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'Hidden Figures' Atlanta Casting Call for Civil Rights Protestors

Taraji P. Henson's new movie Hidden Figures is now casting extras to play freedom riders and civil rights protesters in Atlanta, Georgia.

Marinella Hume Casting is now casting extras to play civil rights protestors in Atlanta, Georgia. Filming will take place on Monday, March 21st in Atlanta and extras that are selected will be compensated $72/8. According to the casting call, casting directors are looking for talent to play "Freedom Riders." "We are looking for AFRICAN AMERICAN MEN AND WOMEN - ages 18 - 45 - to play CIVIL RIGHTS PROTESTORS. We will be recreating a FREEDOM RIDERS-esque type demonstration. There will be police officers and LIVE CANINE UNITS!! The dogs will only be used on STUNT DOUBLES and will not interact with the BACKGROUND ARTISTS - HOWEVER - If you have an aversion to working with live animals (Most likely German Shepards) please DO NOT submit for this scene. We will have more opportunities available for you later in the film."

About Hidden Figures:

Hidden Figures centers around an unsung group of African American female math wizards who helped NASA win the space race. While it’s just rumors at the moment, Oprah Winfrey, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer and Empire’s Taraji P. Henson are expected to lead the cast in the upcoming feature film.
To audition for a role on the upcoming Hidden Figures movie, check out the casting call details below:

Hidden Figures Casting Call

  "To The Moon And Back" CIVIL RIGHTS PROTESTORS Location: ATLANTA Date: Monday, March 21, 2016 Rate: $72/8
**IF YOU ATTENDED OUR OPEN CASTING CALL - WE HAVE YOUR INFO AND WILL BE CONTACTING YOU!! THIS IS FOR FRESH FACES - THANKS!!** We are looking for AFRICAN AMERICAN MEN AND WOMEN - ages 18 - 45 - to play CIVIL RIGHTS PROTESTORS. We will be recreating a FREEDOM RIDERS-esque type demonstration. There will be police officers and LIVE CANINE UNITS!! The dogs will only be used on STUNT DOUBLES and will not interact with the BACKGROUND ARTISTS - HOWEVER - If you have an aversion to working with live animals (Most likely German Shepards) please DO NOT submit for this scene. We will have more opportunities available for you later in the film. Serious Applicants Only!! IF YOU ARE SELECTED, YOU WILL BE SCHEDULED FOR A PAID WARDROBE FITTING ON FRIDAY (THIS FRIDAY - FEBRUARY 26th!!) AND MEN WILL LIKELY HAVE TO GET A PAID HAIRCUT. WE WILL BEGIN SCHEDULING WARDROBE FITTINGS FOR THE END OF THIS WEEK (FRIDAY)!! Please Include 3 photos of yourself: The Director will be making his selection based off of your photos, so make sure they are well lit, in focus, and accurately capture your look. Google pictures of the 1960's for ideas. - 1 Head shot style - 1 Medium Length - 1 Full Length **These photos should have been taken recently and MUST reflect exactly what you currently look like! Show your current length and color of hair! No dreads, no twists, no braids, no modern hairstyles! NO FACIAL PIERCINGS - NO VISIBLE TATTOOS!!** Please Submit to the email below and include the following: 1. Legal Name 2. Phone Number 3. Email 4. Age 5. Height 6. Weight 7. Hair Color 8. Shirt/Coat Size 9. Pant (Waist & Leg) Size 10. Shoe Size 11. Current City and Distance to ATL 12. Car (Year/Color/Make/Model) - We are looking for Picture Cars (1950's - 1960's) as well!! Email: [email protected] Subject: CIVIL RIGHTS 1961

If you are not local and/or do not fit the description, do not apply

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