Local actors cast for roles in new movie with Hollywood stars

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - It was lights, camera, action for some folks hoping to make it to the silver screen.

Dozens of people turned out for an open casting call at Meddin Studios in Savannahon Sunday.

They auditioned for roles in an upcoming movie being shot in the hostess city. It's appropriately called "Savannah".

The movie is based on a true story about two hunters and the relationship between the men.

Producers of the movie like Randall Miller said they were very impressed by the range of local talent, "there's quite a few local actors that are going to have substantial speaking roles in the movie. It's kind of exciting because we have some big Hollywood names and we're mixing them with some local actors from Savannah, Carolina, and from Atlanta as well."

Some of the actors in the movie include: James Caviezel, from Passion Of The Christ, and Bradley Whitford.

Crews will begin filming on Valentine's Day.

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