Jory Weitz

Jory Weitz

Acting teacher, casting director and producer in Los Angeles, California

About Jory

Jory Weitz is the executive producer of NAPOLEAN DYNAMITE, the winner of the best film award of the 2004 Sundance Film Festival. The film was also the winner of the Best Feature Award of the 2004 U.S. Comedy Arts Festival and the 2005 MTV Film Awards. Since then, the film has become one of the most successful independent films in history: grossing over $45 million in the domestic box office and $100 million in home video and television revenue to date. Mr. Weitz’s casting for the picture is the stuff of legend and turned unknown actor Jon Heder into a Hollywood superstar.

Prior to his producing career, Mr. Weitz was a distinguished casting director. He worked with such acclaimed directors as Francis Ford Coppola (DRACULA), Tim Burton (EDWARD SCISSORHANDS), Stephen Frears (THE GRIFTERS), Ron Shelton (WHITE MEN CAN’T JUMP), Kevin Costner (DANCES WITH WOLVES) and Stephen Norrington (BLADE).

In 2006, Weitz was the executive producer of the critically acclaimed documentary F*CK, a film about a word and its multitude of meanings produced by Rainstorm Entertainment and distributed by ThinkFilm/Showtime. The film featured interviews with many current socially influencial personalities including Bill Maher, Drew Carey, Ice-T, Janeane Garafolo, Alanis Morrisette, Kevin Smith, Billy Connolly, the late Hunter S. Thompson and many others.

In 2007, Weitz teamed up with the director of Napolean Dynamite once again for NACHO LIBRE, a Paramount picture starring Jack Black. Jory also produced and cast VISIONEERS, directed by Jared Drake, and starring comedian Zach Galifianakis; the lead of the runaway hit, THE HANGOVER. Weitz was responsible for giving Galifianakis his very first leading role which helped to launch is successful film career. VISIONEERS starred Judy Greer, Mia Maestro, Missi Pyle and James LeGros. The film premiered at the 2008 Seattle International Film Festival and went on to play such festivals as CineVegas (Audience Award Winner) and AFI.

Weitz cast the indie feature, STUCK starring Patrick Stewart (X-Men), Cheryl Hines (Curb Your Enthusiasm), Jon Heder (Napoleon Dynamite), James Roday (TV's Pysch), Max Casella (Inside Llewyn Davis) and Gary Cole (Office Space).

Along with David Lynch, Weitz is executive producing Jennifer Lynch’s new thriller, A FALL FROM GRACE for Benaroya Pictures. To date, Weitz has cast Vincent D’Onofrio, Paz Vega and Willow Shields (The Hunger Games). Oscar winner and critically acclaimed composer Trent Reznor (GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO) is scoring the film.

Jory Weitz recently joined the on-line comedy channel, jash.com as their in-house casting director. The company was created by Jimmy Kimmel's producing partner, Daniel Kellison and the Jash team is Sarah Silverman, Michael Cera, duo Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim, and rap-comic Reggie Watts. Weitz is casting the comedy content created by all the top flight industry professionals working with Jash. "Gregory Goes Boom", a short film that Weitz cast starring Michael Cera won the Short Film Jury Award at the Sundance Film Festival in 2014.

Adding to Weitz’s accomplished Hollywood career, he is now a highly respected acting coach and has been able to exploit the full breadth of his prowess as a casting director and producer to the benefit and success of his clients. Weitz’s preternatural ability to discover and develop emerging talent is what sets him apart from the rest of the pack.


Name: Jory Weitz

Lives in: Los Angeles, California

Occupation: Acting Teacher, Casting Director and Producer

Credits

  • Cabin Fever

    Cabin Fever (2016)
    Film by Travis Zariwny (Comedy and Horror) Casting director A group of five friends are terrorized at their getaway cabin. A remake of the 2002 film, 'Cabin Fever'.

  • Nine

    Nine (2015)
    Film by Jakob Bokulich (Drama) Casting director Guests at a seedy roadside motel will soon discover their fate when meeting their "soulmates". Foretold, the curious motel "manager" has far more to do with the destiny of these fractured souls than God himself.

