Casting underway in Jackson for extras in upcoming film - - Jackson, MS

Casting underway in Jackson for extras in upcoming film

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Hollywood comes calling again offering chances for you to appear in a movie being filmed here in the Jackson area.

Hopefuls lined up at the Marriott Hotel for a shot at being an extra in the movie "Same Kind of Different As Me".

The film is based on the New York Times best seller.

Casting directors are looking for adult extras, featured extras and stand ins of all types and ethnicities.

They say they can use a lot more people to fill the non-speaking roles.

Filming is scheduled to begin October 27th and will continue through December 12th.

"Mississippi I know it's happening. it's really great. they're trying to work on their incentives and all that sort of stuff and it's bringing a lot of people to town and all over Mississippi, and it's just wonderful opportunities for everybody," said Casting Director Tracy Kilpatrick.

If you missed Sunday's casting call and would still like to audition, email your name, phone number, age, height, location, general availability and two photos of yourself to

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