Now casting for Melissa Leo film: Pets, crew and aging Lothario

The Hudson Valley Film Commission reports that the indie film Francine, starring Melissa Leo as a just-released prison inmate and currently being shot around Kingston, Marbletown and New Paltz, is looking for a few good pets.

Attention Pet Owners: Casting Call for dogs and cats to be featured in the movie. The film is especially looking for owners of multiple cats and/or dogs who would be willing to bring their pets to the set and take care of them in between takes during the filming process.

The film is seeking to fill several crew positions. This will be a great resume builder film for aspiring filmmakers who are able to volunteer their time and energy to fill several important film-crew positions.

Oh, and gentlemen of a certain age: If you've always harbored big-screen ambitions, now's your chance.

Character Description:
Man, 50-65, self-assured. Must be comfortable performing a love scene on-camera. Professional actors and those with no prior acting experience welcome. Please email headshots/resumes to [email protected]

The film is looking to fill the roles right away, so don't delay, folks.