Central Casting (Louisiana)


Will be filming scenes in Baton Rouge/St. Francisville area

This film will tell the horrific, yet heroic story of Whipped Peter, who escapes a Louisiana plantation. He was a pivotal figure in exposing the brutality of slavery and served as a soldier in the war.

You do not have to be registered with Central Casting to work so share this casting notice with your friends and family!

Filming in the Baton Rouge and St. Francisville, LA areas
October 18 **AND** October 19th!
Please read thoroughly and submit only if you are available and okay with production’s requirements.
FILMING RATE: $125/12 hours
COVID Test RATE: $100_
FITTING Rate: $31.25/2 hours
You must take a mid-nasal PCR COVID test every 48 hours prior to fitting or filming.
Pre-Employment COVID Testing will be in the New Orleans/Harahan area AND the Baton Rouge/St. Francisville area. A Costume Fitting is mandatory and will be in New Orleans (Harahan). Fittings will likely begin, the first full week of October.
CONFEDERATE SOLDIERS: Seeking submissions for men who appear to be white and 18ly – early 40s (18+ years old) to portray Confederate Soldiers (some dead, some alive, some injured) in the aftermath of a battle. You should feel comfortable lying still and possibly having makeup added to you, to give you the appearance of being dead. Men must be willing to grow out hair and facial hair is a PLUS! Filming will be exterior. Please no strong/modern cuts or unnatural colored highlights. The makeup department may add facial hair in some cases.

NON-registered individuals can submit using this short form so we can contact you with filming information: https://www.centralcasting.com/emancipation

1). You should be the only person in the photo.
2). Please face the camera.
3). Only clear and well-lit photos will be considered.
4). Absolutely NO filters!

**As a condition of working on set, Background Actors (including children and parents) will be subject to the same testing requirements as cast & crew in advance of work dates.**
Production will also require that anyone over the age of 8 wear a face mask that covers your nose and mouth to be worn while on set or while at any production facility (including testing center).