Casting in NYC for Comedy Central’s New Show “Awkwafina”

09/08/2019

Casting call for Awkwafina

Awkwafina is getting her own show on Comedy Central. The star of Crazy Rich Asians will be coming to Comedy Central soon with her own scripted, half hour TV show named after her.

The Comedy Central series has got a 10 episode order out for the new show which is currently filming in New York City.  According to reports, the series will be set in Awkwafina’s hometown of Queens New York and received the inspiration for the show from Awkwafina’s own upbringing and childhood in Queens, New York.  In the show, Awkwafina plays a 20’ish Asian American woman living with her dad, plyed by BD Wong, and grandma, played by Lori Tan Chinn (Orange Is the New Black.)

Comedy Central TV Pilot

The show is filming episodes in the New York City area and has casting calls out which you can find below.

Live in NYC? Check out the casting notice below.

GWC is seeking SAG/NON-UNION to portray Featured Intimidating Chinese Cop for work on the Comedy Central series, Untitled Awkwafina project!

Works Monday 9/16 in NYC area
Please have full day availability!

SAG bg rate: $174/8hrs
NU bg rate: $165/10hrs

20s-50s age range

Please note:
-must be 18 or older to work
-must be local to NY tri state area
-must have unexpired, unrestricted US-issued ID to work

Please email awkwafina@gwcnyc.com with:
-name
-confirm you are non-union
-avail for 9/16
-have you worked on Awkwafina at all before?
-1-2 recent photos showing your current look
-confirm you are over 18
-do you have any visible tattoos?
-what ID can you provide for your I9? (please note if you have restricted ID or visa of any kind!)
-phone number

Please write in the subject line “FACEBOOK, 9/16 COP.”

GWC is seeking NON-UNION to portray Cool, Hip Social Media Influencers and Tech Types for work on the Comedy Central series, Untitled Awkwafina project!

Works Friday 9/13 exterior in Queens.
Please have full day into late night availability!
This is a launch party festival scene!

NU bg rate: $165/10hrs

All ethnicities, 20s-30s age range

Please note:
-must be 18 or older to work
-must be local to NY tri state area
-must have unexpired, unrestricted US-issued ID to work

Please email awkwafina@gwcnyc.com with:
-name
-confirm you are non-union
-avail for 9/13
-have you worked on Awkwafina at all before?
-1-2 recent photos showing your current look
-confirm you are over 18
-do you have any visible tattoos?
-what ID can you provide for your I9? (please note if you have restricted ID or visa of any kind!)
-phone number

Please write in the subject line “FACEBOOK, FESTIVAL ATTENDEES.”

Grant Wilfley Casting is seeking the following for Comedy Central TV series, “Awkwafina” starring rapper/comedian Awkwafina: SAG/NON-UNION Chinese Tech Office Worker Types, 20s-40s, for tentative work Monday 9/9

PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT IF YOU’VE ALREADY WORKED THIS SEASON/CONTACTED FOR ANOTHER SCENE!!!

If interested/available please email in to awkwafina@gwcnyc.com and change subject line to read “Facebook, Chinese Tech Office Worker Type” and include in the body of the email the following info:

Please email awkwafina@gwcnyc.com with:

-name
-phone number
-confirm union status (Non-Union or SAG)
-full day avail for Monday 9/9?
-are you over 18?
-have you worked on Awkwafina before?
-1-2 current photos showing your look
-wardrobe size:
Men: Height, weight, jacket, neck/sleeve, waist/inseam and shoe
Women: Height, weight, bust/waist/hip, dress size and shoe size
-do you have visible tattoos?
-what ID can you provide for your I9? (please note if you have a restricted ID or visa of any kind)

Please write in the subject line: “Facebook, Chinese Tech Office Worker Type”

PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT IF YOU’VE ALREADY WORKED OR BEEN CONTACTED ABOUT ANOTHER ROLE/SCENE THIS SEASON!



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