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Extras casting call for “The Last of Us” being filmed in southern Alberta

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LETHBRIDGE, AB – If you’ve ever wanted to be on the big screen or part of a TV series, this could be your chance.

A highly-anticipated HBO series, called “The Last of Us” is going to start filming soon here in southern Alberta and the show is looking for extras.

An casting call is out now for people who are 18 years of age and older.

The information was posted on Facebook by Keep Rolling Alberta, a group which promotes the province’s screen industry.

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The Last of Us is based on a popular action-adventure video game which is set in post-apocalyptic environments.

Filming is slated to take place in the Fort Macleod, High River, and Calgary areas and is set to begin this July.

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Patrick Siedlecki

Pat has been a mainstay in the CJOC News department from the time the station launched in 2007. He’s been in the position of News Director since then and has been anchoring daily news casts as well as reporting and working behind the scenes.

Community is important to him and keeping CJOC listeners and readers informed about what’s happening across southern Alberta and beyond.

Pat has been in radio broadcasting for the past 24 years, starting in Port Alberni on Vancouver Island in 1997 and then moving up island to Nanaimo for another few years before heading to Lethbridge in 2007.

Pat grew up in the small Saskatchewan farming town of Foam Lake. After high school, he went to Western Academy Broadcasting College (WABC) in Saskatoon prior to moving to the island.

Pat also spent several years broadcasting hockey in the BCHL as well as seven years as the radio voice of the Lethbridge Hurricanes in the WHL.

Pat has been working at Cornerstone Funeral Home in Lethbridge as a Certified Life Celebrant and Funeral Assistant since 2016.

News and sports have always been Pat’s passion from the time he was a teenager and he’s always been grateful to have had the opportunity to make that part of what’s been a fun and long radio career!

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