'Nebraska' filmmaker Alexander Payne looking for actors in Billings

2012-11-12T08:30:00Z 2012-11-21T15:07:11Z 'Nebraska' filmmaker Alexander Payne looking for actors in Billings The Billings Gazette

Writer-director Alexander Payne will be in Billings on Nov. 26 through 30 to shoot part of his latest feature film, "Nebraska."

The production is accepting photos online of people interested in working as background artists (extras) and stand-ins. Filmmakers are looking for males and females, all races, between the ages of 18 and 80, all shapes, all sizes.

The film features Bruce Dern as a father who asks his estranged son, who is played by Will Forte, to take him from Montana to Lincoln, Neb., to claim a sweepstakes prize. It is being shot in black and white.

Those interested should email nebraska.casting@gmail.com.

Payne is known for the 2004 film "Sideways" and 2011 film "The Descendants."

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