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:

NON-UNION to portray Modern Times Square Pedestrians on HBO’s THE DEUCE!

Works Friday 7/12 exterior overnight shoots in Manhattan.

(Overnight means your call time can be any time from afternoon to evening and filming will last into the early hours of the next morning.)

Seeking the following roles:
-Kids ages 8-13yrs (filming will not be as long for children, they will have the earliest call & wrap times)
-Adults ages 18+, all ages and ethnicities
-18+ to look younger teens
-Goth Types
-Instagram Models/Influencer Types
-People with Yankees, Mets, or Twins apparel

NU bg rate: $165/10hrs


-NO visible tattoos

Please email thedeuce@gwcnyc.com with:
-confirm you are non-union
-avail for Friday 7/12 overnight?
-are you over 18?
-have you worked on The Deuce before?
-1-2 current photos showing your look and hair
-are you submitting for the specific roles? (sports, goth, etc)
-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)
-phone number

-child’s name, age, DOB
-confirm child is Non-Union
-avail for Friday 7/12?
-work permit exp date
-does child have trust account set up?
-1-2 current photos showing current look and hair
-what ID can you provide for child’s I9? (please note if you have a restricted ID or visa of any kind)
-phone number & parent name

Please write in the subject line: “Facebook, Modern Pedestrians.”

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.”

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

  1. Allen Saunders

    Allen Saunders, I would love to be an extra. Start from the bottom and work my way up. I know there are no shortcuts to becoming an actor. I think I have what it take to make it to the top.

  2. Korey Foster

    I am 30, hard working individual looking for a career change. I give always a hundred and ten percent in everything. I do giving the opportunity. I am interested in becoming a professional actor.

  3. Victoria Phoumy

    Hello I am a young 21 year old dancer , looking for some new change ! this would be perfect for me!

  4. Priscilla

    I’m 18 looking to become a world wide known actress. Becoming an actress has been something I’ve wanted for some time now, ever since I was 12. I’ve written scripts and performed in front of my parents, when I was younger. I’m not shy & I am willing do to what it takes.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  8. carol whitaker

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

  9. jai s randolph

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

  10. 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.

  11. 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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