July 12, 2016

Casting Call for New Transformer Movie

Optimus Prime

Paramount Pictures is producing a new feature film in the Detroit area called Transformer: The Last Knight. For this purpose, they require extras and actors to cast in the movie. Bay Films, Amblin Entertainment, Di Bonaventura, and New Myth Entertainment will do the shooting of the film in the end of August 2016 in Detroit, Michigan area. Other scenes of the movie were shot in Cuba, London, and Iceland.  Resume can also be submitted by production assistants and crew members at the office email address. Everyone applying for the role should meet the legitimate eligibility criteria for working in the entertainment industry in the United States and Michigan.

About the Movie

None other than two-time Academy Award nominee Mark Wahlberg will play the role of Cade Yeager in the movie. Peter Cullen, who is Daytime Emmy Awards nominee, will play the voice of Optimus Prime, and Josh Duhamel will play Lt. Colonel William’s character. Anthony Hopkins, who is the Academy Award winner, will also play a role in this new Transformer movie. Other stars include Imagen Award nominee Isabela Moner, Academy Award winner Jean Dujardin, Empire Awards winner Laura Haddock, Jerrod Carmichael, and Primetime Emmy Award winner Stephen Merchant.

Michael Bay is the director of the movie, and he is Directors Guild of America (DGA) Award winner. The film is being adapted from a screenplay written by Akiva Goldsman, Academy Award winner.  The producers of the movie are Hugo Awards nominee Tom DeSanto, Black Reel Awards nominee Don Murphy, Black Reel Awards nominee Lorenzo di Bonaventura, and Academy Award winner Akiva Goldsman.

The movie is expected to hit theaters on 23rd June 2017. Two more sequels will be released on 8th June 2018, and 28th June 2019 respectively.

Casting Call Details

If you want to work as a fully paid extra in Transformer: The Last Knight, then submit your application soon. You will be given non-union pay-rate, which is $70 for 8 hours and overtime. The shooting will take place in day as well as nighttime. It can be 10 to 12 hours long as well. The selected individuals will be given meals as well.

So if you are above 16, you can apply for the role. The choice will be made irrespective of your ethnic background. The maximum of 100 extras are required for the shooting that will span over for 8 weeks, so make sure you are available throughout the time in the Detroit area.

Email and Mail Submission Details

Your audition request email should include the following:

  1. Your Name
  2. Address
  3. Height
  4. Weight
  5. Phone Number
  6. Other Contact Information
  7. Age
  8. Availability on days (Tuesday, Thursday)
  9. Availability Timings (Day or night)
  10. Shoe Size
  11. Hat Size
  12. Clothing Size
  13. Resume
  14. Professional Headshot (If available)
  15. 2 Recent color pictures on white background (One full length, One from the chest up)

Your face should be clear and visible, therefore avoid using hats and sunglasses, and make sure the lighting is perfect.

The submissions can be emailed to transformers5extras@gmail.com. For speaking roles, you can mail at

Denise Chamian

606 N. Larchmont Blvd.

Suite 202

Los Angeles
You can apply for starring and supporting roles through talent agents. If you do not have an agent, you can email a color headshot of 8×10 with cover letter in a clear envelop, so that your picture can be seen from the window.

If you are wishing to register as a film crew member, and have relevant experience as production member or crew member then email your resume to here or here.  Please do not send casting call submission on these email addresses.

So apply away and give your career in the entertainment industry a kick-start!

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