Tri-Cities filmmaker calling for hundreds of extras

Photo: Turn it Up Movie, Facebook

TRI-CITIES, Wash. - A local filmmaker is calling for hundreds of people to be extras in the first movie to be entirely filmed in the Tri-Cities.

Michael Charboneau, producer and director of Turn it Up, said he is looking for extras including kids at Richland Rollarena, young adults at a house party, kids cruising at the drive-in, preppy youth at a church dance and hundreds of people for a day-long music festival at Howard Amon Park.

Charboneau said acting experience is not required but participants must dress in an 80s wardrobe.

According to a press release, the film was written based on "mostly true" events from the childhood of the Tri-Cities native.

Filming starts in mid-September.

The directors is encouraging anyone who would like to get involved to sign up at the movie's website or email

Those interested in participating can also follow updates on the Turn it Up film at their Facebook page.

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