Jackson casting call for extras in James Brown movie on Sunday.
The casting crew for James Brown biopic "Get On Up" will be in Jackson Sunday looking for extras to be in school scenes, concert scenes and church scenes.
The open casting call is from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Mississippi Department of Education.
The Universal Studios feature film is directed by Tate Taylor and stars Chadwick Boseman and co-stars Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer. The movie is filming Nov. 4 through Dec. 20 in Natchez and Jan. 6-24 in Jackson.
Extras casting director Tammy Smith tells The Clarion-Ledger (http://on.thec-l.com/HWVu0N ) sign-up takes only about an hour. She said about 3,000 people are being hired for filming.