Now Casting: Real Cheerleading Squad Wanted for ‘Poms’ Starring Diane Keaton + More Gigs

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Show your spirit with one of the great roles up for grabs in today’s roundup! “Poms,” an upcoming feature film starring Diane Keaton and Jacki Weaver, is looking for a real competitive cheerleading squad in Georgia to be featured in the film. There are also roles in a dark comedy about two friends opening an erotic bakery, an experimental short film executive produced by Janelle Monáe, and a female-driven, sci-fi, coming-of-age story starring Gina Torres.

“POMS”
Join the cast of background actors in “Poms,” the upcoming feature film starring Diane Keaton and Jacki Weaver about a diverse group of women at a retirement community who form a cheerleading club to fulfill their lifelong dreams. A real competitive cheerleading squad in Georgia, with performers aged 18 and older, is wanted for the film. The squad must have their own uniforms and prepared routines. Filming will take place during July and August in Atlanta, Georgia. Some pay will be provided. Apply here!

“PATTY CAKES”
“Patty Cakes,” a dark comedy about two Midwestern friends who open an erotic bakery, is casting its lead roles and more. Two female actors, aged 25–35, are wanted for the roles of Jo and Lisa, two friends trying to come back from career and life crises. There is also a supporting role for a female actor, aged 25–35, playing Jo and Lisa’s nemesis, Blanche. The production will rehearse in September and shoots for one week in October in New York City. Pay is $100 per day minimum. Apply here!

“CLOSE TO LOVE”
“Close to Love,” an experimental short film directed by Daisy Zhou and executive produced by Janelle Monáe, is now casting several lead and background roles. A female actor, aged 20–27, is wanted to play the role of the Bride, and a female actor, aged 20–26, is wanted to play the woman that attracts her attention. Additionally, male talent, aged 18–38, is wanted to portray club dancers. Individuals with muscular builds and backgrounds in dance are preferred. “Close to Love” will rehearse June 11 and shoots June 12–15 in NYC. Pay is TBD. Apply here!

“DISPEL”
“Dispel,” a short, female-driven, sci-fi, coming-of-age story starring Gina Torres and Eris Baker, is now casting a featured role. A Black actor, aged 18–40, is wanted for the role of the monster. Talent must be at least 6’ tall. A background in dance is preferred. Talent must also be comfortable wearing prosthetics and must not have a latex allergy. The production will shoot from June 27–July 1 in Los Angeles. Pay is $125 per day. Apply here!

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