MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Filming of Tim Allen's corporate satire "Joe Somebody" started today in the Twin Cities, and filmmakers need extras.
The first scene to be filmed takes place at a Timberwolves game and will require 2,000 people to serve as fans. There's no age requirement for the extras, but they should be prepared to work from 4 to 10 p.m. today.
At 3:30 p.m. today, people wanting to be extras should enter the Target Center on the skyway level, dressed as if they were attending a game and ready to cheer.
There won't be an actual game, although food and beverages will be served. There also will be drawings for prizes, and Allen will be in attendance.
Gov. Jesse Ventura plans to revisit his movie acting career with a cameo role in the film.
Ventura will be one of the 2,000 people filmmakers were recruiting to serve as fans for a scene at a Timberwolves game.
The governor doesn't have to brush up on any lines because he won't have any, said his spokesman John Wodele.
Ventura has met with studio executives to promote Minnesota as a moviemaking destination, but Wodele said credit for this film goes to his wife, first lady Terry Ventura.
"She took a lot of interest in it and made a lot of calls," Wodele said.
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