The independent film Heartworm is looking for extras for a scene to be shot this Thursday, Nov. 11 at the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse.

Heartworm is a post-pandemic, science fiction movie directed by Miriam Louise Arens, who grew up on the Vineyard (her maiden name Ditchfield). Extras needed on Thursday are men and women ages 16 to 22 years old. The shoot will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Anyone interested should email Leslie Field at and include name, email, email of parent if under age, vaccination status and any food allergies or restrictions.

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