Hidden Figures is a different kind of movie that revolves around a period of time. It is a FOX Studios movie that talks about space-race between America and Russia. When it comes to space projects, everyone remembers a few names like Neil Armstrong. However, countless people work in the background to make space projects succeed. The Friendship 7 Mission is one of the projects, aimed to send a satellite to Earth’s orbit and bring it back to home. Among all these people was an African-American black woman who helped America in winning this race.
The casting crew is looking for locals who understand the requirement of transforming their appearance for gelling in the scenes, even if it needs a haircut or so. This is a paid job. Currently, the casting crew is looking for locals to play the role of street people in a scene that is set to be shot.
Hidden Figures is a story that talks about a set period of 50s and 60s. Therefore, all the applicants will be required to go through costume fittings test. The directors will also pay for the fittings test. The scene will be shot on March 21. The date of fittings test has not been specified yet. However, the fittings test will be scheduled on someday from March 9th to March 13th.
Taraji P. Henson is playing the role of the African-American woman. Katharine Johnson was a mathematician scientist who worked along with her colleagues to help America win the space war. Her colleagues, Mary Jackson and Dorothy Vaughn, served as Johnson’s brains to win one of the greatest missions of time.
Hidden Figures is also known as To The Moon and Back. It is the story of these three women who crossed all boundaries of race and gender to play vital roles in helping America accomplish the mission. The Friendship 7 mission was projected in 1962 when the US was already trying to win over the Cold War with Russia. It is important to note that Russian aerospace services were also working on similar type of missions.
If you are interested in working with one of the most talented actors of time then don’t delay and read below the details and requirements of this casting notice.
The casting directors require first-time submissions only. if you have already applied for any role in the Hidden Figures then the casting crew has already received your profile. You can directly come to the fittings auditions.
The Hidden Figures – To the Moon and Back
- MONROE PARADE
- Filming Date: March 21
- Filming Day: Monday
- Call Time: TBD
- Pay Rate: $72 per eight operational hours
The casting directors are looking for Caucasian men and women to pay key roles of observing people in a patriotic parade. It is a street parade scene and the people from the age of 30-50 are needed to play the roles of observing people.
- Required Ethnicity: Caucasian
- Required Age: 30-50
- Required Gender: Men and women
If you find yourself suitable for this role then send the following requirements to ToTheMoonandBack@gmail.com.
Please write MONROE PARADE in the subject line of your email.
Attachments and Requirements
The casting directors have clearly mentioned that they will select the candidates based on their looks. You need to attach at least three recent photos with the email profile. The photos should be taken in bright light. Take one headshot, one shoulder-up photo and one full-length. Make sure that the color of your hair and eyes is visible in the photos. It would be highly encouraged if you send the photos in 50s and 60s hairstyles. For more information about the hairstyles, please Google images of 1950s and 1960s hairstyles.
The photos should be recent and must show EXACTLY how you look like right now!
Apart from the photos, you need to mention the following requirements in the email body.
- Legal Name
- Email Address
- Immediate Contact Number
- Hair color
- Shoe size
- Pant size
- Coat/shirt size
- Current city and state of residence
- Car (Make sure to mention the year, model and manufacturer of your car)
The casting directors are also looking for vintage cars from 1950s and 1960s. If you have one then it may be a bonus for you to get selected in the movie.