Are you really tall (> 6′ 5″) or short (< 4′ 10″) and don’t mind prosthetic makeup? Think you can play stereotypical 1960s New Yorkers, like hippies, bikers, businessmen, etc.? Got a 1960s set of wheels in good condition? If so, there is an open casting call for the upcoming Men In Black 3 movie which will begin filming in NYC in October. The open call will be held on Monday, Aug. 16 from 10am to 4pm at Metropolitan Pavilion, 110 W 19 St (between 6th & 7th Aves) in Manhattan. Here is the full release:
New York City, August 4, 2010:
Men in Black 3, starring Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones, will begin filming in New York City in October 2010. Grant Wilfley Casting is seeking locals to fill hundreds of background roles.
The New York-based casting company will hold an open call to cast people of all ages. Specifically, Grant Wilfley Casting is seeking: men and women with character faces and people who are less than 4’10 or more than 6’5 to play aliens (must be comfortable wearing prosthetic makeup); men and women to play late 1960s New Yorkers — hippies, conservative businessmen and secretaries, bikers, blue-collar types, etc… (men must be willing to get their hair cut/styled to fit the time period); people with 1960s era cars in good to mint condition.
The open call will be held on Monday, Aug. 16 from 10am to 4pm at Metropolitan Pavilion, 110 W 19 St (bet 6th & 7th Aves) in Manhattan.
For 18 years, Grant Wilfley Casting has been providing exceptional casting services to the New York film and television industry. Directors such as Martin Scorsese (The Departed and Shutter Island), Steven Spielberg (Catch Me If You Can, Munich and The Terminal), Oliver Stone (World Trade Center and Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps), Cameron Crowe (Vanilla Sky and Almost Famous), and Sam Mendes (Revolutionary Road and Away We Go) have relied on their expertise. Grant Wilfley Casting also casts background for the television series “Boardwalk Empire” and “Royal Pains”.