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| Monday, Jul 12, 2021
FILE PHOTO: Crews work on set of filming being done in the Santa Clarita Valley.

Casting for the movie “Babylon,” set to be filmed near the Santa Clarita Valley later this month, is searching for more local residents to play extras.

Part of the film is set to be filmed near Lake Piru July 21-22, as well as other nearby areas, according to casting director Sande Alessi, who is known for her work on “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest,” “Argo” and “Fight Club.”

Two open casting calls are scheduled this week in Agoura Hills to search for movie-star types, as well as grizzled and rough types, extreme characters, executive/cleaned up types, extremely skinny, bathing beauties, missing teeth and homeless-type characters.

Casting is looking for 18- to 90-year-old men and women of all ethnicities who are non-union.

The movie, set in late 1920s Hollywood as the movie industry transitions from silent films to talkies, is directed by Oscar-winning director Damien Chazelle and stars Oscar-award-winning actors Margot Robbie and Brad Pitt, among others. “Babylon” is set to be released Dec. 25.

The film is set to pay for an extra’s COVID-19 testing and costume fitting, as well as $120 for eight hours, plus overtime and $15 for gas.

The open casting calls are scheduled 10 a.m. to noon Thursday and 4-6 p.m. Friday at Whizin Market Square, located at 28914 Roadside Drive, No, 28884, in Agoura Hills. RSVP by emailing SilentPictureCasting@gmail.com.

Those who are unable to attend the casting call can email Roaring20sCasting@gmail.com. In your email, please include a full-body photo, with a plain, white background, contact information, height, weight, waist and coat size, and “1920s People” in the subject line.

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  1. Robert A Torres says:

    Been in Local 600 for 50 years. Have a pretty good idea of what extras as well as actors. I’m normally behind the camera, so being in front of the camera, would be a change. I’m 76 years old. Thanks

  2. Sherri Leon says:

    What are the dates in San Gabriel?

  3. Masoda samyee says:

    A lot of people want to work

  4. Jonah Dickens says:

    I live in scv and if you guys need extras I can be available

  5. Nadia Duckett says:

    Hello I am interest as an Extra in the filming of “Babylon” movie near Santa Clarita Valley. I live in The Santa Clarita Valley area. Please let me know if there is any additional information I need to know.
    Thank you,
    Nadia Duckett

  6. Karyn says:

    Interested in being a extra have experience. Please reply, been on several TV shows. Have worked with CC and Rich
    Hope to hear from you
    Thank you

  7. Marie Mason says:

    I live locally.

  8. marcus barrios says:

    live right in the heart of SCV in valencia and would love to have any part or extra role!!

  9. Tammy Santoro says:

    I live at travel village rv park space D1 one of the crew is parked right next to me. Free to work any hours any days 57 yrs old no gray hair yet brown hair blue eyes 5ft 4 inches chubby size 22 2xL jacket.listens well never Kate always willing to help others.

  10. Nathan Carter says:

    Yeah baby

  11. Catherine Walker says:

    I live in SCV. I’m available to be an extra

  12. Steven Nicoloro says:

    5’7” long hair long beard missing front teeth 210lbs perfect for one of the extras.

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