20th Century Fox open casting call for 'Steel Town' extras in Pittsburgh

The feature film "Steel Town" is currently in production in Pittsburgh, PA and the casting directors are holding an open casting call for local people interested in working as extras on the film. "Steel Town" has been shooting scenes recently in downtown Pittsburgh and at the closed Miller Elementary School in the lower Hill District.

Daniel Barnz is directing from a screenplay that he write himself. The story is decribed as "a touching story" that follows "two mothers who team up to help make a difference at a local school." Mark Johnson, who is the Executive Governer of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, is producing "Steel Town".

The shoot starts on June 22 and continues on Thursday the 23rd and Friday the 24th. No experience is necessary and all roles are paid. You must be able to fully commit to all three days.

Open Casting Call Details

Bring a recent color non-returnable snapshot to the casting call. You must be a legal United States resident to be considered. 


Green Tree Radisson Hotel
101 Radisson Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15205
Click Here for directions. 


Saturday, July 9, 2011 - 9:00am to 8:00pm
Sunday, July 10, 2011 - 9:00am to 8:00pm

If you are unable to attend the casting call but still want to be an extra, you can email a recent color snapshot along with all clothing sizes, physical stats, and contact information to:

Put STEEL TOWN EXTRAS in the subject line of oyour email.

Principal Actor Casting

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.

New York:

Laura Rosenthal Casting
401 Broadway
Suite 711
New York, NY 10013


Donna Belajac Casting
109 Market Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Extras Casting


Donna Belajac Casting
109 Market Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Production Companies:

Do NOT send photos and resumes to the production companies, as they will most likely end up being thrown away. They do not cast the films, rather they hire casting directors who sort through the thousands of submissions.

Blue Productions
260 Alpha Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15238

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

Walden Media
1888 Century Park East
14th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067

Gran Via Productions
1888 Century Park East
14th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067

Producers: Mark Johnson, Amanda Morgan Palmer

Writer/Director: Daniel Barnz


Maggie Gyllenhaal
Viola Davis
Holly Hunter
Oscar Isaac
Rosie Perez


Two mothers from different backgrounds - Esther Rose a postal worker and Margaret Shannon a reporter - band together to take on a failing public school system and institute a charter school for children in the neighborhood, including their own.