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

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BERLIN, GERMANY - NOV 5: Tom Hanks, Halle Berry at the 'Cloud Atlas' Germany Premiere at CineStar on November 5, 2012 in Berlin, Germany (Joe Seer / Shutterstock.com)

News of the World” starring Tom Hanks is now hiring extras to play 1940s Army soldiers in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Casting directors are now casting actors, models, and talent to work on Wednesday, September 11th in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Producers are seeking the following types:

  • Looking for men 18-30 to play 1940s Army soldiers on Roswell. Scene will shoot in Santa Fe.

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

Looking for men 18-30 to play 1940s Army soldiers on Roswell. Scene will shoot in Santa Fe.
Scene shoots next Wed 9/11.
Must either have period-correct hair or be willing to get a haircut.
NO VISIBLE TATTOOS OR FACIAL HAIR, PLEASE.
If you’re interested, please send us a current photo to:

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