Monday, January 28, 2013
Gosling will be filming his directorial debut, "How to Catch a Monster," beginning in May in Metro Detroit.
Hollywood hearthrob Ryan Gosling will be in town this spring to direct a film and is casting local actors for several parts. Gosling will be filming "How to Catch a Monster," starring "Mad Men's" Christina Hendricks, beginning in May in Metro Detroit, according to WXYZ. This won't be the actor's first movie in Michigan; he filmed "The Ides of March" with George Clooney in 2011 in Clawson. However, it will be Gosling's directorial debut. [PHOTOS: Clawson Goes Wild Over Clooney, Gosling] "How to Catch a Monster weaves elements of fantasy noir, horror and suspense into a modern day fairytale. Set against the surreal dreamscape of a vanishing city, Billy, a single mother of two, is swept into a macabre and dark fantasy underworld while Bones, …
Saturday, January 5, 2013
The popular modeling reality show held a casting call in Ferndale on Friday.
A 20-year-old Shelby Township woman was among several hundred contestants to put her looks and attitude to the test Friday in an open casting call for America's Next Top Model's 20th cycle. The casting call was held at P&A Scholars Beauty School in Ferndale. CW50 Detroit covered the casting call with live tweets from hopeful contestant's, who came from all across Michigan—and some, from out of state—in an effort to secure their spot on the show's next season. In the upcoming cycle of the show, in which contestants vie for a prize package that will help launch their modeling careers, male models will be added for the first time to the group of contestants competing for the title of America's Next Top Model. The Shelby Township resident, …
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
A Macomb Township video production company is accepting resumes and headshots this week for those interested in auditioning for the lead in Mad Habit's latest short film.
The search is on for Kyle Warner, a likeable, Caucasian male, between the ages of 35 and 45 who will start in Mad Habit Media's next short film. Founded by Tom Nahas and Tom Lehrer, Mad Habit Media is a Macomb Township-based video production company whose work has included promotional pieces for Mark Hackel and the Macomb County Executive Office, an anti-bullying campaign sponsored by The Choose Friendship Company and the short film, Amendmentwinner of the 2011 Best of The Mitten Short Film competition. Nahas and Lehrer are now casting for their next project, a still untitled short film written by Mike Coakley and Nahas and produced by Nahas, Lehrer, Coakley and Kelley Nahas. The role is that of Kyle Warner, a caucasian man between 35 and…
Friday, January 13, 2012
Mad Habit Media is using more than 60 local kids to dance in a music video it is filming in Macomb Township on Jan. 22.
Later this month, more than 60 local kids will take to the hallways of a Macomb Township high school to film their part of a Mad Habit Media music video. Produced by MHM, in association with The Choose Friendship Company, the video is a collaborative effort to raise awareness on bullying in schools as well as inspiring kids to “pay‐it‐forward” with friendship. A new song, performed by Marisa Nahas and titled Inside Out, will headline the video, while around 100 extras and secondary characters will provide the backdrop and perform a short, choreographed dance during a portion of the song. The music video is set to film Jan. 22. The location has not been disclosed. For more information on Mad Habit Media, or to follow the making of this …
Monday, July 18, 2011
Winners of the show receive $250,000 as the grand prize.
NBC's popular reality weight loss show, The Biggest Loser, is casting in Macomb County for its 13th season, according to the Macomb County Film Office. The casting call will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, July 30 at Gardner-White Furniture in Macomb Township. Would-be contestants must have personality, at least 85 pounds to lose and the desire to change. The winner will receive $250,000. For more details and to apply, visit www.thebiggestlosercasting.com.