Three time Academy Award winning and perhaps the most well known director of our time, Steven Spielberg is looking to fill the lead role in his upcoming film , “The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara. This is a rare opportunity to submit for a lead role in a Hollywood blockbuster movie! We all know Mr. Spielberg’s movies tend to get nominated for the top film awards.
The movie will tell the the true story of Edgardo Mortara – a 6 year old Jewish boy from Bologna who was reported to have been secretly baptized by a maid, and was deemed by the Catholic church therefore to be Christian. Pope Pius IX (to be played by Mark Rylance) decreed that the boy could not remain with his Jewish family. He was seized by the Papal State and taken to the Vatican where his indoctrination into Catholicism began. This was a cause célèbre of mid-nineteenth century European politics and the domestic and international outrage against the pontifical state’s actions may have contributed to its downfall amid the unification of Italy. This is an incredible story of real historical relevance. Continue reading →
The wait is over! Disney’s High School Musical 4 will begin filming soon and casting directors are holding auditions for teens to be in the upcoming movie! In the last film, High School Musical 3, graduation day was almost here for the high school seniors. Troy, Gabriella, Sharpay, Chad, Ryan and Taylor’s pending graduation and the thought of heading off in separate directions after leaving East High has these Wildcats thinking they need to do something they’ll remember forever. Together with the rest of the Wildcats, they stage a spring musical reflecting their hopes and fears about the future and their unforgettable experiences growing up together. High School Musical 4 will center on a new group of students at East High, as well as their crosstown rivals, the West High Knights. Auditions are now being held for teens to play high school students at one of the schools! Continue reading →