Casting Call for Featured Extras in Memphis for CMT’s “Million Dollar Quartet”

06/20/2016

There is a casting call out in the Memphis, TN area for the upcoming CMT mini series “Million Dollar Quartet.

The miniseries is in production in the Memphis area and is now casting locals who would like to work as paid background actors on the set.  The show has a few upcoming scenes that will be needing  background actors  for an upcoming scene. The scenes will be filming this week and On Location Casting is now accepting submissions for the roles listed below.

According to a press release, The series will focus on the musicians’ rapid rise to fame during a time of political change and social unrest.  “Million Dollar Quartet”  is a Tony Award-winning musical based on the recording sessions that featured Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis. CMT will be making  an 8 part mini-series that will air on CMT later in 2016.

Call to Memphis

Million Dollar Quartet” is a recording of an impromptu jam session involving Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Johnny Cash made on December 4, 1956, at the Sun Record Studios in Memphis, Tennessee.  – Wikipedia

Casting Notice for Movie / Mini-series in Memphis TN

Pay rate for this Featured Extra role is $300.00 for the day. You will receive a check in the mail usually 10-14 business days AFTER you work.

–We will not be providing mileage/gas reimbursement or accommodations to anyone working as background talent on this project. You are responsible for your own transportation and local accommodation.–

Location is in the MEMPHIS, TN area.

 

MEMPHIS, TN Casting Notice – CMT Television series “Million Dollar Quartet” for work Wednesday 6/22/16. *MUST also be able to attend a wardrobe Fitting on TUESDAY 6/21/16

We do not have Call Times so you would need to be fully 100% available on work dates. You MUST have open/flexible availability if submitting so that you can work WHATEVER the call times & wrap times end up being. If not, please DO NOT SUBMIT.

FEATURED EXTRA:

JANE MITCHUM: female. Caucasian, age range 18-21 (to look like a young 16-17 year old), conservative, small to medium size due to period costumes (NO larger than size 8), natural colored hair ONLY and short to shoulder length hair or willing to let us give you a 1950s period style hair cut which would likely be to shoulder length. Short fingernails only – no acrylics or obviously fake nails. NO visible tattoos (especially on arms or neck/chest) and NO piercings! MUST BE COMFORTABLE WITH SEXUAL CONTENT!! In this scene you will be taken behind a curtain and will be caught with your hand down the pants of ‘Jerry Lee Lewis’. There will most likely be NO nudity, but you should be comfortable with possibly having your blouse unbuttoned and being with a lead actor who has his pants unzipped/pulled down. This will require a self-tape video audition so that we can see you are comfortable acting out a scene of this type.

MUST be 100% confortable with being in a scene with implied sexual activity and content!!

To submit for work – Please EMAIL US to: onlocationcasting1@gmail.com with subject line JANE MITCHUM. You MUST include first & last name, age, a valid contact number, height, weight, sizes and a RECENT photo taken within the past month. Please also specify that you are comfortable with the content. Once we receive your photo/email submission, we will respond with instructions for putting yourself on video. Please submit ASAP

Pay rate for this Featured Extra role is $240.00 for the day (Musician session fee). You will receive a check in the mail usually 10-14 business days AFTER you work.

–We will not be providing mileage/gas reimbursement or accommodations to anyone working as background talent on this project. You are responsible for your own transportation and local accommodation.–

Location is in the MEMPHIS, TN area.

FEATURED EXTRA:

CHURCH PIANIST: female. Caucasian, age range 40-50, conservative, small to average size due to period costumes (NO larger than size 12), natural colored hair ONLY and short to shoulder length hair or willing to let us give you a 1950s period style hair cut which would likely be to shoulder length. Short fingernails only – no acrylics or obviously fake nails. NO visible tattoos (especially on arms or neck/chest) and NO piercings!
MUST be an experienced PIANO PLAYER who can sight read music. You would be playing both love and to playback so should be completely comfortable in your piano skills. Style would be typical church hymns.

To submit for work – Please EMAIL US to: MDQextras2016@gmail.com with subject line PIANO PLAYER. You MUST include first & last name, age, a valid contact number, height, weight, sizes and a RECENT photo taken within the past month. You must also include information about your piano playing experience.

PLEASE DO NOT send more than one email! PLEASE DO NOT email if you don’t fit these casting requirements or are not available on the listed work date!

 

CMT Million Dollar Quartet

EXTRAS

Pay rate for EXTRAS is $64.00 for 8 hours ($8.00/hour with an 8 hour guarantee). Overtime will be paid after 8 hours. You will receive a check in the mail usually 10-14 business days AFTER you work.

CHURCH GOERS: male and female. Caucasian, age range 18-70. Men: NO facial hair-small mustache may be acceptable), NO visible tattoos (especially on arms or neck/chest) and NO piercings! Short hair or willing to let us give you a short 1950s period style hair cut. LADIES – Natural colored hair ONLY and short to shoulder length hair or willing to let us give you a 1950s period style hair cut which would likely be to shoulder length. Short fingernails only – no acrylics or obviously fake nails.

CHURCH GOER KIDS: male and female, Caucasian, age range 5-13.

WORKING CLASS CROWD: male and female. Caucasian, age range 25-55. Men: NO facial hair-small mustache may be acceptable), NO visible tattoos (especially on arms or neck/chest) and NO piercings! Short hair or willing to let us give you a short 1950s period style hair cut. LADIES – Natural colored hair ONLY and short to shoulder length hair or willing to let us give you a 1950s period style hair cut which would likely be to shoulder length. Short fingernails only – no acrylics or obviously fake nails.

BARTENDER: male, Caucasian, age range 22-40. Experience preferred but not required. Men: NO facial hair-small mustache may be acceptable), NO visible tattoos (especially on arms or neck/chest) and NO piercings! Short hair or willing to let us give you a short 1950s period style hair cut

WAITRESS: female, Caucasian, age range 20-40. Experience preferred but not required. LADIES – Natural colored hair ONLY and short to shoulder length hair or willing to let us give you a 1950s period style hair cut which would likely be to shoulder length. Short fingernails only – no acrylics or obviously fake nails.

BAR PATRONS: male and female. Caucasian, age range 18-70. Men: NO facial hair-small mustache may be acceptable), NO visible tattoos (especially on arms or neck/chest) and NO piercings! Short hair or willing to let us give you a short 1950s period style hair cut. LADIES – Natural colored hair ONLY and short to shoulder length hair or willing to let us give you a 1950s period style hair cut which would likely be to shoulder length. Short fingernails only – no acrylics or obviously fake nails.

–We will not be providing mileage/gas reimbursement or accommodations to anyone working as background talent on this project. You are responsible for your own transportation and local accommodation.–
Location is in the MEMPHIS, TN area.

To submit for work – Please EMAIL US to: MDQextras2016@gmail.com with subject line WEDNESDAY EXTRAS. Please specify what day you would prefer your fitting. You MUST include first & last name, age, a valid contact number, height, weight, sizes and a RECENT photo taken within the past month. *also, if you have not already done so, please create a talent profile in the OLC database at www.onlocationcasting.net (so that you will be in our system and on file for future opportunities). It is not required, but it sure is helpful!
PLEASE DO NOT send more than one email! PLEASE DO NOT email if you don’t fit these casting requirements or are not available on the listed work date!



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