Friday January 28th, 2011 · by Annie

Want to be an extra in a Matt Damon movie?

Want to hang out in S.F., maybe meet/glimpse Matt Damon, Jude Law, Kate Winslet or Gwyneth Paltrow and earn some cash?

Extras are need for the new action-thriller “Contagion,” starring all of the above and directed by Steven Soderbergh. Open call castings are this weekend (Jan. 29 and 30), and they’re seeking Bay Area people 18 and over of “all shapes, sizes, types and any ethnicity” to be extras in the flick. Filming starts on February 9 and goes through Feb. 19.

Interested? Bring a pen and a recent color photo of yourself to one of the following locations:

January 29, 2011 (2-6 p.m.)
Fort Mason Center
Landmark Building C
Room C260

January 30, 2011 (10 a.m.-4 p.m.)
Embarcadero YMCA
169 Steuart Street, San Francisco

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