Casting company seeks extras for new Will Smith movie filming in Baton Rouge, St. Francisville


HOLLYWOOD, CA – FEBRUARY 24: Actor Will Smith attends the Warner Bros. Pictures’ “Focus” premiere at TCL Chinese Theatre on February 24, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — A casting company is searching for extras to be a part of a new Will Smith movie that will be filming in Baton Rouge and St. Francisville.

According to a news release from Central Casting Louisiana, the new film “Sacred Motivation,” tells the story of Whipped Peter, a slave who escapes from a plantation and serves as a soldier. Filming will take place for two weeks from Oct. 11 to Oct. 22.

The casting company’s job posting said they are specifically seeking men to portray Confederate and Union soldiers.

For more details from Central Casting Louisiana, click here.

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