20th Century Fox extras casting call for 'The Big Valley' in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

The Big Valley Extras Casting
Filming begins the first week of August, 2010 on the 20th Century Fox feature film 'The Big Valley' in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Based on the hit 1960's TV series about a California ranching family in the Wild West days, The Big Valley is a Western period piece set in the late 1800's.

The extras casting company in Louisiana is currently casting Baton Rouge area locals to appear in the film as background actors. There is no requirement that you be able to ride a horse in this film, as stunt performers will be the only people on horseback. Ladies will be in CORSETS all day and men will be in WOOL all day. This is not for everyone. It will be hot.

Here is specifically what they are looking for:

Men: Rough looking, weathered, natural build, lean, tall, no tattoos, ages 18 and up. No muscular guys.

Women: No dyed hair, no bleach blondes, no visible tattoos, ages 18-up.

Size requirements:

Men: Slender, 5'10 - 6'3. Between 32 - 38 waist only. Must be able to grow facial hair.

Women: Sizes 4,6, and 8. Between 5'5-5'10. No bigger than size 8 shoes please.

To be considered for extra work on The Big Valley, email a color snapshot and contact information to the following:

Please DO NOT submit if you are not located near Baton Rouge, Louisiana and fit the descriptions above.

Casting directors will be making selections and having fittings the last week of July.

Crew Member Hiring (Louisiana):

CREW MEMBER resumes ONLY should be sent to:

Principal Actor Casting (Los Angeles):

See the post titled Headshot and Resume Information regarding how to submit for acting roles.

Please submit photos and resumes by mail only.
No phone calls or personal drop-offs.

Sheila Jaffe
c/o Drama 3/4 Productions
6762 Lexington Ave., Ste. B
Hollywood, CA 90038

Extras Casting (Louisiana):

Caballero Casting, LLC
9522 Brookline Drive
Suite E
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
No phone calls or drop-offs.

Production Companies:

Do NOT send photos and resumes to the production companies (they will most likely end up in the trash can), they do not cast the films. They hire casting directors who sort through the thousands of submissions.

20th Century Fox Film Corporation
10201 W. Pico Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90035

Arclight Films
8447 Wilshire Blvd.
Stuite 101
Beverly Hills, CA 90211

Fish Weir Filmworks
11377 West Olympic Blvd.
2nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90064

Big Valley Films, LLC
6762 Lexington Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90038

Big Valley Films, LLC
Baton Rouge Production Office
9522 Brookline Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70809

Producers: Straw Weisman, Kate Edelman Johnson

Writer/Director: Daniel Adams


Jessica Lange
Richard Dreyfuss
Ryan Phillippe
Travis Fimmel
Stephen Moyer
Lorraine Nicholson
Lee Majors
Bruce Dern


A feature film version of based on the 60's Western series, which ran on ABC from 1965-69, following Victoria Barkley the matriarch of a ranching family in the 1870s San Joaquin Valley. When a dispute between the Southern Pacific railroad and the lease holding ranchers along their train line sparks into open warfare, the Barkleys have to decide between siding with their neighbors, or siding with the all-powerful railroad.