Using dolls as movie extras

November 1, 2010 3:00:53 PM PDT
Filming a large scene in a movie can require casting hundreds of extras.

But a company has found a way to get around that, and you'd never even notice.

The company creates characters who unlike "real" extras don't have to be fed, kept warm or insured.

But in order for these characters to work, they need quite a bit of air, and the talents of a New Jersey artist.

If you want to see Gail's work, the movie For Colored Girls, which opens this weekend, features a star studded cast and in the background with plenty of Gail's inflatables.

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