Casting Call in Macon for “The Best of Enemies,” A Civil Rights Film Starring Taraji P. Henson


The movie ” is filming in Macon, Georgia and now casting locals to work as paid extras.

Empire”  and “Hidden Figures” actress Taraji P. Henson stars in the period film about segregation in schools during the 60s in North Carolina. Atlanta’s CL Casting is looking for locals that would like to work as paid movie extras in the movie as well as area locals who have cars from the 50s, 60s and 70s. All roles are paid.

Catrett Casting casting is looking to fill a variety of roles for filming which takes place on Saturday, May 20th. The film’s production team is only casting in Macon for that one day as the rest of the movie is filming in the Atlanta area. According to the local site, the civil rights drama is looking for local extras to play parade attenders, beauty queens, Boy Scouts, firefighters and police officers. Also the movie is looking for real-life WWI, WWII, Korean and Vietnam veterans, those in marching bands or who have been in marching bands who have their own instruments, and majorettes or those with baton twirling experience.

Folks who want to work as movie extras on that day should send an email submission to CL casting following the directions below.  Please note that for the Macon shoot, they are only seeking locals as travel expenses are not paid.

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Send an email with your name, age height, weight, phone number and three headshots to For cars, send a photo with info on the color, year, make and model of your vehicle.

Also, the casting team for the film is looking for the following in Atlanta:


Seeking young African American males and females ages 18-25 years to work on ‘Best of Enemies’. Should have small or thin frames and medium to darker skin tone. Everyone must have completely natural hair that can be straightened or is in an afro. Sorry, no wigs. To submit, please email three pictures of yourself, your name, age, height, weight and phone number to Films on various dates May 22nd-July 3rd – you should have an open schedule.

Rate: 64/8
Please use the subject: MAPLE

DEBUTANTE CASTING- Caucasian Females

Seeking Caucasian females ages 18-20 yrs to portray debutantes. Individuals must be between 5’5-5’8. Please include your clothing sizes (shoe, waist, top, dress, pant, bust and bra) in your submission. Include any pageant experience you may have in your submission, if any. Must fit one of the following dress sizes:
blue dress – 32B to 34C bust, 27 inch waist
pink dress – 32B-32C bust, 25 waist
peach dress – 32B-34C, 26 inch waist
lime dress – 32B-32C bust, 26 waist
To submit, please send us 3 photos of yourself along with your name, age, height, weight, current phone number, wardrobe sizes and which color dress you fit to
Films on Saturday, May 20th in MACON, GA
Also let us know if you live in/near Macon, can drive there, or would like to be bussed there from Atlanta.
Rate: 64/8

If anyone knows the UGA majorettes, band members or band directors can you help us reach them?

We are trying to contact the majorettes and can’t find a number on them!
Ladies if you see this, please send us an email at, with your name and contact number.
Please use the Subject: UGA Majorettes

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