‘After Earth’ extras casting information and first confirmed filming location in Philadelphia


As we’ve reported, M. Night Shyamalan’s next movie, staring Will and Jaden Smith, is currently filming in Costa Rica, but is expected to move to the Philadelphia area later this month.

After Earth is set 1,000 years into the future and follows a young boy who navigates an abandoned Earth to save himself and his estranged father after their ship crashes.

According to NBC Philadelphia, the Budd Manufacturing Facility at 2450 W. Hunting Park Avenue in North Philly has been confirmed as one of the locations they’ll be using during the Philadelphia potion of filming.

Heery Casting has also posted two new casting calls looking for a young actor who can pass for Jaden Smith at 3, and teens who can play cadets. Check out the details below:

Young actor needed

Heery Casting is looking for a young actor, age 3-4 years old, to play Jaden Smith at age 3. This role will shoot in the Philadelphia area during March, 2012. The film is being directed by M. Night Shyamalan.

Both SAG and non-union will be considered. Must be an African American boy, age 3-4, and MUST resemble actor Jaden Smith.

Please email:
heeryproject@gmail.com

Please include in the body of the email:
-Name
-Age
-Height
-Weight
– all clothing sizes
-Phone numbers
-2 photos: A close-up & A full body (jpg format) taken within the last 3 months NO HEAD SHOTS!
-SAG status & SAG membership number (If applicable)
Put “young Kitai” in the subject line.

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Teens for “After Earth”

Heery Casting is looking for TEENS to portray military cadets to work as background on a feature film to be shot in the Philadelphia area.

This is for the new M. Night Shyamalan project. Shooting will begin at the end of February and run thru April 2012.

NEEDED: Teens of all ethnicities
Ages 14-19 in EXCELLENT Physical Condition
SAG and Non-Union

All roles are considered local hires and you must have your own transportation and housing in the Philadelphia area. Pay will be at the SAG background rates. Both SAG and non-union may apply.

If interested and available, email: heeryproject@gmail.com

Please include in the body of the email:
-Name
-Age
-Height
-Weight
– all clothing sizes
-Phone numbers
-2 photos: A close-up & A full body (jpg format) taken within the last 3 months
-SAG status & SAG membership number (If applicable)

Put “CADET” in the subject line.

You can apply for either position at heeryproject@gmail.com.

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    Marcia Moore Walker

    Hi: Are you looking for extras? I am a 65 year old woman
    and am very interested in doing this kind of work.
    Also my son is 37 years old and is also interested in being an extra in films.
    Thank you

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