Extras Cast Call in NYC for Extras in “The Deuce”


Extras call out for NYC area extras for HBO drama “The Deuce.”

David Simon’s & James Franco’s drama series “The Deuce” has a casting call out for extras in the NYC area.

Simon is directing the drama which he co-wrote with  George Pelecanos.  The pair is also executive producing the upcoming series along with James Franco. The show stars James Franco as a rising 70s pornographer in the NYC area during the 70s adult industry boom in the area.  Maggie Gyllenhaal co-stars in the show as a sex worker who gets entangled in the mob controlled fledgling industry.

The Deuce” is set  New York City during the 70s and 80s, a time plagued by record crime rates and urban decay.  James Franco plays twin brothers, Vincent Martino and Frankie Martino. Franco will be playing both brothers who became major players and subsequently fell under mob control. Maggie Gyllenhaal plays Candy, a hooker in Times Square who also gets sucked into the city’s new porn scene. Also cast in the show are Gary Carr, Margarita Levieva, Lawrence Gilliard Jr., Emily Meade and Dominique Fishback.  According to the show’s IMDB page, an exact premiere date is not yet set, but the show will hit TV sets with HBO servivce sometime in 2017.


GWCI is seeking:

Cars casting:

GWC is seeking 1967-1977 period cars for work on the HBO series, THE DEUCE!

Looking for 1967-1977 American, European, and Japanese cars! (Especially seeking larger cars, SUVs, vans, etc).

Please note the following:
-Cars should be in working condition
-Cars should NOT have any visible modern alterations made (i.e. non-period appropriate rims, etc).

Pay rate: SAG or NU bg voucher + $250 (flat rate) for the car

Season 2 is filming through August 2018! All filming locations are in NYC/Brooklyn/Queens area.

Everyone must be 18 or older to work.
Everyone must have valid driver’s license (and all ID required to fill out an I9)
MUST be local to NYC area.
All cars/drivers MUST have valid insurance.

Please email thedeuce@gwcnyc.com with:
-your name
-are you SAGAFTRA or Non-Union?
-phone number
-have you ever worked on The Deuce before?
-2-3 recent photos of yourself
-make/model/year/color of your available car(s)
-photos of your available car(s)
-do you have valid car insurance for the above car(s)?
-what IDs can you provide for your I9? (please note if you have a visa or restricted ID of any kind)
-are you local to NYC area and able to get the car(s) to/from NYC for work?
-confirm you are over 18

Please write in the subject line: “FACEBOOK, 60s-70s cars.”



GWC is seeking NON-UNION Actors to portray the following for the HBO series THE DEUCE:

-1970s African American Male Skycap (40s) (40-42R jacket!)
-1970s Caucasian Male Pilot (30s-50s) (38-40R jacket!)

Works Monday 4/23 exterior in Queens, NY
Must have full day/night availability!

NU bg rate: $143/10hrs

Please note the following:
-Must be ok working around atmospheric smoke
-NO visible tattoos
-Hair must be 2+ inches in length (NO fades, edging, shaved sides, braids, dreadlocks, large afros) OR, for AA men- you can provide your own small afro wig
-Men must be clean shaven
-Should be local to NYC area

Please email thedeuce@gwcnyc.com with:
-your name
-confirm you are non-union
-avail for work on 4/23
-all size: height, weight, suit, shirt, pants, and shoe
-2-3 recent photos (selfies or candids from the last few days!) showing your current look and hair length as it is RIGHT NOW.
-have you been fit for the Deuce this season?
-what IDs can you provide for your I9? (please note if you have a visa or restricted ID of any kind)
-ok working around atmospheric smoke?
-do you have visible tattoos?
-ok being clean shaven?
-phone number

Please write in the subject line: “Facebook, [Skycap] OR [Pilot], [your name].”

3 thoughts on “Extras Cast Call in NYC for Extras in “The Deuce”

  1. Owen S. Loof

    I just moved back to NY from Hawaii where I did background work on movies and TV. I am a retired NYC transit worker and a retired Hawaii History teacher. Can work any where anytime! Thanks!

  2. Renee

    Hello iI’m a widow looking for extra work. I think being an extra in a movie would be the perfect job for me, it sounds like fun. Can you guys please give me a try.

  3. jai s randolph

    I live in Atlantic city and want to try new things. This would be perfect, can work anytime anywhere!


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