Christian Slater feature film "El Gringo" auditions and casting calls

Joel Silver El Gringo Auditions Casting Calls

Joel Silver will produce "El Gringo" along with After Dark Films.
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Silver Pictures in association with After Dark Films are now in pre-production on the Mexico-set action feature film "El Gringo", which is to be filmed in the Baton Rouge, Louisiana area. The casting directors in Los Angeles are hiring the starring and co-starring roles, while the smaller supporting roles, day players, extras, stand-ins, and photo doubles for the film's stars are being cast in Louisiana.

Joel Silver, who can be credited as practically reinventing the action film genre in the 1980's, will produce "El Gringo", Silver has produced such mega hit films as the "Lethal Weapon" franchise, "Predator 1 and 2" the "Die Hard" franchise, all of "The Matrix" films, "The Book of Eli", "Unknown" and countless others. he also has an endless line up of films scheduled through the next several years.

"El Gringo" will be directed by acclaimed Venezuelan director Eduardo Rodriguez from a screenplay written by Jonathan W. Stokes. Stokes wrote and directed 2009's "The Last Hurrah," a comedy about college graduate students at a house party on their last night together and was filmed in one continuous 90 minute shot. Joel Silver, After Dark Films, and Eduardo Rodriguez all recently completed production on the Dolph Lundgren film "Stash House", which was also filmed in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Another promising rising star, Scott Adkins, has been cast as the lead role in "El Gringo". Adkins recently wrapped filming "Universal Soldier: A New Dimension" co-starring with Jean-Claude Van Damme and Dolph Lundgren. Ironically, that project was also filmed in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Christian Slater will play a cop trying to track Adkins down in "El Gringo" while Yvette Yates has also joined the cast.

People in the Baton Rouge area who are interested in working as an extra on "El Gringo" can submit a recent color snapshot, age, physical stats, all clothing sizes, and contact information to the following:

Put "El Gringo Baton Rouge Extras" in the subject line. Also include your location with your submission. Both SAG and non-union are welcome to submit.

Shooting on "El Gringo" will begin in October, 2011.

Principal Actor Casting

See the post titled Headshot and Resume Information regarding how to submit for acting roles.

Please submit photos and resumes by mail only.
No phone calls or personal drop-offs.

Los Angeles:

Shannon Makhanian
"El Gringo" Casting
332 S. Beverly Drive
Suite 100
Beverly Hills, CA 90212

Baton Rouge:

Brent Caballero
"El Gringo" Casting
9522 Brookline Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70809

Extras Casting

Baton Rouge:

Brent Caballero
"El Gringo" Extras Casting
9522 Brookline Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70809

Production Companies:

Do NOT send photos and resumes to the production companies, as they will most likely end up being thrown away. They do not cast the films, rather they hire casting directors who sort through the thousands of submissions.

"El Gringo" Production Office
2325 Weymouth Drive
Suite A
Baton Rouge, LA 70809

Silver Pictures
4000 Warner Blvd
Building 90
Burbank, CA 91522

After Dark Films
8967 Sunset Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069


Joel Silver


Eduardo Rodriguez


Christian Slater - Lieutenant West
Scott Adkins - The Man
Yvette Yates - Anna


A DEA agent on the wrong side of the law crosses the Mexican border with a bullet in his arm and millions in cash. His dreams of an early retirement on the beach in Acapulco are dashed when Mexican drug cartels and United States lawmen come looking for the money.