HBO’s TV series “Succession” is now casting paid extras in NYC


Succession is a new HBO drama that tells the story of a dysfunctional media dynasty in America, the Roy family. The fictional family controls one of the largest media companies in the world, Waystar Royco. The company is run by the aging Logan Roy. As the families patriarch begins to take a step back from the day to day business matters, his four children step into control of the company. As it becomes clear that one of the children will be Roy’s successor, a family power struggle ensues for control of the media empire.

Succession is set in New York and according to HBO’s show page, explores themes of power, politics, money, and family. Logan Roy (Brian Cox), the tough, powerful, aging patriarch, is head of Waystar Royco, a family-controlled international media conglomerate. He is married to his third wife, Marcia (Hiam Abbass) and has four children, two of which work in the company.  Roy’s eldest son is a division president at the company and family bonds are tested as family members pick their sides in the father / son feud over company control.



The pilot episode of the series is also written by Armstrong. The new show is currently in production of the 1st season and will hit our TV screens in the summer of 2018.

Succession casting call 2019

Interested in getting cast for a small role? See below for details:

Grant Wilfley Casting is seeking NON UNION Filipino men and women, 18 years and older, and Filipino children 10 years and older, to portray funeral guests types on Season 2 of HBO series “Succession”:

Shoot date is THURSDAY 3/21, interior AND exterior day shoot, current season, filming in Manhattan. Must have full day/night availability and own funeral attire. Must be local to the tri-state area.

Please email with the following information: 

-Full day avail for Thursday 3/21 shoot
-Please note all wardrobe sizes and confirm you appropriate funeral attire.
-What form(s) of ID can you bring to set to fill out an I9?
-Have you worked on Succession before? If so when and as what?
-Please confirm you are local to the tri-state area.


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