Casting agency calls on Cleveland-area actors for roles in LeBron James movie

Basketball player LeBron James talks to reporters as he arrives for the special screening of his film, “Trainwreck” at the Regal Cinemas Montrose Stadium 12 theaters, on Friday, July 10, 2015, in Akron, Ohio. James is hosting the screening of the film which also stars Amy Schumer and Bill Hader. (Photo by Phil Long/Invision/AP)(Phil Long/Invision/AP)










SOURCE: Cleveland 19 News | Chris Anderson
April 1, 2022

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) – Hollywood is coming to Northeast Ohio in the form of an upcoming film about LeBron James, and a local casting agency is looking for actors to fill roles in the movie.

Angela Boehm Casting said the roles would be featured in a Universal Studios production about James and the “Fab Five” at St. Vincent-St. Mary High School in Akron.

Potential parts include portraying a mascot, high school band members, basketball coaches, referees, and more.

The Northeast Ohio casting agency has previously set local actors up for other major movies filmed in the Cleveland area, including “Judas and the Black Messiah” and “Cherry.”