New Sci-fi film series ‘The 5th Wave’ is now casting Military Types in Atlanta


A new post-apocalyptic film trilogy is in the works. The first film of the series called ‘The 5th Wave’ is now filming in Georgia and is casting paid extras to work  in Atlanta / Norcross area.

The Fifth Wave‘ is an alien invasion story. The movie is based on the books written by Rick Yancey of the same name. The film is being produced by Toby Maguire (‘Spiderman‘). The film’s casting directors at Tammy Smith are looking for some men and women to play soldiers and guards in scenes filming later this week, Friday and Saturday.

Chloë Grace Moretz will star as our heroine Cassie Sullivan. Cassie’s world has been torn apart by waves of alien attacks. Cassie has survived 4 waves of attacks but The 5th Wave is still to come. Through all the turmoil, Cassie becomes separated from her brother and must now rush to find him before the 5th Wave. Cassie meets another teen along the way, the mysterious Evan Walker who is played by Alex Roe . ‘The 5th Wave‘ will also star Liev Schreiber as the bad guy and Nick Robinson as ‘Zombie’.

You can check out current & past casting calls for ‘The 5th Wave’ here.

Rick Yancey '5th Wave' casting call for kids and teens

Tammy Smith has released the following extras casting information for the 5th Wave:

For the feature film “The 5th Wave” – MILITARY OFFICERS!!!
(Norcross), GA for FRI 12/19 & SAT 12/20


between ages 25 – 60 – to portray officers in a military strategy room
(military and police experience is a plus but not mandatory)
ALL should be physically fit and in good shape
to portray military OFFICERS

This will be DAYTIME filming and will be a very small, fairly featured group of officers with one of the main actors in the film.


1. This works FRI 12/19 and SAT 12/20 – You MUST be available for BOTH DAYS!!!

2. Men need to have short hair, or willing to have hair cut
(NOT an extreme military cut, but should be neat
especially around the ears and neck).
Men need to be CLEAN SHAVEN
– only a cop-like mustache is allowed if any facial hair.

3. NEW FACES ONLY PLEASE – or if you worked the show before you CANNOT have been featured on camera or in a specific other group.

4. Pay rate for THIS group is $64 for 8 hrs with OT after that.

Please send an email to:

and put “WAR ROOM” in the subject line

(one of from shoulders up and one from the knees up- your hair color and length should be visible in at least one photo)
NOTE a photo of you looking the part or a more serious photo without a smile is appreciated – it doesn’t have to look mean, but just not a big smile.

and also INCLUDE:

First and Last NAME
PHONE # (s) (XXX-XXX-XXXX format please)
EMAIL address
CITY and STATE where you live (or will be coming from)
Men: jacket/coat, collar, sleeve, waist, inseam, shoe
Women: Dress, Bust/Bra Cup, Waist, Pant, shoe

Although experience is not mandatory for this posting, PLEASE describe any military experience (or police) and/or skills that you have. You can also list your physical fitness training (Martial Arts, etc…) to convey you are right for this!

LSO – Please list any acting experience you may have or attach a resume if you have one.

This will film/shoot in the NORCROSS, GA area and you must be willing to work local here as an extra.

If you don’t fit the above part, you can check out all the other great shows and movies that are currently casting and filming in the Atlanta, GA area.

One thought on “New Sci-fi film series ‘The 5th Wave’ is now casting Military Types in Atlanta

  1. Michael Moss

    Will the “5th Wave ” be filming @ Pinewood Studios? If not,Is there a production office address?


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