  • Christmas Eve

    Christmas Eve (2015)
    Film by Mitch Davis (Comedy) Casting director "Stuck" is the dramatic, comedic story of six different groups of New Yorkers who get stuck inside elevators overnight on Christmas Eve. With nowhere to go and no one to interact with but each other, all of them are transformed by the events of their long night together. Written by Unstuck LLC

  • Bad Night

    Bad Night (2015)
    Film by Nick Riedell (Adventure and Comedy) Casting director When Kate and Abby are mistaken for famous art thieves, their fun night out quickly goes from good to bad.

  • It's So Easy and Other Lies

    It's So Easy and Other Lies (2015)
    Film by Christopher Duddy (Documentary) Casting department The lifetime story of Guns J Roses bass player, Duff McKagan. How he struggled with alcohol and drug addiction, and overcame it. Talks about the real challenges in everyday life, his childhood, and how the band made it big.

  • A Fall from Grace

    A Fall from Grace (2015)
    Film by Jennifer Chambers Lynch (Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Producer Detective Michael Tabb knows the city of St. Louis inside and out. He has felt its true heart, as much as its dark underbelly: but he does not know who, in both the dark and light - is taking the lives of young girls. He only knows that their burned and broken bodies are washing ashore along the Mississippi River, never to return home. He wears the scars of the one time he got close. Now, he's living in the darkness himself, perhaps too deeply. His physical pain is matched only by the pain he feels each time another young girl goes missing or washes ashore. Self-medicating to both ward away and embrace this killer, he falls farther from his light. Truth be told, the closer he comes to death by his own hand, the closer he gets to solving the murders. Written by Apothecary Films

  • Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving

    Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving (2014)
    Film (short) by Michael J. Gallagher (Comedy and Musical) Casting director

  • Cops, Cum, Dicks, and Flying

    Cops, Cum, Dicks, and Flying (2014)
    Film (short) by Rob Schrab (Comedy) Casting director Seth Rogen and Sarah Silverman star in this short about two weathered detectives going to all lengths to save humanity.

  • Rubberhead

    Rubberhead (2014)
    TV Movie by Richard Schreiber (Comedy) Casting director Sarah Silverman hosts the first episode of Rubberhead - a night of comedy shorts featuring some of her favorite performers. With comedy from Nathan Barnatt, Jade Catta-Preta, Michael Cassidy, Shelby Fero, Nathan Fielder, David Dineen-Porter, Kyle Dunnigan, Brett Gelman, Todd Glass, Lauren Lapkus, Natasha Leggero, Emily Maya Mills, Tig Notaro, John C Reilly, Seth Rogen, Nick Rutherford, Rob Schrab, Paul Rust, Laura Silverman, Stoney Sharp, Armen Weitzman, Kulap Vilaysack, Eric Wareheim, Harris Wittels, Charlyne Yi and more!

  • A Bit of Bad Luck

    A Bit of Bad Luck (2014)
    Film by John Fuhrman (Comedy, Drama and Thriller) Producer Brooks Caldwell, (Cary Elwes) an erudite and handsome lawyer, seems to have it all: wealth, social status and a red hot career. His success is, in reality, a product of his marriage to his beautiful, socialite wife, Amanda, (Terri Polo) a wealthy timber heiress. Unlike most, who would remain content to enjoy a life of luxury and privilege, Brooks continues to risk everything by having extramarital affairs. Brooks' philandering, in addition to humiliating Amanda, has driven her to the point of a mental breakdown. Having been pushed over the edge, Amanda orchestrates a just and elaborate plan to bring her husband down. When Brooks leaves for a weekend romp with his latest squeeze, (Agnes Bruckner) his life quickly descends into a bizarre, nightmarish, downward spiral. Written by Anonymous

  • Fuck You, Mistletoe

    Fuck You, Mistletoe (2013)
    Film (short) by Kyle Dunnigan (Comedy) Casting director

  • Wedding Palace

    Wedding Palace (2013)
    Film by Christine Yoo (Comedy and Romance) Casting director After being abandoned at the altar, Jason courts the girl of his dreams in cyberspace. When she arrives in LA for their wedding, she turns out to be completely different than expected.

  • We Do Not Belong

    We Do Not Belong (2013)
    Film (short) by Dean Fleischer-Camp (Music) Casting director

  • You and Your Fucking Coffee

    You and Your Fucking Coffee (2013)
    Television (Comedy) Casting director

  • Catherine

    Catherine (2013)
    Television (Comedy) Casting director

  • Reg Rolled

    Reg Rolled (2013)
    Film (short) by Michael J. Gallagher (Comedy and Music) Casting director

  • Deirdre & Don

    Deirdre & Don (2012)
    Film (short) by Jory Weitz (Comedy) Director One white girl. One black dude. Both from the same uter-tube. And that's not even the weird part...

