Thousands turn out for 'Draft Day' casting call

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CLEVELAND --  Thousands of people took their shot at Hollywood fame over the weekend

They turned out for an open casting call for the upcoming film, Draft Day, which will be shot in Cleveland and feature the Browns.

The movie stars Kevin Costner and Jennifer Garner and will begin filming next month.

IMDB.com describes the film's plot as follows: "The manager of an American football franchise struggles to acquire the number one draft pick for his team."

"Draft Day" the latest flick to shoot in Cleveland on the heels of Marvel's "The Avengers" and the upcoming "Captain America" sequel, which starts lensing in town soon.

Cleveland beat out Buffalo as the backdrop for the movie due to Ohio's movie tax breaks and incentives.

WKYC-TV

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