BRIDGEPORT - A open casting call will take place in Bridgeport today for a new Cuba Gooding Jr. movie.

The movie will be shot here in southwestern Connecticut and they are looking for extras.

The casting call is taking place from 1 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the downtown Bridgeport Public Library.

The movie is about the Underground Railroad, and the producers are looking for different types of people.