Draft Day - Movie

Draft Day – Movie Casting

It has become a annual right of passage for football fans around the world. A sporting event seen by tens of millions of viewers of the span of three mesmerizing days – and there isn’t even a game played. We’re talking of course about The NFL Draft and so is all of Hollywood with the announcement of the all new feature film Draft Day. This exciting chronicle of football wheeling and dealing is set to begin shooting very soon and the producers and casting directors are beginning their search for up and coming talent of all ages to play roles of all sizes in this sure to be big time box office smash.

Draft Day will star the incomparable Academy Award winning Kevin Costner (Dances With Wolves, Man of Steel, Field of Dreams) in this fictional account of the behind the scenes drama of The Draft. Mr. Costner will play the general manager of The Cleveland Browns as he tries to trade up for the number one pick all while dealing with personal problems outside of his teams warroom. Draft Day is setting up to be an intriguing combination of the classic sports drama/comedies as Jerry Maguire starring Tom Cruise and For Love Of The Game which featured Costner is one of his finest roles. This incredible gridiron project will be directed by the incomparable Ivan Reitman (Ghostbusters, Stripes, Up in the Air) and will feature an all-star lineup of supporting player that includes Jennifer Garner (Juno, Alias, The Odd Life of Timothy Green), Denis Leary (The Amazing Spider-Man, Ice Age: Continental Drift, The Ref), entertainer extraordinaire Sean “P-Diddy” Combs (Made, Get Him to the Greek, Monster’s Ball) and rising star Chadwick Boseman (42, Persons Unknown, Lincoln Heights). There are still several roles up for grabs in this epic NFL production and submission and inquiries are being accepted now. If you are interested in applying for available roles or for more information you can head here clevelandfilm.com. We will be posting casting call updates as they are released so stay tuned for more news and leave a comment in the space provided and tell us what you think of the movie and why you wan to audition for it.

There is no bigger sport today than NFL football and no more fantastic project in Hollywood than this star packed feature film. Apply today for your shot at a role in Draft Day.

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182 Casting Responses

  1. Mike Meyer

    I would be great for this film. I’m a huge fan of Kevin Costner, and went out to Iowa to see his field of dreams. “If you build it they will com.”, goes the line, and come we did, in droves. If I build it, will you come? By the way, when I went out there to see the field of dreams I didn’t get to meet the great Kevin Costner, which was disappointing. I only got to meet that redhead from thirty-something who was actually kind of uppity, nebbish, and unfriendly. My headshot is you driving past my house and looking at me through the window.

  2. Hawa Kosiaha

    Hello Dear
    My name is Hawa kosia I’m 21years old Am passionate about acting and experienced too, I have studied acting for 4 years now in my acting classes. This is an opportunity for me to share my talent to the world and face hard challenges on the way. Am a hard working person energetic, confident and also I love working with people in a positive environment. Thank you for your time and I hope I get considered. And God Bless

  3. Hawa Kosia

    Hello Louisiana
    My name is Hawa Kosia I’m 21 years old at the moment I live in Australia. Am black African Am really passionate about acting and Am experienced too.  I have been studying drama for over 4years now and I just need the opportunity to share my talent with people around and the world. Am a hard working person, energetic, confident and also love working with people and also in the positive environment.  I hope I get the consideration and thank you for your time.  God Bless

  4. Elliott C.

    I am 34 years old. I’m an 5’11” African American male 230lbs. I have a lot of charisma. I am very talented and athletic. I always wanted to be in a football movie every since i seen my first football movie The Wildcats.

  5. William stanback

    I am 6’2 300 lbs usr played my last year as a college football player. I am very interested

  6. Rose Ruminski

    Hello I’m Rose and I’ve been a big fan of Kevin Costner.I would love to cosidered for background,stand in,extra roles.
    I’m brazilian,5’3,120lbs,41 yrs old(I look in my 20s).
    Thank you!

