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Friday, July 31, 2009

Mike Messier Casting for Feature Film

Critical at this point: two boys, ages 7 and 13 needed
(For other parts see below)
There is a myspace page and a soon to be launched hellschampion.com site put up soon. Thanks everyone for your support!- Mike Messier
Mike Messier is currently in "pre-pre" production for his feature movie called Hell's Champion.

website: www.myspace.com/hellschampionthemovie (up now) , www.hellschampion.com (coming soon)

Genre: Psychological Drama
Estimated run time of movie: 90 minutes
Shooting schedule: Fall 2009-Spring 2010
Writer/Director: Mike Messier (www.mikemessier.com)
Editor/ DP: Tim Labonte (www.standstillpictures.com)
Logline: The anguish of mental illness versus the escapism of Pro Wrestling entertainment.

Parts already cast: Mark Carter as Eddie Pause, Irina Peligrad as Therapist Elizabeth Metzger, and Mauro Canepa as Cannon Head

Parts in negotiation: Pro Wrestler Raven (www.theraveneffect.com) as Hell's Champion and Ox Baker (www.thelegendaryoxbaker.com) as The Mighty Ox

Parts open: Randy Pause, Linda Pause, Mrs. Neon, Annabelle, 7 Year Old Sam Pause, 13 year Old Sam Pause, 15 Year Old Amy, Artsy Female, several psychiatric patients of various ages and looks, nurses and orderlies ,wrestling fans.

Crew positions to be filled: Location Scout/ Manager, UPM, Producers, Audio, Lighting, Soundtrack Music, PA's , possibly 1st AD

Short Films (completed) derived from Hell's Champion: Sacrilege, God's Country, Rich and Famous

Awards won for Hell's Champion short film God's Country: Imagine News Boston Comedy Festival Audience Choice Award, Ruff Cutz International Film Conference Audience Choice Award

Anyone interested in working on or helping with Hell's Champion please contact Mike Messier at mikemessiershow@gmail.com
This is an affiliated RIFC Production


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