Casting Call for paid extras – Kids, Teens and Adults
The remake of the classic western “The Magnificent Seven” will be in production this summer in the Baton Rouge area and they need men, women and kids with great western looks.
Update – This film is still looking for lots of extras of all ages!
The western is seeking to cast people with a an old west look, cowboys with great facial hair and ladies who have natural hair color. Central Casting is now accepting submissions from folks who would like to be cast for small background roles. They have also announced that there will an an open casting call coming up shortly.
Be sure to also check out the Baton Rouge castings page for updates and other productions in the area that may be casting as well.
“The Magnificent Seven” will reunite Antoine Fuqua, Denzel Washington and Ethan Hawke. Fuqua directed Washington and Hawke on “Training Day”. “Training Day” earned Denzel an Oscar and an Oscar nomination for Hawke. According to screenrant, the Magnificent Seven remake will be based on a script written by Nic Pizzolatto (True Detective) then revised by John Lee Hancock (The Alamo). The project is based on the 1960 film of the same name about seven gunslingers who are hired by a widow to protect a village. The original 1960 film starred Yul Brynner, Eli Wallach, Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson, Robert Vaughn, Brad Dexter and James Coburn as the Magnificent Seven.
The film stars Chris Pratt, Denzel Washington, Ethan Hawke, Vincent D’Onofrio, Haley Bennett and Luke Grimes. According to the IMDB page the film is about seven gun men in the old west gradually come together to help a poor village against savage thieves. “The Magnificent Seven” will be filming in the Baton Rouge area May through August 2015 and is scheduled for a January 2017 theatrical release.
Now accepting submissions for The Magnificent Seven
This will be shooting around the Baton Rouge, St. Francisville and Zachary, Louisiana areas.
Please only submit if you are able to get yourself to those areas for work. This will begin shooting in May through August and there will be lots of opportunities for multiple days of work.
This is a Western, so we are looking for MEN with good old west, cowboy looks. LOTS OF FACIAL HAIR a plus! LADIES should not look modern… no modern haircuts, no highlights, just very natural.
Must be comfortable working outdoors and around horses as well.
Please submit a current picture of yourself, name, phone number and where you live to WESTERN@centralcasting.com
You will need to be registered with Central Casting to work on this feature, so be sure to come into our office Monday-Friday to register. Also keep an eye on our Facebook page for another open call coming to the Baton Rouge area soon.