  7. Rose Ruminski

    Hello I’m Rose and I would love to be considered to play as stand in,background,extra roles.
    I’m 5’3,120lbs,41yrs old.
    Thank you!

  8. Akeem Shavers

    Name: Akeem Shavers
    Age: 24
    Height: 5’11”
    Weight: 203

    I feel that I would great for this spot because I have lived this scenario. I know all about the sacrifices and hard work that it takes to make it into the talks of becoming drafted. I personally experienced some of the worst parts of busting my butt to make it to the NFL, I tore my MCL in my final college game. This led to me not being invited to the combine and not being able to participate in full preparation for my schools pro day. With all of that said, I still posted great results that would have ranked me among the top performers in the running back position. I played collegiate football at Purdue University and signed free agent contracts with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and New England Patriots. I am still writing my story and taking every step that I can to get back on the field. I feel that who could be better for a role in a film like this than someone who has literally lived this process and currently still chasing it.


    Akeem S.

  9. J.G. Franklin

    My name is John Gerard Franklin (J.G. Franklin). I am an American actor living in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. I am confident I could contribute to this film because I am experienced, reliable and I am willing to learn, above all else.

    Height: 6’2″
    Weight: 190 lbs
    Hair color: Blond (Bald)
    Eye color: Blue
    Date of birth: 12/31/1973
    Age: 40
    Gender: Male
    Agent: NO

    Last year I completed a principal role in an independent, Brazilian feature film, entitled “Americanos Na Terra da Copa” (Americans in the Land of the World Cup), here in Belo Horizonte. I have included the following three articles, though they are in Portuguese, that have been published about the film:




    It has been shown four times in various venues around Belo Horizonte. The Facebook page for the film is here:


    I have also provided my complete information, as well as links to some examples of my work below.

    This first one is a recent biographical video for Aécio Neves, a Brazilian senator:


    My IMDB information and another link to my resume and headshots:



    My demo reel:


    Other work I’ve done:







    HAUNT TRACKERS: (Episode 2):


    I am also a singer and, just in case, I have included some examples of my voice:




    I look forward to your reply. You can contact me by email as well at jgfranklinactor@gmail.com .

    J.G. Franklin

  10. Adrian Vargas

    I would love to be in this movie I could be the Punter/Kicker am so good at those 2 positions
    I punt 50 yards right know by the way am 20 years old just turned, am a very good actor and I would not mind being a extra,.

    Details about me:
    Height: 5,8
    Weight: 138
    Hair: Black
    Eyes: Brown
    Body Type: Athletic

  11. Austin Reed

    My name is Austin Reed. I am a 19 year old African American male attending college in Miami, Florida. Through out my entire life, I have only dreamt of taking on a role in a film but have always had confidence in my acting abilities. I can guarantee that any role that would be given to me, I would nail. I am charismatic, comedic, well spoken, and athletic. Even being an extra in a film would be a great deal to me and my career. Though I have not had any actual film experience, being in this film would make my dreams come alive. I promise that if I were chosen for this film, you would not at all regret it.

    Height: 6’2”

    Eye color: Brown

    Hair: Black

    Weight: 220

    Body type: Athletic

    Thank you!

  12. Anthony Johnson

    Hi my name is Anthony Johnson I’m a 28 year old African American male. I am currently serving in the military but always dream about acting and would love to do so. I think I’d be a perfect fit for this movie as a character because I love football know football and played it in high school in Tx. I’m 5’11 210 athletic and built as a football player as well. It would be an honor to get accepted for this along side Kevin Costner. Hope to hear a reply soon. Thanks!!

