"Million Dollar Quartet" is Casting Paid Extras

Posted on: Tuesday - Apr 12, 2016

The CMT television series “MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET” is casting paid extras.

The project, which is being assisted by the Memphis & Shelby County Film and Television Commission, is filming in Memphis, Tennessee, between 4/4/16 and 7/7/16 and seeking people as general extras (all ages and types) as well as those who can portray the following types: basketball players, cheerleaders, teachers, musician types, churchgoers, farmers, swing dancers, military personnel, families, rollerskaters, barbecue joint customers, coaches, shoeshine guys, 1950s period types, newspaper boys, prisoner types.

This project takes place in the 1950s, so no visible tattoos or piercings and everyone should have natural colored hair.

Extras will be paid $64 for 8 hours ($8/hr) plus overtime after 8 hours. Meals will be provided if working a full day. 

To be considered for Extra work on this project, complete a free talent application at: or email information and photos to with the subject line MDQ EXTRA.

NOTE: DO NOT PAY FOR THE ‘ACTIVE’ ACCOUNT UPGRADES! It is not necessary to do this to be booked for work on this project.

If you have further questions or need more information, call 901-480-4667 or email