Casting Call For Extras - Sony Screen Gems Straw Dogs

Sony/Screen Gems (Obsessed, Quarantine, Underworld, Rise of the Lycons) announces the movie “Straw Dogs,” written and directed by Rod Lurie, is slated to begin filming in Shreveport, LA on August 17, 2009.

Glorioso Casting, LLC (Harold & Kumar 2, The Mist, The Expendables) is conducting the local casting for the film. People of all ages and ethnicities are encouraged to register as there is a need for more than 1,000 extras in several of the scenes as well as featured extras. (See Special Needs Below). Casting director Ryan Glorioso says this is the largest casting call ever in Shreveport.

Applicants may also register a photo of their car to be considered for the film.

Special Needs:

Everyone should register! However they do have a strong need for:

FOOTBALL PLAYERS: 18 - 23 years to look high school age. Real football players are encouraged to attend.

CHEERLEADERS: 18 - 23 years to look high school age. Real cheerleaders are encouraged to attend.

REFEREE’S: REAL football referees are encouraged to attend.

TOWNSPEOPLE: Adults, 18 and over. Children may sign up as well but parents/guardians must be present on set.

Go to if you are interested in playing a role in the movie.