Lakeshore Entertainment Group and Sidney Kimmel Entertainment are in production on the star-studded comedy feature film "Walk of Shame" in Los Angeles. The extras casting company is hiring general background performers throughout the shoot, which will wrap at the end of January, 2012. All types are needed, both union and non-union. Filming is taking place in Hollywood, downtown Los Angeles, and other various locations. No previous experience working as a film extra in required. These are fully paid positions.
The film centers on stable, accomplished and uptight, newswoman Meghan Morris who is passed over for a network anchor position because she seems too buttoned-down for the job. Out on the town with her girlfriends, trying to forget her troubles, Meghan winds up having a drunken tryst with Gordon. The next morning, she learns that the network suits may have reconsidered and she's still in the running. But when she exits Gordon's apartment in a slutty dress, without her cell phone, and finds that her car has been stolen, Meghan embarks on a long and harrowing "Walk of Shame" that leads her into one comical catastrophe after another.
Starring in "Walk of Shame" is two-time Primetime Emmy nominee Elizabeth Banks in the role of Meghan Morris, and Screen Actors Guild Awards nominee James Marsden as Banks' love interest Gordon. Also in the cast is TV Guide Awards winner Gillian Jacobs; Screen Actors Guild Awards nominee Ethan Suplee; Teen Choice Award winner Oliver Hudson; Primetime Emmy Award nominee Kevin Nealon; and MTV Movie Awards nominee Ken Davitian. Additional supporting roles have gone to Bill Burr, Liz Carey, Willie Garson, Lawrence Gilliard Jr., Alphonso McAuley, Tig Notaro, and Sarah Wright.
Steven Brill will direct from a screenplay that he wrote himself. Brill's directorial credits include "Little Nicky" starring Adam Sandler and Patricia Arquette, "Mr. Deeds" starring Sandler and Winona Ryder, and "Drillbit Taylor" starring Owen Wilson. His writing credits include the Walt Disney Pictures films "Heavy Weights" and "D3: The Mighty Ducks ," as well as "Ready to Rumble". Brill also worked as an actor in such films as "Edward Scissorhands," "Almost an Angel," "Batman Returns," "When a Man Loves a Woman," "The Wedding Singer," "Joe Dirt".
Primetime Emmy Award nominee Gary Lucchesi and Academy Award winner Tom Rosenberg are producing for Lakeshore Entertainment, which has has produced more than 60 films including "Million Dollar Baby," "The Lincoln Lawyer," "Gone," and "I, Frankenstein". Independent Spirit Award winner Sidney Kimmel will oversee production for Sidney Kimmel Entertainment. FilmDistrict will handle domestic distribution, while Sierra/Affinity will distribute the film internationally.
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Aquila Wood Casting
1680 Vine Street
Los Angeles, CA 90028
220 S. Flower Street
Burbank, CA 91502
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Walk of Shame
846 N. Cahuenga Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90038
Lakeshore Entertainment Group
9268 W. Third Street
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Sidney Kimmel Entertainment
9460 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
1540 Second Street
Santa Monica, CA 90401
9378 Wilshire Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Producers: Gary Lucchesi, Tom Rosenberg, Sidney Kimmel
Writer/Director: Steven Brill
Starring: Elizabeth Banks, Ethan Suplee, Willie Garson, James Marsden, Gillian Jacobs, Ken Davitian, Bill Burr, Liz Carey, Ken Davitian, Lawrence Gilliard Jr., Oliver Hudson, Alphonso McAuley, Kevin Nealon, Tig Notaro, Sarah Wright
Meghan Morris (Elizabeth Banks) is an uptight anchor who gets locked out of her apartment after a late night out. Stranded without her wallet, phone, ID or car, she embarks on a series of adventures as she finds her way to the most important job interview of her life.