Casting Paid Extras in Covington / Stone Mountain, Georgia for Peacock’s Show “Hysteria”

The Satanic Panic thriller “Hysteria” casting paid background actors.

The Peacock streaming series in in production around the Stone Mountain area of Georgia and there are many casting notices out for locals who would love a chance to get a small, non speaking role on the show.

The casting call for extras comes from Tammy Smith Casting who is also the extras casting director for the hugely popular show “Stranger Things.”

Hysteria” is a bit of a twisted, coming of age story / thriller which is set in the 1980’s during the times of some serious heavy metal hysteria which they called “satanic panic.”

The streaming service has ordered Hysteria!, a coming-of-age thriller, straight to series. The drama, which explores America’s dark history of mass hysteria through the shocking story of the teenage Satanic Panic, comes from executive producers and directors John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein (Dungeons and Dragons).

According to NBC and Lisa Katz, President Scripted Content at NBC Universal Television the  upcoming thriller series Hysteria! ” will explore the complex world of the Satanic Panic, set amidst ‘80s nostalgia, mystery, heavy metal, and an all-American setting.” She also added that “We’re excited to partner on this fresh, coming-of-age story led by writer Matthew Scott Kane, executive producers and directors John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein, Good Fear, and our partners at UCP, for what is sure to be a compelling original series for Peacock viewers.”



Casting TaylorMade (Casting™) is searching for background artists to play HIPPIE TEENS. This role will film on 1/17/24 in COVINGTON and will have a mandatory fitting on 1/11, 1/12 or 1/16. This is a director selection.

“Hysteria” is NORMALLY set in the 1980s BUT FOR THIS SCENE WE ARE TRAVELING BACK TO THE 1960s!!!!

RATE : $168/12

FITTING BUMP : $50 (if applicable)

AGE : 18-30
1960s Hippie Teen in a Michigan small town. There is a potential there will be artificial joints on set. If applying, you should be okay to be around smoking and/or okay to pretend smoke.
LONGER HAIR IS TOTALLY OKAY FOR THIS SCENE!!!! We are looking for hippie types. Flower children. Etc.

Please upload a selfie with today’s date on it in your submission. This is very important because we need to see exactly what your hair/facial hair looks like for filming.
FITTING DATE OPTIONS (fittings are located in Covington):
1/11 (THUR) – Option 1 (Covington)
1/12 (FRI) – Option 2 (Covington)
1/16 (TUE) – Option 3 (Covington)

1/17 (WED) – Filming (Covington)

This is a director selected role. We will provide the director with our top picks and will await their choices. We might not get their choices before our Holiday Hiatus (which begins 12/16). We will be back in full force on Jan. 4th. Please hold this date for us!



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  1. Stan K.S.

    I am looking forward to working on future productions with your company. Please keep my information posted in your records. I have a resume and photo attached. I have been working in the field of background acting for over 10 years and hope to eventually be granted an opportunity to become a feature or principle actor. Thanks for your consideration for future upcoming productions. Stan S.

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