AVGN Movie – Casting Call

James / May 26th, 2011

We are looking for any actors/actresses to be in the AVGN movie. It seems I can’t describe the character roles we’re looking to fill at this moment. So right now, this is going to have to be a vague generic casting call. At some point, in the future, I will have to describe the characters needed in detail. I will say at least we are looking for adults, experienced in acting.

The movie will be filming in the USA, but others willing to travel are welcome to apply also. Please submit a headshot/resume and a demo reel/links to your work (if available) to [email protected]

 

Comments

  • metalcommand

    May 26, 2011 at 11:37 am

    Seems all comments are deleted and your post is changed. It’s a shame you can’t specify your casting, since people will bitch and whine about that….

  • Fred Fuchs

    May 26, 2011 at 12:00 pm

    Now that’s a shame. You try moving forward for the movie and your fans, and that’s what you get in return.

    Congratulations again James, to bring your movie to life !

  • ullbull

    May 26, 2011 at 12:15 pm

    I’m finally able to audtion as James Rolfe’s black father.

  • EliteDeath

    May 26, 2011 at 12:22 pm

    Wow, this really doesnt seem right James. You shouldnt have taken down the other post just because some idiots who dont know a damn thing about movies called you racist.

    I hope all you “fans” are happy with yourselves. Cant read, dont know shit about movies, and now you possibly made him change some roles. Way to go guys.

  • Shcha

    May 26, 2011 at 12:29 pm

    Please, don’t try to defend James that much. I think he can handle the situation himself.

  • WonTooMany

    May 26, 2011 at 12:45 pm

    Darn, why does it have to be experienced actors only? What if you’ve never acted before, but want to for the first time? Haha McLovin (Christopher Mintz-Plasse) had never been in anything before Superbad.

  • fleksnes

    May 26, 2011 at 12:55 pm

    Bah, I feel like a douche cause it was my jokes that started that shit. To bad you had to change the audition description. I really hope the movie goes well for you. And when you become a big star, don’t forget to run this page with all the magnificent reviews and scteches! 😀

  • korahn

    May 26, 2011 at 1:00 pm

    US and adults? that’s ageism and nationalism….. kidding. Oh how I wish I could get all the way there from NB Canada. I know in the original post you said males approx age 40. Sure, I’m 29, but I have a hairline that has allowed me to play older characters on stage. Plus, since I have 2 kids, age has caught up quickly.

  • svengoolie

    May 26, 2011 at 1:30 pm

    Wow. What a travesty. You shouldn’t have let the idiot trolls ruin this for you. What a fuckin’ world we live in. Nope, can’t specify roles! It’s racist! This country has really gone into the shitter in the past 2 years…

  • May 26, 2011 at 1:31 pm

    I wish I could go for a casting session, probably wouldn’t get it, but it would be fun.

  • ullbull

    May 26, 2011 at 2:00 pm

    Can’t wait not only for the actual movie, but the behind the scenes footage too. Remember to also shoot behind the scenes footage for the DVD!!!

  • avgnfan3

    May 26, 2011 at 2:01 pm

    oh man, I just checked the post right now and missed whatever the original post was, then I read these comments about the original being taken down because of racism???? can someone let me know what the problem was ???

  • svengoolie

    May 26, 2011 at 2:15 pm

    @avgnfan3 The problem was a clueless moron talking shit because James specified what races they’re looking for in the casting call.

  • May 26, 2011 at 2:19 pm

    IT WAS NOT ABOUT RACISM.
    I will tell you what I said, judge all you like:

    I said that personally, I feel that race-specific casting is unnecessary unless there is an artistic reason for it. I know many people disagree with me, but it got blown WAY out of proportion in the last thread, and people started accusing me of calling James a racist. Obviously I need to share some of the blame for responding to people who accused me of saying that. Lesson learned: if you’re misrepresented on the Internet, don’t respond. I will not make that mistake again.

  • svengoolie

    May 26, 2011 at 2:25 pm

    If James put out a casting call and said “Only whites need apply,” because that’s what the characters are, that’s entirely his right. Only, he didn’t say that, did he? You complained on and on about non-whites getting a chance when the only whites he asked for are age 40-60! That makes the vast majority of people that come to this site ineligible. Oh fucking well. Where do the 20 year old white guys go to complain about ageism?

