CASTING BACKGROUND ACTORS

*PITTSBURGH SCENES* 

FILMING IN THE PITTSBURGH AREA AND SURROUNDING OUTER CITIES 


*We will be updating this as we have more information around protocol and needs because of Covid 19, everyones safety is the most important part of us getting back to work.  
​As of now - this is what we are considering!*

STORY LINE: 


Otto is a grumpy isolated widower with staunch principles, strict routines and a short fuse, who gives everyone in his neighborhood a hard time as he watches over it like a hawk. Just as it seems like he’s finally given up on life, an unlikely and reluctant friendship develops with his new neighbors. Little by little, Otto Undergoes a subtle transformation…but is he really capable of change? 

WHEN WE ARE FILMING:
FILMING LATE FEBRUARY THROUGH EARLY MAY, 2022

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:
Extras Casting is seeking paid non-union background actors for the feature film “A MAN CALLED OTTO”  Starring TOM HANKS in the Greater Pittsburgh Region and surrounding areas!  


*We will be looking for folks who can join us for multiple days - and looking for people who could work 1-2 days here or there.  


*We will also be looking for a group of people to rotate throughout with their cars. 

If you are interested in working in a scene with your 1970's - 2018 car - please submit to our car section.* 

*Looking for kids, teens, adults of all ethnicities! Extras will portray, TOWN LOCALS, COLLEGE STUDENTS, ARMY RECRUITS, HOSPITAL STAFF, DINER PATRONS, FACTORY WORKERS, TRAIN STATION EMPLOYEES, TRAVELERS & more fictional characters of all types from 1970’s looks to today!  Opportunities for multiple days of work throughout the show.

We are committed to inclusive, diverse casting. Please submit without regard to age, sex, ethnicity, disability, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity or any other basis protected by law unless otherwise specifically indicated.

COVID 19:
*YOU WILL NEED TO FOLLOW ALL PRODUCTION GUIDELINES AND TESTING PROTOCOLS DUE TO COVID TO BE ELIGIBLE TO WORK* (more details to come)
*AS OF NOW THIS PRODUCTION WILL BE REQUIRING ALL BACKGROUND TALENT 5 YEARS OLD AND OLDER TO BE FULLY VACCINATED TO BE CONSIDERED - (PLEASE STILL FEEL FREE TO SUBMIT IF YOU ARE NOT CURRENTLY VACCINATED AS REGULATIONS CONTINUE TO CHANGE PRODUCTION TO PRODUCTION, HOWEVER FOR THIS PARTICULAR SHOW AS OF NOW, PROOF OF VACCINATION WILL BE NECESSARY FOR EMPLOYMENT**


NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY



We do work 10-14 hour days, sometimes shorter... You will need FULL DAY AVAILABILITY on days you are selected to work. If you cannot clear your day to work, then do not commit to working.  Kids will only work within the hours permitted by the State Labor Laws. 


RATE: $170/12 HOURS  (time and a half after 12)
We cover your covid tests, and pay you to show up to them! :) ​


We will do a lot of communicating via EMAIL & TEXT (will call if no responses after multiple attempts) -
​Our Phone lines are 818 numbers so do not ignore calls or texts from 818 area code! 


APPLY BY CLICKING THE LINKS BELOW!!! 

If you have any questions - email extraspgh@gmail.com


DIRECTED BY MARC FORSTER

STARRING TOM HANKS

THANK YOU FOR COMING TO OUR CASTING PAGE FOR NON-UNION/ NON- SPEAKING EXTRAS/ STAND INS/ AND FEATURED ROLES!