BARTLESVILLE, Okla. - While selections are ongoing for extras for the feature film 'August: Osage County' starring Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts, the movie's casting office is now taking applications for some specific extra roles.
Casting directors are looking for emergency medical technicians, 1998 or older vehicles and a man with long gray hair for the movie to begin filming this month in Osage and Washington counties in northeastern Oklahoma.
Directed by John Wells, the movie is based on an award-winning play by Oklahoma's own Tracy Letts, a story about the dysfunctional Weston family which comes together when their alcoholic patriarch goes missing.
According to Freihofer Casting, film-makers are seeking emergency medical technicians with certification. To fill the role, they must be available to work at least one day and must submit a photo and experience. Those selected for the role will receive $7.50 an hour with an 8-hour guarantee.
The 1998 or older vehicles now sought for must be in good condition. They can be sedans, SUVs, station wagons, coupes of any color except for white or red. Those interested must include a photograph of themselves and their vehicle and the year, make and model of their vehicle. The $7.50 an hour with an 8-hour guarantee.
The gray-haired man must have long gray or silver hair, but not long past the shoulders. He must not have any facial hair, must be of a thin-to-medium build, be able to swim and must be between 5 feet, 11 inches and 6 feet, 2 inches tall.
Those interested in the roles must:
Those selected for the film project will be notified by email.
Those planning on sending submissions must do so as soon as possible as filming may be as early as Saturday, according to Freihofer Casting.
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