    Regardless of the politically correct bullshit that’s been jackhammered into your head, different races do change things. For example, The Nutty Professor with Eddie Murphy isn’t just a remake, it’s an entirely different movie than the Jerry Lewis original. It’s that way for a reason. Try to get that through your head. This is ART, and who the fuck are you to say who he needs to cast?

  • May 26, 2011 at 2:35 pm

    I’m not going to re-explain my argument because I don’t want to start another flame war, but I did address all of those concerns several times.

    Secondly, I refuse to acknowledge this change of post as “my fault.” James has gotten way more flack from way more fans about way stupider issues than race and has not changed a damn thing. So if James wanted to change something, it’s because he wanted to change something, not because he thought some loser on the Internet was calling him a racist. And if I am the reason this got changed, well I really have to ask: Why the hell does my opinion matter so much to James?

  • itscmillertime

    May 26, 2011 at 3:53 pm

    Damn. I wanted to see how people responded to my post earlier and now everything was taken down. Son of glenda-the-good witch.

  • BlueAuraEX

    May 26, 2011 at 4:18 pm

    Honestly, seeing how James is quite the film-maker, he’s got every right to choose what ethnicitys he wants. Like, Lord of the Rings for a great example. Same thing happened there as well with the casting for The Hobbit. It was just flat-out ridiculous. Anyways, James if I was experienced enough, I’d join this film in a heartbeat. Sadly, I can’t….but! I shall anxiously await how the film turns out, and will watch it (hopefully) on it’s release day. Can’t wait to see it!!

  • AnAddictedGamer

    May 26, 2011 at 4:21 pm

    C’mon James, you didn’t have to change your post just because a few people started accusing you of being racist. Just ignore the tards.

  • JayRam

    May 26, 2011 at 4:40 pm

    allow the complaining to begin…again!

  • Fred Fuchs

    May 26, 2011 at 4:44 pm

    ageism lol… AHAHAHHAH !!!!!

  • May 26, 2011 at 4:47 pm

    I’d love to try, but I’m way too far south…and too broke for the gas and no faith that my jalopy could take me 2 block much less several hundred miles 😛

  • AdiThurgood

    May 26, 2011 at 4:55 pm

    SIEG HAIL!!!!!!

    Hail to the Naziking Mr Rolfe.

  • May 26, 2011 at 5:05 pm

    I can’t believe what I’m reading. It is truly sad that so many of your fans are fucking idiots >_<

  • killteck

    May 26, 2011 at 5:09 pm

    Hmm….naziking? Is this some sort of historical movie?

  • May 26, 2011 at 5:28 pm

    good luck with your casting james im really really really looking forward to seeing this movie

  • rossbosstx

    May 26, 2011 at 5:35 pm

    Yes I will apply for a audition

  • May 26, 2011 at 5:35 pm

    Man, all you people are fucking nuts. James can’t do shit without someone crying like the bitch they are. All you complainers, false accusers, and whinny brats need to drink from the big cup of shut the fuck up. James, I still say you to fix your site and remove the comments section on your web page so that you and the rest of us don’t have to read all the crap that gets shat from the big fat asses of the idiots who claim to be fans of your work. There are way too many people making far too many idiotic complaints. I knew exactly what you were doing with your original thread, and also for what reason, and all I can say is what you did was NOT wrong. These people saying you’re racist, or saying you shouldn’t make race or gender specific casting calls obviously do NOT know anything and probably should have their brains removed for being so friggin’ stupid. Too bad murder is a crime cause all you whinny bitches should be shot and buried for making such dumb ass remarks, especially you idiots making Nazi remarks.

  • Valis77

    May 26, 2011 at 6:28 pm

    ^
    ^
    ^
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    TwistedSpeech are you jealous? or just mad?

  • jasekho

    May 26, 2011 at 6:40 pm

    and i supposed posting such a long complaint about how people are idiots doesn’t count as “the crap that gets shat from the big fat asses of the idiots”?

    give the guy a break. He changed the description to diffuse a lot of the negative criticism of the previous selective casting (which was rather limited in my opinion, but whatever, it’s been said…) So how come we’re still complaining?

    Oh right, everyone’s too busy flaming and hating.

    James, good luck with the movie, and don’t let the hate get to you!

