Past Marc Raco News 2008

December 2nd, 2008

Marc in Top Ten

Marc was voted into the top ten finalists on the acting competition reality show “So You Want to Be a Star!” out of 20 semifinalists from 100 original contestants. The finals shoot in NYC on 12/09/08.

November 25th, 2008

Marc sells Red Rooster

The Australian chicken restaurant chain Red Rooster has selected Marc to appear in a commercial spot to be aired in Australia, shooting in New York City in December.

November 18th, 2008

Marc in Top 20

Marc has been selected from 100 actors to be one of 20 semi-finalists competing to win the title of top performer on the TV show “So You Want to be a Star!” shooting in New York City in December.

October 20th, 2008

“Header” gets distribution deal

The feature film HEADER, in which Marc appears in flashback as a doomed prison inmate, has struck a deal to be released onto DVD by Synapse Films.

September 2nd, 2008

Marc in TVLand commercial

TVLand has chosen Marc to star as the lead singer/guitarist of a ficticious band in a mockumentary style commercial spot “The Midlifes” for the network, which shoots in September, and airs late September and early October.

August 11th, 2008

Marc cast in “The Proposal”

Marc has been cast in a pivotal supporting role in the short film “The Proposal,” shooting in September.

August 10th, 2008

Marc cast in Feature Film

Marc has been cast as the lead character’s father in the feature film “Flick’s Chicks,” directed by James Tucker for Savage Roses Productions , shooting in New York City in October.

June 25th, 2008

“Open School Night” in film fest

The Jersey Shore Film Festival has accepted “Open School Night” —in which Marc played the starring role–and the film will be screened Sunday evening July 27th @ 8:30pm & Thursday evening July 31st @ 9:00pm.

June 18th, 2008

Marc in Top 4

Marc finishes in the final four contestants from a pool of more than fifty pre-screened contestants in the acting-competition reality TV show “So You Want to Be an Actor.” The show pits actors against one another with monologues and improvisation, and is judged by experienced industry reps.

April 25th, 2008

Marc on Fox Sports Network

TV APPEARANCE Marc appears on primetime TV, in one of the first episodes of the new, Emmy-nominated TV series “Amazing Sports Stories,” scheduled to air Sunday May 4th at 8 PM EST on Fox Sports Network . The episode is called “Steagles: When Rivals Became Teammates,” about the Pitt-Phil Steagles, the real life 1943 team formed when the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Philadelphia Eagles merged because so many players had gone off to war.

April 8th, 2008

Marc nabs lead role in short film

Marc has been cast in the lead role of a substitute teacher with OCD for a new short film “The Substitute,” shooting in NYC in April.

April 2nd, 2008

Marc gets pilot

Marc lands a recurring role in the TV pilot: The Adventures of Crickett and The Little Girl Power, based on the movie . Shooting is in May.

April 1st, 2008

Marc cast in lead of short film

Marc has been tapped to play the lead role of Jack in the Reel Deal Ventures film “Open School Night,” shooting in April-May.

April 1st, 2008

“Smoking Laws” in film fest

“Smoking Laws” a feature film in which Marc plays a principal role, directed by Eggwork Films’ Matthew Ehlers, has been named an Official Selection of the High Falls Film Festival.

March 31st, 2008

Spec commercial for Bud Light

Marc shot a spec commercial spot for “Bud Light” for Mediathreat.

February 22nd, 2008

Standup at Broadway Comedy Club

Marc will perform stand up comedy at the Broadway Comedy Club Saturday March 15th at 7 PM as part of their new talent showcase.

February 9th, 2008

Fox Sports Network shoot

Marc wrapped filming as hall of fame football coach Walter Kiesling for the new primetime Fox Sports Network series Amazing Sports Stories.

January 24th, 2008

Manhattan Monologue Slam

Marc has been invited to perform at the MMSlam Championship Set and features 8 pre-booked actors competing in front of a panel of industry judges! You can attend the event feb 1st at 7:30 PM at THE NEW YORK FILM ACADEMY – 100 EAST 17TH STREET BETWEEN PARK AVE SOUTH AND IRVING PLACE. 6:30PM Doors 7:30Pm Curtain, $6 admission.

January 23rd, 2008

Standup success

Marc is a hit performing stand-up comedy for an audience in the Times Square area.

January 4th, 2008

Monologue Slam finalist again

Two for Two! The new year starts strong, with Marc as a finalist yet again, in his second of two 30-second Audience Slams in the Manhattan Monologue Slam.

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