‘Wild’, starring Reese Witherspoon, set to begin filming in Oregon; Extras needed


Reese Witherspoon is set to begin filming Wild, based on Cheryl Strayed’s memoir Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail, in Oregon this month and they are looking for extras.

Extras Only needs about 200 actors with tattoos, piercings, dreadlocks and other “counterculture markings” for the film. They are also looking for Jeeps, cars, trucks and other vehicles older than 1995. To apply, visit: http://www.extrasonly.com/talent/about/casting.php.

The specific scenes these extras will take part in will be filmed at Papaya, the post office on Lithia Way, and The Breadboard Restaurant in Ashland, OR on Oct. 22.

In addition to Ashland, filming will also take place in Bend and Portland, OR over the next few weeks.

If you spot Wild filming in Oregon, let us know about it at olv@onlocationvacations.com!




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    Eric Christensen

    Extras also needed to be in the background of an episode of the HBO miniseries “Olive Kitteridge,” that will be filmed in Worcester, Mass on Monday, Oct. 21.

    According to film organizers, the casting call is looking for men and women “of all races and ethnicities” and will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m on Saturday, Oct. 12, at All Saints Church, 10 Irving St. You must be over 25 years of age, and bring a recent photo of yourself that will not be returned.

    Frances McDormand was the star of movies like “Fargo” and “Almost Famous,” and will be the star of “Olive Kitteridge,” which has already filmed four episodes, including one in Gloucester, according to IMDB.com.


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