MANDARIN ORIENTAL, BOSTON TO HOST LIVE PERFORMANCE OF ANTICIPATED CASEY SHERMAN FILM “TURK” – THE DEREK SANDERSON STORY PRESENTED BY IMAGINE MAGAZINE
Sunday, June 2nd at 2:00 pm
(Boston, Ma.) – Imagine Magazine will present a Live Read performance of the highly anticipated Fort Point Media film TURK before a live audience at 5-star Mandarin Oriental, Boston (Ballroom) on Sunday June 2, 2019 at 2 pm. The reading is for Mature Audiences Only.Click here to reserve your tickets
Filmmakers are looking for actors to play Bruins legends Derek Sanderson, Bobby Orr and other members of the Big, Bad Bruins.
TURK is a film about the wild life of Derek Sanderson, who assisted Bobby Orr’s Stanley Cup winning goal in 1970 and later signed the richest contract in professional sports before addiction to alcohol and drugs left him penniless and sleeping on park benches. Sanderson credits Bobby Orr with saving his life and leading him on a path toward sobriety and redemption.
The script was written by Casey Sherman (The Finest Hours, Patriots Day, Franconia Notch) Sherman and Dave Wedge will co-produce the film with production under their Fort Point Media banner along with co-producer Michael Bassick (Black Mass).
Slate Casting will be accepting actor submissions for all roles at SlateCastingTurk@gmail.com
Actors chosen for the Live Read will also be given consideration for roles in the film. The Filmmakers seek both male and female actors ages 25 – 50 years of age.
ABOUT FORT POINT MEDIA
Fort Point Media was founded by New York Times Bestselling Authors Casey Sherman & Dave Wedge. Casey Sherman is the author of ten books including two New York Times Bestsellers The Finest Hours & 12: The Inside Story of Tom Brady’s Fight for Redemption (co-authored by Dave Wedge). The Finest Hours was adapted into a major motion picture for and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures starring Chris Pine, Oscar winner Casey Affleck and Ben Foster in 2016. Sherman and Wedge also wrote the 2015 acclaimed true crime novel Boston Strong, which inspired the 2016 CBS Films feature Patriots Day starring Mark Wahlberg, Kevin Bacon and John Goodman. Sherman and Wedge founded their own production banner Fort Point Media in 2018 to develop their writing projects for film and television while also acquiring newmaterial from talented writers and filmmakers to develop under their producing banner. Their 2017 book The Ice Bucket Challenge is currently in development as a feature for Netflix and Sherman’s 2014 thriller Animal is currently in development as the feature Thacher Island at 20th Century Fox. The company is also developing the Sherman/John Stimpson thriller Franconia Notch.
ABOUT MANDARIN ORIENTAL, BOSTON
An intimately luxurious hotel, Mandarin Oriental, Boston combines classic New England elegance with refined Oriental touches to create one of the most distinctive hospitality experiences in the region. Awarded both Forbes Five-Stars and AAA Five-Diamonds, Mandarin Oriental, Boston features 148 of the city’s most spacious guestrooms and suites, exquisite meeting and event facilities and legendary personalized service. Hotel amenities include Massachusetts’ only holistic Five-Star awarded spa, a state-of-the-art fitness center and our signature restaurant Bar Boulud, a French-inspired bistro and wine bar from internationally acclaimed chef Daniel Boulud. A short 15-minute drive from Logan International Airport, Mandarin Oriental, Boston connects guests to the city’s finest shopping, cultural venues and business institutions from its prime location in the heart of Boston’s chic Back Bay on Boylston Street.