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Casting Detroit: OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL

June 6th, 2011 in Jobs by 0 Comments

Walt Disney Pictures is looking for Detroit-area talent to fill in as extras in director Sam Raimi’s Oz The Great and Powerful in July. The movie stars James Franco as a traveling illusionist who gets whisked away to the fantasy land described in the books of L. Frank Baum. It’s there that he’ll eventually become known as the Wizard of Oz. Rachel Weisz and Mila Kunis also star.

Here’s the scoop…

Los Angeles based Casting Director Tracy Dixon is holding an open Casting Call to meet and greet those interested in working on this Major Feature Film.

Shooting begins in Mid July and the production will need to hire thousands of Detroit locals to work as extras on the film.   The casting call will be open to everyone, every ethnicity, ages 18 and older.

WHEN:                Saturday, June 11th From 11:00 A.M to 4:00 P.M.
WHERE:             1999 Centerpoint Parkway Pontiac, Michigan  48341

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE OPEN CALL AND UPDATES CALL (310) 225-5196

About Tracy Dixon: Owner of the Los Angeles based “Casting Associates”.  Tracy is best known for her extras casting on feature films.  Her team of casting directors’ credits includes Date Night, Four Christmases, The Wedding Crashers, Indiana Jones and The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Real Steel and many more.

Author: Rob Worley

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