Now casting: ‘Shaft’ reboot casting New York street scene I Atlanta film and TV jobs

  • Mary Caldwell
  • For the AJC
4:40 p.m Friday, Dec. 1, 2017 Movies & TV the AJC

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. 

A reboot of the popular blaxploitation film of the 1970s, “Son of Shaft” will star Samuel L. Jackson and Jessie T. Usher, according to Variety.

African-American and Hispanic men and women of all types, age 18 to 60s, are needed for a New York Street scene.

Some cars will also be used, but they need to be nothing newer than model year 2010, and they can’t be red or white.

Filming will be in downtown Atlanta on Dec. 4 to 6, and you’ll need to be available all three days.

Pay is $75 for eight hours, plus a $25 bump if your car is used.

Send an e-mail to with “NYC STREET” in the subject line. Include a recent photo that shows exactly how you look today, all your contact information and the make/model/color of your car.

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