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, a new casting call for a Transformers Age of Extinction viral campaign has surfaced. They are apparently looking for four roles, a news anchor, correspondent, Mexican store owner and UK young woman, to take part in a news report about the return of the Transformers - only to be interrupted by Optimus Prime himself. Think you have the requisites? Check out the call below and apply for a role!
TRANSFORMERS VIRAL VIDEO (4 roles)
INTERNET ONLY - Industrial Contract Category II
Production Company: 42 Entertainment
Casting Director: Lisa Fields
Interview Dates: 5/8/2014
Callback Dates: 5/9/2014
Shoot/Start Date: 5/13/2014
Pay Rate: SAG Theatrical Scale + 10%
Location: Los Angeles, CA
IF POSSIBLE, PLEASE SUBMIT ACTOR'S ONLINE DEMO CLIPS ALONG WITH EACH ACTOR SUBMISSION.
Additional Project Info: SCRIPT SUMMARY ''OUT OF HIDING'' Picking up in present day, years after the TRANSFORMERS went into hiding. The world is stunned as reports from around the globe indicate that the TRANSFORMERS are back.
SCRIPT SUMMARY ''THE INTERRUPTION'' This script represents the idea of an in-fiction television commercial being interrupted by a transmission from OPTIMUS PRIME himself.
NO PHONE CALLS
SUBMISSIONS THROUGH BREAKDOWN EXPRESS ONLY
[ NEWS ANCHOR ]
''Out of Hiding and The Interruption'' / Male or Female / Principal / All Ethnicities / 40 - 65; Seasoned and experienced NEWS ANCHOR, who can deliver dialogue and detailed information about the resurgence of the TRANSFORMERS who have come out of hiding. Must be proficient with heavy copy speaking directly to camera. Looking for real NEWS ANCHORS and also experienced actors who can realistically portray the role. Great acting ability. Good faces. Wardrobe Business attire, as if working for a major news organization (BBC, CNN) Rate 2 X SAG Theatrical Scale + (no additional agency fee)
[ CORRESPONDENT ]
''Out of Hiding'' / Female / Principal / Caucasian / 30 - 40CORRESPONDENT is an international reporter who has an ability to describe and report on news relating to the resurgence of the TRANSFORMERS. She is attractive and savvy, and works in the US & UK during the scenes. Great actor, attractive and seasoned with dialogue, great with reading copy and delivering news direct to camera, as well as interviewing witnesses on the scene. Good actor. Wardrobe Sexy business attire. Short skirt, nice blouse. Good hair and make-up. CAMERA READY. Rate SAG Theatrical Scale + 10% agency fee
[ MEXICAN STORE OWNER ]
''Out of Hiding'' / Male / Principal / Hispanic / 55 - 69; Talent for this role must be BI-LINGUAL (Spanish/English). Dramatic and realistic acting style. During the scene MEXICAN STORE OWNER details to a reporter his experience with one of the TRANSFORMERS who destroyed his store. Good actor. Great with dialogue. Wardrobe Casual with an apron. As if working in his own store that day. Rate SAG Theatrical Scale + 10% agency fee
[ UK GIRL ]
''Out of Hiding'' / Female / Principal / All Ethnicities / 18 - 25; Talent must have an authentic BRITISH accent. Looking for UK nationals for this role. Good dramatic actress, great with dialogue who recalls a time in her life when TRANSFORMERS roamed the earth before going into hiding. Great faces, realistic acting styles. Good actors. Wardrobe Casual Rate SAG Theatrical Scale + 10% agency fee