If you’ve ever dreamed of sharing screen time with Al Pacino, this is your chance. There’s a casting call for extras and small roles for scenes being shot in the Bronx next week and in Westchester the week after.
The legendary actor is tackling the role of controversial Penn State football coach, Joe Paterno. Producers are looking for extras who look like college students and sports reporters, to serve as background extras and perform small roles in the film. .
The still untitled film is being produced by HBO and currently filming around the Hudson Valley.
As Michael Corleone’s father so famously said, this is an offer you can’t refuse.
See Al Pacino in The Godfather, one of the films featured next week in the annual FREE outdoor screenings at the Central Park Film Festival, which features films set in NYC.
These are the film extra opportunities being offered
People who look like news reporters and college students
This shoot will take place in the Bronx. The need is for background actors who look like college students or reporters. Scenes will be shot on August 21, 22 and 25.
People who look like college students
A scene is being filmed during the night on September 1 in White Plains that needs background actors who look like college students.
6-9 year old boy who can swim
Producers need a young boy who can dive into a pool for a scene to be shot on August 28.
How to apply
If you are interested in applying for any of these roles, contact Grand Wilfley Casting with the following information:
Email your name, union status (SAG-AFTRA or NonUnion), phone number, height, weight, clothing sizes and include a current picture or snapshot to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Include the role for which you are submitting in the subject line of your email.
Good luck, and see you at the movies!
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This posting was adapted from one on the WPDH radio website.
photo of Al Pacino courtesy Wikipedia