The Founder Starring Michael KeatonFresh off of a career best performance in the 4-time Academy Award winner Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), Michael Keaton is set to star as Ray Kroc, one of the biggest figures in food history and a true American pioneer. The Founder will be rolling in front of cameras soon and casting call notices have been released for a number of fabulous roles.The Founder will tell the legendary tale of Ray Kroc, a salesman from the midwest selling multi-mixers across the country. With his sales slowing and a natural curiosity in the restaurant business, Kroc took special interest in two of his clients, Richard and Maurice McDonald who owned a small chain of hamburger joints in the west. Kroc eventually bought out the brothers and took their initial idea and parlayed it into the billion dollar fast food empire that millions know and love today.Keaton (Batman, Out of Sight, Beetlejuice) will lead this awards season film as the visionary Kroc alongside 2-time Academy Award nominee Laura Dern (Jurassic Park, Enlightened, Citizen Ruth). They will be directed by John Lee Hancock (The Blind Side, The Rookie, Saving Mr. Banks) armed with a script by Robert D. Siegel (Big Fan, Turbo, The Wrestler). The project will feature a producing team led by 2-time Oscar nominated actor Jeremy Renner (Avengers: Age of Ultron, American Hustle, The Town), Aaron Ryder (Donnie Darko, Memento, The Prestige), Karen Lunder (Premature, Sleepover, Mr. Woodcock) and Don Handfield (Kill the Messenger, The Throwaways, Aztec Warrior). Casting calls for this very exciting new film project are being held now and will be taking place for various roles of all sizes throughout the production. Actors of all ages looking to be a part of the historical biopic The Founder can submit themselves for open roles by email to FounderExtras@gmail.com. Check back to this post because all future audition notices will be published upon released. Feel free to leave a comment below this article and tell us what you think of this amazing story and why you would like to be involved in upcoming casting calls for The founder starring Hollywood’s man of the hour, Michael Keaton.McDonald’s is known throughout the world – now you could be chosen to tell it’s incredible story. Apply today for your chance at available roles in The Founder.