Wanna Be In Batman this Summer?

Sunday, 05 June 2011 08:35 AM Written by 

You've read the articles on Pittsburgh being the new Hollywood and now you want in on the action?  

Long to be in the new Batman "Dark Knight Rising"?   Now is your chance.  

Go to casting director Nancy Mosser's website at www.mossercasting.com.  (Nancy was a judge for the Finale of the Steeltown Film Factory and the winner of that, "Flour Baby" will be will be filming in Pittsburgh this summer.)

You can read details in this article by the PG's Barb Vancheri.   

http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11156/1151514-60.stm

and her wonderful article on Pittsburgh native and writer/director Stephen Chbosky directing the adaptation of his novel "Perks of Being A Wallflower" in Pittsburgh featuring Emma Watson from the Harry Potter movies.  

http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11152/1150426-60-0.stm?cmpid=movievideo.xml

(which Nancy Mosser is also casting.) 

To find out the scoop about one reason why the Batman movie is filming in Pittsburgh, read this interesting PG story by Ed Bouchette on Legendary Pictures Thomas Tull who also happens to be a part owner of the Steelers

http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11147/1149433-66-0.stm?cmpid=steelers.xml

There was an interesting article in "The Guardian" about why Christopher Nolan chose Pittsburgh to begin with.   

http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/filmblog/2011/apr/12/christopher-nolan-batman

See this funny "Dark Knight Rises" Audition by Pittsburgh's Number One Improv Comedy Troupe Hustlebot (winners of last year's Film Factory.)  

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OvJiC3EY0Zw

And the Pittsburgh Magazine cover story on "Is Pittsburgh The New Hollywood?" 

http://www.pittsburghmagazine.com/Pittsburgh-Magazine/January-2011/The-New-Hollywood/

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