Andy Warhol Biopic “The Collaboration” Starring Paul Bettany to Begin Production in September

“The Collaboration” is an upcoming Andy Warhol biopic that is scheduled for filming in Boston, MA from September 12th to October 28th. The movie focuses on the extraordinary creative relationship between artists Jean-Michel Basquiat (Pope) and Andy Warhol (Bettany) in the 1980s, and how contrasting beliefs became the propulsion for their work together.

Basquiat first emerged on the New York art scene as a homeless street artist, and the techniques and ideas he developed on the street and took directly into the world’s best galleries made him a sensation. Warhol had a similar fast ascension in the art world years earlier, but he met and began collaborating with Basquiat at a time his career was in decline and the prices of his work falling.

“The Collaboration” Cast & Crew

Producer: Denis O’Sullivan – Jeff Kalligheri
Writer/Producer: Anthony McCarten
Director: Kwame Kwei-Armah
Director of photography: Robert Yeoman
Cast: Paul Bettany – Jeremy Pope – Daniel Brühl

Casting Call

Lisa Lobel is one of  the casting directors for “The Collaboration”. Her prior casting work includes films like “Free Guy” (2021) and “I Care a Lot” (2020). She is the recipient of Casting Society of America’s 2022 Artios Award for Outstanding Achievement in Casting – Studio or Independent Feature – Drama for “CODA” (2021). She was also  nominated for the same award a year prior for her work on “Sound of Metal” (2019).

Also assisting with casting for “The Collaboration” is Angela Peri, the owner of Boston Casting. Her notable work includes “The Fighter” (2010) and “Knives Out” (2019) for which she won the Artios Award for Outstanding Achievement in Casting – Big Budget Feature – Comedy. She was also similarly nominated or awarded for the same projects as Lobel.

Those interested in securing a role on “The Collaboration” should reach out to Lobel and Peri via the contact info below:

Lisa Lobel
PHONE: +16179012989
Angela Peri
Boston Casting
129 Braintree St
Ste 107
Boston, MA 02134
PHONE: +1 617 254 1001
FAX: +1 617 254 3003

Production Studios

Marina Studios
260 Victory Road, Quincy, MA 02171
PHONE: 617-845-2327

Compelling Pictures
1531 N. Cahuenga Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
PHONE: 424-305-3100

Muse Of Fire Productions
PHONE: +44(0)7989957986

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