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

08/12/2019

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.

Grant Wilfley Casting is seeking the following for Comedy Central TV series, “Awkwafina” starring rapper/comedian Awkwafina: SAG/NON-UNION Asian Female Photo Double, 20s-30s, for tentative work this Weds 8/14

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

We are looking for women with long black hair, 20s-30s, approx 5’0 – 5’3, 130lbs – 145lbs, size 6/8 dress, 34A. Please list your wardrobe sizes in your email submission!!!

This scene is tentatively scheduled to shoot on Wednesday, 8/14!!

If interested/available please email in to awkwafina@gwcnyc.com and change subject line to read “Facebook, Asian Female Photo Double” 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 Wednesday 8/14?
-are you over 18?
-have you worked on Awkwafina before?
-1-2 current photos showing your look
-wardrobe size: height, weight, dress, bust/waist/hip, and shoe
-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, Asian Female Photo Double”

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

Grant Wilfley Casting is seeking the following for Comedy Central TV series, “Awkwafina” starring rapper/comedian Awkwafina: SAG-AFTRA/NON-UNION Men & Women, 18 to look younger, all ethnicities to portray REAL SKATEBOARDER TYPES

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

Must have real skateboarding experience riding with their own skateboard! This will be paid special ability rate, $184/8hr!

This will be an exterior shoot in Queens tentatively scheduled to shoot on Wednesday, Aug 21st

If interested/available please email in to awkwafina@gwcnyc.com and change subject line to read “FB, Real Skateboarder” 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 Wednesday 8/21?
-are you over 18?
-have you worked on Awkwafina before?
-1-2 current photos showing your look
-list your experience skateboarding
-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: “FB, Real Skateboarder”

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



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