Million Dollar Quartet CMT Special TV SeriesThe Tony Award winning play Million Dollar Quartet is being turned into an eight-episode drama that will air on CMT. The show is set in Memphis, Tennessee (where it is also filming) and tells the true untold story of the birth of rock ‘n’ roll. Young musician like Elvis, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins who were guided by Sam Phillips, changed the course of music with their combination of hillbilly country and 1950’s R&B. The series is said to chronical these young artists often jarring and sudden meteoric rise to fame in the face of sweeping political change and social unrest.

Casting directors are looking for extras to appear on the show on Thursday, May 5th. This is a paid gig. The pay rate is $64.00 for 8 hours. They are looking for an African American male between the ages of 18 and 21 years old who is thin to average size. (the period costumes are smaller so there is size restrictions). They need clean-cut men with no facial hair (a small mustache may be acceptable) and no visible tattoos or piercings. They also need women to play Car Hops. The casting team is looking for Caucasian women between the ages of j 20-26, who are thin to average sizes only due to smaller period costume size restrictions, NO visible tattoos (especially on arms or neck/chest) or piercings! Because this is a period piece, women must have natural colored hair only and short to shoulder length hair or be willing to let production give you a 1950s period style haircut. NO weaves! Short fingernails only – no acrylics or obviously fake nails. They are also looking for a Caucasian male age range 30-40 with short hair to play a concession manager as well as male and female Caucasian teenagers. Teens must be at least 18 years old to look younger. Anyone apply must keep in mind the show is set in the 50’s so everyone should be clean cut with natural hair, fingernails and no visible tattoos.

No shoot time has been set just yet so you would need to be fully 100% available on work dates. You must be open to working the entire shoot no matter the hours. There will be an 8 hour guarantee on pay and overtime will be paid after 8 hours. The pay is $64.00/8 (8.00 per hour)

Pay rate for EXTRAS is $64.00 for 8 hours ($8.00/hour with an 8 hour guarantee). Overtime will be paid after 8 hours. You must be local to apply as no mileage/gas reimbursement or accommodations to anyone working as background talent on this project will be paid. If you would like to apply please email with subject line THURSDAY EXTRAS. You MUST include first & last name, age, a valid contact number, height, weight, sizes and a RECENT photo taken within the past month.

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