Austin Texas cast call for recurring roles and extras
“From Dusk ‘Till Dawn” the Robert Rodriguez vampire cult classic is getting a remake into a TV series and production is going on now. The film’s casting directors are seeking some recurring extras that are available to work weekly through spring on set.
Casting is being handled by Beth Speko and Third World Casting out of Texas and they are only interested in people who are local to the area as no travel expenses will be paid. They are seeking males who fit the descriptions below that have a fairly open schedule that will allow them to be on set at various dates for 8+ hour days in the Austin area.
Robert Rodriguez is writing and directing the new series which is being created to run on his new TV network, El Rey. The series will be the first scripted series for the network and will pick up many parts of the original story and also bring back of of the films original characters. The cast for the new series has already been announced and the series is set to premiere in early 2014 on El Rey.
The show will star Adrianne Palicki (Friday Night Lights, G.I. Joe: Retaliation)as Vanessa Styles. Jake Busey (Starship Troopers, Enemy of the State, Identity)will play Professor Aiden Tanner and Lane Garrison (Bonnie & Clyde, Prison Break) is cast as Pete.
The show is set to film 10 episodes currently. Austin residents only, please.
The Film came out in ’96 and had a huge cast which included George Clooney, Quentin Tarantino, Harvey Keitel, Juliette Lewis, Salma Hayek, Cheech Marin and Danny Trejo. The new series will bring back the old charecters including Santánico Pandemonium (originally played by Selma Hayak) who will now be played by Eiza Gonzalez.
ATTN MALES: MAJOR CASTING CALL FOR RECURRING EXTRAS ROLES ON “FROM DUSK TILL DAWN”
Seeking submissions for many specific male Extras to work on Robert Rodriguez’s TV Series “From Dusk Till Dawn,” shooting in North Central Austin with ongoing opportunities from January 29 – Early March (Shoots Mondays-Fridays only.)
**New faces only who haven’t appeared on this show yet, please**
Please share with anyone who fits this!
Must match the description below and have VERY open and flexible availability from January 29 – Early March. Roles are recurring weekly now through March, so a COMPLETELY open or flexible schedule with ability to adapt to very last minute shoot date changes is necessary. Please do NOT submit if you are not totally free or able to adjust your schedule with only a day’s notice.
*”Patrons”: Men (specifically Hispanic & Caucasian, though all ethnicities accepted,) to play biker types, trucker types, cowboys, barflies, thugs, border types, etc. with a tough/rough look, ages 30’s-60’s.
Pay rate is $79.75/10hr for adults.
To submit, email us at: email@example.com w/ subject heading “FDTD Patrons” and follow directions below exactly:
Men: Include name, age, phone #, location (Austin?), height/weight and attach plenty of clear, well-lit, high resolution current photos both close up and full length. Please list your typical M-F availability from now through March.
IMPORTANT: Must be Texas resident w/ valid Texas ID who lives in (or at least close nearby) to Austin, TX since shoots days can change at the last minute and call times are likely very early or late night. Please don’t submit if you’re not local to the area or nearby.