THE DARK KNIGHT RISES Open Casting Call for Pittsburgh

     June 6, 2011

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With principal filming underway on The Dark Knight Risesthree-continent tour, the people of Pittsburgh are now preparing to become citizens of Gotham City. A recently posted casting call for “Magnus Rex” (the working title for The Dark Knight Rises) is looking for extras for the following:

“A Warner Bros. Film requires extras to play as Victims and Perpetrators within a city besieged by crime and corruption.  Take part in the urban action adventure ripping through the streets of Pittsburgh from July 28th through August 21st

Some specific types we are looking for are: Prisoners/Thugs, Guards, Police Officers, Business men & women and Sports Fans- ALL types are needed!!”

While The Dark Knight Rises is currently filming in the UK, production will return to the states in mid-July, where shooting will commence in New York City and Los Angeles in addition to Pittsburgh. For more details on the casting call and what it may reveal about the plot, hit the jump.  The Dark Knight Rises opens July 20, 2012.

dark-knight-movie-image-portrait-01Originally posted at Smith & Webster-Davis Casting, here’s the entire casting call:

“Magnus Rex”

A Warner Bros. Film requires extras to play as Victims and Perpetrators within a city besieged by crime and corruption.  Take part in the urban action adventure ripping through the streets of Pittsburgh from July 28th through August 21st

Casting Dates:

Sat. June 11th –   9am – 1pm and 2pm – 5pm

Sun. June 12th- 10am – 1pm and 2pm – 6pm

Sat. June 18th-    9am – 1pm and 2pm – 5pm

Sun. June 19th- 10am – 1pm and 2pm – 6pm

The Omni Hotel

530 William Penn Place

Pittsburgh, PA 15219

in the William Penn Ballroom (ground floor/downstairs)-

Use the Oliver St. Entrance, please.

Men and Women ages 18 and over.

ALL ethnicities!!!!

No experience necessary!

Some specific types we are looking for are:

Prisoners/Thugs, Guards, Police Officers, Business men & women and Sports Fans- ALL types are needed!!

**BRING PHOTO ID – Driver’s license, State ID or Student ID, etc…

(you must be legal to work in the U.S., with a working SS# !)

There are NO SIGN-UP FEES!!

So, “a city besieged by crime and corruption” huh? Luckily for me, I live in Pittsburgh and will be attending a casting session to try to get some inside information on The Dark Knight Rises. Until then, follow all of our coverage on The Dark Knight Rises as production continues to heat up.

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