  • May 26, 2011 at 6:57 pm

    If you need some score master, let me know:

    http://soundcloud.com/lucasfuckingcrazy

    Thanks

  • May 26, 2011 at 7:05 pm

    James you are an incredible talent. You seem like such a well grounded person that you don’t need me or anyone else to say this: don’t let the idiots get you down or alter your vision!

    All the best.

  • _JRPGNerd_

    May 26, 2011 at 8:45 pm

    I would love to! But Sweden is pretty far away alright.

  • May 26, 2011 at 8:51 pm

    People calling James racist for asking for a person from a specific ethnicity probably never saw any casting call before… James just did it like any producer do when they search for actors. I don’t know at all what the characters are gonna be in the movie, but since it’s video game oriented, let’s imagine he wants to put Link in the movie. He can’t cast a black actor or an asian for the role since the character is supposed to be somebody talll and blonde with a pale skin and blue eyes. He could cast somebody with dark hair and dye his hair blonde, but it’d be hard to take a black person and make the character credible. In a cast call, some characters can be played by anybody no matter the ethnicity, but you can’t cast an Indian boy to play the son of two white people, it’s only logical… Some characters are written to be from a specific type, some aren’t.

    When the movie Willow was in pre-production, it was probably specified in the casting call that they were looking for small people… There’s nothing bad about looking for a certain type of person, it makes the auditions easier.

  • May 26, 2011 at 10:04 pm

    dose it matter if we know near nothing about editing so our demo real film quality…stinks? also where will this be located?

  • Parry Hotter

    May 26, 2011 at 10:42 pm

    If you need someone to watch the AVGN movie I’ll volunteer. I’m really good at watching movies. My resume has a long list of movies I’ve watched.

  • May 26, 2011 at 11:29 pm

    I’m so pumped for this audition! I just need to find a killer monologue! 🙂

  • Nick Williams

    May 26, 2011 at 11:47 pm

    I hope me saying this doesn’t dig up old shit here but I hope those people are happy with themselves -_- I just hope James will stick to his own mind and not let that shit ruin his own vision of his own movie. Keep doing it your way James, your real fans are behind you and are looking forward to seeing the movie.

  • rockgrant

    May 27, 2011 at 12:44 am

    I am a gay black Jewish wheelchair-bound man. Put me in your movie or I’ll see you in court.

  • Furydeath

    May 27, 2011 at 1:24 am

    I’d love to be in it/help out but the only “acting” i ever got near was doing lights/sound for our high school plays. xD

  • I AM ERROR

    May 27, 2011 at 1:50 am

    the term racism is sure thrown around these days

  • viJilance

    May 27, 2011 at 10:06 am

    i would love to do stunts for you guys, but only if you pay for my expenses.

  • TomM

    May 27, 2011 at 1:43 pm

    Really cool you’re asking fans for the roles, James. I can only imagine how excited they would be if they got the role. Being able to meet you would just be awesome. Unfortunately, I am unable to audition. Best of luck to the whole Cinemassacre crew and all of the people who are playing roles the the play. Can’t wait to see the movie!

  • Heitzman

    May 27, 2011 at 2:16 pm

    Hey James, you don’t need to censor yourself on your own website. It’s YOUR website, so do whatever you wish on it.

  • Villarreal

    May 27, 2011 at 3:08 pm

    Lately people have become crazier, now everybody is calling names for whatever reason.

    I agree with most of the guys here. If the author wrote the script/play/book with a certain type of people then who are we to tell him that he/she is wrong?

    man, let’s get over all this shit and let’s support James who has provide us with hours and hours of entertainment.

  • seph411

    May 27, 2011 at 4:17 pm

    holy hell you guys must be joking right ?
    umm rockgrant are you a fucking retard?!!?!?!?!?!?
    why the fuck would he need to put you in anything ?
    this is the age of the over sensitive holy shit if the fucking director wants samuel l jackson he will look for a black guy if he wants a bradd pitt he will look for a white guy , get over yourselves and grow up seriously .. ‘i seriously cant get over that ” put me in your movie or i will see you in court ” what are you so far left that you think shit gets handed to you , and are you so far right everything has to do with race??? get over yourselves and while your at it un fuck yourself .. and seriously nazi king ??? i do beleive avgn made a statement that he was unpleased about winston not being in any of the ghost busters games , what have you not seen the fucking videos dumb shit ! … and seriously i wouldnt want some fucking wheelchair bound pain in the ass on my set so go get bent dude u over sensitive prick , god damn does everyone have to bow down and kiss ass to people who are different i thought this was the age of equality but no ! its not , you have to be extra nice to people who are different in certain ways . and what the hell are you saying rockgrant ?! are you stereo typing white trash ! your fucking rascist not all whites are nazi black hating gay hating peices of shit , so apperantly your here to attack rolfe cause hes white no matter what race he is ! isnt that what its all about being color blind ?? then why cant rolfe put a cast role for a white guy without people bashing him for being white or stereotyping white hate!!! morons !

