Alumnus Seeking Extras for Independent Film

June 16, 2015 at 9:15 am

USC Upstate graduate Daljit Kalsi is looking for extras to appear in an independent film, “Curtain Call.”

Producers are looking for featured performers and extras to appear in the series that will be shot at 7:30 p.m. June 27, 2015 behind Simpsonville Fire Department, across from Simpsonville City Park, 405 E. Curtis St., Simpsonville.

Dozens of men and women are need to appear as featured extras in a series of short scenes that will be filed that day.

Extras will enjoy refreshments, live musical performances by the Columbia-based Country/Southern Rock band The Blue Pickups, appear in a film to be circulated in the regional festival circuit, and earn an acting credit on the Internet Movie Database (IMDb).

Extras must arrive by 7:45 p.m. in casual attire and sign a consent form.

Anyone who wishes to be an extra is urged to “like” “Curtain Call” on Facebook and confirm that you are “going” on the event page.

“Curtain Call” follows a rising country artist as he plummets from near the top of the ladder of success to the lowest point in his life after he is charged and convicted of a murder he did not commit.

Merritt Vann of Lexington leads a cast of talented actors, portraying country star Emmett Tanner in the film. Vann has appeared in numerous films and TV shows, including “Banshee,” “Revolution,” and “Sleepy Hollow.” Vann is also a co-producer of the film along with co-star Kelly Wyatt, a Columbia entrepreneur, and the film’s director Daljit Kalsi, whose work in South Carolina television has earned numerous Emmy nominations.