The Coen brothers are looking for a few good men, including one John Goodman look-alike.
John Goodman – with facial hair – in the Coen brothers’ film “The Big Lebowski”
The one-line summary for the film is “A singer-songwriter navigates New York’s folk music scene during the 1960s.”
According to the casting department, facial hair is a plus. The deadline to apply is Monday, March 26. Here are the details:
Coen Brothers film, INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS (2nd unit) seeks PHOTO DOUBLES in MN. Should be available Thurs 3/29, Fri 3/30 &/or Sat, 3/31. Submission instructions below (deadline: Mon March 26. 1pm EST).:
— ROLAND TURNER (John Goodman): SALT & PEPPER GOTEE/MOUSTACHE! 6’1”, 275-300lbs (Jacket-57. Pants-56 waist. Shirt-20/35).
– LLEWYN DAVIS (Oscar Isaac): Dark brown thick to black hair, longer on top/shorter in back, TRIM BEARD/MOUSTACHE, some facial hair. 5’8″, 165-170lbs (Jacket-40R. Pants-34/32. Shirt-15.5/32).
– JOHNNY FIVE (Garrett Hedlund): Dark blonde/light brown hair. TRIM MOUSTACHE/SLIGHT GOTEE, some FACIAL HAIR, incl sideburns. Ht- 6’2″, 178lbs (Jacket-41L. Pants-33/33). * MUST BE COMFORTABLE DRIVING W/O EYEGLASSES (may wear contacts) & have valid drivers license.
There is PAY.
Men w/longer hair & facial hair/beard welcome to submit! Must be willing to cut/trim, as appropriate (to match our actors/reference photos).
To submit: Send email to Debbie DeLisi, CD, at firstname.lastname@example.org. In subject line put: “MN PD / character name – Your first & last name.” Body-of-text must include: Your name, contact info, hair color, ht/wt, sizes/measurements. Also, measure your torso (while sitting on a flat surface, measure from surface to top of head, along backside. You must confirm you’re willing to shave or trim hair/facial hair, as needed. Note if you are union (indicate which) or non-union & available all three days. You must include two CURRENT photos (as of TODAY!), one face & one full length. Do NOT send headshots. Informal, quick snapshots are best!
* “Johnny 5” character submissions must confirm having valid drivers license/comfort level driving.
Please do not submit or inquire about other roles, as we are shooting in NYC & casting is complete. Inquires of this nature will automatically be deleted.
You may FWD this email. But please do not fwd this email with your contact info as the “casting director” or any such related claim or title. We are the official casting representatives. Any other claim is fraudulent.
Thank You & Best wishes!
Debbie DeLisi, Casting Director
Kati Batchelder, Casting Associate
Adam DeLisi, Casting Asst.