Ben Stiller's Dannemora prison escape miniseries holding open auditions in Plattsburgh

Happening from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Strand Central Theatre.

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (WROC-T.V.) - Open auditions for a miniseries about the 2015 Dannemora prison escape will be held in Plattsburgh Friday.

Ben Stiller will direct "Escape at Dannemora" for Showtime -- with Benicio Del Toro playing escaped convict Richard Matt and Paul Dano playing David Sweat. Patricia Arquette will star as Joyce Mitchell.

Project Casting reports open auditions run from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Strand Central Theatre.

The casting call is for women aged 30 to 60 and men aged 20 to 60. Casting directors are specifically looking for current or retired law enforcement or corrections officers, and people with news experience -- like reporters and photographers.

Anyone is welcome to audition -- no experience needed.

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