Attention Latin and Latin looking [sic] people! Pepsi is looking for you, and giving you a chance to make some extra dinerito. Apparently, all you have to do is watch Raising Victor Vargas, and look like an everyday, regular Hispanic, but attractive. Piece of cake!
Here is the original casting call, sent out to this blogger by a loyal -anonymous- reader and via casting company Impossible Casting. Enjoy!
From: Impossible Casting <email@example.com>
Sent: Fri, January 21, 2011 6:52:43 PM
Subject: – Impossible Casting – PEPSI PRINT
NY LATINS NEEDED FOR PEPSI PRINT
SHOOT LOCATION: NYC
RATE: $900 FLAT FEE
USAGE: Unlimited unrestricted all media except for broadcast, for unlimited time worldwide
SHOOT DATES: February 19, 20 and 21.
DESCRIPTION: Real People Feel and Vibe! A range in Hispanics represented from, Mexican American to Puerto Rican to Dominican…etc. Authenticity is very important. Attractive and approachable but not too beautiful. Should not look like actors. Should look like everyday,
regular people but attractive. Interesting faces, but not too character-y.
LATIN OR LATIN LOOKING
ROLE ONE: MALE 18-19 LATIN (URBAN VIBE SEE RAISING VICTOR VARGAS)
ROLE TWO: FEMALE 18-19 LATIN (URBAN VIBE SEE RAISING VICTOR VARGAS)
ROLE THREE: MALE 25-27 LATIN
ROLE FOUR: FEMALE 25-27 LATIN
ROLE FIVE: MALE 30-50 LATIN
ROLE SIX: FEMALE 30-50 LATIN
TO SUBMIT: EMAIL PICTURES AND CONTACT INFO TO: SOFTDRINK@IMPOSSIBLECASTING.COM
This blogger was very tempted to apply, but then again my friends tell me I look a bit too “character’y” so I guess I’ll have to pass. What a bummer.