Now casting: Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’ seeking African children | Atlanta film jobs

Are you ready to make your mark on Atlanta's film and TV industry? Are you the next Tyler Perry? ATL is in need of young stars. Check out the Peach City's latest casting call for your chance at fame.

Joining the growing list of Marvel movies that have filmed or will film in Atlanta, "Black Panther" showcases T'Challa (aka Black Panther), who premiered in "Captain America: Civil War." It stars Chadwick Boseman in the title role, and the cast includes Angela Bassett, Michael B. Jordan, Forest Whitaker, Lupita Nyong'o, "The Walking Dead" cast member Danai Gurira, Daniel Kaluuya, Winston Duke and Florence Kasumba. The movie will be directed by Ryan Coogler, who's known for "Fruitvale Station" and "Creed," and is set to be released in February 2018.

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What are they looking for?

African/African-American boys and girls, ages 6-8 only, are needed to be featured tribal kids. Boys must be willing to have their heads shaven bald, but girls can have any hair length.

When are they filming?

Filming will be in Atlanta on March 10 and 13.

How much does it pay?

Pay is $100 for eight hours, with overtime after that. For boys that need their head shaved by casting, a $50 bump will be added.

How do I submit?

Send an email to, and put KINGDOM in the subject line. If you're submitting for more than one of your children, include their information in the same email.

Include two current, clear photos – one from the shoulders up and one from the knees up. Non-professional, basic photos with a neutral background are preferred. Don’t smile in the photo, and you should be wearing a neutral outfit.

Include the following information: First and last name of the child and parent, phone number(s), city and state where you live, email address, age, height, weight and sizes for the child (pants, shirt, shoes). If you’re submitting for a boy, be sure to include the phrase BALD OK.

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