Friday, September 23, 2011

UPDATED 9/24.: Movie starring Jennifer Lopez being shot in Sarasota; extras wanted

Jennifer Lopez at the Season 10 finale of "American Idol" in May. Credit: Mario Anzuoni / Reuters

UPDATED 9/24: "'From what I’ve been informed of regarding the scene being filmed in Sarasota, all the principal actors -- Jennifer Lopez, Jason Statham, Michael Chiklis and Wendell Pierce -- are working at different times, but will be there,' Garrett said. 'And the Sarasota Film Festival is hosting the wrap party.'

The Ringling Museum of Art issued a more detailed, but strikingly different report."

From Saturday's front page story:

UPDATED at 4 p.m.:

Just heard back from Ringling Museum of Art regarding details of the film shoot:

"The motion picture 'Parker' is filming one scene, the final ‘charity auction scene’ September 28 through 30 at the Ringling Museum," reads statement by Pam Fendt, chief of marketing and communications, Ringling Museum of Art. "The movie is directed by Taylor Hackford and stars Jason Statham and Jennifer Lopez. Neither of these leading stars will be on site for the scene being filmed at the museum. The taping, predominantly taking place at night, is closed to the public."

Read complete story posted at

Crime/thriller movie "Parker" directed by Taylor Hackford and starring Jason Statham, Jennifer Lopez, Nick Nolte and Michael Chiklis to shoot at Ca' d'Zan Mansion at Ringling Museum of Art next week.

And you could be in it.

"Three days of paid work for 'upscale' looking formally dressed extras needed for major feature film to shoot at Ca d’Zan next week," reads the email from Sarasota County Film & Entertainment Office.

R.J.’s Casting and Unique Casting Partners is looking for high-end, wealthy-looking "Palm Beach" types ages 30 to 70 to work as background extras.

You must be available to work in Sarasota on Sept. 28, 29 and 30 and provide the appropriate wardrobe.

Pay is $105.00 per day for three days.

Interested parties please submit a headshot or current digital picture to along with all contact information.

Scene calls for:
Elegant guests, women, 100. The event is a fundraiser for the very rich in Palm Beach. Full length ball gown or long formal skirts with coordinating fancy jackets. Shawls, purses that are clutches or small shiny handbags are great. Jewelry options and shoes options are necessary. We will have a small stock. Any undergarments: spanks, strapless bras, nude and black should be brought Also bring own warming jacket in case necessary and comfort shoes for when they are not shooting. Avoid all white dresses please.

Elegant guests, men, 100. Tuxedo, tux shirt, bowtie (can be a color), pocket squares. Black dress shoes or tux shoes. Black socks, white t-shirt to go under. We have a deal to get discount tuxes so we will need to have the following sizes. Height, weight, suit, shirt (collar and sleever ie 16 1/2, 34), waist and inseam and shoe size.

Catering staff 12 PRETTY WOMEN - 12 HANDSOME YOUNG MEN- black pants or skirt if women, white shirts, black thin ties, white t-shirt for men, black shoes and socks. Black heels for women.


*****NEED ASAP -- all black, formal.

Undercover security-- 5 men, fit , should be in dark suits (no pleats in pants please) lighter colored shirts and solid ties. Should look almost like secret service agents. Will be given ear mikes and back gun holsters.

Security guards- 12 men around the jewelry. Will be given gray uniforms and hats MEDIUM AND LARGE . They need to bring white t-shirts, black lace up shoes, black belt and black socks.

Exterior security guards- 24 CLEAN CUT men. Will be given white uniform shirts, navy pants. They need to bring white t-shirts, black lace up shoes, black belt and black socks.

Palm Beach Cops- 12 men Will be given navy cop uniforms. They need to bring white t-shirts, black lace up shoes, black belt and black socks.

Firemen- 8 men STRONG LOOKS. Please check with Patricia for sizes. If possible bring a dark navy blue t-shirt, blue dickies to go under turnouts or shorts, socks.

This is a very big and fun project to be a part of. Please join us. Please pass this along to your extended network. We have to make this great.


More info on "Parker."

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