October 21st, 2011

Actor Jonny Weston Lands Lead Role As Jay Moriarty – Of Men And Mavericks

Jonny Weston get’s the lead role in the movie “Of Men and Mavericks” playing Jay Moriarty. Here was the casting criteria that the actor had to be:

Movie “Of Men and Mavericks” Actor “Jay Moriarty”
You must match all the following requirements to audition. No exceptions.

1 Location: Worldwide
2 Gender: Male
3 Playing Age: 15 to 18 years old
4 Ethnic Appearance: Caucasian
5 Language(s): English
6 American accents only.

Character Description:
An accomplished surfer & skateboarder, Jay is the very spirit of boyhood – brimming with self-confidence and purity. Drawn to the deadly winter waves at Mavericks, Jay trains relentlessly under the tutelage of mentor Frosty Hesson. Like an unwavering beacon of light, Jay is an eternal optimist… all-the-while silently struggling under the weight of an absent father and alcoholic mother. Surfing and skateboarding skills are a huge plus!

This is a Screen Actors Guild project, but you don’t have to be a SAG member to apply.

Director: Curtis Hanson
Writer: Brandon Hooper (screenplay)
Stars: Gerald Butler, Elisabeth Shue, Abigail Spencer, Leven Rambin, Taylor Handley, Johny Weston, Channon Roe and Alexandar Kanellakos
Real life surfers with speaking parts: Zach Wormhout, Peter Mel and Greg Long
Surfers and or stunt doubles: Brock Little, Josh Loya, Holly Beck, Darryl “Flea” Virostko, Jeff Clark, Kenny “Skindog” Collins, Josh Mulcoy, Grant “Twiggy” Baker, and Grant Washburn.
Surfboards supplied by: Bob Pearson

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