  • Brawler

    Brawler (2011)
    Film by Chris Sivertson (Drama) Casting director Sidelined by an injury incurred while protecting his young brother, underground fighter Charlie Fontaine feels blindsided when he discovers his brother having sex on his couch with his new wife, Kat. Fueled by rage, a determined Charlie makes plans to get back in the ring and take on his brother in a fight to the death. Written by Anonymous

  • Valley of the Sun

    Valley of the Sun (2011)
    Film by Stokes McIntyre (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Casting director A disenfranchised adult film star, is forced to live with his parents in an Arizona retirement community, where he discovers his place in life.

  • In the Mix

    In the Mix (2009)
    TV Movie by Valerie Weiss (Comedy) Producer

  • Visioneers

    Visioneers (2008)
    Film by Jared Drake (Comedy, Drama and Sci-Fi) Casting director, Producer The Jeffers Corporation is a world success, endorsed by the U.S. President, pitching productivity and happy talk. George is a third level employee, supervising three or four others. Around the world, people are exploding as the stress of denying feelings takes its toll. The Jeffers' response: mind control. George and his wife are miserable: he's impotent with occasional fits of infantile pique. She's reading a book on happiness, trying everything. His brother, released from prison, starts of freedom-of-expression movement in George's backyard. Plus there's Charisma, a woman from Level Four who sends him paperwork - with smiley faces. Can George connect? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

  • Borderline

    Borderline (2008)
    Film by Lyne Charlebois (Drama) Casting director An erotic drama about a woman facing her 30th birthday who looks back at her life growing-up with her grandmother, crazy mother and her over-indulgence with men, sex and alcohol.

  • A Plumm Summer

    A Plumm Summer (2007)
    Film by Caroline Zelder (Adventure and Family) Casting director, Casting department Based on a true-story - A Plumm Summer tells the remarkable tale of two young brothers, Elliott and Rocky Plumm, who go head-to-head with the FBI in order to crack the "frog-napping" case and get their beloved TV puppet, Froggy Doo back on the air, all the while become local heroes and best friends.

  • Humble Pie

    Humble Pie (2007)
    Film by Chris Bowman (Comedy and Drama) Casting director At nearly 400 pounds, Tracy Orbison is a wide target. When he sets out to pursue his dream of acting, the grocery clerk finds an assortment of people waiting to dash his dreams: his acting coach, who has designs on his sister Peggy; his juvenile-delinquent friends, who suck him into their petty crimes; and his God-fearing, self-loathing mother. Through it all, Tracy remains irrepressibly upbeat, convinced he's destined for something big. Written by Framework Pictures

  • Nacho Libre

    Nacho Libre (2006)
    Film by Jared Hess (Comedy, Family and Sport) Casting director Nacho (Black) is a monastery cook, who spends his day feeding orphans and being overlooked by the monastery. When Sister Encarnación (Reguera) arrive at the monastery, Nacho realises that the only way to win her affection and to save the children, will be by competing as a Luchador wrestler. Written by FilmFanUK

  • Fuck

    Fuck (2005)
    Film by Steve Anderson (Documentary) Producer This documentary takes a look on all sides of the infamous F-word. It's taboo,obscene and controversial, yet somehow seems to permeate every single aspect of our culture - from Hollywood, to the schoolyard to the Senate floor in Washington D.C. It's the word at the very center of the debate on Free Speech - and everyone seems to have an opinion. FUCK exams how the word is impacting our world today through interviews, film and television clips, music, and original animation by Bill Plympton. Scholars and linguists examine the long history of fuck. Comedians, actors, and writers who have charted and popularized the upward course of fuck are heard from, often while defending the Constitutional Right of Free Speech, all the way to the Supreme Court. FUCK visits with those who actually fuck for a living. We hear from advocates who oppose fuck and its infringement into our everyday lives. We watch some of the most famous and infamous film and television clips that feature fuck, we hear some... Written by GD

  • Everything's Gone Green

    Everything's Gone Green (2005)
    Film (short) by Rodger Goeckeritz (Comedy) Casting director, Producer A man, who has not left the building he works and lives in for 14 years, meets a receptionist eager to understand more about his mysterious life.

