“Manhunt: Lone Wolf” will be holding an open casting call this week in the Pittsburgh, PA area.
Calling kids, teens, adults and seniors – Come be in a TV show.
According to the Pittsburgh Gazette, the film is looking for thousands of extras and casting directors will be at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center on the 11th of this month to meet with folks who would like to be background actors on the production. The casting call is for paid extra work in Pittsburgh, PA and no experience is required to work as a paid movie extra.
“Manhunt” is part of an anthology that will follow the search for the Centennial Olympic Park Bomber in the year 1996. During the summer of 1996 and during the summer Olympic Games in Atlanta, over 100 people were hurt and 2 people lost their lives when a pipe bomb was set off.
Manhunt Season 2, Manhunt: Lone Wolf, will chronicle one of the largest and most complex manhunts on U.S. soil — the search for the 1996 Atlanta Olympics Bomber — and the media firestorm that consumed the life of Richard Jewell in its wake.
Jack Huston & Cameron Britton will be starring in “Manhunt: Lone Wolf” which is a project for Spectrum and Lionsgate Television. Spectrum made a deal with Lionsgate for the Manhunt anthology series.
Also according to the Pittsburgh Gazette, he project will begin filming in the Pittsburgh area around early June and casting directors are trying to get a jump on extras casting for the project by holding an open casting call. The Pittsburgh Gazette reports that 1000’s of extras will be needed of all types, ages and ethnicities.
Production is expected to run from early June through October in the Pittsburgh area. Adults, seniors, teens and children ages 6-12 of all ethnicities are needed to fill a wide variety of roles.
The open casting is from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday on the upper level of the convention center. More information can be found at movieextraspittsburgh.com.
“Manhunt: Lone Wolf” is a continuation of the “Manhunt” series which had the “Manhunt: Unabomber” air on the Discovery Channel some time ago.
As for the open call, folks in the area that are interested in applying for a small role in the movie, do not need to pre-register or send any info in prior to the date. This is an open call and those interested simply need to show up and fill out some paper work in order to be considered.
People can show up anytime between the hours of 9AM – 4PM. According to the casting directors, they will get you in and out as fast as possible so that people coming in do not need to spend the entire day at the casting call. The casting team will be trying to get everyone in and out as fast they can.
This is for roles as paid background actors, so experience is not required and folks attending will not need to prepare a performance of any kind.
The casting team commented that they…
want to meet YOU. Casual. Fun. Relaxed. Make some new friends while you wait!
Photos will be taken at the casting call, so those attending do not need to bring any photos of their own. The casting directors will be there to take photos of everyone that attends.
Pittsburgh open casting call:
Interested? See below for all the details.