Extras have been have been announced for the third week of filming for the major feature film, AMERICAN UNDERDOG- THE KURT WARNER STORY, from the makers of I CAN ONLY IMAGINE.
Filming is underway in the Oklahoma City area.
This is the heartfelt true story of Kurt Warner, a young man who trained his whole life to play with the NFL, never once turning his back on a dream he knew to be his destiny.
The film stars Zachary Levi, best known for the film SHAZAM!. Levi is also known for such films as TANGLED and THOR: RAGNAROK and for the television series THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL and the title role of the TV series CHUCK. He recently starred in the Oklahoma-made film THE UNBREAKABLE BOY.
Pay extras is $80/day. Any work day over 8 hours will incur additional pay. Those requiring a wardrobe fitting will be paid an additional $35. Fittings take around an hour or less.
Anyone selected to be an extra in this film must test for COVID-19 at the production’s facility in downtown Oklahoma City two days prior to filming. Drive-thru mouth swab testing is available at any time from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. No appointment is necessary. Extras will be paid an additional $20 for covid testing.
The film is directed by The Erwin Brothers (I CAN ONLY IMAGINE) written by Jon Gunn and produced by Mark Ciardi and Kevin Downes.
Strict health and safety procedures, following all union guidelines, will be followed on set.
BREAKDOWN OF UPCOMING EXTRA ROLES
FILMING TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16
Also needed Wednesday, February 17th
Wardrobe fitting Sunday, February 14th
Covid test February 12th
BAR PATRONS – Male or Female. 21-60. Any ethnicity. Looking for a wide range of people. Country bar small town looks to biker looks as well. All types encouraged to submit. Also needed Wednesday, February 17th
COACH RED BRUBAKER – Black Male. 50-60s. Older and stockier for a football coach. Muscled, ex-NFL coach.
BARTENDERS – Male or Female. 21-30. Any ethnicity. Small town looks. Also needed Wednesday, February 17th
SERVERS – Male or Female. 21-30. Any ethnicity. Small town looks. Also needed Wednesday, February 17th
DJ – Male. 21-40. Any ethnicity. Local DJ at a country bar. Part of the community, knowing most of the people at the bar. Also needed Wednesday, February 17th
FILMING THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18 THROUGH SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20TH
Must be available all days
Wardrobe Fitting Tuesday, February 16th
Covid Test Sunday February 14th
FOOTBALL CHAIN GANG – Male. 30-50s. Any ethnicity. People with actual chain gang experience preferred but all submissions welcome
BARNSTORMER COACH – Male. 40-60s. Any ethnicity.
OPPOSING COACH – Male. 40-60s. Any ethnicity.
BARNSTORMER CHEERLEADERS – Female. 22-30. Any ethnicity. Glitzy cheerleaders for an IFL football team. Needs to have cheerleading experience and abilities.
BARNSTORMER MASCOT – Male or Female. Any ethnicity. Someone with lots of energy and able bodied to keep up and perform on set as a mascot.
ARENA CAMERA OPERATORS WITH SD PERIOD CAMERAS – Male or Female. 30-55. Any ethnicity. Able bodied to get around an arena. People with period cameras are encouraged to submit.
ARENA PHOTOGRAPHERS – Male or Female. 30-50s. Any ethnicity. People with experience around a camera preferred but not necessary
ARENA REPORTER – MALE. 30-50s. Any ethnicity.
ARENA FOOTBALL FANS – Male or Female. 18-70s. Any ethnicity.
ARENA FANS IN CRAZY COSTUMES – Male or Female. 18-70. Any ethnicity. All looks encouraged to submit.
FILMING FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19
Wardrobe fitting Wednesday, February 17th
Covid Test Monday, February 15th
OTHER COACHES – Male. 40-60s. Any ethnicity. Must be available Saturday, February 20th
We are committed to diverse, inclusive casting. For every role, please submit performers without regard to disability, race, age, color, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by law, unless otherwise specifically indicated.
TO SUBMIT FOR THIS PROJECT:
READ AND FOLLOW THE SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS VERY CAREFULLY.
Failure to follow the instructions will likely result in your submission being lost, mis-filed or accidentally deleted.
– Email 2 recent photos to the casting office. One photo should be a closeup. The second should be a full body shot.
– Include all contact information including NAME, PHONE NUMBER, EMAIL ADDRESS and CITY/STATE of residence.
– Please include the following clothing sizes:
– Make the subject heading of your email AU – (name of role). Example: AU – ARENA REPORTER
– SEND ALL PICTURES AND INFO IN ONE EMAIL. DO NOT SEND MULTIPLE EMAILS.
– Send the email to email@example.com (If you do not send to the email address listed, your submission WILL NOT BE SEEN.)
– If you are selected to appear in the project, you will be contacted by email. Check emails regularly and allow the firstname.lastname@example.org email address in your address book. Our emails often go to your spam filter.
– NO PHONE CALLS