James L. Brooks Launches Open Casting Call in L.A. to Find Latina Actresses To Star in His New Film

Open Casting in Los Angeles on Saturday, August 23, 2003


Oscar-winner James L. Brooks, writer and director of the films Terms of Endearment and As Good As It Gets is searching for three Latina actresses to star in the highly anticipated romantic comedy, Spanglish, also co-starring Adam Sandler and Tea Leoni.

Written and directed by Brooks, the film will begin production this fall in Los Angeles. Spanglish is the story of a Latina mother and daughter as they move to Los Angeles and confront both the opportunities and challenges that life in the United States presents.

Brooks' company, Gracie Films, will be holding an open casting call in L.A. on August 23 for three beautiful, intelligent, bilingual Latina actresses to play the following roles: Mother (Age 26-34), Daughter (Age 6), Daughter (Age 12).


   WHEN:           SATURDAY, AUGUST 23 - 9 AM to 4 PM

   WHERE:          Silent Movie Theatre
                   611 No. Fairfax Ave. (South of Melrose)
                   Hollywood, CA 90036
                   (323) 655-2510

Candidates will be initially seen by Casting Directors. Some may be asked to pose for Polaroid photos and others may be asked to read in front of the camera. Candidates should come prepared to be interviewed, if necessary and are welcome to bring a headshot (or recent photograph) and resume.

For further information please contact Gabriel Reyes of Gracie Films, +1-323-852-1525, Gabriel@reyesentertainment.com .

SOURCE: Gracie Films

CONTACT: Gabriel Reyes of Gracie Films, +1-323-852-1525,

Web site: http://www.spanglishmovie.com/