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Speculation How does one become an extra, etc?

Discussion in 'Star Wars: Episode VII and Beyond (Archive)' started by Darth Shibs, Nov 2, 2012.

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  1. Darth Shibs

    Darth Shibs Jedi Knight star 1

    Nov 1, 2012
    Do they have postings on a website, I didn't pay attention to how the prequels were handled. I"d take a year off to be on the set!
  2. mutantchair

    mutantchair Jedi Knight

    Oct 31, 2012
    They will go through extra casting agents.
  3. A Chorus of Disapproval

    A Chorus of Disapproval New Films Fearless Vampire Killer star 8 Staff Member Manager

    Aug 19, 2003
    Just show up the day of the shoot. Walk up to them in Tunisia and ask to be in the background.
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  4. Zer0

    Zer0 Jedi Knight star 3

    Sep 3, 2012
    That'd be interesting, I might attempt this.
  5. Jedi Gunny

    Jedi Gunny Yahtzee Host star 9 VIP - Game Host

    May 20, 2008
    But you have to ask in French.
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  6. solojones

    solojones Chosen One star 9

    Sep 27, 2000
    Depends on where they shoot. For things in La they use Central Casting, where you have to go register and apply, call in daily to hear about possible background gigs that are shooting in the next couple days. But you may have no idea what they are for when you accept. I assume this process is similar in Austrlia or the UK where they have shot.

    ... basically I'm just explaining this to say that it ain't gonna happen.
  7. LWSwann

    LWSwann Jedi Padawan

    Nov 1, 2012
    With Disney in the pilot-chair it might be hard for anybody in the UK to get cast as an extra - though Disney have used the UK before (Thor, Captain America) to name a couple of recent ones - so fingers crossed. I imagine like Bond and Thor they will use Mad Dog Casting & Universal Extras!
  8. JoinTheSchwarz

    JoinTheSchwarz JC Head Admin & Community Manager star 9 Staff Member Administrator

    Nov 21, 2002
    Too early to say.
  9. anakinfansince1983

    anakinfansince1983 Nightsister of Four Realms star 10 Staff Member Manager

    Mar 4, 2011
    They filmed the Hunger Games here and they had casting calls for extras. The lines were about two parsecs long. I have a couple of girlfriends who actually stood in them.
  10. George Roper

    George Roper Jedi Knight star 4

    Oct 31, 2012
    Become famous and then twitter that you'd like to appear in the new movie in some capacity.
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