Extras Cast Call in NYC for “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:

GWC is seeking SAG or Non-Union Men to portray VERY FEATURED 1970s African-American Actor Types who fit the following description for work on HBO’s The Deuce! :

-Height: 5’9-6’0
-1970s appropriate hair ideally (at least 1.5inches all around, no fades, edging, braids, dreadlocks, etc)
-athletic/slim/average build
-late 20s-early 40s age range
-clean shaven/no facial hair except mustache
-looks like he could be auditioning to portray a 1970s cop/detective type of role

This is very featured background work for our final day of filming Season 2 of the show!
BG rate: $170/8hrs

This is for a fitting on Tuesday 8/21 in Queens.
Works Wednesday 8/22 in Queens (shooting early afternoon into possible late night.)

Please note:
-NO visible tattoos
-Must be ok working around atmospheric smoke
-Must be over 18
-Must be local to NYC/tri-state area
-Must have valid US-issued ID to work
-Cannot have worked on this season of the show before

Please email submissions to thedeuce@gwcnyc.com with:
-SAGAFTRA or Non-Union
-have you worked on this season of The Deuce?
-avail for fitting Tuesday 8/21?
-full avail for work on Wednesday 8/22?
-all sizes: height, weight, suit, shirt, pants, and shoe
-2-3 recent photos showing your CURRENT look and hair length + full body photo (no head shots please! recent, clear selfies/candids are best!)
-do you have visible tattoos?
-are you ok working around atmospheric smoke?
-are you ok being clean shaven if needed?
-confirm you are over 18
-confirm you are local to NY area
-what IDs can you provide for your I9? (please note if you have a visa or restricted ID of any kind)
-phone number

Please write in the subject line: “FACEBOOK, FEATURED ACTOR TYPE.”

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

  1. Zebbra King

    Hello. I’m an aspiring actor looking for extra work. I’ve done some work in the past. I live in NYC, Very interested in getting in the film making business. I’m 56 yrs old.

  2. Christopher Fleming

    Would loike to be considered for The Deuce. I’m a former dancer with NYCB.
    Age 57.
    Thank you


    I became interested in being an extra years ago but always had a hard time finding NYC shoots, would love to have a chance.
    I hope I get lucky as it would be awesome.

  4. jai s randolph

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

  5. 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.

  6. 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!


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