‘Star Trek’ Extras Open Casting Call – Looking For ‘Unique Faces’ November 6, 2007by Charles Trotter , Filed under: ST09 Cast , trackback
Lately the focus has been reporting on principal casting for the new Star Trek film, but what about the extras? TrekMovie.com has learned that Headquarters Casting, the agency handling extras for the new Star Trek feature, are currently looking to fill the backgrounds under the code name “Corporate Headquarters.” The agency will be holding an open casting call this weekend. They are now trying to find people with the right look to play Vulcans, Cadets as well as those with ‘unique facial features.’ More details below.
Looking for a few good Vulcans (and other interesting looks)
The following description of Star Trek and the types of actors they are seeking can be found on HQC’s website:
Feature Film: SAG
Info: For the way Cool Sci-Fi Feature Film titled “Corporate Headquarters” we are seeking the following SAG and Non-Union Background Talent:
Thin, regal talent who have BROWN or BLACK hair AND are OK with their eyebrows being shaved from the arch outward to portray a “Vulcan type” eyebrow shape.
In General We Need:
Thin, Athletic, Men and Women, Ages 18-90 – Specific Descriptions of These Types Below:
Especially seeking talent with interesting and unique facial features, such as: long necks, small heads, extremely large heads, wide-set eyes, bug eyes, close-set eyes, large forehead, short upper lip, pronounced cheekbones, over- or undersized ears and/or nose, facial deformities, ultra plain-looking people, ultra perfect-looking people, pure wholesome looks, twins, triplets, emaciated talent, in addition to regally poised and postured talent.
More specifically for Saturday’s open call in Burbank, CA they are looking for a few good cadets:
Seeking the following types, ages 18-70, any ethnicity:
Cadets: young, fresh-faced
Military types: marching experience preferred
Talent with interesting and unique facial features such as: long necks, small heads, extremely large heads, wide-set eyes, bug eyes, close-set eyes, large forehead, short upper lip, pronounced cheekbones, over- or undersized ears and/or nose, facial deformities, ultra plain-looking people, ultra perfect-looking people, pure wholesome looks, twins, triplets, emaciated talent, regally poised and postured talent, or other visually unique characteristics
Everyone must be thin, athletic, fit; wardrobe will be form-fitting. All hair lengths on males and females welcome
For more info on the casting call and instructions: CLICK HERE..
More on HQC
In addition to Star Trek, the Beverly Hills-based agency HQC has cast background players for such films as The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, Knocked Up, and Georgia Rule. They recently wrapped up extras casting on Charlie Wilson’s War and National Treasure: Book of Secrets. In addition, they continue to cast principal actors for Jimmy Kimmel Live and are currently working on projects such as Ben Stiller’s Tropic Thunder and the upcoming ABC series Miss/Guided. For more on HQC, visit their website.