Casting Call For Bands in New Orleans


Caballero Casting is giving a chance to bands to appear in an upcoming star studded movie, Mudbound, starring Jason Clarke, Carey Mulligan, Garrett Hedlund and Jason Mitchell.

Caballero Casting is looking for extras, for the new movie Mudbound, who can play musical instruments of 1940’s.

Caballero Casting

Caballero Casting is a casting agency providing services in New Orleans and Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Caballero Casting is known for providing casting services not only for films but also for television, commercials, print and industrial opportunities. It provides directors/ producers with both the principal actors and extras.

In short, Caballero Casting caters to all the casting needs of directors and producers and help actors and actresses in getting a start or in finding their dream role.


The movie based on a Hillary Jordan’s novel published in 2008 with the same name and is directed by Dee Rees, starring Carey Mulligan, Garrett Hedlund, Jason Clarke and Jason Mitchell.

‘Mudbound’ is set in Mississippi in 1946, shortly after the Second World War, and is about a city worker in a war torn country who has to relocate his family and deal with insuperable difficulties.

The screenplay for the film is written by Virgil Williams who is best known for writing Criminal Minds episodes.

Casting Call for African American Bands

Caballero is searching for an African American band for the role of 1940s music group whose members can play musical instruments of 1940s.


  • African American band

  • Members should know how to play musical instruments of 1940s

  • This is a paid opportunity and selected band will be paid $250 for this role

  • The filming for the role will take place in Kenner

How to Apply?

What to include in the e-mail?

  • Do mention following details in your e-mail while applying for the role

  • Your full name

  • Your complete contact details

  • Do attach more than one photo with instruments in the e-mail

  • Do not forget to write ‘1940s Band’ in the subject line of your e-mail


  • Photos should be recent and clear

  • You should not be wearing sunglasses or hats in the pictures

  • Videos of the band while playing would be an added advantage

  • Casting directors are specifically looking for extras to play the role of African American musicians of 1940s

  • Apply only if you can play musical instruments of 1940s

  • Non- African Americans are not eligible to apply for this role

  • The payment for this role is fixed. You will be paid flat $250 for the role

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