  • Mary

    Mary (2005)
    Film (short) by Aaron Ruell (Comedy) Casting director, Producer A catholic schoolgirl sees a vision of the Virgin Mary, with modern implications.

  • Promised Land

    Promised Land (2004)
    Film by Michael Beltrami (Drama) Casting director

  • Napoleon Dynamite

    Napoleon Dynamite (2004)
    Film by Jared Hess (Comedy) Casting director, Producer Preston, Idaho's most curious resident, Napoleon Dynamite, lives with his grandma and his 32-year-old brother (who cruises chat rooms for ladies) and works to help his best friend, Pedro, snatch the Student Body President title from mean teen Summer Wheatley. Written by Anonymous

  • The Big Empty

    The Big Empty (2003)
    Film by Steve Anderson (Comedy, Drama, Mystery and Sci-Fi) Casting director Would be-Hollywood actor John Person always considered his bizarre neighbor Neely a conspiracy theory nut-case. Still he accepts a simple task to wipe out his over $27,000 debt: delivering a blue suitcase to some Cowboy at Baker, in the empty desert. The place proves a nest of weirdos, including extremely jealous Randy and his girl Ruthie, who seduces John. He learns Neely was murdered, and FBI agent Banks grills him as prime suspect. Yet the weirdest is still to come once Cowboy turns up. Written by KGF Vissers

  • Mr. Id

    Mr. Id (2003)
    Film by John Stecenko (Crime, Drama and Thriller) Casting director 'Mr. Id' tells the story of a failed and misogynistic writer, who moonlights as a part-time hitman, by the name of Jack Maggot, who has fallen into a self-destructive abyss through a slew of bad relationships, failed novels, and a dreaded past. One night, he meets Lenore, who assures him that if he finds a writer by the name of "Mr. Id", and kills him, Jack will have the life he has always wanted: the sterile purity and comfort of a dream come true. With the help of his street-walking "administrative assistant", Heather, Jack has to revisit three important women in his life, Andrea Walker, Mia Crumb, Margaret Bolamano, to see if they could somehow forgive him as well as steer him towards finding "Mr. Id". During the course of his 'investigation', he realizes that his own self-centered demise that he has created will only make his efforts at self-transformation nearly impossible to attain, no matter how much he wants to 'quit the racket and write full-time'. But he knows he needs to ... Written by Anonymous

  • Shelter Island

    Shelter Island (2003)
    Film by Geoffrey Schaaf (Thriller) Casting department A former professional golfer turned motivational speaker seems to have it all. After being attacked near her home she retreats to her country estate on Shelter Island with her live in girlfriend. A severe storm hits the island taking out the phone and electricity, add a mysterious stranger and a creepy sheriff and you have the set up for a thriller where all and who are not what they seem. Written by LoneAssassin

  • Black Mask 2: City of Masks

    Black Mask 2: City of Masks (2002)
    Film by Hark Tsui (Action, Drama and Sci-Fi) Casting director Genetic modification means Black Mask has superhuman fighting and healing powers. He is searching the world for top geneticists who might be able to reverse his mutation, which has stolen his ability to feel emotion. His maker, whom he's running from has an amateur rival in this sequel though. Someone is hybridizing the DNA of top pro-wrestlers with that of animals, making them stronger and deadlier. But the process is turning the wrestlers (Iguana, Chameleon (Traci Lords), Snake, Wolf, and Claw) slowly more into animal killers, than human-beings. Black Mask tries to help the wrestlers but their boss has plans for BM himself. Written by kwedgwood@hotmail.com

  • Wolf Girl

    Wolf Girl (2001)
    TV Movie by Thom Fitzgerald (Drama, Fantasy, Horror and Thriller) Casting department Tara Talbot is afflicted with the rare genetic condition hypertrichosis-- she is covered head to toe in hair. She lives her life in Harley Dune's Travelling Freak Show, on display as the 'Terrifying Wolf Girl', but underneath she is just a teenage girl who longs to be normal. Written by Anonymous

