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by Randy Cassingham

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You Ought to be in Pictures
More than 50 people responded to an invitation to a casting call for a Robert DeNiro movie being shot in Boston. The only problem was, the invitations were sent by police. To people with outstanding arrest warrants. One woman complained she “took a day off from work” to meet DeNiro. She was led away in handcuffs instead. “It’s so nice to scam people who are scammers,” one detective said. The casting call, sent to 3,800 fugitives, offered more than $200 for two hours of work as extras, plus the chance of “becoming famous.” (UPI) ...We’re ready for your close-up: one each full-face and profile.
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