November 14, 2016

Paul Dano’s “Wildlife” Open Casting Call

The casting team is casting background extras to work on a new film starring Jake Gyllenhaal. The movie titled, Wildlife, is set in the 1960’s based on a novel written by Richard Ford in 1990.  The film is about a teenage boy that witnesses the destruction of his parents’ marriage after their move to a new state.  It is a film about acceptance, struggle, change, and perseverance from the perspective of a teenager.


Wildlife stars Jake Gyllenhaal and Carey Mulligan.  It is the directorial debut of the award winning actor, Paul Dano.  Dano has performed in critically acclaimed movies like, Little Miss Sunshine and the Oscar-winning There Will Be Blood.  He is known for his versatility and ability to perform in unique and riveting roles.  In There Will Be Blood he played two characters; twins by the name of Eli and Paul Sunday.

The casting team for Paul Dano’s first movie as a director is searching for background extras, featured roles, and small speaking roles.  If you have experience as an actor or simply want to be apart of what will surely be an iconic film, apply as soon as possible.


  • Golfing extras – Caucasian males, 30-70. Slim, clean-cut, short hair. Golf experience not necessary.
  • Featured Neighbor – Caucasian male or female, aged 30-55.  This neighbor is seen in the street of a very affluent neighborhood. This extra could very easily be asked to smoke in the scene, so smokers only, please.
Filming will take place in Oklahoma.
Pay for extras is $8/hour with a guarantee of at least 4 hours, though many extras will be needed for longer. Any extras required to attend a fitting will be compensated an additional $8 an hour.
(Projected call time 7:00 am)
This is a tremendous opportunity to be apart of a feature film with promising actors, writers, and talent.  Paul Dano is known to be a perfectionist, so this film will surely not disappoint.  You will meet industry professionals that know what it takes to be successful in this competitive industry.

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