  • Terror Tract

    Terror Tract (2000)
    Film by Clint Hutchison (Comedy, Thriller and Horror) Casting director Bob Carter, a suburban real estate agent, tries to get a kindly couple, Allen and Mary Ann Doyle, to buy a house only to give them horrifying stories about the pasts of three of them. In the first story "Nightmare" a businessman discovers his wife cheating on him only to be killed by his spouse and her boyfriend in which she begins having dreams of her husband not staying dead. The second story "Bobo" involves increasing fear and paranoia from a kindly family man whose young daughter finds and adopts a stray monkey who turns out to be more than meets the eye. The third story "Come To Granny" involves a trouble teenager with psychic abilities who visits a therapist to warn her that she happends to be the next victim of a vicious serial killer called The Granny. Written by Matthew Patay

  • The Huntress

    The Huntress (2000)
    Television by Pamela Norris (Action, Crime and Drama) Casting director Mother and daughter bounty hunters.

  • Universal Soldier: The Return

    Universal Soldier: The Return (1999)
    Film by Mic Rodgers (Action and Sci-Fi) Casting director Luc Devereaux, the only surviving member of the original Universal Soldier Team. He now works with Dylan Cotner, on a project to create and improve a new Universal Soldier. Their plan is for the Universal soldier or UNISOLS to be controlled by a computer they call SETH. When the government decides to terminate the project, which includes shutting down SETH. SETH, not wanting this to happen, takes steps to prevent this. He first kills Dylan. He then has himself transfered into a body. He then seeks out Luc Devereaux, who is the only person who knows the code that will stop his program from being deleted. So he sends out all the UNISOLS to get him. Luc must try and stay away until SETH program is deleted. But SETH has targeted his daughter as possible leverage. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

  • Blade

    Blade (1998)
    Film by Stephen Norrington (Action and Horror) Casting director In a world where vampires walk the earth, Blade has a goal. His goal is to rid the world of all vampire evil. When Blade witnesses a vampire bite Dr. Karen Jenson, he fights away the beast and takes Jenson back to his hideout. Here, alongside Abraham Whistler, Blade attempts to help heal Jenson. The vampire Quinn who was attacked by Blade, reports back to his master Deacon Frost, who is planning a huge surprise for the human population. Written by Film_Fan

  • Naturally Native

    Naturally Native (1998)
    Film by Valerie Red-Horse (Drama) Casting director Three Native American sisters (Red-Horse, Bedard, Guerrero) decide to try to sell a line of cosmetics they call Naturally Native, based on old tribal remedies, only to have to fight an uphill battle with racist business people. The film is actually Red-Horse's comment on her fight with the movie industry to get her films made and this film is the first to be totally financed by an Indian tribe, Connecticut's Mashantucket tribe. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

  • Around the Fire

    Around the Fire (1998)
    Film by John Jacobsen (Drama) Casting director Around the Fire is the deeply resonant story of a boy named Simon, who despite being raised in an upper-class Manhattan household with all its privileges--and restrictions--is haunted by the mysterious circumstances surrounding the death of his mother. In Simon's eyes, his high-powered businessman father Matt wasted no time in remarrying his stepmother Lauren, a woman with a perfect facade whom he suspects of having an affair with Matt long before his mother's demise. When Simon is sent away to boarding school in preparation to attend Princeton, he meets Andrew, who introduces him to marijuana and LSD, and immerses him into a whole new world populated by dreamers, artists, utopians, flower children and partiers who spend the better part of their lives "on tour" at musical festivals. Simon is deeply moved by the beauty and freedom of these people, and feels they are the family he has always sought. At his very first concert Simon meets Jennifer, a beautiful young hippie to whom he is ... Written by B Dahlia <bdahlia@nwlink.com>

  • Gang Related

    Gang Related (1997)
    Film by Jim Kouf (Action, Crime, Drama, Romance and 1 More) Casting department Two corrupt cops murder an undercover DEA agent by mistake, and frantically try to cover their tracks by framing a homeless man for the crime. That involves juggling evidence, coaching witnesses, and improvising to keep their desperate scheme from unraveling. Written by <rozebud@compuserve.com>

  • Breakdown

    Breakdown (1997)
    Film by Jonathan Mostow (Crime, Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Casting department Jeff and Amy Taylor are moving to California and must drive across the country. When they find themselves stranded in the middle of a desert with hardly anyone or anything around, their trip comes to a sudden halt. Amy had taken a ride with a friendly trucker to a small diner to call for help, but after a long time, Jeff becomes worried. He finds that no one in the diner has seen or heard from his wife. When he finds the trucker who gave Amy the ride, the trucker swears he has never seen her. Now Jeff must attempt to find his wife, who has been kidnapped and is being held for ransom. But who can he trust? Written by Anonymous

  • Tales of Erotica

    Tales of Erotica (1996)
    Film by Ken Russell (Drama and Comedy) Casting director A series of erotic short films, all with similar unexpected endings.

