The City of Chattanooga Department of Education, Arts & Culture and the Chattanooga SE Tennessee Film Commission announced that a second Open Casting Call for the feature film “42” will take place on Saturday, from 11 a.
m. to 4 p.m. at the center court of Eastgate Town Center (I-24 and I-75), located at 5600 Brainerd Road, 37411.
Casting Directors with Catrett Locke Casting (Atlanta) announced they are in need of many hundreds more from Tennessee to be background talent for the feature film, “42,” produced by Legendary Films in Tennessee and Alabama in 2012. The film is currently planning to shoot in the Chattanooga area for five weeks beginning in May 2012. All positions are paid.
The film is based on the life story of Jackie Robinson and his history-making signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey. It is written by Brian Helgeland and stars Harrison Ford and Chad Bozeman.
Catrett Locke Casting is specifically seeking:
· Casting ages 18 and over for “ALL LOOKS”- Looking for great character faces
· Baseball fans, umpires and coaches
· People with the 1940’s look.
· Everyone, please come relaxed and dress In your best 1940’s attire
· People are encouraged, not required, to come dressed in 1940’s attire for the open call.
· A costume contest will be part of the Open Casting Call and the winners will be cast by CL Casting in the film.
· Absolutely no brown
· Women-Dresses, tailored skirts and blouses, oxford shoes, pumps, hats (small) vintage if they have them
· Men-Dress pants, Short Sleeve button shirts, suspenders, sportcoats, dress shoes, fedoras
Free parking. Please bring a pen and headshots if you have them. Headshots are not required. Please know your wardrobe sizes (height, waist, inseam, shoe, etc.).
EAC Administrator Missy Crutchfield said, “The City of Chattanooga Department of Education, Arts & Culture’s Eastgate Senior Activity Center will be hosting a special CASTING CALL OPEN HOUSE throughout the day. If you are 55 and over or about to turn 55, stop by the center and learn more about the more than 100 unique activities, events, and bus excursions available.”
Eastgate Town Center General Manager Paul Mallchok said, “We are honored to be hosting the casting calls for the film ‘42’ atEastgate Town Center. And it’s a great opportunity for people to come by and see what’s available here, including the Eastgate Senior Activity Center.”
For more information about the Chattanooga SE Tennessee Film Commission or the City of Chattanooga Department of Education, Arts & Culture contact Melissa Turner 425-7826 or email@example.com.