  • Mountrussmore

    May 27, 2011 at 4:49 pm

    I’m minoring in Acting, but, alas, I am not quite 18 yet (about two months). How “adult” do we have to be?

  • May 27, 2011 at 6:17 pm

    you guys are seriously getting butthurt on a fucking casting call. You all are just complaining for the sake of complaining, or just being trolls. For the love of god STFU

  • sirmaxx

    May 27, 2011 at 7:31 pm

    yeah good luck with the casting, can’t wait to see it.

  • Spyrocyst

    May 27, 2011 at 7:44 pm

    Take these batshit crazy arguments to a random youtube video where they belong.

  • Drake-san

    May 27, 2011 at 8:18 pm

    haha well said @Spyrocyst (interesting handle…)

    James is awesome! No need to defend him because he and Motherfucker Mike can handle their shit better than anybody out there. Keyboard Tough Guys will always troll…it is the name of the game.

  • Zapetroid

    May 28, 2011 at 2:32 am

    I’m going on being 20 and I have acting experience. I’m just wondering if that’s considered “adult” for this movie, though.

  • blazbluesonic

    May 28, 2011 at 3:32 am

    aw man, i missed everything. oh well. people are way too sensitive about race these days.

    Anyway, cool! That’s nice he’s asking fans.

  • May 28, 2011 at 4:18 am

    Everywhere in the USA, or is there a specific location?

  • Srceodizno

    May 28, 2011 at 7:15 am

    Man I wish I could go……. but I live up in Canada.

  • May 28, 2011 at 8:20 am

    Hey, if you’re looking for some strange, abnormal, weird or bizarre music for the score, just let me know:

    http://soundcloud.com/lucasfuckingcrazy

    Thanks

  • ford3517

    May 28, 2011 at 8:40 pm

    I think the whole race thing that happened (which I am assuming is the reason for the casting call change) should be on an episode of “Over Analyzers”. Just saying, might make a good episode.

  • ford3517

    May 28, 2011 at 8:48 pm

    To add to the above, I think it should be in the AVGN movie! I think it would be awesome for the Over Analyzers group to maybe go after AVGN for political correctness or something. In fact I think it would be a good Idea to incorporate YKWBS. Think about it, Over Analyzers could go after AVGN and YKWBS could have a spot on the news reporting it. Then you could have Board James and AVGN do some epic thing like IDK maybe have to go to a video game contest. IDK just spouting Ideas off the top of my head. Maybe AVGN could accidentally travel though dimensions through one of the shitty games to meet himself as other characters including James himself. Perhaps it could Be James that has to set everything right. Look I think I am on to a bunch of good Ideas. What I am talking about, to me at least, would be worthy of big screen and if done right (like I know James has the talent to do) this could be one of the best comedies of all time. Maybe y dreams for AVGN are bigger than what James has. At any rate I can’t wait to see it!!!

  • Gunflyer

    May 29, 2011 at 5:28 pm

    I wish I could travel right now, but unfortunately I cannot right now. 🙁

  • Inspector Butters

    May 29, 2011 at 8:27 pm

    Sorry if I submitted that question twice.

  • jdtalzoa

    May 29, 2011 at 10:36 pm

    Look. I may not be a hollywood actor, but I’ve done a little standup, band performing, high school drama, professional wrestling(I’m not a big guy fyi), and i love to perform more than anything. I’ve been promoting the hell out of AVGN ever since I discovered the power glove video. I have parties where I make everyone there sit down and watch every video I can. This would mean the world to me and I’m sure you get thousands of these, but I couldn’t help but try.

  • EnigmaBoi85

    May 30, 2011 at 7:25 pm

    I don’t drive but if you guys are wiling to help me fly out for an auditon or whatever, I can supply voice actor talents, I do some impressions. I live in south carolina. 😀 I’d be more than happy to help., I get big giggles over my michaelangelo turtles baby voice from the turtles first film going pizza ! pizza! I also can imitate bart simpson., and other things.

