Going the Distance Looking for “Hipster and Indie Types”

Posted on: August 3rd, 2009 at 6:53 am by

This image has been archived or removed.

As reported last week, Drew Barrymore and Going the Distance will be filming in our neighborhood this week. If that wasn’t bad enough, the casting crew is currently looking for stereotypical “hipster and indie types” as extras. Translation – sceney trendsters.  So don’t be surprised if you see tons of skinny jeans, skinnier neckties, and ironic handlebar mustaches.

Full Craigslist posting after the jump.

“Central Casting is looking to cast extras for the Drew Barrymore film “Going the Distance”. We are looking for hipster and indie types(you know who you are) to work all day on Monday 8/3. We also have a similar scene shooting Wednesday 8/5. When submitting please include a pic and your contact #. Also indicate which days you are available. Must be available with no conflicts on the day that you are submitting for.”

[Hipster Bingo image via Catbirdseat]

Recent Stories

City Honors Sun Yat-Sen with Plaza and Permanent Statue in Columbus Park

Mayor de Blasio, Councilwoman Margaret Chin, and other politicians this week dedicated a slice Chinatown’s Columbus Park to Dr. Sun Yat-Sen. This past Tuesday, what would have been the 153rd birthday of the founding father of China, also marked the return of the bronze statue after the city excavated a new permanent home. The area […]

Enter the ‘Lion’s Den’ with Lee Quinones on Delancey

An iconic handball mural from one of the local greats is again on display. Strolling down Delancey Street this past week, you may have noticed the fifteen-foot replica of Lee Quinones‘ “Lion’s Den” mural. It’s fastened to the facade of the James Fuentes Gallery as part of his one-man show there. The “Lion’s Den” dates […]

Essex Crossing Adjacent Properties on Ludlow Street Fetch $12M

Change may soon come to the Chinese food wholesaler at 89-91 Ludlow Street. The dual property just changed hands this month for $12.3 million. Buyer of record is an LLC linked to Brooklyn’s Xiaoling Huang. The two parcels in question, comprising a three-story commercial building and the adjacent lot where wholesaler C&L Restaurant Supply currently […]

LES School Again Raising Money to Buy Thanksgiving Turkeys for its Students in Need

For the second year in a row, the folks at P.S. 140 Nathan Straus School are giving back to the community this Thanksgiving. This time, the PTA is doubling down, aiming to donate 200 turkeys to students and their families in need for the upcoming holiday. So far, $540 of the $4,000 goal has been […]

‘Country Of’ Boutique Delivers Vintage Ephemera to Essex Street

Retail veterans of the Hester Fair continue to pollinate vacant storefronts on the other side of the street. Two in just the last few weeks, in fact. Partybus Bakeshop soft-opened on Tuesday. Down the block, Country Of also joins the fray. Country Of is a small pop-vintage boutique which took over the short-lived Cafe Grumpy […]