The Doug Liman film “Mena” which stars Tom Cruise is in production in Georgia and casting some gorgeous stewardess types.
“Mena” is filming this summer around the Atlanta area and Central Casting has a casting call out for background talent to play stewardesses. The film’s extras casting directors are seeking beautiful women ages 20 to 30 something who are 5’5″ or taller and a size 6 for a scene filming next Tuesday. The film is looking for talent who has never worked on the film and available in the Atlanta area. “Mena” is also casting teens, tourist types, Hispanic men, and others.
The film is set in the 70s and 80s during the events that led up to the Iran Contra Scandal which rocked the Reagan administration. THR reports that “Mena” will focus on an ex navy seal / fired TWA pilot who gets recruited by the CIA to fly planes smuggling contraband through South America. The film is set in the 80s when United States government officials sold arms to Iran even though there was an embargo. “Mena” will be directed by Doug Liman and is written by Gary Spinelli. Joining Tom Cruise in the cast are Jayma Mays and Sarah Wright. The movie is being produced by Cross Creek Pictures and Imagine Entertainment.
Interested? Here is the casting notice for “Mena”:
MENA working on Tuesday, 6/23, we are looking for some really beautiful Stewardess types, any ethnicity, appearing to be in their 20s – 30s, 5’5 and taller, dress size 6 or smaller.
You cannot have worked the movie MENA yet to be considered for this. There will also be a fitting for this either Friday 6/19 or Monday, 6/22.
If interested, please send a photo with height/weight and a contact number to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Not a gorgeous Stewerdess type? Well, the movie is also looking for an elderly Columbian woman and police / agent types for an upcoming scene:
For the movie, MENA, we are taking submissions for an elderly Colombian looking woman who appears to be in her late 70s or older. You will be in your underwear (full coverage – no nudity) with drugs strapped to you.
Work date is pending. If interested, please email a photo with height, weight and a contact number to: email@example.com
Talent living in the Atlanta area may also apply to be considered for more general background roles through Central Casting. If you do not fit the above types yet want to be considered for upcoming scenes, see this link for submission information.
Teen extras, 15 to 17 year old boys:
Working on Saturday, 6-27.
Wwe are looking for 15-17 year old Caucasian looking boys who have not worked the movie yet. This scene takes place in 1954 so no buzz cuts or super short hair. If interested, please send a photo that reflects a current hair style with height/weight and contact information to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Short Hispanic men:
We are looking for Hispanic looking men who are 5’8 and shorter, with a waist size of 32 or smaller. You CANNOT have worked the movie MENA yet. It is possible that you may be working late into the night. If interested, please email a photo with height, weight and a contact number to: email@example.com.
For MENA, for a fitting tomorrow 6/19 to work Tuesday 6/23 working in the Atlanta area.
We are looking for tourist types, who appear to be 40 -60 years old, women dress size 8 and under, men coat size 44 and under, no crew cuts or shaved heads. Currently we are no longer taking submissions for Caucasian looking people but any other ethnic looks are welcome to apply. If interested, please email a photo with height/weight and a contact number to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please title your email ‘TOURIST.’