FOX Searchlight James Franco feature film Actors Auditions for ‘127 Hours’


*** Filming on 127 Hours has wrapped ***


127 Hours
is an upcoming true-story film directed by Danny Boyle and with screenwriter Simon Beaufoy who previously teamed up to make the Academy Award winner movie Slumdog Millionaire. Filming is expected to run from March 8, 2010 through April 30, 2010, with Fox Searchlight releasing it in time for awards season in late 2010.

Shooting is to take place in Utah and other locations. Some shooting will take place in Bluejohn Canyon near Hanksville, UT where the true story took place. Auditions for principal actors and extras casting information is posted below.

See the post titled Headshot and Resume Information regarding how to submit for acting auditions.

Please submit photos and resumes for film auditions via mail only.
No phone calls or personal drop-offs.

Principal Actor Auditions Casting:

Tori Silvera-Bush
Bad Girl Casting
1161 N Las Palmas Ave
Hollywood CA 90038

Film Extras Casting:

Jeff Johnson
2150 South Main St
Suite 102
Salt lake City, UT 84115

Click Here to register with Utah Extras.

Production Companies:

Do NOT send photos and resumes to the production companies (they will most likely end up in the trash can), they do not cast the films. They hire casting directors who sort through the thousands of submissions and call talent in for the actors auditions.

Cloud Nine Films
39 Long Acre London,
United Kingdom

FOX Searchlight
10201 W. Pico Blvd.
Building 38
Los Angeles, CA 90035

PATHÉ Pictures
Kent House
14-17 Market Place
London W1W 8AR UK


Danny Boyle


Christian Colson


James Franco – Aron Ralston
Amber Tamblyn – Aron Ralston’s Girlfriend (in flashbacks)


It started out as a simple hike in the Utah canyonlands on a warm Saturday afternoon. For Aron Ralston, a twenty-seven-year-old mountaineer and outdoorsman, a walk into the remote Blue John Canyon was a chance to get a break from a winter of solo climbing Colorado’s highest and toughest peaks. He’d earned this weekend vacation, and though he met two charming women along the way, by early afternoon he finally found himself in his element: alone, with just the beauty of the natural world all around him. It was 2:41 P.M. Eight miles from his truck, in a deep and narrow slot canyon, Aron was climbing down off a wedged boulder when the rock suddenly, and terrifyingly, came loose. Before he could get out of the way, the falling stone pinned his right hand and wrist against the canyon wall. And so began six days of hell for Aron Ralston. With scant water and little food, no jacket for the painfully cold nights, and the terrible knowledge that he’d told no one where he was headed, he found himself facing a lingering death – trapped by an 800-pound boulder 100 feet down in the bottom of a canyon. As he eliminated his escape options one by one through the days, Aron faced the full horror of his predicament: By the time any possible search and rescue effort would begin, he’d most probably have died of dehydration, if a flash flood didn’t drown him before that.


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