Marvel Studios Casting 50 Military Extras for Upcoming The Avengers Movie; Filming 8/1-8/4 in Wilmington Ohio
Marvel Studios will be filming portions of “The Avengers” in Wilmington, Ohio and is looking for interested Wright-Patterson Airmen to appear as extras. They are looking for approximately 50 males to portray Navy Carrier deck crew, Carrier maintenance crew and a few pilots. The scenes will be shot Aug. 1-4 in Wilmington on a simulated Aircraft Carrier deck.
The film is based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name and stars Robert Downey, Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Mark Ruffalo and Cobie Smulders. It is due to release in May 2012.
Extras will be paid $80 for 8 hours and time & 1/2 after 8 hours. Catered meals are included. If you’re asked to do anything beyond extra work, your pay will be adjusted.
This film is a DoD-supported film via the U.S. Army Entertainment Office, but your participation is purely voluntary. You must have your supervisor’s permission, fill out the IMT AF Form 3902 for Off-Duty Employment and be in leave status. Permissive TDY is not authorized.
If you are interested, send the following information to the Marvel Extras Casting e-mail: [email protected]
Please include the following information:
- CURRENT picture
- phone # (s)
- height & weight
- jacket size
- shirt neck & sleeve
- pant waist & inseam
- shoe size
- military status/base & any special skills/training
Robert Downey, Jr. (Iron Man, Iron Man 2) returns as the iconic Tony Stark/Iron Man along with Chris Hemsworth (Thor) as Thor, Chris Evans (Captain America: The First Avenger) as Captain America, Jeremy Renner (The Hurt Locker) as Hawkeye, Mark Ruffalo (The Kids Are Alright) as Hulk, Scarlett Johansson (Iron Man 2) as Black Widow, Clark Gregg (Iron Man, Thor) as Agent Phil Coulson, and Samuel L. Jackson (Iron Man, Iron Man 2) as Nick Fury. The star studded cast of super heroes will be joined by Cobie Smulders (How I Met Your Mother) as Agent Maria Hill of S.H.I.E.L.D., as well as Tom Hiddleston (Wallander) and Stellan Skarsgård (Angels & Demons, Mamma Mia!) who will both reprise their respective roles as Loki and Professor Erik Selvig from the upcoming Marvel Studios’ feature Thor. The Avengers is scheduled for theatrical release in the US on May 4th, 2012.
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