Steel Town Movie Casting Call in Pittsburgh

Steel Town Movie Casting Call in Pittsburgh - July 9th and 10th

Thousands of people lined up for an opportunity to be in Batman: the Dark Knight Rises. If you were there but didn’t get the gig, this weekend is your second chance to land your dream career of being a Hollywood extra. The movie Steel Town is having an open casting call and they’re looking for at least 800 extras, so you have a good chance of being selected!

Click to learn more about “Steel Town” filming in Pittsburgh with Maggie Gyllenhaal, Holly Hunter, etc.

The original ad was posted on Craigslist. The extras casting director is Linda Weaver and the email contact is

Who is the casting agency?
LeModeln Model and Talent Agency based out of Boardman, OH.

When is the open casting call?

  • Saturday, July 9 – anytime between 9am – 8pm
  • Sunday, July 10 – anytime between 9am – 8pm

Where is it?
Radisson Hotel in Greentree (map)
101 Radisson Dr
Pittsburgh, PA 15220

What exactly are they looking for?
Anyone and everyone. No experience necessary.

What else do I need to know?

  • You must be eligible to work in USA
  • Take a photo with you (it will not be returned)

How much are they paying extras?
Good question.

Bonus question: Why do a lot of these casting companies have the worst websites and really unprofessional looking job posts? It’s interesting that casting agencies are using technology from 10 years ago, yet they still get hired by Hollywood studios – and still find a way to get thousands of people to gather for casting calls! This would never work in other industries.