The highly anticipated and wildly popular franchise is about to begin production in the UK and producers are seeking extras to work on the upcoming feature film.
This is great news for any fan of Star Wars and anyone that is interested in being a part of Star Wars Episode VII. The Disney Company/ LucasFilm feature film will be filming Star Wars Episode VII this spring and summer in the UK. According to Collider, filming is set to start May 14th and casting directors in the UK’s Casting Collective are nwo casting extras, background, and featured roles in the new Star Wars film. Casting directors are seeking talent in the UK area and talents will have to legally prove that they can work in the United Kingdom.
Casting directors are specifically looking for people from Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire, and London.
Producers are looking for extras who are legally able to work in London. Talents should be 16 and older. Casting directors are looking for people that have interesting looks such as character faces, eye-catching looks, and unusual type looks.
Star Wars: Episode 7 Extras Casting Call Information
Star Wars: Episode 7 is now casting extras to appear in the film as fully paid background performers. Some roles will be possible featured background actors. All types and ages are needed, 16 years and older. The following are the breakdowns of some specific needs:
[ALL AGES AND TYPES] Males and Females, 16 years of age and older. Any ethnicity. All types, sizes and shapes.
YOUNG ADULTS] Males and Females 16- 22. Girls and Boys of all ethnic backgrounds.
CHARACTER TYPES/INTERESTING FACES] Males and Females, any age over 16. Interesting looks. Character faces, memorable eye-catching looks, unusual type looks. This could be people with strong physical features, facial scars, big beards, long hair, bad teeth, large facial features, dreadlocks, or interesting ethnic appearance such as darker skin and light eyes.
Shooting on these roles will take place on various days between May, 2014 and September, 2014 in the London, Hertfordshire; Bedfordshire areas of the UK.
GENERAL EXTRAS: “Extras needed in the Cardington, Bedfordshire area for major new feature film”
YOUNG ADULTS: “Young Adults Age 16 to 22″
CHARACTER TYPES: “Characterful, memorable, eye catching & unusual looking men & women”
SAILORS/FISHERMEN/NAVY TYPES: “Salty Sea Dogs Wanted”
Star Wars Episode VII Extras Casting Call Underway
For talents that live in the UK this could be a great opportunity and a dream come true for many talents. Disney recently acquired the rights to Lucasfilm last year and Disney announced that they will produce a new Star Wars series. Last week it was announced that Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill will reprise their roles on the feature film franchise.
There aren’t that many details surrounding the plot on the movie, but it is expected for the production be a darker version of the previous three Star Wars production.
If you live in the UK and would like to apply, click here for more information and details on how to submit your info to the Star Wars casting directors.
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