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You Could Be in Dolly Parton’s New Netflix Series

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Dolly Parton is getting ready to start filming her upcoming Netflix series, and she’s looking for ordinary people to appear onscreen.

Parton announced in June that her company, Dixie Pixie Productions, would be partnering with Warner Bros. Television to produce a series that’s slated to premiere on Netflix in 2019. Each new episode of the show will focus on a different Parton song, and Parton herself will appear in select episodes.

According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Parton’s show will be filming in Atlanta from Sept. 19-25, and there’s an open casting call from Catrett Casting in Atlanta looking for extras for a variety of scenes. Extra roles include WWII soldiers, 1940s townsfolk, war amputees, diner staff and “facial expressions.”

All of the available extra roles pay $75 for eight hours of work. Those interested in appearing need to send an email to under the subject line of the role for which they’d like to be considered, and include their name, age, height, weight and current phone number along with three clear, current, well-lit photos of themselves.

Applicants for the WWII soldiers parts need to be Caucasian males between 18-26. Respond by using the subject line ENLISTED. 1940s townsfolk must be Caucasian men and women from the ages of 18 and up. Submit for those roles using the subject line TOWNFOLK.

Those who apply for war amputees roles need to be Caucasian men between 18-26 who are real amputees. Submit using the subject line WOUNDED VET. Diner staff roles are available to African-American men from age 35 up, using the subject line DINER STAFF. Facial expressions roles are being considered for Caucasian men age 35 and up; they will be asked to portray “stone-faced yet reactionary citizens.” Submit under the subject line EXPRESSIONS.

Applicants for all male roles need to be clean shaven and willing to get a period haircut. WWII soldiers, war amputees and diner staff roles will film in Atlanta on Sept. 13. 1940s townsfolks roles will shoot on Sept. 11-13, 20-21 and 24-25. Applicants must be available on all of those dates. Facial expressions roles are set to shoot on Sept. 12, 20-21 and 24-25. Those who submit themselves for those roles should have open availability on those dates.

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