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:

GWC is seeking SAG/NU 14-19yr old teens to portray 1970s High School Students for Season 2 of the HBO series, THE DEUCE!

Tentatively works on Monday 4/30 (but date is subject to change!)
Will be shooting in the Long Island area.
Costume fitting TBD prior to work date in Queens, NY.

Especially seeking locals to Long Island area!

SAG bg rate applies to SAG members.
NU bg rate: $143/10hrs.

Please note the following:
-ALL MINORS must have valid NY child performer work permit and trust account!
-All must have valid ID to fill out I9.
-Should be local to NY area

All hair must be 1970s appropriate!
-2+ inches in length for boys! (NO edging, shaved sides, fades, buzzcuts, etc)
-About shoulder length or above for girls! (NO highlights, ombre, shaved sides, etc)

Please email thedeuce@gwcnyc.com with:
-SAGAFTRA or Non-Union?
-Are you over 18? (if not, please include age & DOB)
-MINORS: does child have NY child performer work permit and trust account? (please provide work permit expiration date, if so.)
-all sizes: MEN- height, weight, suit, shirt, pants, and shoe /WOMEN- height, weight, bust-waist-hip, dress, and shoe
-2-3 recent photos (no headshots! unfiltered selfies are great!) showing your current look and hair length as it is TODAY
-what IDs can you provide for your I9? (please note if you have a restricted ID or visa of any kind!)
-phone number
-MINORS: parent name & contact number
-avail for 4/30?
-can you attend a fitting in Queens prior to work?

Please write in the subject line: “FACEBOOK, 70s High School Students.”

The Deuce is a series that deals with life in NYC/Times Square in the 1970s. The show often depicts characters involved in prostitution, pornography, drug use, organized crime, etc. Minors will NOT be exposed to any of this subject matter while on set for this scene, but we want to make sure you are comfortable with your child appearing in this type of show!

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.”




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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