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All ages invited to open casting for movie about singer Florence Foster Jenkins

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A major new film about the extraordinary life of 1940s New York operatic singer Florence Foster Jenkins, due to be filmed this summer, requires extras of all ages and is inviting local people to an open casting at Hammersmith's St Paul's Church next Saturday, April 11.

The film, from Stephen Frears, the acclaimed director of hits including The Queen and High Fidelity and the production team behind Philomena and the current release Suite Francaise, stars Meryl Streep as Florence and Hugh Grant as her manager and partner St Clair Bayfield.

The film's listing on the International Movie Database describes it as " the story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress, who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice."

Filming will take place in locations across London on various dates through May, June & July 2015.

The casting at St Paul's Church in the centre of Hammersmith is open to men and women of all ages, who can come any time between 10 am and 5pm.

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Florence Foster Jenkins

Universal Extras, which is holding the casting says that you must be at least 16 years old and entitled to work in the UK to attend.

No experience is necessary and the chosen extras will be paid for their work.

April 8, 2015