Casting CallsWarner Bros' 'Judas and the Black Messiah' Casting Call for Featured Roles

Warner Bros’ ‘Judas and the Black Messiah’ Casting Call for Featured Roles

Date:

Judas and the Black Messiah‘ is now in Cleveland, Ohio.

are now , , and talent to on scenes filming between October 21st and December 13th in Cleveland, Ohio.

Producers are seeking the following types:

  • Caucasian talent
    Age 18-30
    Male & Female
    Any piercings or tattoos must be easily hidden by clothing.

About “Judas and the Black Messiah”:

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PALM SPRINGS – JAN 3: , Daniel Kaluuya at the PSIFF Creative Impact Awards & “10 Directors to Watch” at Parker Palm Springs on January 3, 2018 in Palm Springs, CA – Image (Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com)

The film titled JUDAS & THE BLACK MESSIAH (formerly JESUS WAS MY HOMEBOY) is preparing to shoot in Cleveland this fall.

Daniel Kaluuya and his Get Out co-star  to star in Jesus Was My Homeboy, a production that tells the true story of Fred Hampton, a Black Panther revolutionary, and activist who was assassinated in 1969.

Daniel Kaluuya will play Fred Hampton, an Illinois-born honors student who was active in the NAACP, brokered a non-aggression pact between two of Chicago's gangs, coined the phrase “rainbow coalition,” and rose to prominence in the Black Panther Party on both the state and national level. Hampton was assassinated by the FBI and the Chicago Police Department at age 21 during a raid on his apartment.

Lakeith Stanfield will play William O'Neal, a car thief who had his charges dropped by becoming an FBI informant who worked his way into the Black Panthers, eventually becoming Hampton's bodyguard and turning over a detailed layout of Hampton's apartment to the authorities, which ultimately contributed to Hampton's assassination. This film is said to “look at the rise and death of Hampton through O'Neal's perspective.”

How to apply:

CLEVELAND-BASED FEATURE FILM – CAUCASIAN, MALE & FEMALE EXTRAS NEEDED!
Please read carefully, entirely, and follow all directions in order to be submitted.

The feature film from Warner Bros. called “Judas and the Black Messiah” is shooting in the Cleveland area Oct 21st – Dec 13th, 2019 Monday – Friday. We are looking for 25 extras, who will be available the entire shoot, but not used daily. Must stay available. You will be interacting with our main characters as extras. You will play anti-racism, anti-capitalism organization members called the Young Patriots.

Caucasian talent
Age 18-30
Male & Female
Any piercings or tattoos must be easily hidden by clothing.

This is a period piece set in the 60's-70's. Once you are please grow out your hair! Men can grow sideburns, beards, mustaches and goatees. Women, grow out visible hair. History shows this group formed out of a dense Chicago slum filled with poor whites that had migrated from the rural South after World War II. Most were fleeing Appalachia's dying coal industry, and they brought their culture with them.
Background links:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Young_Patriots_Organization
https://jacobinmag.com/…/black-panthers-young-patriots-fred…

Rate: $10 an hour with a guarantee of at least 8 hrs./day

Please submit as follows…

Email: [email protected]
Subject: Young Patriots
Include 2-3 current photos including a headshot and full-body, plus your city, state, phone and height.

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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Hi, I'm Megan Browne, the Head of Partnerships at Project Casting - a job board for the entertainment industry. As Head of Partnerships, I help businesses find the best talent for their influencer campaigns, photo shoots, and film productions. Creating these partnerships has enabled me to help businesses scale and reach their true potential. I'm excited to continue driving growth by connecting people with projects they're passionate about.

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