July 22, 2016

Marvel’s Black Panther Looking for Extras


Ever since the Black Panther was unveiled in the mainstream Marvel Movie Captain America Civil War, the character has touched new heights of fan appreciation. The fans have called on the studio to make a movie for one of the most celebrated Marvel characters in history. It seems Marvel has paid heed to the fan’s demands and there is a new Black Panther movie in the offing.

Marvel has started casting calls for its feature film Black Panther that will be released some time in year 2017.

History of the Character

The Black Panther is a fictional character that was created by Jack Kirby and the comic book legend Stan Lee. The character for the Black Panther first appeared in the July 1966 edition of Fantastic Four which was numbered edition number 52.  The Black Panther is the first mainstream black Super Hero in Marvel’s comic books. This character debuted way before early African American super heroes such as the Falcon and Luke Cage or DC Comic’s Green Lantern John Stewart or Black Lightening were introduced.

The Black Panther is basically the king of the remote African country and their best warrior which is why he has been bestowed with the title of the Black Panther. The Black Panther is a title which is hereditary. The current Black Panther is a billionaire, scientist, philanthropist, ruler, diplomat and super hero. The country that he rules is called Wakanda and it is a technologically advanced country. It is the same country that is home to the iron Vibranium which Captain America’s shield is made from.

Looking for Actors

The filming of the movie is not scheduled to start until January 2017, but the makers of the movie are looking to make sure they have their extra’s cast ready and finalized beforehand. This is why it is important that actors who are interested in the movie start their applications processes as soon as possible and email their photos to the casting director. Possible applications should know that most of the filming will take place in Atlanta, GA.

The details for the actors that they are looking for are:

  • African Americans
  • African nationals who are residents of the United States would do perfectly
  • The Film needs Men
  • The Film Needs Women
  • The Film Needs Children
  • Anyone who is above the age of 2 and up to the age of 90 years is welcome to apply.
  • The casting director would prefer people of Nigerian, Ethiopian, Zimbabwean, Ghanaian, Kenyan descent.
  • All applications must be eligible to work in the US.
  • Should have no restrictions on their SSN.

What to do?

Interested Applicants should submit the following information to BlackPantherExtras@tscasting.com and put African in the subject line of the email. The information the email should have includes:

  • Your email Address
  • Your Phone Number
  • Your city
  • Your State
  • Your height
  • Your Age
  • Your weight
  • Origin or name of African Country you hail from
  • Photos in traditional and ethnic African wear
  • Photos that show face and hair clearly
  • One photo must be smiling
  • The other photo must be non-smiling.

The par rate will be up to $100 per day approximately. Grab this chance and apply ASAP.

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