Open Casting Call for The Avengers Movie in Cleveland

Hey, people of Cleveland! What’re you still doing sitting at your computers? Didn’t you hear the news? There’s an open casting call to be in “The Avengers” film! Yep, you heard right! Or well…read right.

Filming for “The Avengers” flick is already underway & if you live in or around Cleveland, Ohio you have your chance to be in the film as an extra. Here’s the casting call that was put out today with a couple of details:

There will be an open casting call for extras from noon to 4 p.m. July 15 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 16 at the Holiday Inn Independence, 6001 Rockside Road.

- Extras must be at least 18 years old but parents can come and submit current pictures of children under 18.

- You are to come to the call well-groomed and wearing your best business executive outfit.

- You will have your photo taken at no charge to you. Please bring your own pen to fill out the application and be prepared to submit all of your clothing sizes.

In other words, hop to it people.

Based on the ever-popular Marvel comic book series, first published in 1963, Marvel’s The Avengers brings together the mightiest super hero characters as they all assemble together on screen for the first time. Continuing the epic big-screen adventures started in Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man 2, Thor, and Captain America: The First Avenger, Marvel’s The Avengers is the super hero team up of a lifetime. When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster.

Robert Downey, Jr. (Iron Man, Iron Man 2) returns as the iconic Tony Stark/Iron Man along with Chris Hemsworth (Thor) as Thor, Chris Evans (Captain America: The First Avenger) as Captain America, Jeremy Renner (The Hurt Locker) as Hawkeye, Mark Ruffalo (The Kids Are Alright) as Hulk, Scarlett Johansson (Iron Man 2) as Black Widow, Clark Gregg (Iron Man, Thor) as Agent Phil Coulson, and Samuel L. Jackson (Iron Man, Iron Man 2) as Nick Fury. The star studded cast of super heroes will be joined by Cobie Smulders (How I Met Your Mother) as Agent Maria Hill of S.H.I.E.L.D., as well as Tom Hiddleston (Wallander) and Stellan Skarsgård (Angels & Demons, Mamma Mia!) who will both reprise their respective roles as Loki and Professor Erik Selvig from the upcoming Marvel Studios’ feature Thor. The Avengers is scheduled for theatrical release in the US on May 4th, 2012.