The first official extras casting call for Independence Day 2 was announced today verifying that not only will the movie be filmed in Albuquerque, NM, but also that it begins filming on May 5.
Independence Day Forever, which is also going by the name ID Forever or its working title IDR, will pick up 20 years after the events of the first film as a new wave of alien “reinforcements” arrive on earth in response to a distress signal sent up by the “first wave” of extraterrestrial visitors.
Will Smith will not be returning for the movie but Bill Pullman and Jeff Goldblum will be back, along with newcomers Liam Hemsworth and Jessie Usher.
Check out the first casting call for the movie below. You can see more at facebook.com/onlocationcasting.
ALBUQUERQUE, NM Casting Notice – Feature Film “Independence Day 2” (aka “IDR”) for work on TUESDAY 5/5/15
We obviously do not have call times yet so you would need to be be fully 100% available. You MUST have open/flexible availability if submitting so that you can work WHATEVER the call times end up being. If not, please DO NOT SUBMIT!
Pay rate for EXTRAS is $72.00 for 8 hours ($9.00/hour with an 8 hour guarantee). Overtime will be paid after 8 hours. Possibility of higher rate. You will receive a check in the mail 10-14 business days AFTER you work.
Location is in the ALBUQUERQUE, NM area
SENIOR CENTER RESIDENTS: male and female, all ethnicities, age range 60-100, variety of interesting faces and types
–This will be picture picked by our Director so please make sure that the photo you submit or the one on our talent database is a good quality (not blurry, not wearing sunglasses, nobosy else but you in the pic)!–
To submit for work – Please EMAIL US ASAP to: IDRcast@gmail.com with subject line SENIOR CENTER. You MUST include first & last name, contact number and (2) RECENT PHOTOS taken within the past two months – (1) photo should be a closeup photo from waist/chest up and (1) photo should be full body (head to toe). Please make sure that there is nobody else in the photo and child is not wearing sunglasses or a hat.
**PLEASE DO NOT send more than one email! PLEASE DO NOT email if you don’t fit these casting requirements or are not available on the listed work date!! Thanks! **
**PLEASE DO NOT CALL OUR OFFICE about this booking unless specifically requested**
Thanks to oneheadlightink.com for the head’s up. If you have scoop about ID Forever filming, let us know about it at firstname.lastname@example.org!