Charley Koontz in a suit

Want to Be in a Movie? This Film is Casting a Big Guy in a Lead Role

Interested in being in a movie? The call below might be for you. Casting directors Rachel Tenner and Debbie DeLisi are looking for a 350 lb+ man for a lead role in a feature film. The film is based on a Broadway play that is being put together by Academy Award-winning producers and directors. In fact, Tenner and DeLisi handled casting duties for films like Birdman and TV shows like Escape at Dannemora and Fargo.

Casting Details

Based on a Broadway play, casting directors Rachel Tenner and Debbie DeLisi are looking for a man approximately 350 lbs or more to be the lead of an upcoming feature film. 

Open to all ethnicities; early 40’s – mid 50’s. 

No acting experience necessary for the role

Email [email protected] with a current photo, contact info and details on where you are currently based. 

EXTRA: See our interview and photo shoot with actor Charley Koontz

Give it a Try!

While we don’t have the exact name of the Broadway play the film is based on, our casting contact tells us that it’s a beautiful story. On the fence? Not sure if you should apply? The answer is YES! If you meet the requirements, you should apply. We need to see more plus size people represented in a positive way in media and you could be part of moving that forward. Good luck!

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