Aretha Franklin’s Biopic is Now Casting Jazz Audience Members in Atlanta

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 / Shutterstock.com

MGM’s Aretha Franklin biopic ‘Respect‘ starring Jennifer Hudson is now casting jazz audience members in Atlanta, Georgia.

Casting directors are now casting actors, models, and talent to work on scenes filming on December 9th in Atlanta, Georgia.

Producers are seeking the following types:

  • (3) Caucasian Males and Females that can fit on CLEAN SHAVEN OR MUSTACHE ONLY!!!!
  • To portray JAZZ AUDIENCE MEMBERS
  • AGE: 25-40

About RESPECT:

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 / Shutterstock.com)

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:

(3) Caucasian Males and Females that can fit on
CLEAN SHAVEN OR MUSTACHE ONLY!!!!

FITTING DATE: Wed 12/04 and
FILM DATE: MON 12/09
To portray JAZZ AUDIENCE MEMBERS

AGE: 25-40


NOTE: Do not submit if you have allergies, to herbal cigarette smoke or smoke created by production:
Preferably smokers
Smokers: $15.00 (smoke Bump)
Non Smokers $15.00 (Atmospheric Bump)

Local to Atlanta, Ga area only please.
Please list if you are a smoker!

1950’s SCENE:
NIGHT SCENE:
Seeking (3) Caucasian Male/FEMALE audience

Fitting date: WED 12/5
Filming Date: Mon 12/09
FILMING Rate: $100/8
Smokers:$15.00 smoke Bump
Non Smokers $15.00 (Atmospheric Bump)

Short length hair, no crew cuts!
NO SHOULDER LENGTH HAIR
No fades, no high and tights.

FITTINGS: WED 12/04
FITTING Times:
9::45AM, 10:45AM, 11:45AM, 12:00Noon,
2:30PM, 3:00PM, 4:00PM, 5:30PM

🔴DO NOT SUBMIT IF YOU HAVE PREVIOUSLY BEEN FIT AND FILMED!

Preferably new faces…


Men’s: hair/no high and tight, no fades, no crew cuts!
CLEAN SHAVEN OR MUSTACHE ONLY!!!!


•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!

COSTUME SIZES FOR ‼️WOMEN‼️
FEMALE SIZES: Specific sizes as of now! ❗️Height: 5’1 to 5’9 ONLY!) at this time
❗️BUST: UP to 42 (ONLY)
❗️WAIST: UP to 32 (only)
❗️Shoe size up to: 9.5


How to submit:

Email (3) RECENT PHOTOS

PLEASE LIST fitting time

LEGAL NAME


Men sizes
Name
Age
Number
Height
Weight
Sizes
Shirt
Neck
Sleeve
Jacket
Pant
Waist
Shoes


EMAIL: [email protected]

SUBJECT LINE: JAZZ MALE: 12/9
List your fitting time for (WED 12/5)

SUBJECT LINE: JAZZ FEMALE: 12/9
List your fitting time for (WED 12/5)

EXTRAS CASTING DOES NOT APPROVE WIGS FOR HAIR DEPARTMENT!
Only hair department

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Please do not apply, if you are not local or if you do not fit the description.

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