Sean Penn Set to Direct New 'Flim Flam Man' Movie in Winnipeg
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Academy Award-winning actor, Sean Penn, will be directing a movie in Winnipeg this summer. The movie will be based on the novel ‘Flim Flam Man’ (not to be mistaken with Flin Flon Manitoba) by Jennifer Vogel, a true-story book about her father.

Storyline: A father lives a double life as a counterfeiter, bank robber and con man in order to provide for his daughter. Based on a true story by Jennifer Vogel (Flim Flam Man)

Casting will be handled by Winnipeg’s Buffalo Gal Pictures. They are looking for two child actors:

  • (Principal) Young Nick
    Caucasian male age 6 – 9
  • (Principal) Tween Nick
    Caucasian male age 9 – 12

Auditions will be held on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. If you have a child that is interested, email a recent photo and contact information to

Filming will begin in May.