  13. Christopher Luis Renvill

    Gender: Male
    Age: 18
    Height: 5’10
    Weight: 230
    Body Type: Football Body (Former Football Player/Boxer)
    Hair/Eyes: Black/Brown
    Ethnicity: Hispanic (Dominican)

  14. Trevor Abrahamian

    Age: 19
    Height: 5’11
    Weight: 145
    Hair: Brown:
    Eyes: Blue
    Race: White
    Body Type: Slim

    My name is Trevor Abrahamian, and although I don’t have much experience in acting, I do have family in the business as my uncle is an acting coach in Hollywood and has worked with many A-listers. My best physical quality would have to be my blue eyes. I am constantly told how beautiful they are. I really do love to act and have been told that I have a knack for bringing characters to life.. I have a great sense of humor and can really brighten up a room with my positive attitude. I am also a very outgoing person and have no trouble socializing and making new friends. I would greatly appreciate it if I would be considered for this film.

  15. Ryan Ouzts

    My name is Ryan Ouzts & I am a 19 (soon to be 20 on January 22nd) years old girl. Yes FEMALE. I would absolutely LOVE to play a speaking role in this movie because I definitely have the same type of humor as Jonah Hill & Channing Tatum & I basically have the whole 21 jump street dialogue imbedded in my brain. I should be considered for this role because I have so much to offer. I work for a news station in San Diego as a sports reporter currently, so I am extremely comfortable in front of the camera & having to deal with deadlines, pressure, forgetting what to say sometimes but then remembering when I least expect it. I am a football sports caster & I know the game like the back of my hand. I am studying sports & journalism at San Diego State, so I feel I would fit in perfectly for this role. I’m an amazing human being & I want to make my mom proud my becoming an actress. I feel as though I am more of a funny person, yet serious acting has always been my strong point. I am able to make myself cry on command & I am also able to keep a straight face through anything. All in all this would be my start in the business. I have been in acting classes since I was in 7th grade all the way through high school, and also danced my whole childhood up until high school. I have so many talents & I promise if I was considered NO ONE would regret it!

    Height; 5’8″
    Weight; 155
    Hair; naturally brown, dyed lighter brown/blonde – curly
    Eyes; hazel/blue
    Race; black & white

  16. Abigail Awode


    My name is Abigail Awode. I am originally from Buchanan, Liberia. I currently reside in Minneapolis, MN. I am 18 years of age (will be 19 on December 4th, 2013). I am 5’6” and weight 145 lbs. I am a junior at the University of Minnesota- Twin Cities studying neuroscience. I aspire to become a professional actor. Some ways that I have been preparing myself include; participating in my school’s drama club, taking acting classes and participating in plays.

    Thanks for taking the time to read my brief biography.

  17. Nico C.

    Male age 17
    Height: 5’9″
    Weight: 200
    Football player in high school
    Bench 345
    Dark complexion
    Black hair
    Brown eyes

  18. Michael Montgomery

    Dear Hiring Casting Manager,

    I hope this email finds you in good health and in good spirits. My name is Michael and former NFL player for Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings. I am highly motivated, industrious, and detailed-oriented person. I am also articulate and persuasive communicator with proven strengths in identifying, developing, and managing my roles in movies, plays, and commercials. Exceptional ability to cultivate strong relationships and very passionate about making an impact on the individuals that I work with. Resourceful problem solver with a calm and intuitive approach, coupled with competitiveness, and a solid history of being able to produce under high levels of stress. Team player who enjoys collaborating to get winning results. A challenging and responsible position in which would effectively utilize prior experience, training and abilities to serve the development of others and offering opportunities for professional growth and advancement.
    I want to reach out to you personally. This past week, I was in New Orleans shooting the football scene for the movie called focus. I love if you keep my information on file. My 6’5 frame will utlize in role in this commercial. If you need to reach me, my contact is at the bottom. I look forward to hearing from you. Thank you and have a blessed day!

    Michael Montgomery II


  19. Cole Lillich

    My name is Cole Lillich and I’m seeking to become a famous Actor. I’m going to college right now to obtain a degree in Drama and Theatre. I then want to transfer to a school out in Los Angeles to go to the Academy of Arts in LA. Acting is my die hard passion. I will do whatever it takes to take a role in this show. The countless hours of work and lines to remember and the stress would not be a problem. Stress and anger and fear cannot be what determines if you make or break. I know the talent it takes to be an actor. I know the time and effort that has to be put into it. I’m willing to do all of this.

