Featured Extras on ‘American Crime’ Filming in Austin

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  • Post last modified:08/15/2014

John Ridley’s (12 Years A Slave) New Series for ABC, ‘American Crime’ is holding auditions for featured roles

OLC is looking to cast a featured role of a “Jittery man” for an upcoming episode of the new ABC show. OLC is seeking an actor who is a Caucasian male in the age range of  20-37. They are looking for a wiry, jittery, nervous type (like actor David Blackwell at age 35). Those applying MUST have some acting ability and have never worked on the ‘American Crime’ series.

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 sometime in the next few weeks and all applying must be local to Austin Texas with proof of Texas residency. There are auditions for this, talent that is being considered will have to come in for an in person audition in Austin. Please only apply if you are local to Austin and available to come in for an interview this coming Monday.

Casting call for John Riddley's "American Crime"

Here is the casting notice from OLC

AUSTIN, TX Casting Notice – ABC series ‘American Crime‘ for work on TBD date (open availability) and for Director Audition on MONDAY 8/18/14

NEW FACES who have not yet worked on this project!

We do not have the exact work date or call times yet so you should have FULL and flexible availability to work if selected..

Location is in the AUSTIN, TX area.

JITTERY MAN: male, Caucasian, age range 20-37, wiry, jittery, nervous type (like actor David Blackwell at age 35). MUST have some acting ability

To submit for work – Please EMAIL US ASAP to: americancrimecast@gmail.com with subject line JITTERY MAN INTERVIEW You MUST include your first and last name & 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!

Please note that you must first be registered with OLC before you send in your email submission. See below for instructions on how to do that.

MUST HAVE PROOF of TEXAS RESIDENCY such as TXDL, TXID, TEXAS COLLEGE ID, OR TX Voters registration card. Parent can show proof of residency for anyone under 18 years old.

Pay rate for FEATURED EXTRAS is $72.00 for 8 hours ($9.00/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.

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!

If you have friends or family that fit this description but do not have a profile with us, please have them go to www.onlocationcasting.netand 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.

The show will premiere on ABC this coming fall as part of ABC’s 2014 / 2015 primetime  lineup.

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