San Francisco / Bay Area Casting for “Murder in the First” TV Show Starring Taye Diggs

By | March 21, 2015

TNT’s crime drama “Murder in the First” is now casting paid extras to work in the Bay area.

The show is now filming the new season and is seeking folks who are available to work next week. They are specifically looking for young adults ages 18 to early 20s, African American extras, Asian men and women as well as a Samoan looking male with dreads.

Murder in the First” is co-created by Emmy-winner Steven Bochco and Eric Lodal.  Taye Diggs plays homicide detectives Terry English who partners with Hildy Mulligan in the San Francisco Police Department. In the first season the detectives headed a complicated investigation that lasted the entire season. The show premiered last year in 2014 and airs on TNT. According to the show’s IMDB description, Terry English (Diggs) is a former Marine with plenty of experience as an inspector, while Mulligan is a sexy, self-assured officer who doesn’t flaunt her attributes. The detectives are joined by David Molk ,  his tough partner, Edgar Navarro, and the squad supervisor Lt. Jim Koto.

Murder in the First” will return to TNT with new episodes this coming summer of 2015.

casting call in SF Bay area for "Murder in the First"

Bay Area Locals for Paid Extra work on TNT Series “Murder in the First” shooting Tues 3/24 – Fri 3/27 in SF!

Beau Bonneau Casting is casting Bay Area local paid extras for background work in the TNT series “Murder in the First,” starring Taye Diggs & Kathleen Robertson. Extras are needed Tues 3/24-Fri 3/27 in SF. We are immediately seeking the following types:

* Tues 3/24 – Samoan-appearing man with dreadlocks. Approximate report time 6AM or 7AM.

* Tues 3/24, Wed 3/25 OR Fri 3/27– African American or Asian Men & Women 18 & over with strong emphasis on rough, tough appearing 18-early 30s men. Body and face tattoos, shaved heads, etc. are a huge plus, as well as 18 yr olds that can pass for younger teens. Will work 1 day only, based on your availability- Tues 3/24, Wed 3/25 or Fri 3/27 in SF. Must be free for morning start, approx 6AM or 7AM.

*Thurs 3/26 SF- Young men & women, 18-early 20s, who look younger and can portray high school students. Must have your own reliable transportation, as shoot location can be difficult to get to.

Hours/Rates: Shoots last up to 10-12 hrs per day and exact start time is unknown until the night before. Must be avail from morning to late evening without conflict . Non Union rate is $88.40/8hrs based on SF min. wage $11.05/hr plus overtime at time and ½. SAG-AFTRA members get scale.

Employment: I-9 paperwork is filled out on set and extras must have the appropriate ID or you cannot be employed. U.S. Citizens must be able to present current U.S. Passport or valid Drivers License with either Social Security Card or Birth Certificate on set for employment. Non U.S. Citizens must have Permanent Resident/Green Card or Work Authorization from the Dept. of Homeland Security.

To be considered, please email the following to ASAP:
* Subject line: role submitting for:Dreads 3/24, Tough 3/24, 3/25 or 3/27 (Note ALL if free all days), Student 3/26, Name, Approx Age, Cell, City you live in
* Height, Weight, Clothing Sizes
*If you have a Car note Car Year, Color, Make & Model
* Union Status (Non Union or SAG-AFTRA.)If Union, include member#.
* Attach 2 new color snapshots or more (1 full-standing view & 1 close-up) from camera phone or digital camera facing camera. If submitting for rough, tough types, try to look the part and show your tattoos. No hats or sunglasses please.

Your photos will be shared with production. Pictures should be simple but clear. Beau Bonneau Casting will contact you if chosen for the shoot.

One thought on “San Francisco / Bay Area Casting for “Murder in the First” TV Show Starring Taye Diggs

  1. O

    Just wondering if you are also casting White Male and how does one get to audition?

    Looking forward to your response,



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