Chattanooga Now '42' recruiting extras

Chattanooga Now '42' recruiting extras

May 4th, 2012 by Staff Report in Chattnow Movies

So you wanna be in the movies? The crew for the Jackie Robinson biopic "42," starring Harrison Ford, Chris Meloni and Chadwick Boseman, needs 500 extras a day to fill the stands at Engel Stadium when filming begins later this month.

Filming will take place May 21, 22, 24, 25, 29, 30, 31 and June 1, 4 and 6.

Extras receive no pay, but they do get lunch and the chance to win prizes, including trips to Jamaica and Cancun, iPads and featured extra roles.

To sign up for one or multiple days, visit The website also offers hair and wardrobe tips to re-create the look of the 1940s, the time period in which the movie is set.