J.J Abrams, NBC “Revolution” is filming in Austin. Casting directors at OLC need extras to portray patriots,civilians and Texas Rangers.
They are seeking men of all ethnicities between the ages of 18 and 55 in the Austin area for work tomorrow. Also, the show is looking for men who can portray Texas Rangers and civilian workers for filming next week.
NBC’s “Revolution” is a post apocalyptic series about a group of people trying to survive after a massive blackout renders all electronic devices inoperable. This post blackout world has no electricity, no mass communication, no air planes or transit systems and an authoritarian regime has taken over. The show is set 15 years after the massive blackout, in a futuristic world that throws everyone back into the dark ages.
Casting directors are looking to book paid background extras – it is OK if you have already worked as an extra on “Revolution”. Extras are only being cast locally through On Location Casting. The casting directors are seeking extras that are 18 to 65 years old for scenes filming this week and next week.
Please note that the casting directors need anyone submitting to be civilians to first be included in their database, you must also create a profile with OLC. It is free, but they would like everyone interested in that role to have the profile setup before they submit for any specific roles. (see below). If you are submitting for Texas Ranger or Patriot, you do not need to do that step, you can simply send in your information.
AUSTIN, TX Casting Notice – NBC Television series “Revolution” for work on WEDNESDAY 4/2/14 and MONDAY 4/7/14.
WILLOUGHBY PATRIOTS: Male, All ethnicities, age range 18-55, weapon experience preferred.
TEXAS RANGERS: Male, all ethnicities, age range 25-60, weapon experience preferred.
AUSTIN CIVILIAN WORKERS: Male, all ethnicities, age range 18-65. Can have worked as an Austin Townsperson – but NO Willoughby!
–OK to specify which role you prefer, however WE will decide which role we feel you are best suited for based on available space–
**Okay if you have previously worked as any of these characters.
Pay rate is $64.00 for 8 hours plus overtime paid after 8 hours (if necessary).
You must be local to Austin, Texas!
We obviously do NOT have Call Times yet so it could be a VERY early morning start and/or could possibly shoot late into the evening/night. You MUST have open/flexible availability if submitting so that you can work WHATEVER the call times ends up being. If not, please DO NOT SUBMIT!
To submit for work – Please EMAIL US ASAP to: onlocationcastingTX@yahoo.com with subject line REV WEDS or REV MON (whichever you are submitting for). You MUST include your first & last name, a contact number and a recent photo of yourself and weapon experience (if submitting for Ranger or Patriot role).
You DO NOT need to be in the database in order to submit for the role of a PATRIOT or RANGER but you do for the Civilian Workers.
**PLEASE DO NOT send more than one email!
PLEASE DO NOT email if you don’t fit these casting requirements or are not available on the listed work date!! Thanks!
**PLEASE DO NOT CALL OUR OFFICE ABOUT THIS BOOKING unless specifically requested!!**
If you do not have a profile with us, please go to www.onlocationcasting.net and complete a Talent Application before sending email that you are available. It is FREE to register and you do not have to have a paid ‘active’ account in order to be booked for work.
“Our entire way of life depends on electricity. So what would happen if it just stopped working? Well, one day, like a switch turned off, the world is suddenly thrust back into the dark ages. Planes fall from the sky, hospitals shut down, and communication is impossible“. …… Check out the trailer!