Open casting for Culver-filmed movie this Saturday

An open casting call for the movie, "Little Savages," slated for shooting in Culver in August, has been announced by representatives of Bearfruit Films ( The casting call will take place this Saturday, July 27 at Culver Community Middle School from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Producers are looking for males and females of all ages for small speaking roles as well as background talent.

The movie's plot centers around the Savage kids, local to Culver, who search for a hidden treasure in competition with town bullies in search of the same treasure. Promotional material likened the script to "a blend of 'Goonies,' 'Little Rascals,' 'The Ultimate Gift.' and 'The Amazing Race.'

A video on Bearfruit Films and its latest movie, the soon-to-be-released "Rumors of Wars," may be viewed at