Octavia Spencer’s ‘MA’ Casting Call for a Liquor Store Scene

Octavia Spencer
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 26, 2012: Octavia Spencer, winner of Best Supporting Actress for The Help, at the 82nd Academy Awards at the Hollywood & Highland Theatre, Hollywood. (Jaguar PS / Shutterstock.com)

Octavia Spencer‘s new movie directed by The Help‘s Tate Taylor is now casting extras for a liquor store scene.

Casting directors are now casting actors, models, and talent to work on scenes filming on February 23rd in Natchez, Mississippi.

Producers are seeking the following types:

  • BIG GUY AT LIQUOR STORE can be tall or wide, muscular or chubby, or all of those! The point is, you need look intimidating and be able to swat aside a pestering teenager like he’s a bothersome mosquito. Also, we need for you to drive your vehicle on set.
  • BIG GUY AT LIQUOR STORE will be needed February 23rd only. Compensation is set at $64 for an 8-hour day and $112 for a 12 hour day. No travel or lodging provided for featured background or extras.

About MA:

Details surrounding the movie have not been released. However,  the movie will be directed by Tate Taylor (The Help, The Girl on The Train) and will star Academy Award-winning actress Octavia Spencer (The Help).

To audition for a role in the new movie, check out the casting call breakdown below.

Casting Call

Morgan Casting is searching for a “big guy” for featured background on a Tate Taylor (“The Help, “Get On Up”) film shooting in Natchez, MS.

BIG GUY AT LIQUOR STORE can be tall or wide, muscular or chubby, or all of those! The point is, you need look intimidating and be able to swat aside a pestering teenager like he’s a bothersome mosquito. Also, we need for you to drive your vehicle on set.

BIG GUY AT LIQUOR STORE will be needed February 23rd only. Compensation is set at $64 for an 8-hour day and $112 for a 12 hour day. No travel or lodging provided for featured background or extras.

If interested, please send an email to
[email protected] with TWO photographs: one a head-and-shoulders shot of you and another full length. In the e-mail, please note your
1. Name
2. Height/weight
3. Phone number
4. City/State in which you live
5. Type of vehicle you drive
5. Any acting experience?

Please make subject of your email “YOUR NAME for BIG GUY AT LIQUOR STORE”, and don’t forget to attach your photos! Thanks so much!

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

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