Audition for movie extras draws thousands in Maui

KIHEI, Hawaii Maui Film Commissioner Benita Brazier says more than 3,000 people showed up Saturday at the Kihei Charter School to apply to be extras in the film. Some people say they stood in line for nearly three hours before being called for their chance.

Movie officials have said they need "hundreds" of people to act as resort patrons, sitting around a pool, enjoying a luau and eating in restaurants.

Officials say most extras will be paid $100 for 10 hours of work, but those cast in special roles, such as hula dancers and "bikini girls," will get more.

The movie is scheduled to begin shooting next month for four to six weeks in Wailea.

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