ABC series ‘American Crime’ Casting Call for Extras in Austin

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  • Post last modified:07/24/2014

12 Years A Slave creator John Ridley has a new show coming to ABC

The show is now filming in the Austin Texas area and there is a casting call for extras out for scenes shooting next week. On Location Casting is seeking people for a party scene. They are casting hip and stylish types between the ages of 21 and 28.

John Ridley’s new TV project takes on the heavy topic of racial tension in America. The show is set in central California where a horrible crime is committed. “American Crime” centers on a racially charged murder and the trial that follows. The story is examined through the lives of the people involved in the trial and in the community. Ridley wrote the script and is also acting as the shows executive producer. Also producing the series is former ABC Studios exec Michael McDonald .

The scene will be filming on the 5th of next month and all applying must be local to Austin Texas with proof of Texas residency.

Extras casting call on 'American Crime"

Here is the notice below from On Location:

AUSTIN, TX Casting Notice – ABC series ‘American Crime’ for work on TUESDAY 8/5/14 (*if selected you will also need to be able to attend a wardrobe FITTING sometime next week!)

Pay rate for EXTRAS is $58.00 for 8 hours ($7.25/hour with an 8 hour guarantee). Overtime will be paid after 8 hours. You will receive a check in the mail 7-10 business days AFTER you work.

We do NOT have any Call Times yet so you would need to be available ALL DAY/evening. You MUST have open/flexible availability if submitting so that you can work WHATEVER the call times ends up being. If not, please DO NOT SUBMIT!

Location is in the AUSTIN, TX area.

ULTRA LOUNGE PARTY GUESTS: male and female, all ethnicities, age range 21-28, hip, stylish, types that you might see in a swanky cool ultra lounge. *should be comfortable in an environment depicting prescription drug use and use of smoke machines


To submit for work – Please EMAIL US ASAP to: with subject line PARTY GUESTS. You MUST include your first & last name and a contact number. MUST also have a recently updated (within the past 6 months) talent profile in the OLC database! Your photo MUST be good quality, facing forward, NO sunglasses and you must be the only person in your picture!!

**If your talent profile has not been updated in 2014 with a recent picture – we will NOT book you! This will be Picture Picked by our Director to audition and we can not submit bad photos to him!

**PLEASE DO NOT send more than one email!

PLEASE DO NOT email if you don’t fit these casting requirements or are not available on the listed work date!! Thanks!

**PLEASE DO NOT CALL OUR OFFICE ABOUT THIS BOOKING unless specifically requested!!**

If you do not have a profile with us, please go to and complete a Talent Application before sending email that you are available. It is FREE to register and you do not have to have a paid ‘active’ account in order to be booked for work.

A brutal attack on a young married couple, which leaves the husband dead, stirs up tensions across racial lines, in this new ABC drama from 12 Years a Slave’s Academy Award-winning writer.

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