Shia LaBeouf Movie Looking for Boys for Lead Role

Casting Call for Boys for Lead Role in Shia LaBeouf Movie in London

Transformers actor Shia LaBeouf is starring in an upcoming film that will be filming in London. Casting directors are searching for young Caucasian boys who are around 12 years old to play the younger version of Shia LaBeouf’s character in the movie. This is for a lead role.

About the Movie

The upcoming biopic “Borg/McEnroe, will star Shia LaBeouf as John McEnroe, Sverrir Gudnason will play Borg and Stellan Skarsgard will play Borg’s coach Leannart Bergelin. According to The Wrap, “The sports drama will focus on one of the biggest rivalries in tennis of all time between McEnroe and Swedish player Björn Borg in the late 1970s and and early 1980s”. The movie will be directed by Danish director Janus Metz. The movie is set to be released in 2017.

What They Are Looking For

Casting Director, Jina Jay whose credits include, “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”, “War Horse”, “Tin Tin” and “Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban” is auditioning boy actors around the age of 12 years old for a lead role in the movie. The film is shooting in London, England.


Caucasian American


Ages 12 yrs old to play Young John McEnroe.

The Confidential Feature Film about tennis legend John McEnroe, shooting from August 2016 in Europe.

How to Apply

Please email a recent photo with a 2 minute chat to camera telling us about the best and worst moment in your life. Please include full name, height and date of birth.

In the subject line please label your email with: YOUNG JOHN MCENROE / CHILD’S NAME Email all submissions to If your child fits the role and you would like to submit him for an audition then apply today! Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity!

Leave a Casting Response

4 Casting Responses

  1. adam jake smith

    name- Adam Jake Smith
    age- 15
    nationality- white Caucasian
    height- 5ft7inch
    hair- dark blonde
    eyes- green
    I live in England,north lincolnshire

  2. Reece Marlow

    5ft 2
    ginger hair
    blue/green eyes
    woud be willing to travel in UK at the moment

  3. Alex

    Dark hair
    Green eyes

    I live in Kent and i would like to be in this film as I feel I would fit the role well

  4. Tommy Jennings

    Tommy Jennings
    age: 14
    gender: Male
    nationality: white British
    height: 5 2″ (160cm)
    features: dark blonde hair, hazel eyes.
    build: medium

    I live in London and wish to play this new part in the transformers.
    willing to work with anyone and willing to travel.
    yours truly,
    tommy Jennings