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Feature film casting call: The Avenger's

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INDEPENDENCE, OH (WOIO) -

Paid movie extras are needed and they are turning out in droves.

The line at the Holiday Inn in Independence was long on Friday...with a lot of waiting.

Marvel feature film "The Avengers" is having an open casting call for extras all weekend and thousands showed up on the first day.

Extras are paid $10 an hour for the first 8 hours, with overtime after that.

A typical day on set is between 10-14 hours. 

By the end of the day Saturday, close to 10,000 people are expected to show up. There are about 1,000 jobs up for grabs. 

The event was Friday, July 15 from Noon – 4 PM and Saturday, July 16 from 10 am to 5 PM.

The casting call is being held at the Holiday Inn in Independence. 6001 Rockside Rd.

  • extras must be 18 years or older
  • please come well-groomed and wearing your best business executive outfit
  • your photo will be taken at no charge
  • please bring a pen for application & it is helpful to know your sizes!

(feel free to submit current pictures of children under 18)

Filming for the film begins on August 5th.

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