Extras needed for ‘The Longest Ride’ this weekend in Winston-Salem

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — If you’ve ever wanted to be an extra in a movie, here is your chance.

The Longest Ride, based on the Nicholas Sparks novel, is being filmed in Winston-Salem this weekend.

In the movie, a Wake Forest student falls in love with a cowboy. The cowboy is played by Clint Eastwood’s son, Scott Eastwood.

Folks from the community are encouraged to attend, even if they have not officially registered.

Extras will need to report to the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum, address, Winston-Salem, at noon on Friday, Aug. 8. Extras are also needed on Saturday, Aug. 9.

Doors will close after the first 1,000 non-registered volunteers arrive.

Extras should plan to stay all day, until at least 10 p.m.

Not only will you receive movie experience, there will also be free food and raffle prizes.

The raffle prizes include:

Several $500 and $1,000 Visa/Amex gift cards

2 tickets to Panthers vs. New Orleans Saints Game
2 tickets to Panthers vs. Chicago Game
2 sets of season tickets to UNC Football 2014 season home games
4 tickets to Brad Paisley concert Charlotte (best seats available)
4 tickets to One Republic concert Charlotte (best seats available)
Several hundred free tickets to any 2014-2015 PBR Built Ford Tough Series Event (excluding world finals)
– Flint Rasmussen Jerseys, to be signed by Flint
– PBR Watches
– Montana Silversmith PBR Belt Buckle

– Cooper Tires gift card worth 1 set of 4 tires
– Stanley Tool Set
– Ariat gift cards for 1 pair of boots
– Ariat gift cards for 1 pair of denim
– Wrangler gift cards for 1 pair of denim
– Flat Screen TV’s
– 16GB iPads
– GoPros
– Apple TV’s

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