    Male: 19
    Race: White Caucasian
    Height: 6ft 3in
    Weight: 200
    Hair: Dark Brown
    Eyes: Green
    Build: Athletic
    Personality: Funny, Easy-Going, Trustworthy, Leader, Out-going

    I know this would be a perfect role for me. I was always the only jockey sports player in my school that liked to do acting as well.

  20. Taylor Avakian

    17 years old
    athletic build
    Football player

    Love football and played all my life and ready to outwork all my competition and be the best for any role or job given to me

  21. Royal Churchill

    My name is Royal Churchill I am a 19 year old African american male from the city of Baltimore. I have the face to play an adult role and a teenage role. I have been in plays sense i was younger , and have always dreamed to do something with my talents. I can promise to be the best at any role given large or small. I am a young but ambitious, and I invest my heart and soul into my craft. All I ask for is an opportunity. I feel like everyone wants to be in this movie but who wouldn’t i grew up watching these movies to be in one would be unbelievable. To win this role is like winning the lottery but ill test my luck and give it shot. hopefully today is my lucky day, once again my name is Royal Churchill.

  22. Keshia R.

    Dear Mr. Costner,

    Hi, my name is Keshia R. and I am making a career change! I have been seeking an opportunity as such and would like the ideal candidate for this position! Should you consider me, I’m sure you will be excited! I certainly look forward to hearing from you soon!

    Best Regards,
    Keshia R.

  23. Kolina

    A sister of two brothers currently in the NFL. I feel that I may be the perfect fit not only because football has been a part of my life, all my life, but I’ve witnessed how it can change lives, for the good and the bad. I’ve witnessed first hand how one phone call can change a life, both of my brothers’ lives. Especially on the day of the draft. Not every guy who gets drafted is partying, and having tons of family & friends over. There’s a lot that people don’t get to see and or understand about the NFL. I would love to help with what’s seen and what’s behind the scenes.

  24. Jerric

    Name: Jerric Arceo
    Age: March 8,1995 (18 years old)
    Email: JerricArceo@gmail.com
    Born: Maui,Hawaii
    Living: Maui,Hawaii

    Height: 5’5-5’7
    Shoe Size: 11.5
    Weight: 175
    Waist Size: 34
    Hair Color: Black
    Eye Color: Brown

    I may not have experiences or training like these fellow actors/actresses but the reason why im interested in having a role is that i want to do something with my life and actually be SOMEONE.

  25. Alvaro Salinas

    Name: Alvaro Salinas (a.k.a.) BB
    Age: 28
    Ethnicity: Hispanic
    Hair: Black
    Eyes: Brown
    Height: 6′ 0
    Weight: 240

    Hello , My Name Alvaro Salinas..nickname BB, (stage name Bum n-da Box..)I’m an Independent Music Producer, Rapper and Singer.. Been working in the music industry for over ten years… as a Musician,song writer, composer, Engineer and Performer.. I’m also Bilingual, and use both languages in my talents and skills.. My next goal in life is to prove that I can also act.. my favorite category is comedy, action, drama.. I’ve been in several film projects in my past, but nothing published.. I look forward to hearing a response.. “a dream come true, when someone believes.. i believe, do you?” BB

  26. Akash Malik

    Hi My name is Akash and I would love to be part of this movie. I love football and I watch all the games I can I keep track so I know my fair share of knowledge. I play football I am a defensive end and i love to keep the energy I am in high school but I have a flexible schedule I am funny and outgoing and get comfortable very easy. I have acted before and I have experience in plays, and commercials. My number is 8434465885 feel free to contact me.
    Height: 6,1
    Weight:195 pounds
    Color: Tan darker color Age: 16

  27. Julianna

    Hey there. What I think: I imagine this movie will be awesome because FOOTBALL is the most loved game of all time. It has to be a hit! With the all-star line up of cast, it is sure to draw a huge, curious fan crowd to the box office.

