The Wonder Years is now casting paid background actors in Atlanta
The Wonder Years, a reboot of the coming-of-age comedy from decades back…. is now filming. Casting directors at Central Casting are currently looking for people in the area that would like to work as paid extras on set. The series stars Elisha “EJ” Williams as Dean Williams.
The show follows his life as a child who grew up in the Montgomery, Alabama are and is set decades back in the 1960s. The show is narrated by Don Cheadle, who portrays the adult character and his recollections of his upbringing.
The show is filming new episodes.
About the show:
“Inspired by the beloved award-winning series of the same name, ‘The Wonder Years’ is a coming-of-age story set in the late 1960s that takes a nostalgic look at a Black middle-class family in Montgomery, Alabama, through the point of view of imaginative 12-year-old Dean. With the wisdom of his adult years, Dean’s hopeful and humorous recollections show how his family found their ‘wonder years’ in a turbulent time.”
Please note that the following casting calls are only for extras and you must live in the Atlanta area in order to be considered.
THE WONDER YEARS – Currently Casting!
RUSH TEST **TODAY** FOR THE WONDER YEARS
Rate: $100/10 (Filming Rate) – $25/2 (Testing and Fitting Rate)
Location: Testing in Midtown Atlanta, filming & fittings in Stone Mountain
Date(s): COVID Test TODAY by 9 PM, Fitting tomorrow 3/8, Filming 3/9/2022 through 3/11/2022 *3 DAY CALL* Must be available for all 3 days of filming!!!
Role – The Wonder Years is looking for minors aged 12-17 yrs that appear to be or can portray Caucasian students. Please note, this is a 1960’s period piece, so all wardrobe will be provided, but we cannot use modern haircuts, or unnatural hair colors. We are now accepting submissions from minors who fit this category to register with Central Casting GA!
This production is requiring all cast & crew to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and to be considered for work you MUST FALL INTO EITHER OF THE TWO FOLLOWING CATEGORIES: (1) fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine (Pfizer, Moderna, or Johnson & Johnson). This applies to all minors age 5+, as well as the parent(s)/guardian(s) accompanying them to set.
(2) have a disability or sincerely held religious belief that prevents vaccination.
Any job offer will be conditioned on satisfactorily showing such evidence to the production AND testing negative for COVID. The production will collect your evidence, not Central Casting. As such, please do NOT send your evidence to Central Casting. This applies to all minors age 5+, as well as the parent(s)/guardian(s) accompanying them to set.
IF YOUR MINOR IS ALREADY REGISTERED, PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT AGAIN. THIS IS FOR NON-REGISTRANTS ONLY!
How to submit:
Please send the following information
1. Legal name and DOB (date of birth) of the minor.
2. Contact info (please include your phone number & email address)
3. Please send current photos (full body and head shot)
4. Current wardrobe sizes (Height / Weight / Pants / Shirt)
5. Do the minor and parent/guardian meet the vaccination requirements stated above?
SEND IT TO: firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: JUNIOR HIGH STUDENT