  • Wet

    Wet (1994)
    Film (short) by Bob Rafelson Casting director The attractive Davida enters a shop shortly before off-time and wants to buy a bathtub. Just the manager is still there. As business is not well, he is willing to stay longer. Davida wants to try the bathtubs. Although this is not allowed in the shop the manager agrees. As if that is not enough, Davida says she wants the bathtub for two and needs to be sure it fits her needs. She wants the manager to take place in the bathtub too. Written by Oliver Heidelbach

  • Ed and His Dead Mother

    Ed and His Dead Mother (1993)
    Film by Jonathan Wacks (Horror and Comedy) Casting director Ed misses his mother who has been dead for a year. He has lived almost his whole life with his mother, so when a stranger appears one day from a company called "Happy People Ltd." and claims that they can bring his mother back for 1 000$, he doesn't think long before he agrees. But everything doesn't go as it should go. For a while everything is fine and Ed's mother bakes cakes and takes care of him, exactly as before. But then she starts to act more and more strangely. Pealing potatoes in the fridge, repainting the kitchen over night, chasing dogs for meals, jumping over fences and other things that ordinary old mothers usually don't do. And when Rob (who was sent to jail by Ed's mother) appears, things really start to get out of hand. Written by Mika Perl <mikap@ctrl-c.liu.se>

  • Trouble Bound

    Trouble Bound (1993)
    Film by Jeffrey Reiner (Action and Comedy) Casting director Upon getting out of prison, a man who took the rap for some thief buddies gets together with them again, and tells them he's not interested in doing things with them any more. They stick a dead body in his trunk, unbeknownst to him, and he roars off to find his future. Unfortunately, they forgot to get the key they need off the body, so they're chasing him. Meanwhile, a mafia kingpin's daughter is trying to kill the hitman that killed her father, but her grandmother is trying to make peace with the family that hired the hitman, so she and her thugs are trying to stop the daughter. The guy and the daughter get together and experience mayhem on the run from two directions. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

  • Dust Devil

    Dust Devil (1992)
    Film by Richard Stanley (Horror, Mystery, Thriller and Western) Casting director A shape shifter (Burke) comes from the desert in search of victims, a spirit the locals call "The Dust Devil". He prays on the lonely and the unloved, those who have already lost everything but life itself. Wendy (Field) has broken up with her husband and wanders aimlessly in her car. She picks up a stranger and begins having misgivings about picking him up when strange things begin to occur. Meanwhile a local police officer (Mokae) tracks the killer. Aided by a shaman's admonishments about witchcraft he sets off to try and stop the beast before it can complete its grisly task. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

  • Dracula

    Dracula (1992)
    Film by Francis Ford Coppola (Horror and Romance) Casting department This version of Dracula is closely based on Bram Stoker's classic novel of the same name. A young lawyer (Jonathan Harker) is assigned to a gloomy village in the mists of eastern Europe. He is captured and imprisoned by the undead vampire Dracula, who travels to London, inspired by a photograph of Harker's betrothed, Mina Murray. In Britain, Dracula begins a reign of seduction and terror, draining the life from Mina's closest friend, Lucy Westenra. Lucy's friends gather together to try to drive Dracula away. Written by Goth <brooks@odie.ee.wits.ac.za>

  • White Men Can't Jump

    White Men Can't Jump (1992)
    Film by Ron Shelton (Comedy, Drama and Sport) Casting department Billy and Sydney think they're the best basketball hustlers in town, so when they join forces, nothing can stop them, except each other. To add to their problems, Billy owes money and is being chased by a pair of gangster types. Written by Rob Hartill

  • Pyrates

    Pyrates (1991)
    Film by Noah Stern (Comedy and Romance) Casting director As soon as they meet Ari and Sam get into a pretty passionate - and combustible - relationship. Indeed, the scenes of their rendezvous often seem reminiscent of the Chicago Fire. But the course of true flaming lust never runs true, and as they try to handle their all-consuming passion their two best friends endlessly meet to compare notes on developments. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

