Feature Film ‘Dear John’ Open Casting Call

*** This film has been completed ***

There will be a casting call for the new Nicholas Sparks film “Dear John” will be held this coming week.

DATE: Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008

TIME: 4:00pm to 7:00p.m.


Tri County Regional Chamber
Klauber Building
225 Parler Ave.
St. George, South Carolina

“Dear John,” based on the novel by best-selling author Sparks (“The Notebook,” “Message in a Bottle”) and directed by Oscar-nominated Lasse Halstrom (“Cider House Rules,” “Chocolat”), is seeking individuals interested in working as extras and day-players this November and December. Filming will take place in the Charleston and Harleyville areas of South Carolina.

Adult males and females of all types and ethnicities are needed, as well as Indian, Moroccan, Greek and Guatemalan men, women and children; Middle Eastern men, women and children to portray civilians in a peaceful Middle Eastern village; Nigerian men, women and children, or those of native African descent; and males ages 18 to 30 to portray military men.

“Dear John” tells the story of John, a young soldier home on leave, and Savannah Curtis, the idealistic college student he meets during her spring vacation. The film stars Channing Tatum (“Step Up,” “A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints”) and Amanda Seyfried (“Mamma Mia!,” “HBO’s Big Love”).

Interested individuals should send a current snapshot (can be computer printed) and contact info, age, height, weight, ethnicity and availability to:


Or mail hard copies to:

Dear John Productions
Attention Extras Casting
620 Dobbin Road
Charleston SC 29414.

For more information or directions to the final casting call, call the chamber at 843-563-9091.