April 16th, 2008

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Informant updates, Simpsons date

  • A casting call for Informant extras has been revealed at the Herald-Review. Only 500 local extras are expected to be cast. The original casting post is at Craigslist.

    The casting call will be 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at 132 S. Water St. in Decatur, the Millikin Bank building.

    King admitted he used Craigslist hoping to keep the casting low-key.

    "We're not even going to hire 500 people," he said.

  • More Informant details from a local TV station: Pre-production location scouting (including video) and details of expected filming at the Macon County courthouse.

  • A date for Matt's 'appearance' on The Simpsons has finally been revealed: May 18, according to this Canadian report.

    And The Simpsons will play out the string on its 19th season on Global with guest-voice appearances by filmmaker Jim Jarmusch in a parody of the Sundance Film Festival on May 4; Glenn Close, as Homer's mother, on May 11; and Matt Damon in an undisclosed role in the season finale on May 18.