Film & TV

Pain and Gain: Your Last Chance to Flex Your Muscles With The Rock

This is it, guys. Your last chance to be kind of, sort of, not really at all famous by scoring a role as an extra in Pain and Gain, the Michael Bay-directed film currently shooting around Miami.

The benefits are obvious. You'll have the bragging rights inherent in having appeared in a major motion picture. You'll get to relive the '90s. And you might even catch a glimpse of the enticingly, yet somewhat frighteningly, jacked physiques of The Rock and Mark Wahlberg.

It all goes down Saturday. You in?


Just like the last casting call, applicants should bring two forms of I.D. and, of course, be legally able to work in the U.S. (We think that standard undermines the honesty of the film, but whatever.) This time around, Bay's looking for "professional business types," "hip and trendy clubbers," and of course, "active seniors."

That pretty much sums up the kind of people in Miami, right?

The casting runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Harvey Center Building at 10200 NW 25th Street, Doral. We at Cultist wish you the best of luck. Remember us little people in your Oscar acceptance speech, will you?

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Ciara LaVelle is New Times' former arts and culture editor. She earned her BS in journalism at Boston University and moved to Florida in 2004. She joined New Times' staff in 2011.
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