CMT’s Million Dollar Quartet"Seeking ExtrasCMT has a new series they are filming called “Million Dollar Quartet”. The series is being adapted from the Tony Award winning musical of the same name. They describe the series, that is set to premiere in November as being set in Memphis during the tumultuous early days of the civil rights movement, Million Dollar Quartet (working title) tells the untold true story of the birth of rock ‘n’ roll. Guided by Sam Phillips, young musicians like Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins combined the styles of hillbilly country with the 1950s R&B sound and changed the course of music forever. The series chronicles these young artists’ often jarring and sudden meteoric rise to fame in the face of sweeping political change and social unrest.

Think Factory Media is looking for actors who are based in Memphis, Tennessee who fit the following roles. The call times have not be set, you must have open and flexible availability if submitting so you can work whatever the start and finish times end up being. The extras pay rate is $64.00/8 hours with an 8 hour guarantee. Overtime will be paid after the 8 hours. They will not be providing mileage/gas reimbursement or accommodations to anyone working as background talent on this project. You are responsible for your own transportation and local accommodation. The shoot will take place on Wednesday, May 25th and there will be a fitting date on Tuesday, May 24th.

The need actors to portray pedestrians. They are seeking male and female, Caucasian, age range 18-65 years old. Thin to average sizes only due to smaller period costume size restrictions. Men: NO facial hair-small mustache may be acceptable), NO visible tattoos (especially on arms or neck/chest) or piercings! Average sizes only due to period costume size restrictions. Short hair or willing to let us give you a short 1950s period style hair cut. LADIES – Natural colored hair ONLY and short to shoulder length hair or willing to let us give you a 1950s period style hair cut. NO weaves! Short fingernails only – no acrylics or obviously fake nails. They are also seeking actors to play Burly Henchmen male, Caucasian, age range 25-45 years old. Big, strong, fighting experience preferred but not required. This will be a staged fight in the scene must look comfortable stage fighting. Men: NO facial hair-small mustache may be acceptable), NO visible tattoos (especially on arms or neck/chest) or piercings! Average sizes only due to period costume size restrictions. Short hair or willing to let us give you a short 1950s period style hair cut.

If you fit a role and would like to submit for work, please email MDQextras2016@gmail.com with subject line WEDNESDAY EXTRAS. Please also specify which character type you would like- must be ok with being booked as audience. You must include first & last name, age, a valid contact number, height, weight, sizes and a recent photo taken within the past month. The casting team asks you do not send more than one email and please do not email if you don’t fit these casting requirements or are not available on the listed work date!!

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