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Young African American Actors w/ Boxing Experience Wanted For New Spike Lee HBO Drama Pilot

Photo of Tambay A. Obenson By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act June 23, 2011 at 1:23AM

Here's a casting call for a project announced last night... Spike Lee's teaming with writer John Ridley, Doug Ellin (creator of Entourage) and Mike Tyson to produce a drama series project for HBO titled Da Brick, loosely inspired by Mike Tyson’s youth, set in present-day Newark, NJ, to be scripted by Ridley, directed by Spike.
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Here's a casting call for a project announced last night... Spike Lee's teaming with writer John Ridley, Doug Ellin (creator of Entourage) and Mike Tyson to produce a drama series project for HBO titled Da Brick, loosely inspired by Mike Tyson’s youth, set in present-day Newark, NJ, to be scripted by Ridley, directed by Spike.

Details below, courtesy of Boxing Insider. Good night and good luck!

BOXERS!!

OPEN CASTING CALL

KIM COLEMAN CASTING IS LOOKING FOR PRO/AMATEUR BOXERS!!!

IF YOU ARE AN AFRICAN-AMERICAN MALE WITH BOXING EXPERIENCE BETWEEN THE AGES OF 18-21 WE WOULD LOVE TO MEET YOU FOR A NEW TVSHOW!

from director SPIKE LEE

SATURDAY, JUNE 25, 2011 from 12-3PM

NEW BED-STUY BOXING

275 MARCUS GARVEY BLVD.BROOKLYN, NY 11221

SEE YOU THERE!!!

FOR MORE INFO,

PLEASE CONTACT: Steven Chew, Jr.

BOXINGCASTING@GMAIL.COM

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