Now casting: Netflix’s ‘Ozark’ seeking fishermen, reporters, more

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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Jason Bateman stars in and directs this Netflix series, which focuses on the clandestine world of drug-money laundering. Laura Linney also stars.

What are they looking for?

The following featured roles are being cast:

Mourners for a private funeral – Caucasian men and women, age 18-75, who look like Ozark community types. You should be a new face, local face (Blue Cat or strip club scenes) or a repeat if you were never on camera. (Subject: “GRIM”)

Young fishermen – Caucasian men age 18-30 who have experience fishing in a river or stream. You should be a new face or a repeat if you were never on camera. (Subject: “I CAN FISH”)

Reporters, cameramen, photographers – Men and women age 25-55, all ethnicities. Real experience is a plus but not mandatory. You should be a new face or a repeat if you were never on camera. (Subject: “MEDIA”)

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When are they filming?

Mourners film on April 25 in Norcross, fishermen film on April 27 in Canton, and reporters/cameramen/photographers film on May 2-3 in Stone Mountain.

How much does it pay?

Pay for mourners and reporters/cameramen/photographers is $72 for eight hours with overtime after that. Fishermen will be paid $100 for eight hours with overtime after that.

How do I submit?

Send an e-mail to with the subject line of the role you're submitting for.

Include current, clear photos – one from the chest up (face) and one from the knees up (full body). Look the part of the role you’re submitting for, and non-smiling photos are best. If you have professional photos, you must also include current non-professional photos. Selfies are fine, but they shouldn’t be taken at strange angles or show just your head.

List your first and last name, phone number(s), city and state where you live, email address, age, ethnicity, height and weight. Also include your sizes (men: jacket, neck, sleeve, waist, inseam and shoe; women: dress, bust/bra/cup, waist and shoe).

List your fishing experience or reporters/video/photographer experience if you’re submitting for one of those roles. Include whether you have acting or set experience and attach your resume, and also list “NEW FACE,” “REPEAT but never used on camera” or “REPEAT local type.

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