“Sparkle” Extras Casting Call for Feature Film (Detroit, Michigan)

Over 3000 Extras Needed for “Sparkle” Movie

“Sparkle” will be filming for 6 weeks in Detroit, Michigan and Ryan Hill will be looking to cast extras for this feature film. Michigan residents will get first consideration for roles.

Available Roles:

  • Extras: (Age 18+) Open ethnicity. Over 3000 extras will be needed over a 6 week shoot in October & November 2011.

NOTE: There will be a few spots for kids under 18 on this film, but please wait to submit until a more specific call is released for child actors.


These are paid roles.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying, please email your complete contact information, a current photo and clothing sizes to: SparkleMovieCasting@gmail.com

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25 Responses to ““Sparkle” Extras Casting Call for Feature Film (Detroit, Michigan)”

  1. Jane E Randall says:

    Where do we apply for crew jobs?

  2. Phyllis says:

    This is wonderful for all actors, as well as the city of Detroit to have suce a opportunity to get work in our field, our industry. The Motion Picture industry for this is what we need to survive, Acting is our passion.

  3. Christina says:

    Hope this film needs a Hispanic girl. Will await special instruction.

  4. Walter Lee says:

    i like being an extra in this film where at in Detroit

  5. Kathryn Hudson says:

    I would love to be an extra for the new film ““Sparkle” I am 14 years old and this would be my first film. I am pretty outgoing and funny. I love to act it is one of my favorite things to do.

    This whole thing would be a great oppertunity. Contact me back and let me know and I would love to be apart of this. I don’t live that far away from detroit. To get there it would take me about half an hour to get there.

    With Thanks

    Kathryn Hudson :)

  6. Maryann Fraser says:

    I am interested in being and extra in Sparkle . How do I apply??? I tried SparklesCastingExtras@gmail.com and it wouldn’t work.

  7. Zachary Hunt says:

    Really looking forward to the information for the child roles (under 18)! Do you know when we will be able to submit a resume/photos for the under 18 roles?

  8. Walter Lee says:

    i have acting exp and exp as an extra to and will like to be in that movie as an extra

  9. admin says:


    That is not the correct email. You have to submit to: sparklemoviecasting@gmail.com

  10. Monique says:

    Hello, there I’ve always dreamed of being an extra in a movie. And Sparkle is one of my favorites I have already applied pick me please! Muah

  11. Lakeshia Harrell says:

    I am over excited for this opportunity!! This is amazing I pray you guys pick me And I do Live in DETROIT I am Full of energy and ready to work I already applied Im just awaiting a response PLEASE PICK ME!!!!!!!! GOOOOO TEAM SPARKLE!!!!

  12. Iam very excited about the make of sparkle being filmed in detroit . I will apply for a oppurtunity to be a extra in the movie! I have study acting for many years. I look forward to this great oppurtunity.

  13. Rosie Gholston says:

    I am very excited about this opportunity. To be a part of this re-make of a classic.

  14. Philip says:

    I have been watching Sparkle for years and I know this movie very well. I even bought Aretha’s soundtrack recently. I have been studying all the roles and the extra’s. This will be a great remake, I hope that I am selected to be in this film, I would be more than committed to the project.

  15. Dana says:

    I echo the same sentiment as many of the other Sparkle casting hopefuls. I am excited and anxious! I have always wanted to be a part of a musical such as this one. I love 1975’s Sparkle to this day! I just purchased it on dvd back in May. Great acting! Great movie! Great music! It would be a blessing to be a part of the remake of this classic!

  16. Elaine Herchock says:

    Thank you for the notice to possibly be cast in SPARKLE. I would be delighted to be cast in such a wonderful movie being filmed here in Detroit! VERY EXCITING! ! !

  17. Jimmea Paul says:

    hi, im under 18 and iwas wondering if teenage or child extras were accepted in auditions?

  18. Ladyj Hill says:

    I love to act. Who you select me. I will do good as the mother of Sparkle. I will tell you why face-face why I believe I’m good as the mother. Also please let me know when its time for children call, I have a 9yr.old grandson. Thanks for this opportunity in Detroit.

  19. Linda says:

    Hi, I am replying to the radio ad on sparkle extras I would like to know where to send my photo, clothing size, and personal info.

  20. Asia Hamilton says:

    I am a photographer and lighting specialist and I am interested in working on the set for this film. Do I apply to the same email for staff positions?

  21. Arleen coffee says:

    Can do hair as well also 2 extras!

  22. LaTonya says:

    When will be the last day for a response to find out whether or not you made it ?

  23. Diamond Jackson says:

    I applied on Wednesday and received a response today so I think that they respond rather quickly.

  24. Donna Norman says:

    Im interested in being an extra in the movie Sparkle. I would love the opportunity to be apart of such a classic. Please get back with me. Im willing to pretty much do anything. Thanks alot!

  25. jo jo says:

    Will you guys be providing lunch?

    I’d prefer Italian food if you have it.

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