Walt Disney's soon-to-film production, Oz, the Great and Powerful has sent out the following casting call (via On Location Vacations) in search of talented Michigan-area clowns.
The release, a prequel to the original book, The Wizard of Oz, will star James Franco, Mila Kunis, Michelle Williams, Rachel Weisz, Zach Braff and Joey King.
Casting Associates is looking for Clowns to work as extras on the feature film “Oz: The Great and Powerful”. This is a prequel to The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900) by L. Frank Baum, told from the point of view of the Wizard. It tells how the Wizard arrived in Oz and how he became the ruler.
* Clowns: Trained clowns, age 18 and older
These are paid roles.
How to Apply:
If you are interested in applying please email your name, phone number and a a picture in your clown makeup and gear to: OZextras@yahoo.com
NOTE: Include “Clowns” in the subject line of your email. Also include a picture of you not in clown mode. Please no other emails at this time.
If you're in the Michigan area and think you have what it takes, you could see yourself on the big screen come the film's release on March 8, 2013.