Now casting: ‘Super Fly’ filming Luda Day Weekend scene

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.

Sony has bought the rights to a remake of the classic 1972 blaxploitation film "Superfly." Director X (aka Julien Christian Lutz) is in talks to direct the film, according to Alex Tse ("Watchmen") is writing the screenplay, and Joel Silver is producing.

What are they looking for?

The following roles are being cast:

  • Featured bodyguards – African-American or Latino men ages 21 to 50 who look intimidating (Subject: BODYGUARD)
  • Hip, cool or hot men and women – African-American, Latino, Asian, Middle Eastern and Caucasian men and women age 18 to 40. If you're a smoker or are willing to smoke an herbal tobacco substitute on camera, include this information in your submission. (Subject: FLY)
  • Drug neighborhood residents – African-American men and women ages 18 to 70, preferably with a car that can be used. Beater cars are ideal. (Subject: "DRUG HOOD")
  • LudaDay weekend scene – African-American men and women age 18 to 40. Cars may be used, and racing/fast models are especially needed. (Subject: "LUDADAY NIGHT")

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When are they filming?

Filming is in Atlanta on the following dates:

  • Featured bodyguards – mid-January for two dates and then in February for two more
  • Hip, cool or hot men and women – various days between Jan. 16 and March 2
  • Drug neighborhood residents – around Jan. 19 or 20, possibly at night
  • LudaDay weekend scene – around Jan. 25-26 and at night

How much does it pay?

Pay is as follows:

  • Bodyguards - $100 for eight hours, with overtime after that
  • Hip, cool or hot men and women - $100 for eight hours, with overtime after that
  • Drug neighborhood residents – to be determined, with a $25 car bump
  • LudaDay weekend scene – to be determined, with a $25 car bump for regular models and $75 for race/fast car models

How do I submit?

Send an e-mail to with the correct subject line. Include the following in a list format in the body of your email: first and last legal name, email address, city and state, age, height, weight and all sizes. List any tattoos or piercings (where, how large, etc.) and include a resume or any dance, acting or set experience as an extra.

Include three or four current, in-focus photos with a neutral background and good lighting. One should be from the chest or shoulders up, one from the knees up or full length and one or two of you looking the part if possible. Including photos of you smiling and not smiling. Your hairstyle and facial hair should look the same way it currently does.

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