Casting Call for Warner Brothers Josh Brolin Film "Jonah Hex" in New Orleans

Casting Director Wendy Talazac is currently casting the Warner Brothers Feature Film JONAH HEX, filming in New Orleans and various locations in Louisiana.

This is a Period (1800'S) Action, Drama, Thriller, Western in Need of Background Extras. The film stars Josh Brolin, and John Malkovich.

More antihero than superhero, "Jonah Hex" is based on the disfigured bounty hunter who was introduced to comic-book audiences in the early 1970s revival of the DC Comics series "All-Star Western," later retitled "Weird Western Tales." He was eventually spun off into his own self-titled series and, later, into other comic-book incarnations that included time travel and battles with the undead.

Starring alongside Josh Brolin and John Malkovich is Megan Fox, who will play Leila, a gun-wielding beauty and love interest of Hex (Brolin), a scarred bounty hunter tracking a voodoo practitioner (Malkovich) who wants to raise an army of undead to liberate the South.

The following types are needed:

Rough, tough, looking men and women,
True Native American males,
Creole men and women,
Asian men and women,
African American Men and women,
Carney types,
People well-experienced at riding a horse,
Musicians who play instruments indigenous to the 19th Century...
Fifes, Whistles, Rope Tension Drums, Bugles, Harmonicas, Jaw Harps, Bones
Period Keyboard Instruments: Clavichords, Harpsichords, Spinets, Virginal
Non-Reproduction Instruments: Banjos, Cello, Concertina, Guitars, Mandolin, Violin, Viola
All Shapes and Sizes, All looks considered.

Please submit a candid, good quality face front photo to:


Background Casting Call for Sylvester Stallone/Mickey Rourke feature film "The Expendables" in New Orleans area

Production has begun on Lionsgate and Millennium Films "The Expendables", which is written and directed by Sylvester Stallone. An all star cast includes Mickey Rourke, Dolph Lundgren, Jet Li, Eric Roberts, while Arnold Schwartzenegger will deliver a cameo.

The movie follows a group of tough mercenaries who infiltrate a South American country to overthrow its dictator and free its population. "The Expendables" is scheduled to hit theaters on April 23rd, 2010.

Principal photography is currently taking place in Brazil, and will move to Louisiana for the second half of filming. Extras casting director Elizabeth Coulon is seeking extras of all types to work on the film.

People in the Jefferson Parish and the New Orleans areas who are interested may send a good quality snapshot and contact information written on the back to:

The Expendables Extras Casting
Elizabeth Coulon
PO Box 750489
New Orleans, LA 70175-0489

Resumes for local crew members are being accepted by e-mail only at: