Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Les Miserables feature open castings for extras

 UPDATE: The Winchester casting has  been cancelled.

Open castings for extras in Kent, London, Northampton, Winchester and Portsmouth for Tom Hooper's new feature film adaptation of Les Miserables starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway and Eddie Redmayne!


Frequently Asked Questions:

How can I take part and which casting should I attend?
To take part you will need to attend one of the castings, you can just turn up at any time within the specified times. There will be castings taking place in Kent, London, Northampton, Winchester and Portsmouth more information on each casting will be posted as it becomes available. You only need to attend one casting and please only attend the casting in the area which is closest to you and you wish to film in.

Can I bring my friends or family with me?
Yes you can as long as they are above the age of 16yrs old and would like to take part.

How old do i have to be to take part in this film?
You must be aged between 16yrs to 100yrs if you wish to take part.

What will happen on the casting day?
On the casting day you will be asked to fill up a form with your basic contact details and dates you are available for filming. You will then have a couple of photos taken and your measurements taken.

How many days will I be filming?
The number of days filming will depend on the role you are given and your availability.

Is this film open to all ethnicities?
Due to the era that the film is set we will not be able to use any one from Asian, oriental, Chinese, Indian, Pakistani or Arab backgrounds.

I am already a registered member with Uni-versalEXTRAS do I still need to attend the casting?
There is no need to attend the castings as we will be selecting from the system.

For more information visit the Les Miserables Feature Film Facebook Group


  1. Yes! The audition nearest to me is the day after my 16th birthday! :D

  2. So bypassing FAA rates then? Night rate? Continuous day? Haircuts? Overtime? Food provided on set? Travel expenses? Any of this stuff ring a Bell?

    1. You get given a letter with extra rates when you get through the first stage

  3. can african american people audition too?

  4. I am an au pair meaning I am not a British citizen.I am German. Can I take part anyway?

  5. is it too late to apply i was planing to go to the winchester call