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 Caucasian Women, ages 18-35, to portray Featured 1970s Punk Types for work on HBO’s The Deuce!

Fitting on Thursday 8/16 in Queens (tbd)
Works Friday 8/17 in Brooklyn (afternoon into late night shoot!)

NON-UNION RATE: $143/10hrs

Especially seeking women with thin frames, interesting faces, and cool, but still 1970s appropriate hair cuts.

Please note:
-NO visible tattoos
-Must be ok working around atmospheric smoke
-Must have 1970s appropriate/punk hair (shoulder length or above, short hair is great!, NO unnatural looking hair colors, shaved sides, etc)
-Must be over 18
-Must be local to NYC/tri-state area


Please email submissions to thedeuce@gwcnyc.com with:
-confirm you are non-union
-have you worked on the show yet this season?
-avail for fitting on Thursday 8/16 afternoon? (not required, but a plus!)
-avail for work on Friday 8/17 in Brooklyn? (afternoon into late night shoot)
-all sizes: height, weight, bust-waist-hip, dress, and shoe
-2-3 recent photos (NO HEAD SHOTS) showing your CURRENT look and hair length as it is today + full body photo so we can see your body type
-do you have tattoos?
-are you ok working around atmospheric smoke?
-confirm you are over 18
-confirm you are NYC/tri-state local
-if you wish to note it, what is your preferred gender expression? (ex: 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!)
-phone number

Please write in the subject line: “FACEBOOK, FEMALE PUNKS.”

5 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!


    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.

  5. Christopher Fleming

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


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