The high school-set thriller feature film "Downers Grove", starring Hayden Panettiere, is set to go before the cameras October, 2011. Shooting will take place in the Baton Rouge, Louisiana area. Casting for supporting roles, day players, extras, stand-ins, and photo doubles will continue throughout production. The main stars are being cast in Los Angeles, and the smaller roles and extras are cast in Baton Rouge.
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The Oxygen network's reality series "Bad Girls Club" and "Love Games" are holding open casting calls Saturday (May 28) at the Bourbon Cowboy, 241 Bourbon in the French Quarter. The call starts at 10 a.m. and is scheduled to conclude at 5 p.m.
Find out more about Oxygen's "Bad Girls Club" and "Love Games" at NOLA.com
The answers on how to become an extra in so many movies. South Louisiana is booming in the film industry and there is lots of opportunities to get some extra work under your belt. Read what Caroline Smith Turner says on how to become an extra super star!
"How do you get to be an extra in so many movies?"
Wendell Pierce in 'Treme.'
The HBO drama "Treme" is seeking a crowd of extras for a festival-style concert scene to be shot on Tuesday (May 3). Check-in and free parking will be under the I-610 overpass at Zachary Taylor Dr. (accessed via Marconi) in City Parkstarting at 8 a.m. (Look for the blue production signs marked "FNN.") The shoot is expected to take all day.
Scheduled performers for the sequence include Wanda Rouzan's New Orleans R&B Revue, Donald Harrison Jr. and others.
Members of the "Treme" cast are expected to appear and/or perform as well.
The event is free, and the production's publicity flier promises free "festival food."
There will be raffles and giveaways (including a big-screen TV, DVD box sets, CDs, etc.) during the event.
Participants are encouraged to bring "festival gear" including "chairs, blankets, hats, umbrellas, spray bottles, sun screen, flags, etc."
Also of note on the flier distributed by the production: "Standard Security Screenings & Festival Regulations Apply."
More information: 504.940.7364.
The independent feature film “Freelancers” starring Robert De Niro, Forest Whitaker, and 50 Cent will shoot April 18 for four weeks in New Orleans. Please send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Warner Bros. feature film “Headshot” starring Sylvester Stallone will shoot June 4 in New Orleans. Please send resumes to email@example.com.
Sony Pictures feature film “21 Jump Street” starring Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill is shooting April 18 for 45 days in New Orleans. Please send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
State Street Pictures feature film “The Baytown Disco” will shoot May 1 in Slidell. Please direct resumes to email@example.com.
HBO’s television series “Treme Season 2” is filming in New Orleans until May 20. Please send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Millennium Films feature film “Playing the Field” starring Gerard Butler, Jessica Biel and Uma Thurman is filming April 4 to May 20 in Shreveport. Please send resumes to email@example.com.
The independent feature film “Cogan's Trade” starring Brad Pitt and Casey Affleck will shoot until April 20 in New Orleans. Please send crew resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fox’s feature film “Abraham Lincoln-Vampire Hunter” starring Josh Lucas and Benjamin Walker is filming until May 30 in New Orleans. Please send resumes to email@example.com.
Millennium Films feature film “Medallion” starring Nicholas Cage is filming until June 3 in New Orleans. Please send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Plus many more!
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The feature film FREELANCERS will begin shooting in New Orleans on April 18, the link for extras registration is below as well as some details on what will need for the film...please read those details in case you may know someone who fits any of it and pass the word along to them!
The film is set in inner city New York and the majority of extras will need to be african american and latino (or skin tones that can pass for latino.) This should not discourage anyone from registering! Everyone is welcomed!
Visible arm & neck tattoos are a big plus
Braids and dread locks also a plus
18-30 year old extras with strong club dancing skills-all races
18-30 female extras comfortable with nudity (higher pay rate)
Men & Women with military or police training-all races
Extras with persision driving experience
Minors 6-17 years old
A big plus for minors is the ability to skateboard.
There will be 2 african american or latino infants in the story.
Please notate if any of the above notes apply to when in your registration in the "please tell us anything else we should know" box.
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Talazac Casting is currently booking for MEDALLION!!
Mardi Gras Partiers
People in Costumes (send a picture of you in your costume)
More roles available
April 5th and 6th (Must work both days)
Police and FBI types
Bar room peeps
Mardi Gras Partiers
Mardi Gras Partiers
People in Costumes
Send in a current photo, the day you are available and make sure to include contact information. Also, send in your age, height and weight. Send all info to email@example.com.