Pictured: LeBron James and Canyon Goals ebook cowl

Netflix’s upcoming sports activities drama film Rez Ball is looking for Native American Basketball Gamers after a public casting name was issued on-line.

The film Rez Ball was first introduced by Netflix in August 2021, and since that preliminary announcement, all has been quiet.

The movie relies on the sports activities non-fiction novel Canyon Goals by Michael Powell and a New York Occasions article that preceded it. Rezball is brief for “reservation ball,” the Native American model of basketball.

The venture, which facilities round The Chuska Warriors, is being developed by the identical workforce behind the Adam Sandler-led 2021 basketball film, Hustle. LeBron James is producing with The SpringHill Firm and Sensible Leisure.

Sydney Freeland serves as author and director, with Sterlin Harjo co-writing.

By way of the casting name (seen under), it states that your availability for the manufacturing takes place between March and June 2023. A number of listings counsel that the film was scheduled to be filmed a lot earlier, it’s price noting. USACastingNews famous that the shoot date was initially deliberate for January 2022.

Casting calls are typically stored behind the scenes besides in uncommon occurrences. The Crown has been one of many largest Netflix productions to problem casting calls, equivalent to when it was searching for a younger Prince Harry.

In an announcement on Instagram, Midthunder Casting (helmed by Angelique Midthunder) issued the general public open casting name with an image and caption that reads as follows:

“NETFLIX function movie REZ BALL from producers LEBRON JAMES / The Springhill Firm (HUSTLE) & Sensible Leisure (EAST LOS HIGH), with author director Sydney Freeland & co-written by Sterlin Harjo (RESERVATION DOGS) is SEEKING REAL BASKETBALL PLAYERS to play NATIVE AMERICAN HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL PLAYERS in SPEAKING ROLES!

See flyer for extra info & the right way to apply.

No performing expertise needed”

rez ball casting call

Casting name for Netflix’s Rez Ball

We’ll maintain our Rez Ball preview up-to-date with any new developments surrounding the venture within the coming months.

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