CASTING CALL: Background Actors- in Atlanta for “Megalopolis”!!! *AGES 10-14*

Francis Ford Coppola’s Megalopolis Sci Fi Movie Casting Paid Extras in Atlanta

BACKGROUND ACTORS CASTING in Atlanta for “Megalopolis”

Megalopolis, the sci-fi movie from Francis Ford Coppola seems to now be in production in the Atlanta area and is in need of paid movie Background Actors.

Filming is set to begin shortly, in November and the movie will be in production into March of 2023.

The movie has been long awaited, like over a decade, and is said to be filming using some groundbreaking technology. The company, Prysm Stages in Atlanta has announced that Megapolis will be the first movie to film on one the brand new stages which they are calling LED volume stage which is located at the Trilith studios compound in Georgia. The company commented that the stage offers “a best-in-class ecosystem for physical production, including practical lighting, grip and camera, integrated into a state-of-the-art virtual production volume.” The movie is being produced by Michael Berman who stated that the high tech stage offers the best of digital and physical filming formats.

The movie seems to have put together a Mega cast. The film is described as a passion project of Francis Ford Coppola that has gone through numerous setbacks, including the shutdowns over the pandemic. Mega will star Adam Driver (Star Wars Franchise), Forest Whitaker, Jon Voight, Nathalie Emmanuel, and Laurence Fishburne. Also announced was that the cast may include Coppola’s sister Talia Shire (The Godfather films) with her son Jason Schwartzman (Hunger Games prequel film, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes) along with Shia LaBeouf (Transformers) and others.

This is updated with NEW ROLES:


Seeking MINORS to portray students.

Males / Females, Any Ethnicity, Ages 10-14.

Work Dates: Tuesday, Dec 13th and Wednesday, Dec 14th (must work both days)
Covid test for work: Dec 12th
Fitting: TBD
Covid Test for fitting: TBD
Filming Rate: $ SET FLAT / 12 per work day
Fitting Rate: $ SET Flat
Testing Rate: $ SET Flat
Location: Atlanta, GA

Please email your child’s name, age, height, weight, all wardrobe sizes, along with your name and contact info to: *PROVIDED BY BUSA PLACEMENT*


Seeking a 5’11 – 6’1 Caucasian Male to work as a Stand-in and Understudy during table reads.

Slightly balding a plus, Jacket Sizes 48 or larger, Ages 40’s to 50’s.
Experienced stand in with experience reading lines. Please include experience!!
Must be available: 11/14 to 11/23 and 1/20 – 1/25
Filming/Reading Rate: $ SET FLAT / 12 per day worked
Testing Rate when not working: $ SET flat
Location: Atlanta, GA
Please email your name, age, height, weight, all wardrobe sizes, previous stand-in/theater/table read experience and contact info to: *PROVIDED BY BUSA PLACEMENT*




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