Robert Rodriquez, director of the Spy Kids movies, has signed on to direct the upcoming film “Alita: Battle Angel”. The movie is an adaptation of the popular Manga by Yukito Kishiro. It is being produced by James Cameron (Titanic). An actor casting call has been released for adults of all ages to work on the movie. Set in the 26th century, the story follows an amnesiac female cyborg rescued from a scrapyard and rebuilt. Possessing no memories of her life before being rebuilt but retaining an impressive set of fighting skills, she becomes a bounty hunter while seeking to discover more about her past, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Alita: Battle Angel is set to star Rosa Salazar who previously starred in The Maze Runner. Background extras are needed for the feature film that is filming from October through February in Austin, Texas. Adults of all ages and races needed to portray people of multiple cultures in a futuristic society. Models and actors who are selected to work will be paid. There are opportunities for 1 day or several days of filming depending on the look needed for specific scenes.
When submitting please include name, age, phone #, location (Austin?), height/weight and attach plenty of clear, well-lit, high resolution current photos both close up AND full length. Please also include the following sizes: Men: chest, shirt (neck/sleeve), waist, inseam, chest or jacket, shoe and hat; Women: bra, dress, pants, shoe and hat. To submit for the movie casting call email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Rodriquez Extra”. All actors must be a Texas resident w/ valid Texas ID who lives in (or at least close nearby) to Austin, TX since shoots days can change at the last minute and call times are likely very early or late night. **Please don’t submit if you’re not local to the area or nearby.**When working on film, all electronic devices, including phones, will be collected for the entirety of the shoot day. Access likely limited to only one phone check in a 12 hour time period. Anyone uncomfortable with giving up electronic devices should not apply.