Jennifer Hudson’s ‘Respect’ Casting Call for Music Engineers

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 music engineers in Atlanta, Georgia.

Casting directors are now casting actors, models, and talent to work on scenes filming on Monday, January 6th at 7:30 AM at Screen Gems Studios in Atlanta, Georgia.

Producers are seeking the following types:

  • SEEKING (2) slender Caucasian Males to portray music engineers!

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

RESPECT FEATURE FILM/QOS…QUEEN OF SOUL
SEEKING (2) slender Caucasian Males to portray music engineers!

(This scene films MONDAY 01/06_7:30AM
Location: Screen Gems, Atlanta, Ga
RATE: $88/8
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Seeking (2) SLENDER BUILT Caucasian Men…
Costumes Department will fit you the day of filming.
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Age: 22-40 years old (Caucasian men)
•Must be a NEW FACE to the film
•Must be a smoker/or ok with a smoke filled atmosphere created by production
HAIR
•short/neatly styled
•No long hair/No shoulder length hair
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Facial hair
•Clean Shaven or mustache only
•NO BEARDs!!!
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‼️Do not submit if you have filmed as “RECORD EXECUTIVE.”
DO NOT SUBMIT IF YOU ARE CURRENTLY SCHEDULED FOR A FITTING!
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Men:
AGE: 22-40
NO BEARDS-
Clean shaven or mustache-1950’s/60’s
No bleached colored hair/no multi colored hair
HAIR LENGTH: short neatly styled
NO SHOULDER LENGTH HAIR!
Beards/clean shave or mustache only!!
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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!
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If you fit the sizes below, please submit!

••COSTUMES sizes ‼️FOR MEN! ‼️
NO BELLIES, NO BELLIES

📍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!


📌How to submit: 📌

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

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Men sizes
LEGAL Name
Age
TELEPHONE Number
Height
Weight
Sizes
Shirt
Neck
Sleeve
Jacket
Pant
Waist
Shoes
List your distance to SCREEN Gems Studio/Atlanta, Georgia area
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📍If you are awaiting a booking from another Casting company or show and would rather film with that particular show.
Do not schedule a fitting with us…

EMAIL: [email protected]

SUBJECT LINE: ENGINEER 01/6

‼️Do not submit if you have filmed as “RECORD EXECUTIVE.”
DO NOT SUBMIT IF YOU ARE CURRENTLY SCHEDULED FOR A FITTING!

CAUCASIAN Men only
AGE: 22-40

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

Thank you kindly
Andrea Craven

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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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