Extras needed for feature motion picture

June 9, 2021

NEWS RELEASE
CITY OF HOPEWELL
300 N. Main Street, Hopewell, Virginia 23860  (804) 541-2243  fax (804) 541-2412
www.hopewellva.gov  email: info@hopewellva.gov

 

Media Contact:
Debbie Pershing, Administrative Services Mgr.
(804)541-2243 ext. 130
dpershing@hopewellva.gov

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JUNE 9, 2021
Contact:
Aaron Reidmiller, Director
Hopewell Recreation and Parks
(804)541-2353
areidmiller@hopewellva.gov

EXTRAS NEEDED FOR FEATURE MOTION PICTURE

HOPEWELL, VA. Filming for the feature motion picture “Tapawingo” began this week in Hopewell and surrounding areas and will continue through July. The film’s production team is in search of a variety of background actors to fill vacant roles. Individuals from the local community are invited to submit information to be considered for a background role in the film. All interested persons should follow the instructions listed below.

Please email the information requested below to tapawingobg@gmail.com. All emails should be addressed with the following subject:
Subject: Tapawingo – BG Submissions – [Name of role from list below] All submission should include the following details:

Head shot
Full body shot
Union Status (Union/Non-Union):
Height:
Weight:
Shirt Size (Small, Medium, Large, XL, XL):
Pant Size:
Shoe Size:
Role Interested In:
Specialty Wardrobe (specifically 70’s-80’s attire)
Availability:
Referred By:
Roles needed:
-grocery shoppers (any age)
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-library patrons (any age)
-young women (ages 18-20)
-bus passengers (ages 45-65)
-convenience store patrons (age 25+)
-cafeteria workers (age 50+)
-students (ages 15-18)
-teachers (any age)
-basketball players (tall, slender, age 15-25)
-“mathletes” (ages 15-20)
-mall shoppers (any age)
-mall girls (ages early 20’s)
-roller skaters (ages 20-50)
-office workers (ages 40-60)
-bingo players (ages 40-80)
-audience members
-arcade kids (ages 15-25)
-swimmers (ages 60-70)
-older students (ages 20-50)

*Please note that COVID testing is required for all actors on set. Producers are also in search of vehicles from the 1970’s and 1980’s. The Hopewell Recreation and Parks Department is assisting with filming support on behalf of the City. To learn more about the film and its impact on the City of Hopewell, please read the full press release available at www.hopewellva.gov.

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