Jennifer Hudson’s ‘Respect’ Casting Call for Musicians (Pay is $250/Day)

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 musicians in Atlanta, Georgia.

Casting directors are now casting actors, models, and talent to work on scenes filming on Wednesday, January 8th and 9th in Atlanta, Georgia.

Producers are seeking the following types:

  • Trumpet player
  • Trombone Player
  • African American Men
  • REAL MUSICIANS NEEDED

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

NEED (2) MORE TRUMPET/TROMBONE PLAYERS!
African American Men
Filming Wed Jan 8 and Thurs Jan 9th

FILMING RATE: $250/8

QOS “QUEEN OF SOUL”

(NEW FACES PLEASE)

(NEW FACES PLEASE)

REAL MUSICIANS NEEDED that play the instruments listed below!
*Should be local to Atlanta, Ga surrounding area!

BEFORE SUBMITTING
NOTE: Must be clean shaven or mustache only.
1950’s era NO BEARDS

HAIR: no dreads/no locs/no shoulder length hair/no braids!
Hair department IS NOT WIGGING ANYONE!
Hair should be low cut or short Afro.

Sizes:
must fit the height/size range below!

FITTINGS!!
‼️MON JANUARY 6 or TUES JAN 7th
FITTINGS ARE REQUIRED
FITTING Location: Screen Gems studio


Seeking “REAL…

Trumpet player
Trombone Player

FILMING RATE: $250/8

‼️Must send in a VIDEO OF YOU PLAYING YOUR INSTRUMENT!!!

Short hair, no ear gauges 1950’s look. ABSOLUTELY NO BEARDS, CLEAN SHAVEN MUSTACHE ON. You must arrive clean shaven

No long, shoulder length hair!!!

1950’s-1960’s ERA!
You will not need your instrument,


Please submit (3) recent photos

List the instrument you play!
Name
Age
Telephone Number
Sizes
Height
Weight
Shirt
Neck
Sleeve
Jacket
Shoes
List your distance to downtown Atlanta, Ga area!
Please send in video playing your instrument .

No minors please! Everyone should 18 and over

Email: [email protected]

Subject Line: Trumpet Video
Subject Line: Trombone Video

Please list a fitting time for MON JAN 6 or TUES JAN 7th
Fitting Times available:
10AM 11AM, 3PM, 4PM, 5PM

Seeking “REAL…
Tenor Sax
Baritone Player
Saxophone Player
Trumpet player
Trombone Player

FILMING RATE: $250/8

‼️Must send in a VIDEO OF YOU PLAYING YOUR INSTRUMENT!!!

 

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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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