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Now casting: BET show seeking African-American extras

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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‘Tales: All I Need’ 

This is part of BET’s scripted anthology series based on classic hip-hop songs, which are reimagined to make “mini-movies.” 

What are they looking for? 

The following roles are available for people who appear to be African-American, and you can submit as an individual or as a family: 

Mom and dad – men and women age 30 to 40 (Subject MOM & DAD) 

Kids – between the ages of 6 and 12 (Subject: KIDS) 

Baby or twins – between the ages of 10 and 18 months (Subject: BABY) 

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When are they filming? 

Filming will be in Atlanta on Sept. 8. 

How much does it pay? 

Pay is $64 for eight hours of work, with overtime after that. 

How do I submit? 

Send an e-mail to with the correct subject line. Include your name, age, height, weight, phone number and three current photos of all family members who are submitting. 

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