‘Strange Things’ casting looking for marching band extras

Extras may find themselves “unite” this fall to film the show ” Strange Things.”


Extras may find themselves “unite” this fall to film the hit Netflix show “Strange Things.”

“We are looking to cast Men & Women who have had or currently are experienced in participating in a Marching band!”, a casting notice posted online for adult marching band members says.

Musical know-how required for the aspiring extras, which may be ethnicity and the age of 18 to 30 years.

“You are actually playing 2 songs with us (so you need to know how to play on your instrument),” the post.

Exact shoot dates for the show, which is filmed in Atlanta, Georgia, (yet) not mentioned in the ad — although the casting company says that the filming will probably take place at the end of October.

“TBD, this will be approximately 2 Overnight Shooting Data (call times of approx 4 hours) and, possibly, a Recording Date,” the casting notice reads.

A similarly formulated casting for small marching band members says that they must be 16 to 17 years old.


WSB-TV recently spotted the notices, which were originally posted in March. Heather Taylor, founder and owner of Pour TaylorMade, confirmed to Fox News Wednesday that the online offerings are still open.

Viewers already know from looking at the influence of a film from the 1980’s on the upcoming season.

Series star David Harbour, 43, told Variety the last month of the third season — which is due out in the summer of 2019 — is influenced by the comedy flick “Fletch.”

Chevy Chase played a journalist who is known as “Fletch” in 1985, the film of the same name as “Fletch Lives,” which came out in 1989.

A new character played by Jake Busey, a reporter named Bruce, it is expected that the reference of the role in the series. Details on Busey’s part were revealed in April.

“He is a journalist for The Hawkins Post with questionable morals and a sick sense of humor,” Netflix said in a press release.

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