    About me: I am 31, and know I have something extraordinary. I come from a small Texas town, go nowhere, have seen Nowhere, and I’m searching for Somewhere. I am a first grade teacher by trade, but have recently become domestic because of three small, but MAJOR something’s that I would give life or limb for(a.k.a. My children).

    The reason I want to be in this movie: I, along with my husband, try to teach our children about life and the importance of being true to yourself and the ones you love, and that love you. A conversation that took place a few months ago was one between my two oldest kids, ages 8 & 7, about being passionate about your life and to go for what you dream of no matter what. They asked me what my dream was growing up. Until then, I’d forgotten as we so often do after life starts with kids. The one thing I wanted to do, and I knew I would be good at was being in a movie. They then asked why I didn’t ever do it… I simply said that I wanted them more and it wouldn’t be possible for me to live the movie dream after having kids. But! There is always a BUT, right? They are now encouraging me to go for my dream, mainly because they want to see their mom on T.V. So here it goes. Give me a shot, I won’t regret it, no matter what the outcome.
    Hair: blonde/light brown
    Eyes: brown
    Skin: olive complexion
    Height: 5’4
    Weight: 120
    Age: 31, and growing younger each and everyday

    One shot is all I want.

  28. Jamie C. Jones

    Hi my name is Jamie C. Jones, I am 25 years old. I am currently enrolled at Carolyne Barry acting classes in North Hollywood, CA. I just completed a 6 weeks course (2 nights a week) this past summer under the coaching of Joshua Bitton. I used to play professional basketball overseas, after completing my college education at the Portland State University in 2010. I am now looking to transition into the entertainment world. I have a strong passion in acting since basketball. I am very athletic and work hard to stay fit. I would love an opportunity to audition for this upcoming film. Please consider me for any roles that might be fitting for me.

    Hair – Brown
    Eyes – Brown
    Height – 6’6

    Feel free to contact me for further information.
    Jamie Jones

  29. Danijela

    Name: Danijela Djordjevic
    Age: 19
    Gender: Female
    Hieght: 5’3
    Weight: 50kg
    Hair: Brown
    Eyes: Blue

    This has been a burning desire of mine for most of my life. Ever since I was a child, I always wanted to be on TV. I’ve tried for everything that came in my way, such as; commercials, background actor/extra, modelling and so on. Problem is, I always get the response that I’m too short.

    I see this as a great opportunity for me to start the career of my dreams. Now I’m not expecting a main character or so, but I’d be more than happy to just have a 3-seconds role.

    About myself, I just finished my school. My future plans are to get a job, at the side I’ll be trying my best to get in the film industry. I dance twice a week and I love to hang out with friends and family.

    I live home with my parents and my older sister in the capital of Sweden. I was born here and lived here since birth, though my ethnicity is from Serbia.

    Why would I be right for the movie?
    I’d be filled with joy and also, you wont be having trouble assigning me to a special role as I don’t ask for a special one. This would be the start of my, hopefully, future career.

    I hope I’ll hear from you!

  30. Nancy

    I have a six year old son who wants to be in movies. He has no experience, but looks like a Disney Kid and a personality that is sure to entertain. You may have other experienced kids, but thought I would post anyway:) Gotta start somewhere, right?

  31. Eric Machin

    Hello my name is Eric Machin I am 18 years old 6.0 ft tall 280lb and I would love to be featured in this film. I am a naturly funny person I am also a very very upbeat person and I love to act I have had this desire since I was a child and I would love for my debut to be on this film. Not mentioning getting an opportunity to perform along side one of the most respected and talented actor in This industrie. This opportunity would be amazing you will not regret picking me and I can promise you that.

    Awaiting your response
    Eric Machin