Martin Scorsese’s New HBO Drama “Vinyl” Call out for Funky 70’s Looks in NYC

08/26/2015

Terence Winter’s (The Sopranos, Boardwalk Empire) “Vinyl” is now filming in the New York area and has a call out for talent.

Can you pull off a funky 70s look? If you can and live in the NYC area, casting directors for the new HBO Rock and Roll drama “Vinyl”  may be interested in hiring you to fill some small paid roles in an upcoming episode. GWC of NYC is especially interested in men with long hair, artist types, folks with interesting faces and…. 70s “weirdo” types.

The upcoming HBO show is set in the 1970s music scene. The pilot episode is written by Terence Winter and directed by Martin Scorsese.  The pilot filmed last year and was called “Untitled Rock ‘n Roll Project“.  The new series got picked up for 10 episodes by HBO and season 1 of “Vinyl” is now filming. The show’s executive producers include Mick Jagger and Martin Scorsese. “Vinyl” stars Bobby Cannavale, Olivia Wilde, Ray Romano, Jack Quaid, James Jagger and Andrew Dice Clay.

Casting call for new HBO series "Vinyl"

The hour long Rock & Roll series will dive into the 70s world of sex, drugs and rock n roll. Set in New York City, Bobby Cannavale plays Richie Finestra, president of American Century Records. Ray Romano plays Zak Yankovich, one of Richie’s partners and Olivia Wilde plays Richie’s wife, Devon. “Vinyl” will premiere on HBO sometime in 2016. The actual release date for the show does not seem to have yet been announced.

HBO Martin Scorsese Mick Jagger Rock and Roll series

Casting call for HBO TV show, “Vinyl” – Please only apply if you live in or around the NYC area.

Seeking SAG-AFTRA/NON-UNION men and women to portray club goers on the 1970s Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger HBO series “Vinyl“. Especially seeking artist types with interesting faces and 1970s weirdo types.

Works Wed. 9/2 and Thurs. 9/3, fitting in Brooklyn this week or early next week.

MEN MUST HAVE SOME LENGTH TO THEIR HAIR. MUST BE AT LEAST BE OVER YOUR EARS.

If interested, please email rock@gwcnyc.com and change the subject line to: “Facebook, Name, Union Status, Max’s Kansas City, and Phone Number” Please include in the BODY of your email: Avail 9/2 & 9/3, a few clear, current, candid snapshots of yourself which clearly depict your current physique and hair style/length; your current sizes:

MEN: Height, weight, jacket, neck, sleeve, waist, inseam and shoe
WOMEN: Height, weight, dress, bust, waist, hips and shoe

HBO released a teaser trailer for the new series earlier this month…. check it out…. and be sure to check out all the other casting calls for the New York City area.

Vinyl, a new drama series from Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger and Terence Winter, debuts in 2016 on HBO.



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