AMC “Turn” – Casting Call for Paid Extras in VA

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  • Post last modified:10/25/2015

Season three of TURN: Washington’s Spies is filming in Central Virginia and casting people who want to work as paid background actors.

Turn“,  The AMC show about the Revolutionary War, just began production on the new season and is looking to cast locals who would love to work as paid extras on the show.

Turn: Washington’s Spies” is inspired by Alexander Rose’s book Washington’s Spies. The series focuses on America’s first spy ring, the Culper Ring which is made up of young men who live in British occupied territories during the Revolutionary war and risk their lives to help get information to Washington in an effort to turn the tides. The historical drama centers on Abe Woodhull (Jamie Bell), a farmer living in Long Island who is part of this unlikely team of secret agents.

TURN: Washington’s Spies stars Jamie Bell, Seth Numrich, Heather Lind, Daniel Henshall, Meegan Warner, Kevin R. McNally, Burn Gorman , Angus Macfadyen and JJ Feild. The show is written by Craig Silverstein and executive produced by Barry Josephson for AMC Studios. Season 2 of “Turn: Washington’s Spies” will premiere on AMC in the spring of 2015.

There is also another casting call on “Turn” for some speaking roles in the first episode of the season.  Actors interested in speaking parts in the TV series can check out the description and submission information here.

Extras casting call for AMC's Turn in Virginia

The series is filming in the Richmond area and is looking for talent. The series is set during the Revolutionary War, so the casting team is interested in talent that has natural looks that are not ultra-modern.

Folks interested in working on the show can apply in person at the casting directors office in Richmond. See below for details.

To apply, you can either visit the office or submit your photos and contact info through email + register for their database.

Please email your name and phone number along with three photos taken just for us to Please make sure to follow these TWO PART instructions:

Part one:

Cell phone or iPad photos work just fine, so long as the lighting is good and we can see you. Please do NOT wear make-up. The pictures should include:

1) close-up of head/shoulders, smiling with teeth,
2) close-up of head/shoulders, neutral expression, and
3) full-body shot.

Schedule an in-person appointment to register for the TURN extras casting database, get your picture taken, and meet a member of the casting team. Location: 4300 Carolina Ave., Richmond, VA 23222. 804-409-5009. Erica Arvold casting has setup an online calendar to make it easy for talent to schedule their in person casting / audition.

Part Two:

Arvold Casting EXTRAS Information Form: MALES

Arvold Casting EXTRAS Information Form: FEMALES

Arvold Casting EXTRAS Information Form: MINORS (children under the age of 18)


For more information on how to submit, please see the Arvold page here.

The show will be filming through the fall and will wrap in early 2016. So, hopefully, there will be plenty more auditions coming up for both speaking roles and extras.

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  1. anahit

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