Paid extras wanted for 'Looking for Alaska' filming

You may have heard the motion picture 'Looking for Alaska' will be in town filming -- and now they're putting out a call for paid extras.

The film crew is looking for women and men of all ethnicities that range in age from 18 to 22 to look high school age. The casting group asks that those outside that age range do not come to casting as they will not be considered.

There are two calls you can attend. The first is Saturday, August 29 from 9-1 p.m., and the second is Sunday, August 30 fro 1-5 p.m. Both are at the Costick Activity Center on Eleven Mile Road in Farmington Hills. The casting group says there is no advantage to coming on both days.

Men are asked to come clean-shaven, and they will also be looking for some guys to participate in some basketball scenes. If that could be you, you're asked to come dressed for sports and to be prepared to show of your skills.

When you get there, you will be entered into the database of Ryan Hill Casting, a casting agency in Detroit for films and commercials. Your picture and general information will also be collected, and they'll ask you about your availability for specific shoot dates. These paid extra roles will be non-speaking.

The film's producers are also looking for a specific automobile to use in the film. If you own a late 1980s to early '90s automobile that is registered, insured, in good shape and driving condition, and you are interested in renting it to the film, you're asked to bring color photos of your vehicle(s) with your name and contact info attached to the casting call.

If you are unable to attend the Open Call or are outside the 18-22 age range and would like to be considered as an extra and/or submit your car photos, please email current pictures (head and full body), name and contact info to with "LFA Extras" or "LFA Vehicles" in the subject line.

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