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Aretha Franklin Biopic is Now Casting Featured Roles

Aretha Franklin Biopic

MONTREAL, CANADA - OCTOBER 9, 2018: Rolling Stone magazine in a hand over a stack of magazines with Aretha Franklin on the front cover. Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine - Image Editorial credit: dennizn / Shutterstock.com

MGM’s Aretha Franklin biopic ‘Respect‘ starring Jennifer Hudson is now casting actors to play house guests in New York City.

Casting directors are now casting actors, models, and talent to work on scenes filming on December 11th in Atlanta, Georgia.

Producers are seeking the following types:

  • AFRICAN AMERICAN MEN AS PROMINENT HOUSE GUESTS to cast members Filming Wed 12/11
  • AGE: 22-40

About RESPECT:

Jennifer Hudson
Jennifer Hudson at the Los Angeles premiere of ‘Sing’ held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, USA on December 3, 2016. – Image (Editorial credit: Tinseltown / Shutterstock.com)

Forest Whitaker, Marlon Wayans, Audra McDonald and Mary J. Blige will star in the upcoming MGM Aretha Franklin biopic with Jennifer Hudson playing the legendary singer.

“Respect” will open in theaters on Aug. 14, 2020. Scott Bernstein and Harvey Mason Jr., who has produced music for both Aretha Franklin and Jennifer Hudson, are producing the film.

How to apply:

Queen of Soul Casting Call

QOS! QUEEN OF SOUL AFRICAN AMERICAN MEN AS PROMINENT HOUSE GUESTS to cast members Filming Wed 12/11 If you are filming Monday 12/9 please do not submit to this posting. As you cannot be in two different locations at the same time. QOS! QUEEN OF SOUL 1950's ERA AGE: 22-40 If you cannot film on Wednesday 12/11 please do not attend a fitting... 15 AFRICAN AMERICAN MEN No facial hair or mustache only! SLENDER BUILD! To portray prominent HOUSE GUESTS Do not submit if you are already scheduled Mon or Tues...
1950's-1960's ERA 1950's SCENE: NIGHT SCENE:
This scene films FILMING: WED 12/11/19 FITTING: MON 12/09
VERY SMALL NIGHT SCENE PLEASE LIST YOUR FITTING TIME AND SIZES.
/no ear gauges, no dreads, locs, braids or twists... Ladies: NO WIGS/ YOUR REAL/NATURAL HAIR No bleached/hair colors/ 1950's
NOTE: Do not submit if you have allergies, to herbal cigarette smoke or smoke created by production: Preferably smokers Smokers: $15.00 (smoke Bump) Non smokers $15.00 atmospheric bump
If you are available to fit on ‼️FITTING DATE: ‼️ FITTING DATE: Mon 12/09 $25.00 fitting Rate! Fitting Location: SCREEN GEMS Fitting date: MON 12/09 FITTING Times: 8AM, 9AM, 10AM 11:45AM, 12:00Noon, 2:30PM, 3:00PM, 4:00PM, 5:30PM FILMING Date: WED 12/11 FILMING Rate: $100/8 Smokers:$15.00 smoke Bump NON Smokers: $15.00 atmospheric Bump
If you fit the sizes below, please submit! ••COSTUMES sizes ‼️FOR MEN! ‼️ ?Height: 5’9 to 6’0 (ONLY!) at this time ❗️Jacket: UP to 46 (ONLY) ❗️WAIST: UP to 42 (only) ❗️Sleeve: up to 36” ❗️Shoe size up to: 13 ❗️Specific sizes are required! ❗️See below before submitting! No LOCS/NO TWISTS/NO DREADS/NO BRAIDS You should have open availability. Please do not ask extras casting what time filming will start. Extras casting does not determine call times.
Preferably new faces... •The notes are DIRECTLY FROM HAIR/MAKEUP DEPARTMENT!
Extras casting does not advise you on your hair your notes are in the posting and your email.
If you fit the sizes below, please submit! ?How to submit: ? Email (3) RECENT PHOTOS 1 full length 1 waist up 1 chest up Name Age Telephone Ht Wt Sizes Shirt Neck Sleeve Pant Shoes MEN SIZES PLEASE LIST fitting time
LIST YOUR DISTANCE RO DOWNTOWN ATLANTA, Ga ?EMAIL: [email protected] ?SUBJECT LINE: MALE HOUS GUEST 12/11 List your fitting time List your fitting time for Mon 12/09 Please note: This is a night scene. If you cannot film on Wednesday 12/11 please do not attend a fitting... EXTRAS CASTING DOES NOT APPROVE WIGS FOR HAIR DEPARTMENT! Only hair department CALL TIMES You should have open availability. Please do not ask extras casting what time filming will start. Extras casting does not determine call times. Related: How to Find Acting Auditions and Casting Calls

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

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