Casting Call for Kids in NYC for TV Show “Manifest” As Photodouble

By | January 3, 2022

Casting directors in NYC are searching for toddlers / kids to play daughters of a main character on the TV series Manifest.

Please note that this is an extras casting call for the New York City area.

Manifest is created by Jeff Rake and premiered last year on NBC. The supernatural themed television series focuses on passengers and the crew members of an airplane that were originally presummed to have been killed in a crash yet somehow manage to reappear some five years after their deaths were announced. According to The TV show’s wiki page, Manifest stars Melissa Roxburgh, Josh Dallas, Athena Karkanis, J. R. Ramirez, Luna Blaise, Jack Messina, and Parveen Kaur.

Interested, please see below for the details.


Seeking Caucasian, 3-5 year old girls to PHOTO DOUBLE a principal character. Tentative work Friday, 1/7 with COVID testing Wednesday, 1/5 for Netflix series MANIFEST. Filming in NYC. Pay rate for twins $350/8 for each child. Pay rate for single child is $214/8. COVID testing: $100 stipend.
This photo double role is covered by a SAG-AFTRA CBA and subject to a Preference of Employment provision.

Please email the following to
– Parent’s name
– Child’s name
– Availability for COVID testing date (1/5)
– Availability for tentative shoot date (1/7)
– Does your child have any previous experience working in SAG-AFTRA covered roles?
– Child’s sizes
– A current photo of child
– Does the minor have a valid work permit and trust account?
– Willing to have child’s hair cut short?

This production has a mandatory vaccination policy and requires all cast & Zone A crew (ages 12+) to be vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine (Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson) or have a disability or sincerely held religious belief that prevents vaccination. If you meet this criteria, please submit without providing any additional information at this time. If you are selected, you will be given separate information on how to provide evidence to the production that you are fully vaccinated or to request an accommodation of any disability or a sincerely held religious belief. Any job offer will be conditioned on satisfactorily testing negative for COVID and showing evidence of vaccination or being granted an accommodation of a disability or sincerely held religious belief by the Employer.
Please note, you must be able to present valid identification for your child to fill out a Federal I9 form and be paid, as well as a valid NY Child Performer Work Permit.

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