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'The Dark Knight Rises' Comes To NYC, Looking For Extras

Holy background talent, Batman! This is truly a fanboy's dream come true: The Dark Knight Rises production is coming to NYC, and they are looking for extras to play burly cop types! There's an open casting call on October 1 at the Metropolitan Pavilion:

Grant Wilfley Casting, Inc. is casting extras for the new Warner Bros. film Magnus Rex. Producers state: “Take part in the urban action adventure coming to the streets of New York City.” Shoots Oct. 29-Nov. 11, 2011 in NYC.

Seeking—Extras: male and female, 18+, all ethnicities, no experience necessary, to play law enforcement within a city besieged by crime and corruption, specific roles include Guards, Soldiers, and Police Officers, seeking physically fit athletes, people with military and/or law enforcement training/experience, weapons training, and/or martial arts training.

Open call will be held Oct. 1, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. & 2-4 p.m. at Metropolitan Pavilion, 110 W. 19th St. (btwn. Sixth & Seventh aves.), NYC. Bring photo ID (i.e. driver’s license, state ID, student ID, etc.); talent must be able to provide valid unexpired ID to fill out I-9 at time of hiring. Seeking nonunion talent at this call; SAG members who are not already registered with GWCI should also attend the open call. For more info (including time/location details for SAG registration), visit or call (212) 685-3168. There are no sign-up fees. Professional pay provided. SAG Background Actors Contract.

TDKR has already blown through Pittsburgh and LA. If you are chosen, you can expect some serious action sequences like (SPOILER?) this mega fight between Batman and Bane and the entire city of Pittsburgh. Or perhaps you'll have to dodge this Batwing type device (though production should be careful where they point that thing or Ray Kelly will just shoot it down).

Previously in Batman-related news:

'The Dark Knight Rises' Set Photo Spoilers: Batman, Bane Battle (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

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