Open Call for Gwyneth Paltrow and Tim McGraw feature film in Nashville

The producers of Love Don't Let Me Down, a feature film starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Tim McGraw, are seeking 2,000-2,500 extras for a concert scene featuring the Oscar-winning actress. McGraw will welcome the crowd when the filming takes place February 2, 2010 at Nashville's Municipal Auditorium. The scene depicts the moment when superstar singer Kelly Canter (played by Paltrow) performs at a comeback concert. Appearing as her opening acts in the scene are Leighton Meester (Gossip Girl) and Garrett Hedlund (Tron Legacy). All of the actors will perform to pre-recorded tracks of songs written by Nashville songwriters. Also performing are the Lost Trailers, an opening act on McGraw's upcoming tour. McGraw portrays Canter's manager-husband in the film directed by Shana Feste. Extras seeking to participate as audience members will be admitted to the Municipal Auditorium at 4:00pm. All participants must be at least 18 years old.

Great American Country TV star Storme Warren will keep things hopping by introducing musical acts and distributing special prizes. The producers have invited Nashville-based charity SOLES4SOULS to be their partner in the event. Concertgoers are encouraged to bring pairs of new or slightly worn shoes (banded or tied together) that the charity will collect at the event to support the Haitian relief efforts. The Soles4Souls website is

Guests will be admitted to the Nashville Municipal Auditorium (417 Fourth Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37201) at 4PM. THEY SHOULD PLAN TO STAY UNTIL 11PM. The Lost Trailers will perform at 4:30pm!! FREE PARKING will be provided at Lot R at Titans LP Field (462 1st Street Nashville TN 37213) at the base of the Shelby Street Bridge. FREE SHUTTLES TO THE VENUE AND BACK TO PARKING WILL BE PROVIDED. It is requested but not required for admittance that everyone with a serious interest in the event e-mail indicating the number of seats they are interested in obtaining. The producers are seeking approximately 2000-2500 participants who will be admitted first-come-first-served. Concession stands will be open and available throughout the evening. Picture taking will not be allowed.

Click Here for general extras casting information for this film.

Filming will take place through March 2010 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Extras Casting:

LDLMD Casting
2817 West End Ave
Nashville, TN 37203-1453

Principal Actor Casting (Los Angeles - completed):

Lis Dean
4705 Laurel Canyon Blvd.
Suite 301
Valley Village, CA 91607

Production Companies:

Do NOT send photos and resumes to the production companies (they will most likely end up in the trash can), they do not cast the films. They hire casting directors who sort through the thousands of submissions.

Love Don't Let Me Down, Inc.
612 10th Ave. N
Nashville, TN 37203

Screen Gems
10202 W. Washington Blvd
Culver City, CA 90232

Maguire Entertainment
10202 W. Washington Blvd.
Stage 6, 7th Floor
Culver City, CA

Directed by:

Shana Feste

Producers: Tobey Maguire, Jenno Topping


Gwyneth Paltrow - Kelly Canter
Leighton Meester - Chiles Stanton
Tim McGraw - Ed


In the country music drama, Hedlund plays a young rising singer-songwriter who becomes involved with a fallen country singer played by Paltrow. They embark on a career resurrection tour with her husband-manager (McGraw) and a beauty queen-turned-singer (Meester). Romantic entanglements and old demons threaten to derail them all.