Aretha Franklin’s ‘Respect’ Casting Call for an Upscale Event Scene

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)

MGM’s Aretha Franklin biopic ‘Respect‘ starring Jennifer Hudson is now casting background actors for an upscale event scene in Atlanta, Georgia.

Casting directors are now casting actors, models, and talent to work on scenes filming on Thursday, January 16th in Atlanta, Georgia.

Producers are seeking the following types:

  • For a 1960’s UPSCALE EVENT SCENE
    Age: 22-40
    Dress size: 0-8
    QOS! QUEEN OF SOUL!
    1960’s ERA

About RESPECT:

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

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:

Queen of Soul Casting Call

New faces that have NOT FILMED ON “QOS!”
QUEEN OF SOUL!!
1960’s ERA!

Are you available to fit on Thurs Jan 9?
Are you available to film THURS JAN 16th?

•Fittings are intended for individuals working on the filming date…


Check your calendar.
If you are currently booked with another Casting company on another show on Thursday, January 16
“DO NOT ATTEND A FITTING” DO NOT SUBMIT!

QUEEN OF SOUL!!
1960’s ERA!

For a 1960’s UPSCALE EVENT SCENE
Age: 22-40
Dress size: 0-8
QOS! QUEEN OF SOUL!
1960’s ERA

*Real Hair/No False Lashes/No NAIL POLISH COLOR


BEFORE YOU SUBMIT!
You Will BE REQUIRED TO ROLLERSET OR PIN CURL YOUR HAIR THE NIGHT BEFORE!

This note is PER HAIR SUPERVISOR/NOT EXTRAS CASTING!


Check your calendar before submitting!
NEW FACES that have not filmed on QOS!


Paid Fittings: $25.00
FITTING Location: East point Atlanta,Ga
‼️FITTING DATE: THURS 01/09
FITTING TIMES: THURS 01/09
8:00AM, 12:00PM, 3:00PM, 4:00PM


‼️FILMING DATE: THURS 01/16
Call Time: TBD
FILMING LOCATION: ATLANTA, Ga area


FILMING RATE: $88/8

📍READ BEFORE SUBMITTING📍
Possible smokey haze will be created!
Do not submit if you are allergic to created smoke or have asthma
“IF” haze is created for the scene: 15.00 Bump

If you are not available for the filming date and are booked with another Casting company or prefer to book with another casing company on the FILMING DATE LISTED…
Please do not submit for a fitting!


Hair: NO MULTI COLORED HAIR! No dreads/no locs/no twists…
NO WIG

EVERYONE!!!
PLEASE LIST Your FITTING DATE/TIME WHEN SUBMITTING!


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!

📌How to submit: 📌

African American FEMALES
Age: 24-38

Email (3) RECENT PHOTOS
Email (3) RECENT PHOTOS
Email (3) RECENT PHOTOS


Legal Name
Age
Telephone Number
Ht
Wt
Sizes
Bust/Cup size
Dress sizes 0-8
Skirt
Waist
Hips
Pant
Shoes


List your distance to Atlanta, Ga area

Email: [email protected]

Subject: UPSCALE GUEST 01/16

Please list your fitting time for Thurs 01/09

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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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