Casting call for HBO film in Albany

ALBANY, N.Y. – HBO Films will be shooting Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight in the Albany and Schenectady areas on May 10 and 11, 2012 and the production is looking for men, women and children who are interested in making an on-set appearance as background actors.

The production has contracted Grant Wilfley Casting to coordinate and cast all background performers. “We welcome the local community to get involved as background players,” he said.

The movie is set in 1971, and the production is seeking locals to portray early 1970's bus station travelers and neighborhood types.

The filming will take place in Albany.

Anyone interested should email recent, clear snapshots, height, weight and clothing sizes, and contact information to


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