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Hey you! Yeah, you! Do you have what it takes to be a part of rock 'n' roll history? Do you want to be forever immortalized in a money-losing vanity project museum in a mid-sized city you never visit? Here's the opportunity you've been waiting for! Up-and-coming rock band The Strokes are casting their newest video:

IMPORTANT: The video is cutting edge and we are looking for talent that is comfortable with getting physical on set. Do not submit if you are uncomfortable making-out with members of the same/opposite sex (depending on scene).
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LESBIANS, 20s-30's, "Victoria Secret" model-type lesbians, prefer Caucasian.
The scene involves kissing and being affectionate with another woman.
** Prefer REAL?Couple** - must have someone to audition with

HEROINE CHIQ HIPSTER MALE, Caucasian, 20's-30's (reference: Nick Stahl in "Bully")
The scene involves an aggressive make-out session in a taxi with another female.

Full casting call (you just know your friend who waitresses at Kate's Joint is perfect for one of the lesbians) after the jump.

————— Forwarded message —————
From: [redacted]
Date: Oct 12, 2005 11:06 AM
Subject: STROKES VIDEO CASTING-if you or anyone you know are into and
fit role, info below
To: [redacted]


take a look look? at this breakdown ....... Need help finding some
people.? You can also send e phone # of some people and we can call
them directly.

Seeking featured talent for the new Strokes video shooting this weekend.

IMPORTANT: The video is cutting edge and we are looking for talent
that is comfortable with getting physical on set. Do not submit if you are uncomfortable making-out with members of the same/opposite sex (depending on scene).

Please denote the role you want to be considered for.

LESBIANS, 20s-30's, "Victoria Secret" model-type lesbians, prefer Caucasian.
The scene involves kissing and being affectionate with another woman.
** Prefer REAL?Couple** - must have someone to audition with

HEROINE CHIQ HIPSTER MALE, Caucasian, 20's-30's (reference: Nick Stahl in "Bully")
The scene involves an aggressive make-out session in a taxi with
another female.

GAY MALE COUPLE Good-looking, East-village type exhibitionist males,
20's-30's, any ethnicity.
The scene involves an aggressive make-out session between to males.
** Prefer REAL?Couple** - must have someone to audition with


GRAFFITI ARTIST street-punk skater guy, any ethnicity, 20s-30's
Must be real Graffiti artist


HOT COUPLE, male and female, mid-20's, must be hot, sexy, rock n'
roll, downtown hipster.
The scene involves an aggressive make-out session between the couple.
** Prefer REAL?Couple** - must have someone to audition with


If interested or available, please submit recent photo and contact
information to:
[email redacted — you don't seriously want to try out for this, do you?]


Auditions: Thurs. Oct. 13 (Yom Kippur)
Callbacks: Possibly Fri. Oct. 14
Shoots: Sunday Oct. 16 and/or Monday Oct. 17 (could be a night shoot
for Monday)
Location: NYC
Rate: $200
Submission Deadline: Oct. 15, 2005