NOW CASTING PAID BACKGROUND ACTORS for the UPCOMING TELEVISION MINI-SERIES, “ROOTS”!
“ROOTS” IS COMING TO THE ST. FRANCISVILLE, LA!!
WE WILL BE CASTING AFRICAN AMERICAN AND CAUCASIAN MEN TO PORTRAY UNION AND CONFEDERATE SOLDIERS- (18-50’s age range)
WE ARE LOOKING FOR MEN THAT DON’T MIND GETTING DIRTY, RUNNING, MARCHING (BEING ACTIVE) THIS WILL BE A BATTLE WAR SCENE.
“ROOTS” is a remake of the original mini-series, “ROOTS”, and is scheduled to air in 2016 on three cable networks: HISTORY, LIFETIME and A&E.
STORY LINE: An adaptation of Alex Haley’s “Roots”, chronicling the history of an African slave sold to America and his descendants.
The original “ROOTS” (1977) is known for earning 9 Emmys, a Golden Globe and a Peabody award.
DATES/FILMING LOCATION: ST. FRANCISVILLE, LA FOR A THREE DAY RUN! FILMING TAKES PLACE OCTOBER 27TH-29TH!!
COSTUME FITTING: Paid and prior to filming in the NEW ORLEANS AREA
Subject Line: SOLDIER
INCLUDE IN SUBMISSION: Name, Age, Contact #, Height/Weight, COAT SIZE(we may only have certain coat sizes), City/state of Residency, reliable transportation: YES OR NO
List any musical instruments you play
List any hunting experience you may have,
List any horse riding experience you may have
Do you have any ROTC/MILITARY experience?
Do you have marching experience such as BAND MARCHING?
Do you have experience performing as a CIVL WAR REENACTOR?
Do you have any medical concerns that may not allow you to participate in Long days of active work?
ALSO, include 2 CURRENT, CLEAR photos! Stand in front of a solid wall and have someone take pictures with smart phone.
Do not wear hats/sunglasses or makeup. Please wear hair down & natural.
NOTE** If you have visible piercings, braces, gold teeth or tattoos: Please make note when submitting if you have any of these. No well kempt nails on hands/no polish and no makeup in photos please.
NOTE** GROW HAIR ON HEAD and FACE Continuously if you can: No modern haircuts such as Fades, military cuts, unnatural hair colors….Please note if you are NOT OKAY with receiving a haircut. Please note if you are unable to grow a beard.
Your photos should be like this