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Ang Lee movie needs football fan extras

Acclaimed filmmaker Ang Lee, known for projects including “Life of Pi,” “Brokeback Mountain” and “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon,” is in Atlanta now working on “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk.”

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The movie is shooting at the Georgia Dome these days and needs football fan extras who can work overnight tonight and tomorrow night. No visible tattoos but otherwise the casting folks didn't list any specifics. If you're interested and available email your full name, age, height and weight, three color photos and your phone number to Clcastingco@gmail.com with "Overnighter 4.22 & 4.23" in the subject line.

The film is based on the novel by Ben Fountain, about U.S. soldiers sent on a PR campaign to rally support for the war in Iraq. The cast includes Vin Diesel, Kristen Stewart, Garrett Hedlund, Steve Martin, Chris Tucker and Ric Reitz.

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