Extras Cast Call in NYC for “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 NON-UNION Men & Women to portray 1980s LA Music Types for work on HBO’s The Deuce!

Seeking the following types:
-LA Musician Types (please note if you have any experience/what instrument)
-LA Music Aficionados/Coffee House Patrons

Fitting on 4/17, 4/18 in Queens
Works Monday 4/22 in Brooklyn

Please note:
-Everyone must be 18 or older to work
-NO visible tattoos
-Must have 1980s appropriate hair
-Must be ok working around atmospheric smoke
-Must be local to NY area!!


Please email thedeuce@gwcnyc.com with:
-confirm you are non-union
-avail for fitting 4/17 or 4/18?
-avail for work on 4/22?
-all sizes: MEN- height, weight, suit, shirt, pants, and shoe / WOMEN- height, weight, bust-waist-hip, dress, and shoe
-2-3 recent photos showing your CURRENT look and hair as it is today
-if you are submitting for the musician role, please note any experience
-confirm you are over 18
-confirm ok working around atmospheric smoke
-do you have any tattoos?
-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, LA TYPES.”

Grant Wilfley Casting is seeking the following for HBO TV series, “The Deuce” starring James Franco & Maggie Gyllenhaal: NON-UNION, Male and Female, all ethnicities, 20s-70s, to portray 1980s Upper West Side/Midtown Peds


These scenes are schedule to work Thursday 4/18 and will be an exterior night shoot. Be prepared to work late!!!

You will need to attend a wardrobe fitting Wednesday 4/17 in Queens!

If interested/available please email in to thedeuce@gwcnyc.com and change subject line to read “FB, UWS Ped” and include in the body of the email the following info:

-Union Status
-Phone #
-Current photo showing hair length and look
-All wardrobe sizes: MEN- Height, Weight, Jacket, Neck/Sleeve, Waist/Inseam, and Shoe // WOMEN- Height, Weight, Dress, Bust/Waist/Hip, & Shoe
-Confirm no visible tattoos
-Please note if comfortable working around atmospheric smoke
-Please note if comfortable working interior/exterior scenes
-Confirm full avail for any/and all dates mentioned (Work Thursday 4/18 and fitting Wednesday 4/17 in Queens)
-What forms of ID you’ll bring to fill out I-9 paperwork


SAG & NON-UNION Men and Women, ages 18+, all ethnicities to portray 1985 Pedestrians for Season 3 of HBO’s THE DEUCE!

Season 3 filming in NYC area from Feb-July 2019.

This is for possible ongoing work!

Please note:
-Everyone must be ok working around atmospheric smoke
-Everyone must be 18 or older to work
-Everyone should be local to NY area
-NO visible tattoos

Hair notes:
-Seeking women with layered hair, face framing, bangs, curly hair, etc! Braids, afros, and dreads are all ok! NO ombre, balayage, pastels, or very modern styles.
-Seeking men with medium length to long hair, mullets, rat tails, flat tops, fades, afros, Jheri curl. Braids and dreadlocks are ok! NO shaved sides, pastels, or very modern styles.
Very 80s looks!!

Please email submissions to thedeuce@gwcnyc.com with:
-SAG or Non-union
-confirm you are over 18
-all sizes: MEN- height, weight, suit, shirt, pants, and shoe / WOMEN- height, weight, bust-waist-hip, dress, and shoe
-2-3 recent photos showing your current look (NO headshots, no hats, no sunglasses, no filters in the photos please. Please make sure these photos accurately show your current hair style/length/color!)
-do you have visible tattoos?
-are you ok working around atmospheric smoke?
-what ID can you provide for your I9? (please note if you have a restricted ID or visa of any kind)
-if you wish to note it, what is your preferred gender expression? (ex: male, female, non-binary, fluid, etc)
-phone number

Please write in the subject line: “FACEBOOK, 1980S TYPES.”

7 thoughts on “Extras Cast Call in NYC for “The Deuce”

  1. Zebbra King

    Hello. I’m an aspiring actor looking for extra work. I’ve done some work in the past. I live in NYC, Very interested in getting in the film making business. I’m 56 yrs old.

  2. Christopher Fleming

    Would loike to be considered for The Deuce. I’m a former dancer with NYCB.
    Age 57.
    Thank you


    I became interested in being an extra years ago but always had a hard time finding NYC shoots, would love to have a chance.
    I hope I get lucky as it would be awesome.

  4. carol whitaker

    I would like to be considered for the show call the deuce. Thank you carol whitaker.

  5. jai s randolph

    I live in Atlantic city and want to try new things. This would be perfect, can work anytime anywhere!

  6. 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.

  7. 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!


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