Movie filming in Buffalo seeks background extras

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Academy Award winning producers are filming a movie in Buffalo and you could be an extra in it!

A casting notice went out for background extras and stand-ins to be in a film titled “The True Adventures of Wolfboy”. The notice states that the film is an “unconventional coming-of-age tale about a young outsider who runs away from home.”

Union and non-union talent requested. If interested in joining the project as an extra, you can send headshots, contact, and resume to

The casting department is also looking to fill stand-in positions for the film’s talent.  Union and non-union talent are requested.

All applicants must be over 18 years of age and must fit the following:

  • MALE’S Height: 5’6 only – Weight: 100-115 lbs. Chest: 28.5″ approx. Neck: 12.5″ approx. Youthful appearance, Thin build. Long neck. Caucasian.
  • FEMALE’S Height: 4’11 only – Weight: 90-105lbs. Youthful appearance. Caucasian.
  • MALE’S Height: 6’1 only – Weight: 170-185 lbs. Caucasian.

Stand-in applicants must send headshots, contact, and resume to:

On Saturday, August 26 from 11-2pm the casting department is holding an open casting call in the auditorium of the Albright Knox. This casting call will be used to register people that want to be a part of the Carnival Day shoot scheduled for September. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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