‘Extras’ Is An Underappreciated Look At An Underappreciated Profession

Decider - 03-21


We don’t give them much attention, but they’re always there. They’re in the background of our favorite movies and television programs — they make a scene feel natural, or fill in the epic scope of a large crowd, but they’re rarely appreciated for their work. They might be seen by millions but never recognized on the street. Background actors are an integral part of film production, but what do actually we know about their lives and work?