Film "Above Suspicion" seeking paid extras in Kentucky

Published: May. 16, 2016 at 3:37 PM EDT
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A feature film staring Emilia Clarke and Jack Huston will be shooting in multiple Kentucky locations starting at the end of May and crews say they are looking for paid extras.

The film, "Above Suspicion" is set to begin filming in Lexington starting May 24, 2016.

It's based on the story of FBI agent Mark Putnam, who confessed to killing a pregnant informant with whom he had been having an affair.

Bourbon County Judge-Executive Mike Williams told the Lexington Herald-Leader the county government has been approached about using the courthouse in downtown Paris for a movie.

Kentucky officials have approved a tax incentive for a movie titled "Above Suspicion," which, according to a description of the incentive agreement, "is based on a true story of a Kentucky woman turned FBI informant."

Putnam admitted killing his informant girlfriend, Susan Daniels Smith, in 1989 in Pike County. The case received nationwide attention.

Putnam was released from prison in 2000 after serving 10 years for manslaughter in the death of Smith.

The film is looking for adults aged 18 years or older, especially those with any law enforcement training or background. They are also looking for cars made between 1970-85.

The casting director, Taylor Woodell, recently finished working on the ABC pilot "The Death of Eva Sofia Valdez."

Anyone interested in being considered for the role of a paid extra for the movie can email a recent photo along with their age, height, weight, wardrobe sizes, description of any tattoos and their location to