Casting calls Wednesday for Faulkner film

By The Associated Press

CANTON, Miss. (AP) — Casting calls are scheduled in Jackson on Wednesday for James Franco’s film adaptation of the William Faulkner novel, “As I Lay Dying.”

WAPT-TV reports Franco is set to direct and act in the film, based on Faulkner’s 1930 work.

The casting call is set for the New Stage Theatre.