Casting Call in Austin Texas for Upcoming AMC Series “The Son”

By | August 16, 2016

AMC’s new TV series “The Son” is beginning production in Austin Texas and now casting background actors.

Extras casting directors for the upcoming AMC series are now looking to cast paid extras that are available to work on set in Austin between June and September 2016. The show is looking for Austin area locals that have a flexible schedule and able to work 1 or more days during the work week (Monday through Friday.)

The show recently held an open casting call for “The Son and is still accepting submissions via email. The series is set in the old west so knowing how to ride a horse may be a plus.

AMC’s “The Son” is a TV adaptation of a book written by Philipp Meyer, Lee Shipman and Brian McGreevy. The upcoming show is set during the late 1800’s and tells the story of Eli McCullough and his family through the Texas oil boom of that time. The oil discovery in Texas caused rapid growth in the region, brought on an era of industrialization that made America a superpower.

The Son” is a multi-generational saga spanning 6 generations of the McCullough family.  According to Deadline, Sam Neill (Peaky Blinders) takes the lead of Eli, the patriarch of the McCullough family. Eli’s birth marked the day Texas became an independent Republic, which in turn resulted in his nickname, “First Son of Texas.”

AMC's The Son cast

Austin area talent interested in landing a small role in the show may follow the instructions below to submit their photos and contact information to Brock / Allen Casting. Please note that the CD’s are only considering talent local to the Austin Texas area as no travel expenses are being paid.

Current casting needs:

Brock-Allen Casting is looking for Caucasian Males to portray Club Goers in AMC’S new series The Son.

We are looking for the following:

AGES 18-55
Date: August 30th
Location: Downtown Austin
Role: Guy Town
Rate: $64/8, overtime after 8 hours

This is a 1915 upscale club scene that will involve homosexual content. Men will be dressed in suits, but must be comfortable in presence of other men portraying affection.***
Brock-Allen is also seeking a *real MALE couple* to be affectionate on camera! *Specialty rate, request details in submission*.
When submitting, please send a new e-mail to with the title “Guy Town” in the subject and be sure to include the details listed below.

In the body of the email please also include the following information:
– Full Name
– Phone Number
– A CURRENT picture of yourself – Headshot AND Body Shot (preferably in fitted attire with the date taken)
– Age (if under 18)
– Current city of residence
– Availability for August 30th
– Are you legal to work in the United States (Y/N)
– Height
– Weight
– Shoe Size
– Pants Size
– Shirt Size
– Jacket or dress size

Looking forward to hearing from you!


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