Have things gotten so bad for the NFL that they have to hire actors to play football fans on TV? That’s part of it, but it’s also about making sure teams have equal representation with fans.
The Philly Voice reports:
FOX seeks actors to be Los Angeles Rams fans for Eagles game
When the Eagles visited the Chargers of Los Angeles — previously of San Diego – earlier this season, it was essentially a home game for Philadelphia. Chargers quarterback Phillip Rivers said the 26-24 loss to the Birds was “not a home game” because of the overwhelming green majority in the stands.
— John Clark (@JClarkNBCS) October 1, 2017
Apparently, FOX is cognizant of this likely happening when the Rams of Los Angeles — previously of St. Louis – play the Eagles on Sunday (barring a wildfire postponement). FOX is doubling down on this game..
So, what does Los Angeles produce better than sports fans? Aspiring actors! And FOX is seeking them to be Rams fans for Sunday’s pregame festivities, according to a casting call online:
Casting directors are now casting actors, models, and talent to work on Sunday, December 10th in Los Angeles, California.
Producers are seeking the following types:
We’re looking for LA’s biggest NFL fans to be a part of #NFLSunday’s Los Angeles Rams vs. Philadelphia Eagles Pre Game Show!
That’s pretty funny. Would you go if they paid you to go as an actor?