2010 Sep 12

“Contagion” open casting call to be held in Chicago this month

Steven Soderbergh’s next project, Contagion, is expected to begin filming in Chicago this fall and the search is already on for extras.

The movie, which centers on a deadly disease and an international team of doctors contracted by the CDC to deal with the outbreaks, stars Matt Damon, Jude Law, Marion Cotillard, Kate Winslet, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Laurence Fishburne. Contagion is also expected to shoot in Hong Kong and Los Angeles.

Rich King Casting is seeking adult men and women (ages 18 plus) of all shapes, sizes, types and ethnicities to be background performers in the movie. Everyone is welcome, bring your friends and family, there is no fee to apply. All positions will be paid.

Here are the casting call details:

Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010
10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Lincoln Park Cultural Center, Chicago, IL 60614

Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Annoyance Theatre, 4830 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL 60640

Source: Hollywood Chicago

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