Casting CallsWarner Bros.' New Movie is Now Casting New Talent

Warner Bros.’ New Movie is Now Casting New Talent


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

Casting directors are now casting actors, , and talent to on scenes on Monday, October 21st in Cleveland, Ohio.

Producers are seeking the following types:

  • Caucasian and Talent
    Age 18+
    Male and 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: Jordan Peele, 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 /

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- Lakeith Stanfield 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 of Hampton through O'Neal's perspective.”

How to apply:

Please read carefully, entirely, and follow all directions in order to be submitted.

The Warner Bros. feature film “Untitled Fred Hampton Project” is shooting in the Cleveland area Monday, Oct 21st, 2019 (this date is subject to change). We are looking for 20 extras, who will be fully available this day. You will be playing pedestrians on the streets in the late 1960's.

Caucasian and Hispanic Talent
Age 18+
Male and 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 cast please grow out your hair! Men can grow sideburns, beards, mustaches and goatees. Women, grow out visible hair.

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

Please submit as follows…

Email: [email protected]
Subject: Pedestrians
Include 2-3 photos including a headshot and full-body (we need to know what you currently look like, so professional photos are not necessary)
Include your full name, email, phone and city/state that you reside in.

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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Megan Diane
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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