Mena Featuring Tom CruiseIf there was a Mount Rushmore for film stars may be one of the first chiseled and now Tom Cruise is set to star in his next blockbuster film event. The 3-time Academy Award nominated superstar behind such global hits as the Mission: Impossible franchise, Top Gun and Minority Report will lead the action spectacular Mena and cameras are gearing up to roll very soon. Casting call announcements for several roles have been released and submissions from aspiring actors are being accepted today.Mena will tell the harrowing based on a true story tale of Barry Seal, an accomplished pilot who became one of the world’s most notorious criminals of the 1980’s. Using his extensive aviation knowledge and advanced radar and radio equipment, Seal moved massive amounts of narcotics and arms for both the CIA the infamous Medellin drug cartel from his headquarters in Mena, Arkansas.The film will follow this deviously talented man as the line between his relationships with the law and the criminals became more and more blurred and his life turned upside down. Top-flight director Doug Liman (The Bourne Identity, Mr. and Mrs. Smith, Swingers) will helm this project from a script by newcomer Gary Spinelli and has begun initial supporting casting with the talented Sarah Wright (Parks and Recreation, The Loop, The House Bunny) and Screen Actors Guild Award winner Jayma Mays (Glee, Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, The Smurfs 2) signing on. Mena will be produced by the highly revered, Oscar-winning duo of Brian Grazer and Ron Howard (Arrested Development, A Beautiful Mind, Friday Night Lights).The hype for this outstanding new production is starting to heat up and so are loads of casting call opportunities for men and women, boys and girls of all experience levels. Performers of all ages and types will be needed for this project and submissions for upcoming auditions are being accepted now. To apply for talent calls actors can send emails to MENAmovieATL@gmail.com. This post will be updated throughout the film’s production with audition news and updates so check back for more details and leave a message in the area below and tell us what you think of this action thriller and why you want to be a part of casting calls for Mena starring international box office champ Tom Cruise.