A Hope College theater graduate is planning to film his second movie, parts of which will be filmed at Rockford High School. Director Joel Reisig said his feature film is set to go to dvd and cable TV,and is titled Win By Fall. The movie will be a PG 13 sports film about high school wrestling. The film will star three time UFC heavyweight champion Dan “The Beast” Severn.
Reisig’s first film, Fraternity House, is now available at Blockbuster and other DVD stores across the country. The members of the Free Beer and Hot Wings radio show in Grand Rapids appeared in the film. His next movie, Minor League a Football Story stars Dustin Diamond (Saved By the Bell) and Robert Miano (The Fast and The Furious). Minor League will be out shortly. Reisig also teaches a class on independent film production called Be Your Own Hollywood.
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Win By Fall needs roughly 50 extras age 16 to 23 to play high school students on July 6, 8, and 9. Please email WinByFall@yahoo.com with your age and a photo if you are interested in appearing as an extra.
Reisig said he also needs roughly 200 extras, all ages, sizes, and shapes, to play high school wrestling fans on July 8 and 9. Please email WinByFall@yahoo.com if you would like to attend. Reisig said the extras will not receive any financial compensation but will have a good time being part of a movie filming experience.