Film: Feature Films

'Get On Up'

Casting notice expires: December 13, 2013

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Universal Pictures. Imagine Entertainment. Jagged Films.
Tate Taylor ("The Help"), dir.; Brian Grazer ("A Beautiful Mind") & Mick Jagger, prod.

Production Description

Casting performers & background for the Universal Pictures feature film biopic "Get On Up," starring Chadwick Boseman, Dan Aykroyd, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Jill Scott, and Craig Robinson. Project description: "A chronicle of James Brown's rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history." Exec. prod. Trish Hoffman notes: "We really need a ton of extras for some of the concert sequences, and it’s been a real challenge to get the number we need for many of the scenes."

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Shooting December 13 in Natchez, MS.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

Pay is $64/8 hrs., with overtime.


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