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 NON-UNION Men (18-99, all ethnicities) to portray 1970s Seedy Character Types (drug dealers, shady guys, drunks, junkies, etc) on HBO’s The Deuce!

Works Thursday 6/14 exterior NIGHT SHOOT in NYC.
Fitting tomorrow 6/12 or Wednesday 6/13 in Queens.

This is PAID background work! Non-union rate is $143/10hrs.

We are especially seeking some men who would be comfortable appearing shirtless on camera and one man to portray a “down and out type in a wheelchair.”

Please note the following:
-NO visible tattoos
-Must be ok working around atmospheric smoke
-Must have 1970s appropriate hair
-Must be over 18yrs old
-Must be an NYC tri-state area local

Please email thedeuce@gwcnyc.com with:
-confirm you are non-union
-avail for fitting 6/12 or 6/13
-avail for work 6/14 (should have full afternoon into overnight availability!)
-have you been fit for The Deuce yet this season?
-all sizes: height, weight, suit, shirt, pants, and shoe
-2-3 recent photos showing your CURRENT look and hair length as it is today
-would you be comfortable shirtless?
-do you have tattoos?
-are you ok working around atmospheric smoke?
-confirm you are over 18
-what IDs can you provide for your I9? (please note if you have a restricted ID or visa of any kind)
-phone number

Please write in the subject line: “FACEBOOK, Seedy Character Types.”

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3 thoughts on “Extras Cast Call in NYC for “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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