Call for extras on new Cate Blanchett film in Cincinnati

Actress Cate Blanchett attends the premiere of "The Monuments Men" at the Ziegfeld Theatre on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014 in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

CINCINNATI, Ohio (WDTN) – A feature film starring actress Cate Blanchett will be shot in Cincinnati this Spring.

‘Carol’ will star Blanchett and Rooney Mara. It will be directed by Todd Haynes.

The Cincinnati Film Commission just made a call for extras on its web site.

It says 700 people will be cast as extras.

The commission is also calling for various vehicles from the 1950s that will used in the film.

The web site says the film is a love story that follows the relationship of two women in 1950s New York.

Visit the Cincinnati Film Commission online for information on how to apply. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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