Tom Hanks’ “News of the World” Casting Call for Bearded Actors

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News of the World” starring Tom Hanks is now hiring bearded actors in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Casting directors are now casting actors, models, and talent to work on scenes filming on September 18th through the 19th in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Producers are seeking the following types:

  • men ages between 18-45 with scruffy hair, facial hair is a plus but not an absolute (the costume dept can not fit men who have a waist measurement more than 38” at the bellybutton.)

About “News of the World”:

Tom Hanks will star in “News of The World”. The book is set in 1870 and revolves around a road trip through the West by two unlikely partners. Deadline describes the movie’s plot as follows, “Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd is a Texan who travels from town to town to read the news to locals who would otherwise not know what is going on in the world. While Kidd is sparked up by spreading the word of the passage of the 15th Amendment that gave voting rights to all men, he agrees to escort a 10-year-old white girl to her aunt and uncle in San Antonio after she was rescued from the Kiowa Indian tribe that kidnapped her and killed her family four years earlier. His traveling partner is an ornery youngster who didn’t want to be rescued and brought to her relatives.”

How to apply:

News of the World Casting Call

Universal Pictures NEWS OF THE WORLD is now casting background actors to work on scenes scheduled to shoot on Sept 23-30th in/around Santa Fe, NM, with fittings scheduled this Wed and Thurs 9/18-19.

The production is seeking the following types: men ages between 18-45 with scruffy hair, facial hair is a plus but not an absolute (the costume dept can not fit men who have a waist measurement more than 38” at the bellybutton.) If you show up and are bigger than you thought, there’s a chance they won’t have clothes.

Email us your photo along with phone number to:
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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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