Queen Sugar Season 3 Now Casting featured roles and extras in New Orleans
The OWN drama “Queen Sugar” is returning for season 3 and new episodes are now in production in the New Orleans, Louisiana area. Caballero Casting in Louisiana is looking for locals to fill some small, non-speaking roles in upcoming episodes of “Queen Sugar.”
“Queen Sugar” was created by Selma director, Ava DuVernay. Season 1 was executive produced by DuVernay and Oprah Winfrey. Back in 2014 Oprah Winfrey and Ava DuVernay teamed up for the worked the feature film Selma together which went on to be nominated or win multiple awards including Selma 4 Golden Globe Award nominations, won NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Motion Picture, nominated for Academy Award Best Picture and won Best Original Song at the 87th Academy Awards. According to Deadline, Monica Macer is heading up season as executive producer and showrunner. Macer will take over for Ava DuVernay and Melissa Carter who were the showrunners for the first season.
OWN picked up Ava DuVernay’s “Queen Sugar” before season 1 even premiered and has expanded season 2 to include 16 episodes which is 3 more than season 1. In a Variety story, Erik Logan, president, OWN commented on the renewal stating “When we saw the first cut from Ava we knew right away that we wanted a second season,” Logan also added “We think viewers are going to connect with the deeply layered characters and powerful story and are excited to be able to share with them Ava’s director’s cut on premiere night without interruption. We are proud to be a network that supports a filmmaker’s creative vision.”
“Queen Sugar” tells the story of the estranged Bordelon siblings in Louisiana. At the center of the family are Nova, a journalist and activist; Charley, the wife and manager of an NBA player; and formerly incarcerated father Ralph Angel, who is searching for redemption. Following a tragedy in the family, the siblings must put their complicated lives aside so that they can come together to run the clan’s struggling sugar cane farm. Also involved in the farm are Aunt Violet and family friend Remy Newell.
NOW CASTING for QUEEN SUGAR SEASON 3.
African American MALE 18+. Must be a 31×30 pants or smaller and wear a Medium Shirt or smaller. Works THIS FRIDAY 5/25 in Hahnville, LA.
Apply on MCF or email us:
Include: Name, Contact #, Height/Weight, Sizes, City of Residency, Headshot and Bodyshot
NOW CASTING FOR QUEEN SUGAR EP 309 for the following FEATURED BACKGROUND!
FEATURED DRILL TEAM: African American Women Ages 17 and older (Have to be at least 17). We are looking for 5 members of the same drill team WITH uniforms. Rate: 125/12 per person Date: TUES 5/29 in New Orleans
Please EMAIL us your submission. We prefer you email as a team.
Subject: DRILL TEAM
Include: Names, Ages, Contact Information, City of Residency, PHOTOS of the members.
ALL roles work in New Orleans on TUES 5/29
FEMALE DJ: African American. You do not have to have your own equipment but should be familiar with DJing
FEMALE RAPPER: African American Female
AFRICAN AMERICAN FAMILY: We will match if we have to but we’d love a real family. Mother/Father in 30s or early 40s with a son around 10 years old
Apply on MCF or email us:
Subject: (PUT WHATEVER YOU ARE APPLY FOR IN THE SUBJECT LINE)
Include: Name, Contact #, Height/Weight, Age (of minor), City of Residency, UPDATED photos–headshot and body shot (no hats, sunglasses, or filters—we need to be able to fully see your face and body)
NOW CASTING FOR QUEEN SUGAR EP 309
VIETNAMESE/ASIAN CHILDREN: 8 to 12 years old
Date: WED 5/30 in Slidell Rate: 64/8
Apply on MCF or email us!
Subject: ASIAN CHILD
Include: Name, Parent’s Name, Minor’s age, Contact #, Height/Weight, City of Residency, UPDATED photos