Studio: Independent

Director: The Erwin Brothers

Casting Director: Barnes|Bronson Casting

Location: Birmingham, Alabama

Casting for Tony Nathan:

LEAD: African American, 18-21 years old
Tony is an incredibly talented athlete, who has grown up in Birmingham, Alabama in the midst of horrific racial tension and strife. An intelligent, observant, thoughtful and grounded young man, he chooses to play on the Woodlawn team despite the fact that he will face tremendous prejudice. A person of few words, he prefers to carefully observe what's going on around him. Tony is a young man of extraordinary athletic ability coupled with keen intelligence and moral strength... Actor should be athletic, but football experience not required.