Upcoming Casting Needs for ROOTS, the miniseries!

THESE WILL ALL BE PAID and FEATURED ROLES!!!!!!

ROLE GROUP 1. Caucasian Males/females to play dancing couples for an upscale 1800’s party scene! 

Must know how to dance/move!! If you know how to do partner dancing, that is a PLUS!!

Age range 18-late 30’s/40’s.

Filming Location: Napoleonville, area
Fitting: Paid and Prior to shoot, in the New Orleans area
Filming Dates: October 5th and 6th

No unnatural color hair, fades, military cuts, and must be willing to look 1800’s.

Email: rootsextrascasting@gmail.com
Subject: DANCER
Include: Name, Age, Contact #, Height/weight, BUST/WAIST Measurements ladies and Waist/Coat size men. NOTE if you have tattoos (location), piercings(location), braces or gold teeth.

Please include:
Current, Clear photos like our photos attached. Stand in front of a solid wall with arms by side. Do not submit photos in period costume or if you do, also send photos in regular clothes. Do not wear hats/sunglasses in photos.

INCLUDE: DANCE EXPERIENCE, INCLUDE ANY PARTNER DANCE EXPERIENCE YOU MAY HAVE AND WE HIGHLY ENCOURAGE YOU TO SEND PHOTOS/VIDEOS DANCING!

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ROLE GROUP 2. CORE GROUP AFRICAN AMERICAN MALES/FEMALES to work as MURRY FARROM SLAVES** THIS IS ALSO FEATURED!! We will select about 20 people for this.

Age Range-MIXED and over 18

Filming Location: Napoleonville, LA to Vacherie, LA
Fitting: Paid and Prior to shoot, in the New Orleans area
Filming Dates: Oct. 1st-13th, pretty much everyday M-F

MUST HAVE OPEN AVAILABILITY TO BE A MURRY FEATURED SLAVE**

NO unnatural colored hair, extensions, fades, military cuts, dreadlocks, braids or wild styles. Must be willing to have hair all natural and grown out.
BEARDS ARE A PLUS***

Email: rootsextrascasting@gmail.com
Subject: MURRAY SLAVE
Include: Name, Age, Contact #, Height/weight, BUST/WAIST Measurements ladies and Waist/Coat size men. NOTE if you have tattoos (location), piercings(location), braces or gold teeth.

Please include:
Current, Clear photos like our photos attached. Stand in front of a solid wall with arms by side. Do not submit photos in period costume or if you do, also send photos in regular clothes. Do not wear hats/sunglasses in photos.

IF YOU PLAY A MUSICAL INSTRUMENT: LET US KNOW

NOTE*** IF you DO NOT SUBMIT PROPER PHOTOS YOU WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED!!

NOTE** TRY TO GET YOUR SUBMISSIONS IN SOONER THAN LATER BEFORE IT IS TOO LATE!!

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NOW CASTING NEW FACES(Caucasian Males over 18) Age range 20′-40’s preferred.

SHOW NAME: ROOTS the miniseries (remake)

This is for an 1800’s cockfight scene so a fitting will possibly be required tomorrow in NOLA. Looking for men who are okay with being clean shaven because our hair department WILL shave your face to fit the time period, clean shaven..mustaches and long sideburns. We are unable to book men with wild hair colors, highlights, fades and military hair styles, please note**Also, our largest coat size we can fit is a 44.

FILMING DATES: Sept 21st, 22nd and potentially 23rd. Must be able to work on the 21st and 22nd to be booked.

FILMING LOCATION: VACHERIE, LA (about 45 min from NOLA and 45 min from Baton Rouge.)

These will likely be long days of filming so do not submit if you have any other obligations, and early morning call times are most likely to happen. We want RELIABLE people!

Email us at:
rootsextrascasting@gmail.com
Subject Line: VACHERIE COCKFIGHT
Include: Name, Age, Contact #, Height/weight, Coat size, location of residency and current, clear photos. Please stand in front of a solid wall with hands by side. Have someone take some quick pics of you with a smart phone! Please do not send photos with hats or glasses on!

Thank you and please spread the word to locals especially and anyone who does not mind working in Vacherie!

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Soon to be casting more African American NEW BORNS (0 -6 months old.)
Sets of multiples preferred***

Show Name: Roots the Miniseries

Shooting Locations: New Orleans area or potentially Baton Rouge

Shooting Dates: To be announced

Email: rootsextrascasting@gmail.com
Subject: NEW BORN
Include: Name/names, Parent’s Name, Contact #, Birth Date of Infants, Weight/Length of Infants and current/clear photos. Please submit photos of your babies lying down with NO hats or bows on.

“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.

 

Roots remake now casting in New Orleans

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