Open Casting Call Today for AMC’s New Show “The Son” in San Antonio

By | June 4, 2016

Texas area casting directors at Brock / Allen are holding an open casting call for extras today in San Antonio Texas.

The new AMC series is filming in the Austin and San Antonio areas this summer and the show is looking for lots of locals who would love to get cast in small, background actor roles. Those that cannot make it to today’s open casting call in San Antonio may still be able to land a small role in the production. The show’s extras casting directors are also accepting email submissions from area locals who would like to apply.

The new show is looking for all types and ethnicities and are especially interested in wild west looks, character faces, horse riders, people with ranch experience, folks with archery experience and firearms training. Casting directors need to set up a world of cowboys, Indians, soldiers and oil men living on the frontier during the mid 1800s to the turn of the century. All roles are paid.

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.

AMC's The Son cast

The Son” is a multi-generational saga spanning 6 generations of the McCullough family. 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.”

Brock Allen casting released the following information:

Hey friends in San Antonio! C’mon down to see us & sign up to be a background extra for the new AMC Series “The Son.” We will be here at the Urban 15 – 2500 S Presa St, San Antonio, TX 78210 from 11am-3pm today. If you’d like to be one of the extras on the show come see us & sign up.

For those that cannot make it to the San Antonio call, please see this page for information on how to apply via email. Please note that the show is only looking for Texas locals.

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