Call for Featured Roles in the Film, "The Founder"

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“The Founder” will tell the story of how the McDonalds franchise came to be and it will star Michael Keaton as McDonalds founder, Ray Croc.

There is a new casting call out for featured extras who are available to work this week. The film’s extras casting directors at ECA are seeking to fill 2 “very Featured” roles of a 1950's couple as well as that of a security guard and an African American couple. The movie is set in the 50's and there are some strict costume restrictions that talent must fit. The project is also very interested in finding more classic cars from that era (1955 or older). See below for further details.

“The Founder” will be directed by John Lee Hancock (“Saving Mr. Banks,” “The Blind Side”) and Robert Siegel (“The Wrestler”) is writing the script. The movie tells the story of McDonalds Franchise mogul, Ray Croc who turned a SoCal burger joint owned by Mac and Dick McDonald into a worldwide, billion dollar fast food empire. The movie is set in the 50?s when the McDonald’s story began. Casting directors for the film are looking for extras who can pass as being from that time…. no modern haircuts, colors, piercings, tattoos, etc.

For this Thursday 6/4 looking for a security guard type — MUST be a 16.5 neck and a 36 waist and at least 5’11 — Hair to pass for 1950's no modern dyes – NO totally shaved heads – Guard in Subject

Then also for Thursday looking for a caucasian male and female mid 20's also with hair that can pass for 1950's — very featured role – Couple in Subject

Then for next week looking for an African American male and female 20's to 40's with hair that can pass for 1950's — some length for guys, no fades or shaved sides — natural color for guys and ladies – Customer in Subject
For all email a recent photo and all contact info to: ASAP

Upcoming for The Founder with Michael Keaton we are looking for caucasian teens 18 – mid 20's to portray drive in and McDonald’s customers in the early 50's — must have hair that can pass for the 1950's and be available 6/11 or 6/12 — email a recent photo exactly as your hair looks today and age and all sizes to:

* Please note that this information was accurate at the time of posting. All audition times are subject to change and or cancellation. Calltime takes no responsibility for audition time or location changes. It is best practice to confirm all audition information with the Producer holding the audition directly BEFORE attending any live audition. *


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