Key & Peele Movie beginning production and now casting extras.
Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele will be doing a movie together. The film “Keanu” is about to begin production in Louisiana and has a call out for a few background roles.
The New Line Cinema project will be filming in the New Orleans area. Central Casting is seeking to fill a few roles for work next month. The comedy is seeking talent to play strippers, drug king pins, Mexican cartel and their girlfriends. NOLA area talent which fits the below descriptions may apply in person at the Central Casting Louisiana office.
Keanu is a comedy which will focus on 2 friends who try to infiltrate the underground drug market. The pair must pretend to be drug dealers in order to infiltrate the dug world in order to find their stolen pet. Key and Peele are producing the project and the film is written by Alex Rubens.
KEANU – Filming in New Orleans June 1st – July 10th
We are now taking submissions for background to work on this new movie starring Key & Peele. Please see categories below and be sure to include the category name in the subject line of your submission. Only looking for people who can work in New Orleans as locals.
KEANU – Working next week in New Orleans (Uptown)
Now casting a few background spots for next week working in Uptown. Please note the work dates below and include which ones you are available for in your submission. MUST BE REGISTERED with Central Casting to work on this.
- MONDAY 6/1 through THURSDAY 6/4 (4-day call) Neighbors w/ Cars – 20’s-40’s looking, all ethnicities, Clean Cut Middle Class types with cars in good clean condition (no red, white or black). Thursday will be working outside at NIGHT and in real or fake RAIN.
- TUESDAY 6/2 & THURDAY 6/4 (2-day call) Neighbors – 20’s-40’s looking, all ethnicities, Clean Cut Middle Class types .
- THURSDAY 6/4 Neighbors – 20’s-50’s looking, all ethnicities, Clean Cut Middle Class types. Thursday will be working outside at NIGHT and in real or fake RAIN.
Please submit the first five of your social, name and phone number to: KEANU@CENTRALCASTING.COM If submitting for a car spot, be sure to include color / year / make / model of car in your submission.
STRIPPERS – 20’s-30’s African American, Hispanic, Asian & Caucasian looking women. Attractive and great bodies willing to be scantily clad and dancing like strippers. Also looking for some willing to be topless on camera. Rate will vary between $175-$300 per day based on whether you are chosen as a dancer walking around, dancing or appearing topless. Be sure to note in submission if you are topless willing and if you have any dancer experience. Please also include a body shot in a bikini or the likes.
DRUG KINGPIN ASSOCIATES – 20’s-50’s African American, Hispanic, Asian & Caucasian looking men. Tough drug pusher looks. Tattoos are great, as long as you can provide clearance from the tattoo artist or designer of the tattoo.
MEXICAN CARTEL GUARDS – 20’s-40’s Hispanic looking. Menacing looking.
DRUG DEALER GIRLFRIENDS – 20’s-early 40’s African American, Hispanic, Asian & Caucasian looking women. Tough gang banger girlfriend looks. Tattoos are great, as long as you can provide clearance from the tattoo artist or designer of the tattoo.
If not registered with Central Casting already, you will need to come into our office to register, prior to being booked for any roles. It’s free to do and you can come in Monday-Friday from 9:30am-5:30pm. We will be taking your picture and you will have to fill out registration paperwork including an I9.
We are located at 1450 Poydras St, Suite #1420, New Orleans 70112 (Benson Tower 14th Floor).
Email pictures, name, phone number and put the category in the subject line to: KEANU@CENTRALCASTING.COM