Key & Peele’s Movie “Keanu” Casting Call for Extras and Stand-ins in New Orleans


Comedy Central’s, Key & Peele have a new movie in the works and it is now casting extras and stand-ins in NOLA.

The movie’s extras casting directors, Central Casting, are seeking to fill a variety of small roles for scenes that will be filming next week in the New Orleans area. Some of the types they are seeking include clean cut middle class, police types, swat team, EMT’s, firemen and folks with cars that may be used in the shoot. The project is also casting a few stand-ins that are available to work this coming Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

Keanu is described as a buddy comedy in which 2 friends attempt to infiltrate a criminal underground.  After their beloved cat gets stolen, the pair must pretend to be drug dealers in order to retrieve their beloved pet which they believe was stolen by local drug dealing criminals. According to Variety, Key and Peele are producing the new project with New Line. Peter Atencio is set to direct Keanu,   from a script written by  Jordan Peele and Alex Rubens. Alex Rubens is one of the writers for the Comedy Central Key & Peele  series.

Key & Peele movie Keanu now filming in NOLA

KEANU – Filming in New Orleans multiple days next week

NEIGHBORS w/ CARS – 20’s-40’s looking, clean cut middle class Men with nice sedans that are not red, white or black. You must be available on MON 6/29, TUES 6/30 and WED 7/1 for a 3-day call.
POLICE, SWAT, CSI, PARAMEDICS, FIREMEN – Late 20’s-early 50’s looking, all ethnicities, clean cut Men and Women. You must be available on TUES 6/30 and WED 7/1 for a 2-day call.
Please submit current picture, name and phone number to: and put your desired role in the subject line.

KEANU – Stand-ins needed in New Orleans Mon, Tues, Wed

Looking for 4 stand-ins to work next week on Monday 6/29, Tuesday 6/30 and Wednesday 7/1. MUST be available all 3 days in New Orleans.

– 6’1″ Caucasian looking male with brunette hair and athletic build
– 5’1″ or shorter Blonde Caucasian looking female
– 5’1″ or shorter African American looking female
– 6’2″ Bald Light Skinned African American looking male

Please submit current picture, name, phone number and height to: and put STAND-IN in the subject line.

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