  • NextBestFilms

    May 31, 2011 at 11:41 am

  • GameSeeker

    June 2, 2011 at 2:22 pm

    I GOT TWO THINGS TO SAY”,

    ONE- I CAN ACT OUT EASILY, I WANT TO BE IN A MOVIE!!! I HAVE BEEN DREAMING TO BE IN A MOVIE SINCE I WAS BORN. Just give me the script and I’ll do it.

    TWO- MY STUDIO will assist you.. I DON’T HAVE MONEY nor a huge place to shoot it at, BUT I ALWAYS WANTED TO USE MY LOGO FOR MOVIE PRODUCTION. 9:30 STUDIOS. CHECK IT OUT ON MY YOUTUBE CHANNEL ninjakio930.

    PLEASE, I WANT TO BE FAMOUS ON THE WEB!!!

  • trophy handz

    June 3, 2011 at 5:47 am

    Tyler Graham – for what it’s worth, while I don’t agree with you, I do think what you said was taken out of context and, in some cases, actually pretty much ignored in favour of using you as a scapegoat for political correctness. You probably should have read the situation better and not responded to the accusations, but I can sympathise with you. That said, it’s James’s right to cast who he wants if he thinks that’s who he requires for specific roles, and unfortunately due to the previous thread he may very well have changed those perceptions for the wrong reason. It’s the same thing with Midsummer Murders – everyone was up in arms when the director said he couldn’t see himself hiring black actors regularly, ignoring the fact that it’s set in a rural village in England – places that black people simply do not live, at least not enough to justify shoehorning them into the show just to meet an arbitrary quota. It simply has to be accepted that some roles are ineligible for black or asian actors, just as is the case for white actors, or in fact for ALL actors. Nobody is suitable for every single role. Like I said though, your comment got taken out of context a bit and you have your heart in the right place, so I have no issue with you.

    Also, seph411, about the “I’m a disabled black jew, so hire me or I’ll see you in court” comment you responded to – yes, yes he was joking. It saddens me that someone would have to explain that to you.

  • JiFFy_Punkr

    June 7, 2011 at 12:59 am

    Hey brother if you need a ramndom Canadian, let me know!

  • natdead

    June 7, 2011 at 12:41 pm

    ohhhh i’m french, 14 years old and not experienced in acting… too bad.

  • Old Jersey

    June 11, 2011 at 10:06 pm

    Ever since I heard you mention there was going to be a film regarding AVGN I wanted to be in it. No experience with acting but I’m good with taking direction. Which state will the filming be shot in? I’m in NJ. Thanks for your time.

  • GameSeeker

    September 4, 2011 at 11:29 pm

    I’m located in Orlando, Florida! I’m a Nintendo, PSX, and a 360 gamer!
    I can act and perform! Please make me a true gamer & a star!

  • October 28, 2011 at 3:21 am

    Hey i’d like to be in the Cinemassacre group i’m a huge fan i’m 16 years old and

    i’m really good at acting i’m not in it for the Internet fame or any of those things I want to be in your group cuz i really like Acting and i think i got wat it takes

    I myself know alot about Nintendo just because i’m black dosent mean i don’t know alot about Nintendo i also have a N-E-S S-N-E-S a N-64 Wii and game cube

    also you never reviewed Kirby on N-E-S so i’d like to help out if that’s ok with you? Also we have a comicshop down here that sells stuff like Anime DC.comics
    Marvel

    Thundercats toys Zelda toys Mario toys and i save thebest for last cuz this is it N-E-S Games so come on down to Alaska/Fairbanks we would love to have you here

    i’m not the only one who want’s you 2 here I also came up with a name for myself could The Angry retro man you must here this alot but i am one of your biggest

    fanz here in Faribanks we have alot and i must say i think you 2 would like it here so yeah your fan William edward brick also here’s my facebook link:https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001587328160

    :Note: please respond on contacting me on Facebook or reply this Email!

    • martinfridrich9

      January 6, 2012 at 3:54 pm

      what i have a famicom disk system and a psx not ps1

  • Cole_Patrick

    February 10, 2012 at 5:55 pm

    Would love to be apart of your production. Colepatrick.com

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