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Netflix holding casting call for extras in Bakersfield this weekend

Posted at 1:47 PM, Jan 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-18 02:57:49-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Are you ready to see your face on Netflix? Well now is your chance.

Netflix is holding an open casting call for extras this weekend to be featured in their upcoming featured film "The Prom".

The casting call is scheduled for Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Bakersfield Marriott Convention Center. No experience is required but they are looking for men and women ages 18 and older. The positions will be paid.

"The Prom", according to IMDB, is a movie about a group of "self-obsessed theater stars" who visit a small conservative Indiana town in support of a high school girl who wants to take her girlfriend to the prom. The film is set to feature such stars as Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman and James Corden, according to IMDB.

Filming on location in Bakersfield is scheduled to begin on Jan. 24.