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Jun 30 2015

If you are scheduled work on the Feature Film “INDEPENDENCE DAY 2″ – Here are your FINAL CALL TIMES & BOOKING DETAILS for work on WEDNESDAY 7/1/15.   —updated as of 11:58pm


–STAND-INS & EXTRAS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO BRING Cell Phones, Tablets or Computers to set!! This is a CLOSED SET and photography of any kind will be grounds for immediate dismissal!!–


***Emergency number (800) 241-0076 FREE if you are lost, running late or are unable to make it to your booking for any reason (MUST have a VALID excuse and proof will be requested) – DO NOT TEXT this number! We will not acknowledge text messages, you have to CALL if you have an emergency! There IS a voicemail on this line so if you do not reach someone you need to leave a message!


If you were booked – you are already CONFIRMED so you are expected to show up!!! You are also expected to be available to stay on set and work for a MINIMUM of 12 hours from the earliest call time on the day. Occasionally it may be less than that but you should not expect to or ask to leave earlier than you are wrapped!! Doing so will be cause for not being booked in the future.


**All times are still subject to change so you absolutely MUST RE-CHECK THIS PAGE AGAIN before you leave for work!!!!


***Make sure to REFRESH your browser!!*** We are not responsible if you show up too early or too late because you did not double check for you FINAL confirmed Call Time!! CHECK BACK!!!**


Filming will take place rain, shine, wind, snow, etc. – regardless of the weather or early call time you are expected to be at work on set!!! DRIVE SAFELY and allow enough time for bad road conditions so that you can arrive to work on time safely. Even if it rains or storms – we are still filming!!


**Please POST your first & last name at the end of this post so that we know you picked up your correct booking details. We are not overbooked so it’s important that we know EVERYONE got their information and will be there!! Not posting does NOT mean that you don’t have to show up!! We will be expecting you whether you post or not, it’s just helpful to us to know that you got your details!! WE ARE COUNTING ON YOU TO SHOW UP FOR WORK!!

–EVERYONE NEEDS TO POST at the end of this message so that we know you got the FINAL call times!– 


Work Date:   WEDNESDAY – JULY 1st, 2015  

(**Please EAT breakfast/lunch before coming to set as you MAY be arriving after our crew has eaten breakfast (although breakfast/lunch IS generally provided!! An afternoon/evening meal will likely be provided later in the day and Snacks & drinks will be provided throughout the day but you MAY miss breakfast and we don’t want you to be hungry)



FEMALE WASHINGTON DC DIGNITARIES who have last names beginning with the letters A – F

MALE WASHINGTON DC DIGNITARIES who have last names beginning with the letters A – De



FEMALE WASHINGTON DC DIGNITARIES who have last names beginning with the letters G – L

MALE WASHINGTON DC DIGNITARIES who have last names beginning with the letters Di – Ll





FEMALE WASHINGTON DC DIGNITARIES who have last names beginning with the letters M – Z

MALE WASHINGTON DC DIGNITARIES who have last names beginning with the letters Lo – P




MALE WASHINGTON DC DIGNITARIES who have last names beginning with the letters Q – Z


















ALBUQUERQUE STUDIOS (NOT to be confused with I-25 Studios!! This is at Albuquerque Studios – off of Rio Bravo)

5650 University Blvd. SE

Albuquerque, NM 87106


–this is just south of the Albuquerque Sunport (airport). Park as directed by the security gate and CHECK-IN AT STAGE 7. Extras Holding, Check-in, Catering and Costumes will be at STAGE 7.


–If you need specific directions from YOUR house, please visit, google maps or punch this address into your GPS.


*Make sure to arrive in enough time to park so that  you arrive at the check-in area at your call time! If you are just pulling in to the parking lot at your call time, you WILL be late!! You should arrive between 10-15 minutes early so that you are at the check-in area BEFORE your call time!!

Be sure to take your ID and all of your wardrobe with you to the Extras Holding/Check-in area.


EVERYONE MUST COME HAIR & MAKEUP READY as appropriate for your specific character type!!!! CLEAN-SHAVEN MEN or VERY TIDY MUSTACHES!! NO “soul patches”, musician goatees or peach fuzz – you should look like a high powered business executive!!


Wardrobe Instructions:

Be sure to read and follow ALL wardrobe instructions given to the best of your ability.


STANDINS: please wear comfortable casual clothing and bring a couple shirts in different muted earth tones (green, brown, grey, eggplant, tan)


ALL NON PRE-FIT WASHINGTON DC DIGNITARIES (who did NOT come in for a Costume Fitting):


Upscale, Professional BUSINESS attire. You should be well groomed and ARRIVE camera ready in your first choice of outfit. Please look the part!! You should be sharp, well groomed, conservative, well put together, upscale and distinguished


Men – dark 2 button suits (blues, grays and some black – NO 3 button suits unless absolutely necessary), dress shirts, ties, dress shoes, etc. In addition to your suit(s), please have an option of dress slacks and appropriate dress shirt/jacket combo.  Please also include appropriate jewelry and accessories (shoes, belts). An example of the type of look is the show “House of Cards” (you can google it!) If you do not have a suit – do the best you can to look professional in business attire (but PLEASE try to have a suit option!!)


Women – pant suits and skirt suits (blues, grays and some black), classy slacks/skirts and blouses (blues, grays and some black), etc. In addition to your suit(s), please also have a classy, conservative dress option and/or conservative skirt & blouse. Please also include appropriate jewelry and accessories (shoes, belts, handbags, etc.). An example of the type of look is the show “House of Cards” (you can google it!)


ALL PRE-FIT EXTRAS (who came in for a Costume Fitting): please follow all instructions that you received at your costume fitting and bring any items that you were asked to bring. You should come camera ready with hair and makeup done (men should be clean-shaven) & wearing your approved outfit. (If costumes is providing it, it will be available when you arrive on set)


ALL NON PRE-FIT MILITARY EXTRAS (who did NOT come in for a Costume Fitting):please have black socks, white tshirt (NO LOGOS) and be sure to wear underwear


ALL NON PRE-FIT SECRET SERVICE (who did NOT come in for a Costume Fitting):black or dark two button suit, white dress shirt, black tie, black socks, black dress shoes. Please also bring an option listed for Washington DC Dignitaries.







Bring your driver’s license and know your social security number so we can complete paperwork to pay you. YOU MUST HAVE A SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER TO WORK WITH US ON SET! If you don’t have a social security number please let us know ASAP as you will NOT be allowed to work!


Bring a black or blue ink pen with you to complete your voucher


General Guidelines


·      We do not recommend that you bring any expensive or valuable item. We are not responsible for lost or damaged personal items.


·      Please let us know immediately if your schedule changes and you become unavailable – so that we have time to replace you.


Please do not approach the actors. They are working. Pictures or video from cell phones are strictly prohibited. Taking a picture or video on set are grounds for immediate dismissal and will not be tolerated. Do not bring cameras of any kind to the set.



Background Actors’ Rules regarding Photos and Press:

Please remember that all unauthorized on-set photography is forbidden (including from cell phones).

Background actors may not blog or tweet about their experiences on set.

·      If a journalist approaches you about your work on the film, please contact the casting office, before you provide any information about the show or your participation in it.



Ignoring these guidelines will undermine your affiliation with both the production and future local casting.


We hope you enjoy your time working with us on this show. If you have any questions, please email our office.


Thanks and we will see you on the set!!!


Extras Casting


*Emergency number 800-241-0076 FREE (*if you get the voicemail – LEAVE A MESSAGE!)



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