I got a Tweet last night from fellow USC grad and Padres fan Justice Parman who works in the Film & Television industry. It was a casting call which I ignored as I sped into my destination of Sleepy Town, USA. This morning Crazy Charisma tweeted it to me again. This time I was awake enough to comprehend.
If you live in San Diego and want to be an extra in a TV show about a Padres pitcher who just happens to be the first female pitcher in MLB history then you may want to attend this casting call in Miramar on March 2nd and 5th. The show is called PITCH and here's the official description:
"PITCH" is a one hour baseball drama which follows a young female pitcher who defies the odds when she becomes the first woman to play in the major leagues for the San Diego Padres.
Fox undoubtedly chose the Padres as the team because of the All-Star game. You can bet that the cast will be playing in the celebrity game.
Dan Fogelman Baseball Drama ‘Pitch’ Gets Fox Pilot Order, Kylie Bunbury To Star | Deadline
Based on an idea by Singer, Pitch — from 20th Century Fox TV, where Fogelman is under an overall deal — follows a young female pitcher who defies the odds when she becomes the first woman to play in the major leagues.
Kylie Bunbury plays the pitcher, Elisabeth Shue signed on as the image consultant and Mark Paul Gosselaar plays a handsome Padres teammate. Cap Tip: @Lobshots.
Variety.com - Elisabeth Shue Joins Fox’s Baseball Pilot ‘Pitch’
As previously announced, Gosselaar will play Ginny’s teammate Mike Lawson, a handsome, charming future Hall of Fame MLB catcher who’s a ladies’ man and senses an undeniable spark between himself and Ginny. McRae, who most recently had an arc on "Empire," will play Blip, an all-star outfielder who acts like Ginny’s big brother on the team.
Right away I like that it's a one-hour drama. I hope this show takes itself a little too seriously and features a know-nothing Padres blogger who falls in love with the pitcher and then becomes rich for some reason, buys the team, fires everybody who ever disagreed with him and gets his own spin-off. Enough about me though, here's all the pertinent information:
Since I'm a #Padres fan in the Film & Television industry, this show is heaven @HomeGrownPadres @gaslampball #BeGood pic.twitter.com/S5YRVlA2Q7— Justice Parman (@JusticeParman) February 25, 2016