your right to work – see www.movieextras.ie/noneeamembers

Featured Roles Casting Call

We are urgently looking to cast women of Asian heritage for the period feature film, The Professor & The Madman!

Requirements:
Gender: Female
Ages: Women Aged 20-40 years
Girls Aged 12- 25 year
Ethnicity: Asian Heritage eg Sinhalese, Sri lankan, Indian
Dates of Filming: Fri 30TH September

**Applicants must be available for fitting in Ardmore studios over coming days**

Location of Filming: Wicklow

Paid roles if cast.

To apply, simply click on the link here and complete the form.


The Professor & The Madman, feature period film are looking for Caucasian Males aged 13-18 years old.

Hair cannot be shaved back or sides & must at least 2 inches in length.

You may be asked to cut or trim hair and facial hair.

No braces please.

Requirements:
Gender: Male
Ages: 13 – 18 years old
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Dates of Filming: Thursday October 13th.
Location of Filming: Wicklow

**Applicants must also be available for Fittings in Bray on either Thurs 29th or Tues 4th in the afternoon.*

Paid roles if cast.

To apply, simply click on the link here and complete the application form.

Please do not apply, if you are not local or if you do not fit the description.

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