‘Black Lightning’ Atlanta Casting Call for the Acting Role of “Insurgents”

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LOS ANGELES - MAR 06: Nafessa Williams arrives for the 'Gringo' World Premiere on March 6, 2018 in Los Angeles, CA (DFree / Shutterstock.com)

The CW’s Black Lightning season 3 is now hiring extras to play a featured role in Atlanta, Georgia.

Casting directors are now casting actors, models, and talent to work on scenes filming on August 16th through the 21st in Decatur, Georgia.

Producers are seeking the following types:

  • [INSURGENTS] — Male/Female; Open Ethnicity; ages 35+; (role works (4) days); character types; all shape and sizes; okay with light running; residents of Freeland who band together to rebel against military takeover; shoot dates Friday 8/16, Mon 8/19, Tues 8/20, AND Wed 8/21
  • [100 MEMBERS] — African- American Males; Ages 20’s-40’s; (role works (2) days) looking for tough/street types; let us know if you have worked as a 100 gang member already; shoot dates Friday 8/16 AND Mon 8/19
  • [METAS] — Male/Female; Open Ethnicity; ages 18-45; (role works (2) days) All shapes, sizes, types; Everyday people; okay with light running; shoot dates Tues 8/20 AND Wed 8/21

About Black Lightning:

Black Lightning centers on Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams). He made his choice: He hung up the suit and his secret identity years ago, but with a daughter, Jennifer (China Anne McCain) hellbent on justice and a star student being recruited by a local gang, he’ll be pulled back into the fight as the wanted vigilante and DC legend Black Lightning.

How to audition?

To audition for a role on the TV series, check out the casting call breakdown below.

Black Lightning Casting Call

(PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE SUBMITTING)
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Booking background to work multiple days playing “Insurgents”, “100 Members” or “Metas”. Shooting EXT. and INT scenes on our stages in Decatur, Ga and on location around the Atlanta area. Must have full availability for all shoot dates; Standby if you submit, booking emails will go out on/before Thursday. See breakdown with shoot dates below….
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[INSURGENTS] — Male/Female; Open Ethnicity; ages 35+; (role works (4) days); character types; all shape and sizes; okay with light running; residents of Freeland who band together to rebel against military takeover; shoot dates Friday 8/16, Mon 8/19, Tues 8/20, AND Wed 8/21
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[100 MEMBERS] — African- American Males; Ages 20’s-40’s; (role works (2) days) looking for tough/street types; let us know if you have worked as a 100 gang member already; shoot dates Friday 8/16 AND Mon 8/19
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[METAS] — Male/Female; Open Ethnicity; ages 18-45; (role works (2) days) All shapes, sizes, types; Everyday people; okay with light running; shoot dates Tues 8/20 AND Wed 8/21
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If available email recent photos, include LEGAL name, age, phone, height, weight, all clothing sizes, (including shoes) to: [email protected]
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SUBJECT: “Insurgents”
SUBJECT: “100 Members”
SUUBJECT: “Metas”
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Rate $75/8; OT after 8hrs
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*IF YOU HAVE AN OUT OF STATE NUMBER, YOU MUST NOTE CITY OF RESIDENCE TO BE CONSIDERED*

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Please do not apply, if you are not local or if you do not fit the description.

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