‘Act of Valor’ Directors Talk Authentic Story & Casting Real Navy SEALs
Using active-duty Navy SEALs combined with live gunfire, the new film Act of Valor tells the story of a group of soldiers trying to protect America from a series of terrorist attacks. In a recent interview, I talked to directors Mike McCoy and Scott Waugh about casting the SEALs, their mission in the film, and how they made it feel so authentic.
A-list stars are hard to come by in films today. Oftentimes, big stars wait for the right project to hit their desk before committing to a film. They want to work with the right director and the right script at the right time in their careers. Filmmakers have to be extremely lucky to get their preferred actors to perform in their films.
If that seems tough, it’s probably nothing compared to casting a group of ...
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