HBO’s The Plot Against America Casting Extras in NJ / NY

06/19/2019

HBO has teamed up with David Simon and Ed Burns for an upcoming mini-series.

The show will be filming in New Jersey / New York and NY based GWC is currently casting paid extras.  This is a period piece and the extras casting directors are looking for people that can pull off a 1940’s look.

According to HBO’s web site, the series is set in New Jersey and the story is told through the eyes of a working class Jewish family. The series is based on the Phillip Roth book of the same name.

HBO has announced that The Plot Against America will be a 6 part miniseries with David Simon and Ed Burns writing.  The pair will also executive produce the show along with the original author, Phillip Roth, and others.  David Simon and Ed Burns were also behind The Wire.

The Plot Against America was published in 2004 and tells the story as an alternative history. In the book’s alternative history, Franklin D. Roosevelt lost the presidential election, after which antisemitism becomes acceptable by the public and Jewish families find themselves being prosecuted. Beating out Roosevelt is Charles Lindbergh, a populist and his administration changes America and steers them towards xenophobia.

 

GWC is seeking SAG/NON-UNION CAUCASIAN BRUNETTE GIRLS (5-15 Y/O) TO PORTRAY YOUNG VERSIONS OF PRINCIPAL ACTORS FOR PHOTO SHOOT FOR NEW HBO SERIES ‘PLOT AGAINST AMERICA’. Date TBD.

Date TBD, likely in next two weeks. Photo shoot in Long Island City, Queens. !!PAID!!

Girls need to be comfortable with a 1920s style shoulder length haircut. No allergies to wool!

If interested please email the following to plot@gwcnyc.com:
-name of child
-age & date of birth of child
-does your child have a valid NY work permit and trust account?
-is your child okay with a haircut?
-child’s sizes (height, weight, shirt/pant, shoe)
-are you available for a photo shoot for a TBD date in the next two weeks?
-recent COLOR photos (no sunglasses, no hats, no filters).

Make the subject line FACEBOOK – PHOTO SHOOT KID

GWC is seeking SAG and Non-Union Male Amputees to portray 1940s Caucasian & African-American Soldiers & Veterans w/ Amputations on HBO’s THE PLOT AGAINST AMERICA!

Works TBD dates July-August in NY/NJ area.

This is paid background/extra work!

Please note:
-Must be ok being clean shaven and receiving a 1940s style hair cut
-Must be ok working around atmospheric smoke
-NO allergies to wool
-Must be over 18 to work
-Must be local to NY tri-state area
-Must have valid, US-issued unrestricted ID to work

We are seeking men with any type of amputations.

Please email plot@gwcnyc.com with:
-name
-SAGAFTRA or Non-union?
-where is your amputation?
-3-4 photos showing your current look and hair, including full body photos in which we can see where your amputation is
-all sizes: height, weight, suit, shirt, pants, and shoe
-are you ok being clean shaven?
-are you ok receiving a 1940s style hair cut?
-do you have tattoos?
-are you ok working around atmospheric smoke?
-do you have any wool allergies?
-confirm you are over 18
-what ID 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, Amputees.”



One thought on “HBO’s The Plot Against America Casting Extras in NJ / NY

  1. Scott Horowitz

    Interested in extra work for The Plot Against America. Live in Millburn, NJ. 63 years old

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