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extras in commercials

Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by Bob Sacamano, Jun 5, 2009.

  1. Bob Sacamano

    Bob Sacamano Benched

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    seriously, what makes someone become an extra in a commercial? isn't the most money you can make doing that is like 100 bucks?
  2. DIAF

    DIAF DivaLover159

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    You are lucky if you get anything. A SLEW of my friends (and roommates) were extras in a movie they filmed at UGA..."Road Trip" (the stupid movie with Tom Green). They didn't get jack except for the chance to see their faces on screen. My sister's car was actually in one shot of the movie they did right in front of Myers Hall.
  3. tomson75

    tomson75 Brain Dead Shill

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    I hear they're hiring for the new nutrisystem commercials. You'd be perfect for the "before" shot.

  4. peplaw06

    peplaw06 That Guy

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    My sister-in-law's father was in a Mastercard "Priceless" commercial a few years back. He didn't have any lines, but I don't know if you'd call him an extra.

    He still gets royalty checks every time it plays.
  5. ChldsPlay

    ChldsPlay Well-Known Member

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    You're friends got screwed. They should have at least gotten a basic rate like $50 a day.
  6. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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  7. AmarilloCowboyFan

    AmarilloCowboyFan Well-Known Member

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    yep, an old neighbor of mine was in an old miller commercial and got a bunch of royalties. Didn't make him rich or anything but a they always had nice stuff. lol

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