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Extras needed for film to be made in Conyers

CONYERS -- An open casting call for extras for a feature film starring Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal will be held Sunday, Dec. 9, from 12 noon to 6 p.m. at Rockdale Career Academy.

The movie, titled "Prisoners," will be filmed mostly in the Conyers area from Jan. 16 through March 26, according to information provided by Tammy Smith Casting in Atlanta. The movie, which also stars Viola Davis, Melissa Leo and Paul Dano, is not a prison movie but is described as a "suspenseful, intense drama."

According to Tammy Smith Casting, men and women, age 18 and older, of all ethnicities are needed for the film. Extras are needed to portray middle class men and women with suburban and rural community looks; police precinct men and women, such as detectives police officers and precinct staff; and hospital and emergency room staff types, such as nurses, doctors, orderlies, etc.

Extras are encouraged to come dressed as the type of character they want to portray. They should also bring photos, a photo ID and be legal to work in the U.S. Those with acting resumes should bring them as several featured extras are expected to be used in the film.

For more information on the casting call and what potential extras will need to bring, go to www.tammysmithcasting.com and click on the Current Projects page.

Rockdale Career Academy is located at 1064 Culpepper Drive, Conyers.