Dennis Quaid-Zac Efron film shooting locally will hold open casting call Sunday, Sept. 18

Photo of a movie director's clapper boardThe DeKalb County Convention and Visitors Bureau has announced an open casting call on behalf of the “Untitled Ramin Bahrani Film” being shot in DeKalb County this fall.

The movie is an independent film starring Dennis Quaid, Zac Efron, Kim Dickens and Heather Graham.

DeKalb County residents are encouraged to attend the open call from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18, at the historic Egyptian Theatre located in downtown DeKalb, 135 N. Second St. All ages are welcome to attend. No experience is necessary.

“The movie crew would like to show their appreciation for the warm welcome they have received here by casting community members,” said Debbie Armstrong, executive director of the DeKalb County CVB.

Bahrani’s crew is casting for the following:

Featured extras (non-speaking roles)

  • Young men ages 14 to 28
  • men and women ages 30s to 70s

Church background extras (non-speaking roles)

  • All ages welcome. Shoot date to be decided at First Lutheran Church in DeKalb.
  • Congregation needed for scripted church scene.

Sycamore Speedway extras (non-speaking roles)

For more information about the open casting call, check out the DeKalb County Convention & Visitors Bureau on Facebook.

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