Jennifer Hudson's 'Respect' Movie Atlanta Casting Call for Fans

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 /

MGM’s Aretha Franklin biopic ‘Respect‘ starring Jennifer Hudson is now casting extras to play fans in Atlanta, Georgia.

Casting directors are now casting actors, models, and talent to work on scenes filming on January 8th in Atlanta, Georiga.

Producers are seeking the following types:

  • PORTRAY FRENCH FANS!! Age: 22-50
  • HISPANIC/ASIAN/Caucasian MALES to portray FRENCH FANS! (8) MEN RATE: $88/8 FILMING Date: WEDNESDAY January 8th, 2020


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 /

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

Only (8) men needed! (8) Causcasian/HISPANIC/ASIAN/INDIAN men to PORTRAY FRENCH FANS
Are you available to film Wed Jan 8? Are you available to fit Mon Jan 6 or Tues Jan 7? QOS! QUEEN OF SOUL! 1950's-1960's era HISPANIC/ASIAN/Caucasian MALES AGE: 22-50 Check your calendar before submitting QOS! Hi All, Costumes has decided to resume fittings for Fans "After" the HOLIDAY HIATUS." If you are available to film on FILMING DATE: WED JANUARY 8th If you cannot film on Wed Jan 8th DO NOT ATTEND A FITTING EVERYONE Must attend a fitting ‼️FITTING DATE: MON JAN 6th or 12 PM, 2:30PM, 3:00PM, 4:00PM, 5:30PM ‼️FITTING DATE: TUES_JAN 7th 8 AM, 9 AM, 10 AM, 2:30PM, 3:00PM, 4:00PM, 5:30PM
Men: AGE: 22-50 NO BEARDS- Clean shaven or mustache-1950’s/60’s No bleached colored hair/no multi colored hair HAIR LENGTH: short neatly styled NO SHOULDER LENGTH HAIR! Beards/clean shave or mustache only!!
PORTRAY FRENCH FANS!! Age: 22-50 HISPANIC/ASIAN/Caucasian MALES to portray FRENCH FANS! (8) MEN RATE: $88/8 FILMING Date: WEDNESDAY January 8th, 2020 Possible smokey haze will be created! Do not submit if you are allergic to created smoke or have asthma "IF" haze is created for the scene: 15.00 Bump If you are not available for the filming date and are booked with another Casting company or prefer to book with another casing company on the FILMING DATE LISTED... Please do not submit for a fitting! ❗️Fittings are intended for individuals working on the filming date...
Hair: NO MULTI COLORED HAIR! No dreads/no locs/no twists... STOP HERE! 1. Before you submit!!! Ladies, you will be required to roller set your hair the night before (FILMING) and arrive to set. Not required if you have shorter length hair. EVERYONE!!! PLEASE LIST Your FITTING TIME!! ‼️FITTING DATE: ‼️ FITTING Times: $25.00 fitting Rate! Fitting Location: SCREEN GEMS •The notes above 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! ••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!
?How to submit: ? Email (3) RECENT PHOTOS Email (3) RECENT PHOTOS Email (3) RECENT PHOTOS ------------ Men sizes LEGAL Name Age TELEPHONE Number Height Weight Sizes Shirt Neck Sleeve Jacket Pant Waist Shoes List your fitting time/date for List your distance to Atlanta Georgia area ?If you are awaiting a booking for Jan 8th from another Casting company or show and would rather film with that particular show. Do not schedule a fitting with us... ?EVERYONE MUST ATTEND A FITTING DUE TO CLOTHING BEING VINTAGE CLOTHING AND ARE SMALL IN SIZE EMAIL: [email protected] SUBJECT LINE: MALE FAN 1/8 (list fitting date & time) LIST FITTING DATE & TIME EXTRAS CASTING DOES NOT APPROVE WIGS FOR HAIR DEPARTMENT! Only hair department