'Million Dollar Quartet' searches for extras for upcoming shoot - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

'Million Dollar Quartet' searches for extras for upcoming shoot

Arcade Restaurant during filming of Million Dollar Quartet. (Source: WMC Action News 5) Arcade Restaurant during filming of Million Dollar Quartet. (Source: WMC Action News 5)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

The CMT television series, "Million Dollar Quartet," plans to hire Memphians as paid extras for a shoot scheduled for next Wednesday. 

The series is searching for people who are available all day on Wednesday, May 11. The extras must also be able to attend a wardrobe fitting on either Thursday, May 5, or Friday, May 6. The casting directors ask that applicants have a flexible schedule on those dates.

Extras will be paid $64 for eight hours of work, as well as overtime.

The following roles are being cast:

Concert girls: Female, Caucasian, age range 18-27 years old, young, pretty, energetic, thin to average sizes only due to smaller period costume size restrictions,wholesome, clean-cut (no facial hair-small mustache may be acceptable), no visible tattoos (especially on arms or neck/chest) or piercings. 

Men: 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.

Concert couple: Male and female, Caucasian, age range 20-30 years old, thin to average sizes only due to smaller period costume size restrictions,wholesome, clean-cut (NO facial hair-small mustache may be acceptable), no visible tattoos (especially on arms or neck/chest) or piercings.

Men: 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.

Man in suit: Male, Caucasian, age range 25-40, upscale, professional, average sizes only due to smaller period costume size restrictions. Short hair or willing to let us give you a 1950s period military style hair cut. No visible tattoos or piercings.

Stage hands: Male, Caucasian, age range 25-40, types that would work backstage in the 1950s, average sizes only due to smaller period costume size restrictions. Short hair or willing to let us give you a 1950s period military style hair cut. No visible tattoos or piercings.

Military guys: Male, Caucasian, age range 18-23 years old, average sizes only due to smaller period costume size restrictions. Short hair or willing to let us give you a 1950s period military style hair cut. No visible tattoos or piercings.

Audience: Male and female, Caucasian, age range 22-70, thin to average sizes only due to smaller period costume size restrictions, wholesome, clean-cut (NO facial hair-small mustache may be acceptable), NO visible tattoos (especially on arms or neck/chest) or piercings.

Men: 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.


If you fit the bill and have a flexible schedule, email MDQextras2016@gmail.com with the subject line WEDNESDAY CONCERT EXTRAS and specify if you are applying for a specific character type.

You must include the following information in your email:

  • First and last name
  • Age
  • Parent(s) name
  • Valid contact number
  • Height
  • Weight
  • Sizes
  • Recent photo taken within the last month

If submitting for a child, include the child's name, age, and parent's name.

You are also asked to complete a talent profile in the On Location Casting database to be considered for future opportunities. To register, click here.

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