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-AFTRA Men, all ethnicities, 20s-50s age range, Featured 1970s PRESS PHOTOGRAPHERS for HBO’s The Deuce!
PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT IF YOU’VE ALREADY WORKED ON THE SHOW THIS SEASON!
Fittings next week on Monday 8/6 or Tuesday 8/7 in Queens, NY
Works Wednesday 8/8 and Thursday 8/9 (interior scenes)
(You must have full day into night availability for the shoot dates!)
This is paid, background work!
This is not a matching scene, please list avail for both dates in your email response!
PLEASE NOTE ANY PHOTOGRAPHY or 1970s PHOTOGRAPHY EXPERIENCE IN YOUR EMAIL RESPONSE
Please note the following for ALL roles:
-Everyone must be over 18
-Should be local to NY/tri-state area
-Must be ok working around atmospheric smoke
-NO visible tattoos
-List any photography
-Should have 1970s Appropriate hair (MEN: 2+ inches in length all around, NO shaved heads, buzzcuts, shaved sides, fades, edging, braids, dreads, large afros, modern styles)
Please email email@example.com with:
-List any photography experience
-avail for fitting next week on Mon 8/6 or Tues 8/7?
-Full avail for both work dates mentioned, Weds 8/8 and Thurs 8/9?
-have you been fit for The Deuce yet this season?
-all sizes: MEN- height, weight, suit, shirt, pants, and shoe
-2-3 recent photos showing your current look and hair (no head shots)
-are you ok working around atmospheric smoke?
-do you have tattoos?
-MEN- are you ok being clean shaven?
-if you wish to note it, what is your preferred gender expression? (ex: male, female, non-binary, gender fluid, etc)
-what IDs can you provide for your I9? (please note if you have a restricted ID or visa of any kind)
-confirm you are over 18 and local to NY area
Please write in the subject line: “FACEBOOK, PRESS PHOTOGRAPHER”