County: Locals Encouraged To Participate In Casting Call For Upcoming Movie To Be Filed In Los Alamos


Northern New Mexico locals are encouraged to participate in a casting call for an upcoming Universal Pictures film with significant ties to New Mexico along with some of the biggest names in Hollywood. Casting calls will take place on Saturday, Jan. 29 at the Garson Theater, located at 1600 St. Michaels Drive in Santa Fe and Sunday, Jan. 30 at the Los Alamos High School Auxiliary Gym, located at 1300 Diamond Drive in Los Alamos. Running from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. each day, aspiring local actors, actresses and extras are invited to audition.

“This is an exciting opportunity for locals to be a part of a film that showcases our area, and we encourage all community members to register and participate,” said Kelly Stewart, Marketing Manager for Los Alamos County. “Those who have already submitted Google forms for different characters should be sure to register and consider attending one of the casting calls.”

The production will be filming in Los Alamos this spring, and will require actors to portray styles from the 1920s–1940s. Casting calls are open for the following roles:

  • Northern New Mexico Locals – males and females, aged 18 and over
  • Veterans or Military Roles – males, aged 18 and over
  • Scientists – males, aged 18 and over

Additional extras are needed for teacher/professor types, college students/scholars, drivers, executives, and military wives. All participants must be over the age of 18, and costume sizes are 36–44 for males and 0–12 for females.

All roles are paid, and interested parties are encouraged to register online. Once registered, individuals will be kept on file for consideration on future films shot in New Mexico. Cast members must be available to work two to three full days in March 2022 and must be vaccinated against COVID-19.

All interested in becoming a cast member—including those who have submitted Google forms according to previous fliers—must register first by going to the office website: If attending one of the casting calls, be sure to follow dress specifications and bring a photo and proof of vaccination.