Superfly Movie Remake Now Casting Talent in Atlanta

02/11/2018

Casting call for movie Superfly

That’s right, Sony is working on a remake of “Superfly” and there are casting calls for Atlanta area locals who would love to land a small paying extras role in the upcoming movie. Extras casting directors have been releasing casting calls for background talent for some time and the latest calls are listed below.

1970’s flick, “Superfly” is getting a remake. The original movie was directed by Gordon Parks Jr. and told the crazy story of a dope dealer who was looking to do just one more score before retiring from the drug scene. Th original version of “Superfly” starred Ron O’Neal. O’neil played a dealer nicknamed Priest, who had a revelation about the course of his current life. He realized that his current gig would end up with him serving a very long prison sentence or his death at the hands of those he knows. Priest comes up with an exit strategy that involves him making the biggest deal of his life to set him up for his retirement.

The original movie did have 2 sequels, Super Fly T.N.T. (1973) and The Return of Superfly (1990). Reviews for the film and it’s portrayal of African Americans came under scrutiny. however, the original soundtrack created by Curtis Mayfield, went on the be a success.

Director X is known for helming music videos for artist such as Usher, Kanye West, Jay-Z, David Guetta, Drake, Justin Bieber, Nicki Minaj and Rihanna.
According to a Deadline post, the Hip Hop music artist Future, is on board the project and will also be serving as a producer along with with Joel Silver. The original film was produced by Sig Shore and his son, Steven R, is also on this project and is serving as an executive producer along with Matthew Hirsch, Hal Sadoff and Aaron Auch.

Music video producer, Director X is officially attached to direct the remake with Trevor Jackson confirmed to star as Youngblood Priest. In addition, Mudbound and Straight Outta Compton star Jason Mitchell has signed on to co-star as Eddie, along with Lex Scott Davis as Georgia, Andrea Londo as Cynthia, Jacob Ming-Trent (Showtime’s White Famous) as Fat Freddy, and Omar Chapparo as Adalberto.

 

Please note that the movie is filming in the ATLANTA AREA AND TALENT WHO WOULD LIKE TO WORK AS PAID EXTRAS MUST BE LOCAL.


Casting “SUPER FLY”

– FEATURED MIDDLE EASTERN- higher pay rate $$

– working FRI 2/16
– Daytime filming

Please READ CAREFULLY

CASTING for 3 MEN to be FEATURED
as SAUDI BUSINESS MEN being entertained by dancers.

– MEN
– Ages 25 to 70
– MIDDLE EASTERN (or have the look)
– no experience needed, however if you have any, let us know

IMPORTANT NOTES

Working this FRIDAY 2/16

-Daytime filming
-Filming in ATLANTA

Pay rate: $100 for 8 hrs with OT after that
PLEASE SUBMIT TO: projects1@tscasting.com
and put “SAUDI MEN” in the subject line

PLEASE INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING PHOTOS:
CURRENT, CLEAR, PHOTOS !!!
Look the part. Please submit NON-SMILING photos.
You should be dressed in an outfit that looks the part in order for us to sell you to the director.
A BUSINESS SUIT would be ideal, or a casual business look,
or a Thobe / traditional robe if you have one

Then please List the following:
First and Last NAME
PHONE NUMBER (s)
CITY & STATE where you live (where you will be coming from!)
Email address
AGE
Ethnicity
Height
Weight
Sizes:
MEN: Jacket, Collar, sleeve, waist, inseam, shoe
– AND –
IF you have acting experience, please attach a resume or list a synopsis of your experience under your stats.

You MUST be LOCAL to the GREATER ATLANTA, GEORGIA AREA (or willing to work as a local hire)
Also casting the following:

“Super Fly” – – MMA and/or JIU JITSU

– MMA and/or JIU JITSU experienced- higher pay rate $

– working WED 2/14
– Daytime filming in ATLANTA

Please READ CAREFULLY and submit GOOD photos. The director needs to select these people from good photos.

CASTING for MEN and WOMEN
who are EXPERIENCED****
in
MMA and/or JIU JITSU

– Men and Women
– ALL ethnicities
– Ages 18 to 45

YOU MUST BE EXPERIENCED CURRENTLY
in MMA and/or JIU JITSU

-IMPORTANT NOTES

Working this WED 2/14

-Start time will be in the morning
-Filming in ATLANTA

Pay rate: $100 for 8 hrs with OT after that

PLEASE SUBMIT TO: projects1@tscasting.com
and put “GYM” in the subject line

PLEASE INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING PHOTOS:
CURRENT, CLEAR, PHOTOS !!!
Look the part. Please submit NON-SMILING photos.
You should be dressed in an outfit (fitness oriented) that looks the part in order for us to sell you to the director.

Then please List the following:
First and Last NAME
PHONE NUMBER (s)
CITY & STATE (where you will be coming from!)
Email address
AGE
Ethnicity
Height
Weight
LIST VISIBLE TATTOOS
Sizes:
MEN: Jacket, Collar, sleeve, waist, inseam, shoe
WOMEN: Dress size, bust/bra/cup, waist, pants, shoe
– AND –
LIST a brief description of your experience of your MMA and/or JIU JITSU training (level, how long, etc… )

– AND –
Under your stats, put CODE WORD: “HYDRATE” so we know you have read this post.

You MUST be LOCAL to the GREATER ATLANTA, GEORGIA AREA (or willing to work as a local hire)



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