The Casting Couch: Mystery May December Romance

by Chiara Atik · March 23, 2010

Have you gotten this email? Apparently a ton of people in Hollywood older attorney in his early 60s who has a 20 year old girlfriend, is casting a "respectable-looking white guy" in his 20s to be her stand-in boyfriend. Complete text below..-

————— Forwarded message ————- From: [redacted] Date: Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 11:57 AM Subject: [CAA-Alumni] Strange (But Serious) ISO: A Stand-In Boyfriend To: CAA-Alumni@[redacted].com

Hello all,

A strange, but serious ISO. I work with an attorney who is in his early 60’s. He has a girlfriend who is in her early 20’s. I know, I know, but hey - we live in LA - it happens.

The issue: The girlfriend’s parents don’t know about the older bf and they have been bugging her about her lack of a bf.

So, here’s what I need: a really good-looking and respectable-looking white guy in his mid-to-late 20’s who will be her stand-in boyfriend. No need to meet the parents in person. Just need the guy for about one day to go around to various locales around LA and take photos with the gf in various outfits, so that she can forward the photos to her parents and shut them up.

The individual will be paid for his time, but…as funny of a situation as this is…he must be dependable and he must be discreet. Really.

If you guys know of anyone whom you think might fit the bill, please have them e-mail me directly with their name, contact info and a recent photo



In-ter-esting! College Humor founder Ricky van Veen wrote on his site "I give it another 24 before it gets optioned as a Zac Efron vehicle."  No, Ricky, Zac Efron is way too young for the part. Here's who we'd cast in the inevitable movie spin-off:

The Older Lawyer: Richard Gere or Ted Danson

The Young Girl: Amanda Seyfried, Blake Lively

The Boyfriend: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Adam Brody

Who would you cast?