NOW CASTING PAID BACKGROUND ACTORS for the UPCOMING TELEVISION MINI-SERIES, “ROOTS”!

WE WILL BE CASTING MEN AND WOMEN OF ALL AGES/ETHNICITIES!!

“ROOTS” is a remake of the original mini-series, “ROOTS”, and is scheduled to air in 2016 on three cable networks: HISTORY, LIFETIME and A&E.
STORY LINE:
The original “ROOTS” (1977) is known for earning 9 Emmys, a Golden Globe and a Peabody award.

DATES/FILMING LOCATION: Mid August-December : New Orleans, LA and surrounding areas

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION:
Email: rootsextrascasting@gmail.com

Subject Line: GENERAL SUBMISSION

INCLUDE IN SUBMISSION: Name, Age, Contact #, Height/Weight, Wardrobe sizes, City/state of Residency, reliable transportation: YES OR NO, list any musical instruments you play, and include 2 CURRENT, CLEAR photos like the example attached.
Do not wear hats/sunglasses or makeup. Please wear hair down & natural.
**Feel free to include any previous experience you may have working as a stand-in.

SUBMISSION NOTE: BG will be asked to stop grooming. Please inform us prior in submission if you cannot commit. If you do not currently have grown out hair, please re-submit in time once your hair is grown out. Fittings will likely take place throughout the run of the shoot and not everyone will be cast immediately.

MEN: GROW HAIR ON HEAD and FACE Continuously: No modern haircuts such as Fades, military cuts, unnatural hair colors….Please note if you are NOT OKAY with receiving a haircut.
WOMEN: We will be casting females with NATURAL HAIR given the time period. We will not be hiring anyone with modern hairstyles/or colors. No highlights/or roots accepted. We do not currently know the length requirements. Please note if you are NOT OKAY with receiving a haircut.
Everyone: If you have visible piercings, braces, gold teeth or tattoos: Please make note when submitting if you have any of these. No well kempt nails on hands/no polish and no makeup.

A few notes:
*** ONCE THE CASTING PROCESS IS UNDERWAY, NOT EVERYONE WILL BE CONTACTED IMMEDIATELY. CASTING WILL BE AN ONGOING PROCESS THROUGH DECEMBER. SAME GOES FOR FITTINGS MOST LIKELY.

*** NO CALLS TO THE OFFICE PLEASE

***Please DO NOT RUSH to submit! You have plenty of time. Sending us the correct information and proper photos is what we are looking for.

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