Casting Call in Memphis for NBC Legal Drama Pilot

03/18/2019

Casting in Tennessee.

New NBC legal drama is in production in Memphis and now casting Memphis locals to fill various background roles in the production.

House of Cards actress Jayne Atkinson along with actors Jimmy Smits and Caitlin McGee are set to star in NBC’s new legal drama currently us int the title Bluff City Law. Bluff City Law is a working title and may change later on. The show is created by The Brave creator Dean Georgaris along with David Janollari, Michael Aguilar and Universal TV. Dean Georgaris is credited as the show’s writer.

According to Deadline, Bluff City Law is a character-driven legal drama following an elite law firm in Memphis, TN and it’s staff. Also according to the Deadline story, the law firm specializes in the controversial landmark civil rights cases.

Jimmy Smits will be playing Elijah Strait, a high powered lawyer described as legendary. Caitlin McGee plays his daughter, Sydney Keller who is also a part of the firm and together they tackle cases that some others may not.

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The show is filming in Memphis and is only considering extras that live in the immediate area and are available for the dates that are listed in the casting notice below.

TV extras casting auditions in Memphis:

MEMPHIS, TN AREA – NBC Pilot “Bluff City Law” for WORK on WEDNESDAY 3/20/19

PLEASE SHARE WITH ANYONE YOU KNOW in the MEMPHIS,TN area that fits the talent specs listed.

–NEW FACES THAT HAVE NEVER WORKED ON THIS PROJECT AT ALL ONLY!! NO EXCEPTIONS–

Shoot Location: MEMPHIS,TN

PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT IF YOU ARE NOT able to be Local to the Memphis, TN!!! (within a reasonable self-drive distance and able to provide own accommodation if necessary)

Casting Director: Tina Kerr
Casting Assistant: Phyllis Johnson

SHOOT DATE: WEDNESDAY 3/20/19

We do NOT have call times yet so you MUST have FULL day available if submitting to be available regardless what Call/Wrap Time ends up being. *CALL TIMES COULD BE VERY EARLY IN THE MORNING!!

Pay rate: $75.00 for 8 hours (8 hour guarantee with time and 1/2 after 8 hours) Will be paid the full 8 hour rate even in you work less than that, however you MUST be available for the entire shoot day and have FULL day availability regardless of Call/Wrap times.
–On Location Casting is not your Employer of Record and does not issue paychecks for this project.

EXTRAS:
PEDESTRIANS with CARS: Male and Female, all ethnicities, age range 18-65, variety of types, MUST have a vehicle that is not red, white or black. *Please specify year, make, model & color when submitting. You will be paid and extra $20 for using your vehicle in a scene

DINER PATRONS & BEALE STREET PEDESTRIANS: Male and Female, all ethnicities, age range 18-80, all walks of life

To SUBMIT: email to: onlocationcastingmemphis@gmail.com with subject line BCL WEDNESDAY 3/20/19. Submissions MUST include ALL of the following: first & last name, contact number, height, weight, clothes sizes, city you are located in and a RECENT photo taken of yourself within the past month. Photos MUST be of you alone with no one else in photo, NO sunglasses, NO hats, NO filters and should be taken against a plain/solid color background!! *If submitting with your vehicle, MUST include year, make, model & color.

ONLY BOOKING these roles at this time!! NOT ACCEPTING any other submissions please.



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