‘You can’t go up to Mark Wahlberg’: The do’s and don’ts of being a movie extra

Over a dozen films are set to be produced in Massachusetts in 2022. From “Challengers” starring Zendaya to “Madame Web” filming in Boston through September, Hollywood is setting up shop in the Bay State.

(We can thank the state’s generous film tax credits for that.)

While big auditions often happen in Los Angeles and New York, opportunities abound for local extras, and casting calls from companies like Boston CastingCP Casting, and Kendall Cooper Casting look for people, cars, and even pets that hail from here.

Listings often remind folks to take their time with their application, such as one from CP Casting: “This is paid work on a movie. . . . Do not rush to fill out the form and submit it.”

Read the full article on BostonGlobe.com.

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