Entertainment Spike Lee is looking to cast ‘afros and hippies’ in his new ‘70s-set project Director Spike Lee is holding an open casting call in New York this weekend for his next project. Photo Credit: Getty Images for Universal / Paras Griffin By Meghan Giannotta firstname.lastname@example.org @MeghGia Updated October 13, 2017 2:15 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet gShare Email Now’s your chance to star in Spike Lee’s next movie. The director posted an open casting call announcement to his Instagram page Friday afternoon. “I Need Afros And Hippies For My New Spike Lee Joint,” he wrote, adding that the project would be set in the 1970s. He went on to explain he’d be looking for men and women over the age of 18 with long hair, beards, afros or a “period look.” If you think you fit Lee’s vague criteria, you’ll want to make the trek upstate to the Reformed Church of the Tarrytowns at 42 N. Broadway in Tarrytown this Saturday between noon and 3 p.m. The director didn’t specify which project he’ll be casting for, but he’s currently working alongside “Get Out” director Jordan Peele on a Colorado-set flick set in 1978 titled “Black Klansman.” Denzel Washington’s son John David Washington is set to star in the leading role of Det. Ron Stallworth, who went undercover to infiltrate the KKK. “Black Klansman” is slated to begin production this fall, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Lee just wrapped up filming his “She’s Gotta Have It” Netflix adaptation, which will feature some local faces — like Brooklyn’s Anthony Ramos — in leading and supporting roles. He also chose music performed by local artists to make up the film’s score. By Meghan Giannotta email@example.com @MeghGia Meghan Giannotta has been covering all things entertainment for amNY.com since 2016. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.