42: News on Shooting Locations & Casting Call
According to Nooga.com, the new movie about the life of baseball hall-of-famer Jackie Robinson will be filmed in Chattanooga, Tennessee this summer. UPDATE: The movie will not only be filmed in Chattanooga, it will also spend a good portion of filming in Atlanta and in downtown Macon, Georgia
A recent casting call is looking for baseball players who can portray the Brooklyn Dodgers in scenes that will shot at the historic Engel Stadium in May.
Though the casting company have not confirmed the name of the project, it is known that the information is the same that IMDb lists as 42, starring Harrison Ford, Christopher Meloni, and Chadwick Boseman.
An open casting call for experienced Caucasian baseball players between the ages of 25 and 38 will be held on March 26. Athletes will be interviewed by the film’s sports coordinator and will take part in a field tryout.
Approximately 40 men will be chosen to attend a baseball training camp for the on-screen “team” in April.
Catrett Locke Casting is also casting 1,000 extras to fill the stands during the games. Locke said they are also looking for vintage cars from 1947 or older.
CL Casting Tennessee
We are currently looking for experienced caucasian baseball players ages 25-38. If you or you know someone that fits the bill and has open availability or a super flexible schedule. Please email CLCBaseball@gmail.com Please include a 3 pics (head and body) age, ht, wt, and list baseball experience including position.
From Catrett’s Facebook Page
If you are interested in applying to be a baseball player, send three photographs that show your head and body, along with your age, height, weight and a list of baseball experience, including position played, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
To apply to be an extra, send three photographs that show your head and body, along with your actual age, height, weight, all contact information, ethnicity and age to email@example.com.