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Oprah's 'Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks' Atlanta Casting Call for Flashback Scenes

Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey‘s new movie Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is now casting featured roles in Atlanta, Georgia.

Casting TaylorMade, is looking for actors, models, and talent are looking for extras to work on flashback scenes set in the 1950s and 1960s. Producers are looking for African American and Caucasian men and women to work on scenes filming on August 8th in Atlanta, Georgia and Tuesday, August 30th.

About Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks:

The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks centers around the true story of Henrietta Lacks, an African-American woman whose cells were used to create the first immortal human cell line.
Told through the eyes of her daughter, Deborah Lacks (Oprah Winfrey), the film centers around her search to learn about the mother she never knew and to understand how the unauthorized harvesting of Lacks’ cancerous cells in 1951 led to unprecedented medical breakthroughs, changing countless lives and the face of medicine forever. “It’s a story of medical arrogance and triumph, race, poverty and deep friendship between the unlikeliest of people,” from Deadline. VARIOUS ROLES - IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS 1) Casting African American Females Ages 18 - 30 years for a Flashback Scene in the1950s - Females must have natural hair, no hair extensions, weaves etc - shoulder length and shorter hair styles are best for these roles. SHOOT DATE: August 8th - Monday SUBJECT LINE: 50s Patient
2) Casting Caucasian Males Ages 30 - 60 years for a Flashback Scene in the1950s - Males must have longer hair styles, no fades - please see the attached photos of male hair styles for reference. SHOOT DATE: August 8th - Monday SUBJECT LINE: 50s Hair Male 3) Casting Caucasian Females Ages 25 - 45 years for a Flashback Scene in the1950s - Females must have natural hair, no hair extensions, weaves, no unnatural hair colors, etc - shoulder length and shorter hair styles are best for these roles (please do not apply if you have long hair) SHOOT DATE: August 8th - Monday SUBJECT LINE: 50s Hair Female 4) Casting Caucasian Males Ages 18 - 60 years for a Flashback Scene in the1960s - Males must have longer hair styles, no fades - please see the attached photos of male hair styles for reference. SHOOT DATE: August 30th - Tuesday SUBJECT LINE: 60s Hair Male 5) Casting Caucasian Females Ages 18 - 60 years for a Flashback Scene in the1960s - Females must have natural hair, no hair extensions, weaves, no unnatural hair colors, etc - shoulder length and shorter hair styles are best for these roles (please do not apply if you have long hair) SHOOT DATE: August 30th - Tuesday SUBJECT LINE: 60s Hair Female *PLEASE ONLY APPLY TO THESE ROLES IF YOU 100% FIT THE DESCRIPTIONS - THERE WILL BE MORE CASTINGS COMING UP (SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE)* TO APPLY: EMAIL: [email protected] PLEASE ALSO INCLUDE IN YOUR SUBMISSION: 3 Up to Date / CURRENT PHOTOS of yourself *photos do not need to be professional, selfies are fine (no filters please)* (Well Lit & In Focus / Plain Background in Photo is Best) -1 Face Forward -1 Medium Length -1 Full Length / Full Body Shot PLEASE ALSO INCLUDE YOUR: 1. Legal Name 2. Phone Number 3. Email Address 4. Actual Age 5. Height 6. Weight 7. Top Size 8. Pant Size 9. Shoe Size 10. Car Make, Model & Year (if applicable) 11. Current City and State *please ONLY SUBMIT if you are 100% interested and available and SERIOUS about working with us in the Atlanta, GA area.

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

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