Apply to be an extra in new film being shot near village

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Extras are wanted for a film which is being shot near Rothbury next year and is set to feature a host of Hollywood stars.

It is said that the production will boast a renowned cast, including Benedict Cumberbatch.

As part of this,Two 10 Casting is looking for men and women, aged 18 to 80, to be extras. No experience is needed.

All roles are fully paid and applicants must have a passport/right to work in the UK.

Apply at www.wegotpop.com/apply and quote reference Two 10.

Writing on his Facebook page, Rothbury councillor Steven Bridgett said: ‘I have been contacted by a production company who will be filming near Rothbury in 2017, they are looking for lots of extras from the Rothbury area to be part of the movie.

‘The movie is called The Current War and will feature Benedict Cumberbatch – who has starred in Sherlock, Dr Strange and Star Trek – as Thomas Edison.

‘It will also star Michael Shannon (Man of Steel and Boardwalk Empire) as George Westinghouse; Nicholas Hoult (Mad Max, X-Men and About a Boy) as Nikola Tesla; Tom Holland (Captain America and Spider-Man) as Samuel Insull; and Katherine Waterston (Steve Jobs and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them) as Marguerite Erskine.

‘This is a fantastic opportunity for us to showcase our area on an international platform and I urge anyone who meets the requirements and has the time to get involved.’

Coun Bridgett also told the Gazette that he had heard that aerial filming had been taking place in the area for the next instalment of the Jurassic Park franchise.