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OLC Now Casting: Enemy Way starring Forest Whitaker

Posted by on February 27, 2013 | Comments Off on OLC Now Casting: Enemy Way starring Forest Whitaker

UPDATE 2/28/13

From Kathryn Brink: ENEMY WAY is seeking 3 cast members!

40’s-60’s MIDDLE EASTERN MALE, distinguished looking

Anyone interested in being considered should email a headshot, resume and contact information to: >>> casting505@gmail.com <<<

Casting Enemy Way starring Forest Whitaker

Extras Casting Director: Tina Kerr – On Location Casting

Project: “Enemy Way” – Feature Film starring Forest Whitaker

Shoot dates: Monday – Saturday schedule from 4/3/13 – 5/30/13. Various time requirements depending on role cast in.

Shoot times: Times vary depending on role cast in. Extras should be prepared to work a 12 hour+ day on the day chosen.

Shoot locations: Deming, NM and Albuquerque, NM

Compensation: NON-UNION Extra Rate is still TBD but will be minimum wage or higher with overtime paid after 8 hours. Lunch and snacks provided.

Talent Specs

STAND-INS: Forest Whitaker MOTORCYCLE DOUBLE – male, African American, age range 25-50, height range 6’0″-6’3″, medium build. MUST be an experienced motorcycle rider with motorcycle license.

EXTRAS: male and female, all ethnicities, all ages!! Although, there will only be a minimum number of children hired for this project.

Some specific types include:

-Drivers with vehicles that are not red, white or black

-Fire Fighters

-Police Officers

-Prison Guards


-Men with Military experience

-Mexican Immigrants

-Pregnant Hispanic Women (should be noticeably pregnant but still able to work)

-Parolees and Gang types (rough looking)

-Border Patrol

-Restaurant and Coffee Shop Customers

-Waiters/Waitresses and Bartenders with experience

-Hispanic Laborers

-Mexican Cumbia Musicians

-Hispanic Latin Dancers (salsa, Cumbia, etc)

-Upscale Politician types with professional attire


-Mosque Attendees

…and many other general extra roles!

Overall Talent Considerations: NO professional acting experience required! NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!


Send submissions to background casting director website ASAP at:

Enter on Talent, Click Register and Talent Application. Complete application and upload 1-2 photos. It is FREE to register so you should NOT pay for the suggested ‘active’ account upgrades that will be offered twice a month. There is NO charge and you can be booked for work with the basic ‘not-active’ profile. DO NOT PAY FOR AN ‘active’ ACCOUNT!!!

-Recent photos of yourself (taken within the past six months)

-**PHOTOS should be of clear good quality, facing forward to camera, NO sunglasses, NO hats, NO silly gestures or faces, and should include ONLY those being submitted for the project.

-In the “”Referred By section please list Enemy Way

If you have additional questions about this project or On Location Casting – please feel free to email us at: onlocationcastingNM@yahoo.com

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New Mexico Actors/Extras Documentary Call

Posted by on February 14, 2013 | Comments Off on New Mexico Actors/Extras Documentary Call


From J. Nathan Simmons:

Attention all Background Actors & Actors – We want to hear your story! Why did you decided to go into acting? Tell us!

In partnership with Chiliwood Productions we are planning to make a documentary showcasing why people in New Mexico love working on film.

Send a brief description about you and your story to background.story.documentary@gmail.com

UPDATES TO FOLLOW >> Stay tuned for more information…

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A&E series needs background actors in Santa Fe, NM

Posted by on April 8, 2012 | Comments Off on A&E series needs background actors in Santa Fe, NM

UPDATE 4/29/12: Longmire will premiere Sunday, June 3 on A&E.

Robert Baxter is casting Background Extras for the A&E television series, Longmire.

“…we are in need of a group of BG artists to be in a Night Club Scene in Santa Fe in about 2 weeks. First off this is A&E there is no nudity. We need very Beautiful Waitresses and bartenders and 40 or 50 Rough looking patrons between 30 yo 50 y/o.” –Robert Baxter

If you are interested and fit the description, send a recent pic and contact phone number to robertbaxtercasting@yahoo.com.

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Casting RODEO Crowd

Posted by on June 20, 2011 | Comments Off on Casting RODEO Crowd

New Mexico’s own über casting agent Elizabeth Gabel needs paid background for a Rodeo scene in a feature film being shot in Galisteo, NM on June 28th.

Experienced players preferred, but not required.

Call Elizabeth at 505-exp-ired to inquire about submitting for these parts.

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Casting, asting, asting…

Posted by on December 13, 2010 | Comments Off on Casting, asting, asting…


Anvil Springs Entertainment will be holding an open casting call for speaking and background roles for three feature film trailers.

Casting non-descript / all types; Ages 16+

(if you are under 18, you need a parent present)

When: Saturday, December 18, 2010

Time: 1PM to 7PM

Where: Clarion Hotel, 7620 Pan American Fwy. N.E., Albuquerque, NM 87109

Please DO NOT call the hotel with any questions.

This is an action-packed, fantasy-themed trilogy! Think of “The Chronicles of Narnia” meets “Lord of the Rings.” Filming will take place during two weekends in February. This is a non-union, no pay shoot; however, meals will be provided.

If you cannot make the casting call, please submit your headshot and resume to:


For info on Anvil Springs Entertainment visit www.anvilspringsentertainment.com

“Like” us at www.facebook.com/anvilsprings


Two pilots filming in and around Albuquerque:
Need 18-22yr old attractive “high school looking” people for party scene
$10 per hr.

Nice cars for shoot also needed.

Contact: Maximiliano Martinez for further details.

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Breaking Bad Wide OPEN CALL

Posted by on November 10, 2010 | 4 comments

Meth Madness

Hello – Sadly, there are method-acting specimens for study in abundance for these roles. Happily, this is for pretend – EMMY WINNING pretend!

As we’ve been following for you here, AMC’s Emmy winning series Breaking Bad, picks-up filming season four right here in Albuquerque this coming January.

Here is the current casting call for background and extras from the agency on the case:

BREAKING BAD SEASON 4 will commence filming approx 12 January 2011.

We are looking for background – All types of people. Episode One we will be needing people who can be meth heads.

Please email your current pictures (prefer full body and face close up with your name, age, height, weight shirt size, pants size and your CONTACT PHONE NUMBER to extras@whiteturtlecasting.com.

White Turtle Casting

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Breaking Bad Casting, asting, asting

Posted by on November 8, 2009 | Comments Off on Breaking Bad Casting, asting, asting

Spoiler TV dot com who break many a casting/shoot story report, Emmy winning, NM Production Breaking Bad is currently casting for two plum roles for episode 309 described as:

“[DR. NOCERA] mid 40s – 60. Male or Female. Any ethnicity. A spinal surgeon who gives off an air of total competence while speaking with a patient and the patient’s family. He/she is authoritative but approachable.

[AMPUTEE] Hispanic or Caucasian. We are seeking a male stunt double who has had both legs amputated. This person will need to hurl himself out of a bed and crawl across the floor. Must be willing to shave head…DOUBLE AMPUTEES ONLY”

Locally Film Savage dot com has released this information for what it says is ~tomorrow’s Background Actors FINAL CALL TIMES for episode 308.

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