It seems like every summer either Bryan Singer or Roland Emmerich is filming a movie in Montreal… Which I’m sure has nothing to do with exactly where your mind just went right now (cough, bars full of hot, French 18 year olds with no money, cough). But hey, smoke em you got em, boys of Montreal, cause this time around it’s coming with a pretty cool opportunity.
For once, one of the directors is coming to town with a movie that isn’t some insane blockbuster. In fact, it’s a dramatization of the Stonewall Riots (we’ve already said this is a questionable idea for Emmerich, but whatever). And they are looking for help.
Emmerich told The Montreal Gazette he is looking for gay and gay-friendly extras, especially between the ages of 18 – 30. “When you look at photos of that time, it was [mostly] hippies,” he said. “Even gay people looked like hippies. So we need people with longer hair and sideburns, which is a little difficult to find. The Village was also a hot spot for latinos and black people. It was a hotbed, an interesting mix of people.”
Those interested in being a paid extra in the film should email Julie Breton at firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to “include a couple of recent photos; your name, height, weight and age; email address and telephone number, and whether or not you are a smoker, or willing to smoke fake cigarettes.”