The Eternal Hellish Woe of the ‘Three Stooges’ Casting Director

By  · Published on December 15th, 2010

The white water rafting trip through development that was The Three Stooges has landed The Farrelly Brothers (and all seven people waiting with goosebumps to see what will happen) here, in a world where they have no huge stars in their project.

On the one hand, that’s a disaster. On the other, creating iconic characters can sometimes be easier with unknown actors. On that first hand, the casting director now has to deal with every moron that thinks he’s funny or does a “great Curly, I swear to God,” coming before them to prove their worth. With any luck, they’ll broadcast the worst and the most bizarre auditions American Idol style before the movie.

Or maybe those terrible auditions are the movie.

Either way, if you’d like to become the next Stooge, here’s what they are looking for.

MOE

The unquestioned leader of the Three Stooges, Moe is a numbskull who barks orders and expects unquestioned obedience from his two hapless companions, Larry and Curly. STRONG VERBAL AND PHYSICAL COMEDY SKILLS REQUIRED – Age range early 30’s to early 40’s.

LARRY

An imbecile with an eccentric fringe of pullable frizzy hair, Larry is the bird-brained member of The Three Stooges, a victim of Moe’s bullying and Curly’s effervescent insanity. STRONG VERBAL AND PHYSICAL COMEDY SKILLS REQUIRED – Age range early 30’s to early 40’s.

CURLY

A chubby, bullet-headed idiot whose hair never grows more than an eighth of an inch, Curly is irrepressible, outgoing, unpredictable, and utterly chaotic. STRONG VERBAL AND PHYSICAL COMEDY SKILLS REQUIRED – Age range early 30’s to early 40s.

You’ve got the holidays to get your bowl cut.

What, no Shemp?

Source: Latino Review

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