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'One Night in Miami' Directed By Regina King Open Casting Call

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Regina King at the 91st Annual Academy Awards - Press Room held at the Loews Hotel in Hollywood, USA on February 24, 2019. - Image (Tinseltown / Shutterstock.com)

Regina King's new movie 'One Night in Miami' is now casting in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Casting directors are now hiring background actors to work on scenes filming in and around New Orleans starting this January 2020 through February 2020.

About “One Night in Miami”:

The movie centers around four well-known celebrity activists of the 1960s as they emerge together, determined to define a new world. These celebrities include Sam Cooke, Jim Brown, Cassius Clay and Malcolm X.

The upcoming movie will feature the music of Sam Cooke including his hit song “A Change is Gonna Come,” “the film offers a piercing narrative for the evening, which challenges the four men, strips them bare and reveals them for who they were”.

How to apply:

Regina King's 'One Night in Miami' Casting Call

Nation of Islam Members Casting Call Last chance to work on the show, "ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI" directed by Regina King! STILL CASTING AFRICAN AMERICAN MEN 18 and UP+ for ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI! Filming TUESDAY, FEB 18th in New Orleans Rate: 112/12 This will be to portray NATION OF ISLAM MEMBERS alongside Muhammed Ali! email us: [email protected] Subject Line: NATION OF ISLAM Include: Name, Age, Contact #, Height/weight, are you willing to work clean shaven or mustache only? Also include, 2 current photos showing your hairstyle as of now! You should include one head shot and one full body photo! NOW CASTING COUNTRY CLUB POOL GOERS FOR REGINA's KINGS "ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI." This scene is for AFRICAN AMERICAN MEN AND WOMEN** 18-40s AGE RANGE WE will be in 1960s pool attire, so some swimsuits and some loungewear. FILMING: JAN 27th in NEW ORLEANS RATE : $112 PLUS $25 FOR A COSTUME FITTING (mandatory) FITTINGS LOCATION: HARAHAN, LA email: [email protected] Subject Line: COUNTRY CLUB POOL INCLUDE: Name, Age, Contact #, height/weight, City/state you live in. YOU CAN NOT HAVE ANY VISIBLE TATTOOS. INCLUDE CURRENT PHOTOS: one head shot and one body photo We are ONLY hiring people local to Louisiana at this time. RULES: Notes for BG makeup: Women: We will take care of period appropriate eyeshadow, eyebrows and lip color. BG MAKEUP DON’Ts BEFORE YOU FILM ON SET Do not have nail polish (only neutral colors) Do not have gel makeup Do not have long acrylic nails Do not have false lashes Do not have eyelash extensions Do not have contour makeup Do not have face or neck tattoos Do not have visible arm tattoos (wearing long sleeves) Do not have facial piercings Not not have excessive ear piercings BG MAKEUP DO’s DO come wearing foundation makeup that matches natural skin tone. MEN: BG MAKEUP DON’Ts -Do not have beard or goatee -Do not have on makeup -Do not have face or neck tattoos -Do not have visible arm tattoos (wearing long sleeves) BG MAKEUP DO’s Do come clean-shaven Do bring personal shaving kits WOMEN: ALL HAIR MUST BE CLEAN!!! APPROVED LOOKS Natural colored hair (single color only) Natural Hair (they must be willing to allow us to apply heat) Relaxed Hair ABSOLUTE NO Highlights / Balayage / Ombre Platinum Blonde Individual braids Cornrows Dreadlocs MEN: ALL HAIR MUST BE CLEAN!!! APPROVED LOOKS Short cuts Bald men Natural hair (they must be willing to allow us to apply heat) ABSOLUTE NO Braids Cornrows Dreadlocs Color Mohawks No bald fade.

To be considered:

  • General Background (18+) $112/12
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Subject Line: 1960s General Background
  • Include: Name, Age, Contact #, Height/Weight, City/State of Residency and Current/Clear photos of yourself

