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On Location Casting looking to hire extras for 'Million Dollar Quartet'

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If you’re looking for your chance at fame, the CMT television series “Million Dollar Quartet” is looking to cast extras.

A spokesperson for On Location Casting said they are looking for Memphis locals to hire as paid extras and featured extras.

Extras will be paid $64 for eight hours plus overtime. Meals will be provided.

Casting is open for the following positions:

  • African American Men, Women and Children
  • High School Cheerleaders (or over 18 to look younger Cheerleader types)
  • Rollerskaters
  • Church Parisioners
  • Musicians
  • High School Basketball Players (or over 18 to look younger Basketball Player types)
  • Honky Tonk Patrons
  • Teachers
  • Bar & Restaurant Patrons
  • Families
  • Men & Women with natural hair color (no dyes) and no tattoos or piercings
  • High School Students (or over 18 to look younger High School types)
  • Townspeople
  • --and many other types. Seeking all ages, all types for a wide variety of every day scenes

You do not need professional acting experience to sign up.

To sign up, click here. You can also email On Location Casting at onlocationcasting1@gmail.com. Be sure to use MDQ EXTRA as the subject line.

“Million Dollar Quartet,” the story of Sam Phillips and Sun Studios, takes place in the 1950s-60s and is based on the Broadway show of the same name.

Filming begins April 4 and ends July 7. Extras could work anywhere from one to 15 days during filming.

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