Casting Featured Roles on ABC’s “Nashville” in Tennesee


Nashville residents have a chance to work as a featured background actor on ABC’s country music drama, ‘Nashville.’

The new season of  ‘Nashville‘ is filming in… well, Nashville and has a casting call out for background actors to fill a few featured roles. The roles will require an audition / interview with the casting directors. On Location is seeking actors to play Will’s mom, a DJ, paparazzi and more.

Nashville‘  is a country music oriented drama that focuses on 2 country superstars. Rayna’s career seems to be fading when the Nashville superstar is forced to open for a rising teen sensation or face the loss of her tour and promotion of her latest records. ‘Nashville’ is created by Callie Khouri and stars Connie Britton, Hayden Panettiere and Charles Esten.

The new season of ABC's "Nashville is now cating in TN

NASHVILLE, TN Casting Notice – ABC Television series “Nashville” for INTERVIEW on THURSDAY 2/25/16 at 10:00am with various work dates listed below by role

NEW FACES who have not worked in anything other than large crowd (150+) scenes since the beginning of January!! If you have worked in a smaller scene with less than 150+ people you are not eligible for this booking!**

We do not have Call Times yet so you would need to be fully 100% available on work dates. Work days sometimes last 12+ hours. You MUST have open/flexible availability if submitting so that you can work WHATEVER the call times & wrap times end up being. If not, please DO NOT SUBMIT!

Pay rate for EXTRAS is listed by role. Overtime will be paid after 8 hours. You will receive a check in the mail usually 10-14 business days AFTER you work.

Location is in the NASHVILLE, TN area.


WILL’s MOM: female, Caucasian, age range late 50s-60s, beautiful, stately, sophisticated, not overly “grandmotherly” but should also be warm & engaging. This will be for still photos and for one live scene. MUST be comfortable laying down in an open coffin and ‘playing dead’ so should not have any issues with claustrophobia. Pay rate and work date for still photos: Monday 2/29/16 pays $125/day. Pay rate and work date for live filming of coffin: Friday 3/4/16 pays $300/day

PAPARAZZI: male, Caucasian, age range 50s, bearded, a bit on the ‘shady’ side, should have some photography experience so you look like you know what you’re doing with a professional camera and MUST also be able to run as if being chased away. Pay rate and work date: Tuesday 3/8/16 pays $64.00 for 8 hours plus OT after 8

SOUND TECH: male, Caucasian, age range 30s, road crew type, a bit on the ‘scuzzier’/’seedier’ side, MUST have some acting ability to interact with our lead. Pay rate and work date: Monday 3/7/16 pays $64.00 for 8 hours plus OT after 8

EVENT DJ: male or female, all ethnicities, age range 20s-30, super hipster, HIP, cool & stylish, great personality, MUST be a REAL DJ with own equipment (that we will rent) who is experienced DJ’ing at red carpet/black tie events. Pay rate and work date: Tuesday 3/8/16 rate TBD (please specify when submitting)

To submit for work – Please EMAIL US ASAP to: [email protected] with subject line FEATURED EXTRAS (specify role). You MUST include first & last name, a valid contact number and 1-2 RECENT photos taken within the past 2 months.

PLEASE DO NOT send more than one email! PLEASE DO NOT email if you don’t fit these casting requirements or are not available on the listed work date.

One thought on “Casting Featured Roles on ABC’s “Nashville” in Tennesee

  1. Lisa Roden

    I do not live in Nashville but I do live near by. I’m looking for a job as an extra. I do own a 1997 Chevy Blazer. I would really like to work for your production and try to start my acting career. I am 32 years old as well. Thank you for your time.


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