Jennifer Hudson’s ‘Respect’ Movie Casting Call for News Crews

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 news crews in Atlanta, Georgia.

Casting directors are now casting actors, models, and talent to work on scenes filming on January 9th with fittings on January 7th or 8th in Atlanta, Georgia.

Producers are seeking the following types:

  • 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!!

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

8 CAUCASIAN males needed to portray NEWS CREW
QOS! Queen of soul

Age: 22-40

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

Are you available to film THURS Jan 9th??
Are you available to fit Tues Jan 7 or Wed Jan 8

BG Role: NEWS CREW

1950’s-1960’s era

8 Caucasian males


Are you available to film THURS Jan 9th??
Are you available to fit Tues Jan 7 or Wed Jan 8
EVERYONE Must attend a fitting

‼️FITTING DATE: TUES_JAN 7th
Avail Fitting Times
8 AM, 9 AM, 10:45AM, 4:00PM 5:00PM

‼️FITTING DATE: Wed _JAN 8
Avail Fitting Times
9AM, 10AM, 11AM, 12PM, 2PM, 3PM,
4PM, 5PM

FILMING DATE: THURS Jan 9th


FILMING DATE: THURS Jan 9th


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!!
~~~~~~~~~~~
RATE: $88/8

FILMING DATE: THURS Jan 9th

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!

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


PER HAIR/MAKE UP DEPARTMENT

Men should be CLEAN SHAVEN!
Men should be CLEAN SHAVEN!


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

EVERYONE!!!
PLEASE LIST Your FITTING TIME!!

‼️FITTING DATE: ‼️
FITTING Times:


$25.00 fitting Rate!
Fitting Location: SCREEN GEMS


•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!


📌How to submit: 📌

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


Men sizes
LEGAL Name
Age
TELEPHONE Number
Height
Weight
Sizes
Shirt
Neck
Sleeve
Jacket
Pant
Waist
Shoes
List your fitting time/date for
List your distance to Atlanta Georgia area


📍If you are awaiting a booking for Jan 8th from another Casting company or show and would rather film with that particular show.
Do not schedule a fitting with us…

📍EVERYONE MUST ATTEND A FITTING DUE TO CLOTHING BEING VINTAGE CLOTHING AND ARE SMALL IN SIZE

EMAIL: [email protected]

SUBJECT LINE: NEWS CREW 1/9 (list fitting date & time)
CAUCASIAN Men only as news crew
AGE: 22-40

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

Related: How to Find Acting Auditions and Casting Calls

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

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