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:
Grant Wilfley Casting is seeking the following for HBO TV series, “The Deuce” starring James Franco & Maggie Gyllenhaal: NON-UNION Men & Women, 20s-70s, to portray various 1980s Midwestern Types
Specifically we are looking for the following:
– Western Union Customers (exterior day shoot)
– Greyhound Bus Travelers (exterior night shoot)
PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT IF YOU’VE ALREADY WORKED THIS SEASON/BEEN FIT/CONTACTED FOR ANOTHER SCENE!
**MUST HAVE 1980s PERIOD APPROPRIATE HAIR
**NO VISIBLE TATTOOS
**MUST BE COMFORTABLE WORKING AROUND ATMOSPHERIC SMOKE
Both of these scenes are schedule to work this Friday 6/21
You will need to attend a wardrobe fitting this week starting tomorrow Tuesday 6/18 OR Wednesday 6/19 in Queens
If interested/available please email in to email@example.com and change subject line to read “FB, Midwest Type” and include in the body of the email the following info:
-Current photo showing hair length and look
-All wardrobe sizes: MEN- Height, Weight, Jacket, Neck/Sleeve, Waist/Inseam, & Shoe // WOMEN- Height, Weight, Dress, Bust/Waist/Hip, & Shoe
-Confirm no visible tattoos
-Please note comfortable working interior/exterior scenes
-Please note comfortable working around atmospheric smoke
-Confirm avail for any fitting dates mentioned (Tuesday 6/18 or Wednesday 6/19)
-Confirm full avail for work date Friday 6/21
-What forms of ID you’ll bring to fill out I-9 paperwork
PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT IF YOU’VE ALREADY WORKED OR BEEN CONTACTED ABOUT ANOTHER ROLE/SCENE THIS SEASON!
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!
-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
-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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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)
Please write in the subject line: “FACEBOOK, 1980S TYPES.”