“The Founder,” with Michael Keaton as McDonalds’ Ray Kroc, filming in Atlanta

“The Founder,” starring Michael Keaton as McDonald’s visionary Ray Kroc, is now filming in Atlanta. The project has set up shop today at Alfredo’s Italian Restaurant on Cheshire Bridge Road, after stops in Cherokee County and Douglas County. Alfredo’s is closed to dining customers today and reopens tomorrow.

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Photo credit: Selena Curtis

“The Founder” filmed in Douglas County recently. Photo credit: Selena Curtis

Ray Kroc didn’t actually found McDonald’s of course, but rather vastly expanded the concept started by Richard and Maurice McDonald, inspired by the food stand launched by their father Patrick McDonald. But that would make for sort of a long-winded movie title.

“The Founder” needs extras for various scenes. Here are some current opportunities:

“Looking for golfers – caucasian males – 30’s to 50’s – ideally some golf experience will be playing a bit with 1950’s period clubs – must be available for a scene on Monday 6/29 and ideally a fitting tomorrow — GOLFER in Subject

For Wednesday 6/24 looking for a Doctor type – 40’s to 50’s must be a 42R and 34 waist or smaller — Also looking for an orderly – 20’s to 40’s – must all be a 42R or smaller — HOSPITAL in SUBJECT

Looking for some additional 1950’s car hop girls – 18 – mid 20’s available for a scene Tuesday 7/7/15 and a fitting ideally tomorrow or Friday — email a pic and ALL sizes — CAR HOP in subject

Looking for some customers also for 7/715 and available for a fitting tomorrow — one of the last chances to be an extra in this one — NEW CUSTOMERS in SUBJECT

For all email a recent photo exactly as your hair looks today along with all contact info and SIZES to: founderextras@gmail.com”