Please answer the following questions; as this movie is set in the year 1964

  • Ladies: Are you willing to wear your hair styled natural? Yes/No
  • Men: Are you willing to grow out your hair so that your hairstyle is not modern - no fades, dreads, braids, etc? Yes/No
  • Men: Are you willing to work clean-shaven? Yes/No
  • Do you have visible tattoos? Yes/No - If answered yes, where are they located?
  • Do you have braces or gold teeth? Yes/No
  • Are you willing to film on camera in a 1960’s style swimsuit? Yes/No
  • Photo Submission Notes:
  • Send a headshot and a full-body photo - stand in front of a solid wall and wear a neutral colored shirt
  • Show your current hairstyle; if you are unable to wear your hair natural in the photo submission please do so
  • Do not send us professional photos, black/white photos, Instagram-style or photoshopped
Acting experience is not required Musicians Casting Call ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI NOW CASTING: AFRICAN AMERICAN MALE Electric Guitar player 20-50 years old - Rate $250.00 must have electric guitar This is for the SAM COOKE and JACKIE WILSON CONCERT SCENE FEB 4th, in NEW ORLEANS. -must be available entire day with no conflicts Must be okay with being clean shaven, mustaches are okay. Must be okay with potential hair cuts. Must email submission: email: [email protected] Subject Line: ELECTRIC GUITAR MALE Include: Name, Age, Contact, #, Height/weight, photos of guitar, music resume if you got one, and current photos of yourself showing your current facial and hairstyle look. Hampton Hotel Scene Casting Call NOW CASTING in LAFOUCHE PARISH, filming in THIBODAUX! Regina King's "ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI" will tell the story of Jim Brown, Malcolm X, Sam Cooke, Cassius Clay as they work together to change the course of history in the segregated south during the 1960s! This is your chance to get paid and be apart of this telling story! We are looking for paid background actors for scenes filming in LAFOUCHE PARISH, Thibodaux, Louisiana to be exact!
We will be portraying scenes from One Night In Miami at the famous Hampton Hotel! Currently casting African American men and women willing to portray the 1960s' era to work Jan 29th and 30th! Rates: $112 +$25 to try on costumes in Harahan, LA email us your info to be considered for this exciting opportunity! https://youtu.be/EWQMZGL7Rms email us: [email protected] Subject Line: THIBODAUX FILMING Include: Name, Age, Contact #, city/state you live in, Height/weight, list tattoos and locations of tattoos if you have any, are you willing to wear a swimsuit on set (1960s style, not mandatory) and last but not least, include 2 PHOTOS!! One head shot and one full body photo that shows your current look and hairstyle. Scuba Divers ⭐️NOW CASTING⭐️ One Night in Miami Casting - CERTIFIED SCUBA DIVER MALE CERTIFIED SCUBA DIVER - We are seeking a male certified scuba diver to play a photographer as we recreate the photo session with Muhammad Ali underwater. Certification must be current. SUBMISSION: Please submit with subject line "SCUBA DIVER" email address: [email protected] Submissions should include Your name Your contact # Your scuba experience Clear and recent photo of yourself (no hats or sunglasses) Baby Casting Calls NOW CASTING INFANT TWINS!!! African American/Creole looking-this is to portray MALCOLM X's baby on ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI! Filming in NEW ORLEANS: FEB 15th and 18th RATE 150/per baby email your submission EMAIL: [email protected] SUBJECT LINE: MALOLM X BABY INCLUDE : NAME, AGE, CONTACT # of PARENT, CITY/STATE YOU LIVE IN, Length/weight of both babies, CURRENT PHOTOS OF YOUR CHILDREN LYING DOWN SIDE BY SIDE WITH close up on face and full body photos. Backup Singers Casting Call ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI NOW CASTING: AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALE SINGER /PERFORMER to portray "SAM COOKE BACKUP FEMALE SINGERS" - Rate $200 This is for the SAM COOKE and JACKIE WILSON CONCERT SCENE FEB 4th, in NEW ORLEANS. -must be available entire day with no conflicts Must email submission: email: [email protected] Subject Line: BACKUP SINGER Include: Name, Age, Contact, #, Height/weight, / any professional or public performances / resume and CURRENT PHOTOS SHOWING YOUR CURRENT HAIRSTYLE AND LOOK. Must email musical resume and photos to be considered! Musicians Casting Call ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI NOW CASTING: AFRICAN AMERICAN MALE Electric Guitar player 20-50 years old - Rate $250.00 must have electric guitar This is for the SAM COOKE and JACKIE WILSON CONCERT SCENE FEB 4th, in NEW ORLEANS. -must be available entire day with no conflicts Must be okay with being clean shaven, mustaches are okay. Must be okay with potential hair cuts. Must email submission: email: [email protected] Subject Line: ELECTRIC GUITAR MALE Include: Name, Age, Contact, #, Height/weight, photos of guitar, music resume if you got one, and current photos of yourself showing your current facial and hairstyle look. Boxing Referees Casting Call ***URGENT CASTING*** One Night In Miami seeking a REAL BOXING REFEREE or experienced BOXER to portray a ref for our 1960s BOXING MATCH SCENES filming in NEW ORLEANS!!! RATE : $200 Must be free for the MIAMI BOXING MATCH filming FEB 5th and 6th with zero obligations or must be free for our WEMBLEY BOXING MATCH filming FEB 12th and 13th with zero obligations. email us your resume! If you are currently booked as a spectator, and you want to submit you must email us your resume. This is a photo select role, we can not just switch someone to this role** EMAIL US SUBMISSION** email: [email protected] Subject Line: Boxing Ref (list if you are free for MIAMI or WEMBLEY or if you are free for both) INCLUDE: Name, Age, Contact #, Height, weight, Current photos of self and include BOXING EXPERIENCE (resume if you have please)
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