Now casting: Taraji P. Henson film seeking African Americans with natural hair

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.

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‘Best of Enemies’

Taraji P. Henson, who stars in "Empire" and filmed "Hidden Figures" in Atlanta, stars in this civil rights drama that's based on a true story. She portrays Ann Atwater, an activist who battles Ku Klux Klan leader C.P. Ellis until the two co-chair a two-week meeting about court-ordered desegregation, changing both of their lives.

What are they looking for?

African-American males and females age 18-25 who have small or thin frames are needed. You should have medium to darker skin tone and completely natural hair (no wigs) that’s in an afro or can be straightened.

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When are they filming?

Filming will take place in Atlanta from May 22-July 3, and you should have an open schedule.

How much does it pay?

Pay is $64 for eight hours.

How do I submit?

Send an email to with the subject line
"MAPLE." Include three clear, well-lit recent photos of yourself as well as your name, age, height, weight and current phone number.

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