Issa Rae’s ‘The Lovebirds’ Open Casting Call

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Actress Issa Rae attends the 2017 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 25th, 2017 in Los Angeles, California - USA (Jamie Lamor Thompson / Shutterstock.com)

The Lovebirds” starring Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani is now casting in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Paramount Pictures is now casting talent for the upcoming feature film The Lovebirds. Filming will shoot in New Orleans, Louisiana. Casting directors are looking for drivers and pedestrians for scenes filming starting on January 31st. Producers are looking for business types and more to work on the upcoming feature film

About The Lovebirds:

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LOS ANGELES – SEP 18: Martin Starr, Zach Woods, Kumail Nanjiani at the 2016 Primetime Emmy Awards – Arrivals at the Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, CA

“The Big Sick” star Kumail Nanjiani and “Insecure” star Issa Rae will star in Paramount’s romantic comedy “The Lovebirds.” The movie centers around a couple on the verge of a break-up who become involved in a murder mystery. Tom Lassally, Oly Obst, Todd Schulman, Jordana Mollick, and Gero are producing “The Lovebirds.”

How to apply:

*** NEW Paramount Pictures Feature – “The Lovebirds” – Filming in New Orleans, LA – multiple days of work starting Thursday 1/31 ***

Starring Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani! This comedy is about a couple on the brink of breaking up, who get unintentionally embroiled in a bizarre (and hilarious) murder mystery!

RATE: $112/12 hours (plus a $25 car bump – if applicable)

CALL TIME: 5:20 AM

DRIVERS: Currently taking submissions for men and women who appear to be 20s – 60s (18+, any portrayable ethnicity) to work as Business Pedestrians/Drivers leaving work and going to happy hour. This will be an exterior scene. You MUST be comfortable driving your car in the scene. Please include a photo of your car along with YEAR/MAKE/MODEL/COLOR! No red, white or black vehicles please.
Work dates: 1/31, 2/1 & 2/4. You must work all dates!

PEDESTRIANS: Currently taking submissions for men and women who appear to be 20s – 60s (18+, any portrayable ethnicity) to work as Business Pedestrians leaving work and going to happy hour. This will be an exterior scene.
Work dates: 1/31 & 2/4. You must work BOTH dates!

If you fit the description and are available for the work date(s), please email the following to [email protected] :
• CURRENT photo(s) of yourself, name, phone number and your car (if applicable)
• Height, weight, and measurements
• Notate tattoos!
• Notate your category in the subject line!

*PHOTO SUBMISSION RULES:
1). You should be the only one in the photo.
2). Please face the camera.
3). Only clear and well-lit photos will be considered.
4). Absolutely NO filters!

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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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