Casting directors for “GET ON UP” the feature film about the story of James Brown’s life is currently seeking Twin African American Boys for an upcoming speaking role in the film.
For the film “GET ON UP” (Feature film about the story of James Brown’s life- directed by Tate Taylor- “The Help”)
CASTING for TWIN AFRICAN AMERICAN BOYS,
ages 5- 8 years old,
to play James Brown at that age.
**SPEAKING ROLE** SAG CONTRACT
Will work betw Nov 4th thru Jan 27th (2 week Xmas Hiatus), so you must be open that time frame (except on weekends)
There will be about 10-12 days within that timeframe of filming this role.
NOTE: This film in Natchez, Mississippi,
and travel and lodging will be provided
– Again, this is a SAG contract speaking role.
No experience necessary, but if experience with acting, please provide a description (or resume) in your email.
Please submit to [email protected]
and put “AA TWINS” in the subject.
***This email is to an associate of Tammy Smith Casting. We are collaborating on this project for all the local casting, both principal local roles as well as the extras***
INCLUDE CURRENT PHOTOS !!!!!!!!!!!!
Professional shots ok, but if you don’t have them, please provide 2 or 3 photos- at least one from shoulders up and one from the knees up- HAIR COLOR AND LENGTH MUST BE VISIBLE IN ONE OF THE PHOTOS AND PLEASE NO PHOTOS WITH HATS, SUNGLASSES OR OTHER PEOPLE IN THEM!!) – thank you. Photos should be clear and in good light.
Then please LIST the following in the body of the email:
NAMEs of children
NAME of parent/guardian
PHONE NUMBER (s) of parent/guardian
CITY and STATE where you live
AGE and D.O.B. of children
And please list any acting experience (if any) or any other relatable attributes ( ie “they sing in a choir” or “they play a musical instrument” or “they play a team sport”…any activities or attributes that describe that they have talent)