Well I have been hearing about this movie from my Pittsburgh friends who are in New York.Ã‚Â But the are filming “The Mysteries of Pittsburgh” and they need extras.Ã‚Â Sign me up!!!!
The details are below.Ã‚Â If you have been through the casting process leave a comment and tell us about it.
What is the title of the movie?
ItÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s called The Mysteries of Pittsburgh and is based on the best-selling novel by Michael Chabon. ItÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s starring Peter Sarsgaard from Jarhead, Sienna Miller from Alfie and Mena Suvari from American Beauty.
Where and when is it shooting?
It is shooting in and around the Pittsburgh area from September 5th to October 20th. It will pay minimum wage, which is $5.15 per hour.
Who are you looking to find?
We need people between the ages of 6-75 years. We will need a lot of college-aged students for a Punk club scene. We will also need a number of people for an upscale restaurant and hotel scene.
What do I need to do?
You can visit our office at the address below or you can fill out and mail this form. Make sure to include a picture of yourself in character. Please write “Mysteries of Pittsburgh” at the top of the form.
Questions? Please call the number below:
NANCY MOSSER CASTING
239 4TH AVENUE SUITE 1217
PITTSBURGH, PA 15222
the punk scene was filmed last friday/saturday…about 100 extras, took over 12 hours, featured peter sarsgaard, sienna miller, and jon foster. the modey lemon portrayed the punk band we were all thrashing around to, which was an extra special bonus–no cover charge! the beer was all fake though.
Fake beer? Those bastards!
Cool with the lemon show, though…
First of all, I consider myself THE #1 “Mysteries of Pittsburgh” fan, and somehow I only JUST learned about this film adaptation… which I’ve been waiting for since 1993 when I first read the book. And I am SO angry about it, I want to cry.
Who does this director/writer think he is, CHANGING the story? I read in article that he got into filmmaking so he could one day make this movie (because of his love for the book) and then he combines Arthur and Cleveland into ONE character! What the f***!? (And why is Peter Saarsgard playing the role when he’s clearly 10 years too old?)
I checked out the official website and watched the behind the scenes footage. The director’s wearing a Tigers cap and tossing a football around like some Total Jock. Doesn’t look like a true Ã¢â‚¬Å“MysteriesÃ¢â‚¬Â? fan to me! (And his comment about “the gay sex comes later” slightly offended me. Not to mention the thought of Art Bechstein having sex with Cleveland…Dude, it would NEVER happen!)
All I can say is, I got my MFA in Dramatic Writing at Carnegie Mellon (right behind the REAL “Cloud Factory,” where it doesn’t look like they’re actually shooting) just so I could one day adapt this wonderful novel into a film…Which is EXACTLY what I will do, once this so-called version miserably fails.
I could go on and on… And I WILL!
After doing MUCH online research and learning more about the ridiculousness of this film, IÃ¢â‚¬â„¢m seriously considering organizing a boycott. Anyone wanna join me?
The boycott is on!
Join the fight to protest Sienna Miller and Rawson Marshall Thurber’s MYSTERIES OF PITTSBURGH!