Extras Casting Call for “Billions” in NYC

By | February 28, 2020

Get cast as an extra on Showtime’s TV series “Billions”

Billions” is filming season 5 in the New York City area and the series will be filming in the the New York City area from November 2019 all the way into May 2020. The popular Showtime series is now casting New York and area locals that would like to work as background extras in season 5. The show’s extras casting directors with GWC of NY will be needing  paid extras of all ethnicities for some upcoming scenes.  Please see the details below.

As production ramps up, there will most likely be quite a few more extras calls coming out for “Billions” in the NYC area.

Paul Giamatti stars in the Showtime series, “Billions“ – Where wealth, influence and corruption collide.  “Billions” is set in New York where it films. In the show, Paul Giamatti plays a U.S. attorney who is trying to bring down his nemesis, a hedge fund manager played by Damien Lewis.

Paul Giamatti and Damien Lewis  star – Shrewd U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades is embroiled in a high-stakes game of predator vs. prey with Bobby Axelrod, an ambitious hedge-fund king. To date, Rhoades has never lost an insider trading case — he’s 81-0 — but when criminal evidence turns up against Axelrod, he proceeds cautiously in building the case against Axelrod, who employs Rhoades’ wife, psychiatrist Wendy, as a performance coach for his company. Wendy, who has been in her position longer than Chuck has been in his, refuses to give up her career for her husband’s legal crusade against Axelrod. Both men use their intelligence, power and influence to outmaneuver the other in this battle over billions. The high-profile cast is led by Emmy winners Paul Giamatti (“John Adams”) and Damian Lewis (“Homeland”) as Chuck Rhoades and Bobby Axelrod, respectively.

GWCI Seeking SAG/NU Men to portray Various Featured Roles for STILL PHOTO SHOOT on Showtime’s BILLIONS!

Casting the following roles:
-1990s and Early-Mid 2000s Caucasian Frat Guys (20s age range)
-Middle Eastern Male in mug shot (30s-40s age range)
-Young Caucasian Male Tech Type (30s age range)


TBD date between 3/6-3/13 in NYC.

There is no union affiliation for a still photo shoot, but union rates will apply (SAG bg rate: $174/8hrs, NU bg rate: $165/10hrs)

Please note:
-Everyone must be 18 or older to work
-Everyone must be local to NY tri-state area
-Everyone must be lawfully able to work in the US

Please email billions@gwcnyc.com with:
-union status
-open avail for 3/6-3/13
-have you worked on Billions at all before?
-all sizes: height, weight, suit, shirt, pants, and shoe
-2-3 recent photos showing your current look and hair (no professional head shots or edited photos! current selfies/candids best. please include close up and full body!)
-do you have any visible tattoos?
-confirm you are over 18
-confirm you are local to NY area
-confirm you are lawfully able to work in the US
-phone number

Please write in the subject line: “FACEBOOK” and the specific role for which you are submitting.

4 thoughts on “Extras Casting Call for “Billions” in NYC

  1. Tylene McBee

    I will love to be apart of the TV show.

  2. Parbattie Bernard

    I was born and raised in South America,but has worked and lived in NYC for the past 30 years.I have worked for Coppas Films for a period.I would be very glad to be considered for an Extra casting for” Billions” in NYC. Very warm regards.

  3. Everett Moore

    I Am perfect for the Billions show, I grew up in Park Slope, Brooklyn, New York, and I have observed my city and its wrong doings since i was a child. My name is Everett Moore I am 18 years old, and I strive to be a helping hand on the set.


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