Kids, Adults & Musicians to play Vikings on TV Series in Atlanta

05/20/2014

Atlanta residents have the opportunity to play Vikings in the CW series “The Originals”.

The Vampire Diaries spin off will be doing a Viking scene and is currently booking kids, adults and musicians for the scene that will film on Friday in Conyers.

The scene will be a flashback scene to a Viking village in the year 990AD. The show is looking for extras that can fit into that timeframe, i.e. people who have light skin and light hair, natural looks with long hair. You can see the full specs on that below.

Also, for the Viking scene, the show is looking for musicians. The scene will actually be filming in Conyers Georgia and only apply id you are local to the area and available to do a costume fitting in Atlanta tomorrow or the next day.

Read this carefully, there are a few casting calls listed.

Musicians:
Casting for MEN and WOMEN, ages 18 to 60 – that are REAL MUSICIANS
who play FLUTE, ACOUSTIC GUITAR and PERCUSSIONS (drums, etc…)

This works THIS FRIDAY, 5/23 and will start mid afternoon and go LATE at night (but not overnight)
ALSO, there are fittings tomorrow WED 5/21 or THURS 5/22 and you must be avail for one of those days for a fitting- all of this takes place in Conyers, Georgia.

PLEASE LIST YOUR AVAILABILITY for these dates in your submission (as per instructed below )- we need to show photos to the director ASAP, based on availability, as well as your look, for selection.

Due to available period costume sizes:
WOMEN must be a size 0 to 12, and no bigger than a C cup (no exceptions)
MEN must be between a 38 Reg and a 46 Reg coat, maximum.

ALL need to be CAUCASIAN ONLY, with blonde or light to med brown hair to portray villagers in the year 990AD (Viking era) for a flashback scene

This will be an AFM contract (musicians union) and a minimum of $200 base rate with overtime after that. This person will PLAY LIVE and then be recorded and mime to his or her own playback! A more hipster / cool musician type is ideal.

Please follow the submission instructions below for information that needs to be submitted and add WHICH of the instruments mentioned that you play AND YOUR EXPERIENCE (how many years, any bands , etc….) AND if you have the instrument (even though we may need to provide a period correct instrument

Please submit to ORIGINALSEXTRAS@GMAIL.COM
and put “VIKING MUSIC” in the subject.

Casting call for Vikings

Sorry History Channel, couldn’t resist – image credit CW & History Vikings

Casting for MEN and WOMEN, ages 18 to 60 – AND KIDS, ages 9 to 12 ONLY
ALL need to be CAUCASIAN ONLY, with blonde or light to med brown hair to portray villagers in the year 990AD (Viking era) for a flashback scene
Men with facial hair and/or longer hair (below the ears and longer) is preferred, but not required. **Women must have natural hair that is to the neck or longer.
This works THIS FRIDAY, 5/23 and will start mid afternoon and go LATE at night (but not overnight)
ALSO, there are mandatory fittings tomorrow WED 5/21 or THURS 5/22 and you must be avail for one of those days for a fitting- all of this takes place in Conyers, Georgia.
PLEASE LIST YOUR AVAILABILITY for these dates in your submission (as per instructed below )- we need to show photos to the director ASAP, based on availability, as well as your look, for selection.

Due to available period costume sizes:
WOMEN must be a size 0 to 12, and no bigger than a C cup (no exceptions)
MEN must be between a 38 Reg and a 46 Reg coat, maximum.
Please submit to ORIGINALSEXTRAS@GMAIL.COM
and put “VIKINGS” in the subject.

AND NOTE- if you are submitting for both you AND your kids, please submit ALL of you in one complete email.

 

All submitting need to follow the following instructions:

CURRENT PHOTOS- Please make sure you send a good face photo from the shoulders up, with no other people in the picture, no sunglasses and no hats, and a photo of you, from the waist or knees up in a pleasant look that we can see your basic figure/shape.

YOUR HAIR LENGTH NEEDS TO BE VISIBLE IN AT LEAST ONE OF THE PHOTOS YOU SEND and MEN NEED TO SEND IN A PHOTO OF YOUR CURRENT HAIR LENGTH and/or FACIAL HAIR ESPECIALLY!

Then please List the following:

  • NAME
  • NAME of parent (if submitting for a child)
  • PHONE NUMBER (s)
  • Email address
  • CITY and STATE where you live (or will be coming from!)
  • AGE
  • Height
  • Weight
  • SIZES!!!
  • Men : Jacket, Collar, Sleeve, Waist, Inseam and Shoe
  • Women: Dress size, Bust/Bra size, waist and Shoe
  • Kids: list boy or girls size (pants, shirts, shoe, etc…)

———AND———
LIST YOUR AVAILABILITY : If you are open for all of the dates listed above, just put “OPEN FOR ALL” at the end of your stats in the body of your email.
If you are only open for one of the fitting days or work days, etc… then specify which days/dates…

***NOTE- if you are submitting for both you AND your kids, please submit ALL of you in one complete email.

NOTE: YOU MUST BE WILLING TO WORK IN CONYERS, Georgia
THE RATE IS $60 for 8 hrs with OT after that. Fittings are 1/4 check of the base rate ($15).

We will notify you by email if you are being submitted to the director and producers

If you were wondering about what Vikings may look like and how scruffy should your facial hair be… check out the History Channels version of Vikings.

 



2 thoughts on “Kids, Adults & Musicians to play Vikings on TV Series in Atlanta

  1. Barry Hester

    I would like some information or links on how to become a extra on the tv show Vikings. Thanks.

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