  • Edward Scissorhands

    Edward Scissorhands (1990)
    Film by Tim Burton (Drama, Fantasy and Romance) Casting department In a castle high on top of a hill lives an inventor's greatest creation - Edward, a near-complete person. The creator died before he could finish Edward's hands; instead, he is left with metal scissors for hands. Since then, he has lived alone, until a kind lady called Peg discovers him and welcomes him into her home. At first, everyone welcomes him into the community, but soon things begin to take a change for the worse. Written by FilmFanUK

  • Love Hurts

    Love Hurts (1990)
    Film by Bud Yorkin (Comedy and Drama) Casting department The story of Paul Weaver and his strained relationships with women and his family.

  • Dances with Wolves

    Dances with Wolves (1990)
    Film by Kevin Costner (Adventure, Drama and Western) Casting department Lt. John Dunbar is dubbed a hero after he accidentally leads Union troops to a victory during the Civil War. He requests a position on the western frontier, but finds it deserted. He soon finds out he is not alone, but meets a wolf he dubs "Two-socks" and a curious Indian tribe. Dunbar quickly makes friends with the tribe, and discovers a white woman who was raised by the Indians. He gradually earns the respect of these native people, and sheds his white-man's ways. Written by Greg Bole <bole@life.bio.sunysb.edu>

  • The Grifters

    The Grifters (1990)
    Film by Stephen Frears (Crime, Drama and Thriller) Casting department Lily works for a bookie, placing bets to change the odds at the track. When her son is hospitalized after an unsuccessful con job and resultant beating, she finds that even an absentee parent has feelings for her child. This causes her own job to go wrong as well. Each of them faces the down side of the grift. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

  • Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

    Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)
    Film by Joe Johnston (Adventure, Comedy, Family and Sci-Fi) Casting department Wayne Szalinski is your average "nutty scientist", working on a top secret machine that shrinks objects. When it unexpectedly starts working, he's so amazed he forgets to tell his family to be careful. And when they wander into his lab... Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

  • The Fly II

    The Fly II (1989)
    Film by Chris Walas (Horror and Sci-Fi) Casting department Seth Brundle was a renowned scientist whose warped experiments with teleportation transformed him into a man/fly hybrid called BrundleFly. A few months after the BrundleFly insect met its demise by his lover's, Veronica, shotgun, she dies while giving birth to their son, Martin. Seth's corrupt employer, Bartok, adopts Martin, only so Martin can solve the new problems that the still-functioning TelePods present and to use him as a science project because of the dormant insect genes. Martin is now fully grown, even though he is five, and the fly genes begin to awaken and make him just like dear, dead dad. With the help of his girlfriend, Beth, they go to wherever they can find a possible cure before Bartok finds them and brings them back, but not before Martin finishes his transformation into MartinFly, the deadliest of the BrundleFly species. Written by Will

  • Beaches

    Beaches (1988)
    Film by Garry Marshall (Comedy, Drama and Music) Casting department When the New York child performer CC Bloom and San Fransisco rich kid Hillary meet in a holiday resort in Atlantic City, it marks the start of a lifetime friendship between them. The two keep in touch through letters for a number of years until Hillary, now a successful lawyer moves to New York to stay with struggling singer CC. The movie shows the various stages of their friendship and their romances including their love for the same man. Written by Sami Al-Taher <staher2000@yahoo.com>

  • Arthur 2: On the Rocks

    Arthur 2: On the Rocks (1988)
    Film by Bud Yorkin (Comedy and Romance) Casting department In this sequel to the 1981 hit movie, Arthur manages to lose his entire $750 million fortune. Will the former millionaire playboy be able to survive as a broke, unemployable alcoholic? To add to Arthur's problems, wife Linda's biological clock is ticking louder than ever, and she's pressuring him to start taking responsibility for himself. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

  • End of the Line

    End of the Line (1987)
    Film by Jay Russell (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Casting department 2 worker from a railway company realize that the company want to close the railroad track where they work. They steal an engine and travel thru America to the centre of the company to protest against the closing. While travelling they have a lot of adventurous moments. Written by Kornel Osvart <kornelo@alphanet.hu>

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