An opening casting call is set for this Steven Soderbergh film and starring Matt Damon

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS) – Directed by Steven Soderbergh and starring Matt Damon, Kate Winslet and Jude Law, ‘Contagion” is an action-thriller about an international team of doctors hired by the CDC to prevent the global outbreak of a deadly virus.

Filming starts on February 9th and goes through the 19th. Before shooting though, they will be coming to San Francisco to do an open casting call for those who may be interested in working on this film on January 29th and 30th. They are looking for men and women of all shapes, sizes, types and ethnicities to be background performers in this feature.

The date and times for the open call casting are:
January 29th, 2011; 2pm-6pm
Fort Mason Center: Landmark Building C, Room c260
January 30th , 2011; 10am-4pm
Embarcadero YMCA

So bring a pen, a small photo of yourself and a great attitude. You just might be in a movie with Matt Damon!

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Comments (7)
  1. Marlene Leal says:

    I’m in!! Me and a couple of friends made the casting call and will be in the final scenes at the Candlestick Park!! Can’t wait 🙂

    1. Enkay says:

      How do you know you will be in it? Did they give you some type of confirmation?

  2. lisa says:

    yea how do you know? did they call?

  3. bq says:

    Yea, I got the same piece of paper saying I’d be in it. But, no email as of 4am day of shoot???

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