Casting

Get cast in “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”

Casting  paid TV show extras in NY for Amazon’s “THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL”

Casting directors with Grant Wilfley Casting in New York are seeking both union and non-union talent who can pull off a great 50’s look for upcoming scenes in the show. The Amazon series is casting people of all types and ethnicities in the 18 to 99 age range to fill a variety of paid background roles.

According to the “THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL” IMDB page, the new Amazon Studios show is set in 1950s Manhattan and is described as a 60-minute dramedy that centers on Miriam “Midge” Maisel, a sunny, energetic, sharp, Jewish girl who had her life mapped out for herself: go to college, find a husband, have kids, and throw the best Yom Kippur dinners in town. Soon enough, she finds herself exactly where she had hoped to be, living happily with her husband and two children in the Upper West Side. A woman of her time, Midge is a cheerleader wife to a man who dreams of a stand-up comedy career, but her perfect life is turned upside down when her husband suddenly leaves her for another woman. Completely unprepared, Midge is left with no choice but to reevaluate what to do with her life. When she accidentally stumbles onto the stage at a comedy club, she soon discovers her own comedic skills and decides to use this newfound talent to help her rebuild a different life for herself. The series will trace the trajectory of Midge’s journey as she goes on to pursue a career as a stand up comic.

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” is written and directed by Amy Sherman-Palladino and stars Rachel Brosnahan, Alex Borstein and Tony Shalhoub. The Amazon pilot for the show just premiered last month on March 17th.

Interested? here is the casting call.

 

Extras casting in NYC:

Grant Wilfley Casting is seeking men who are REAL COOKS/CHEFS, for background work on the Golden Globe & Emmy Winning award show THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL, season 3!

Seeking men with REAL chef/cook and restaurant experience, 18-99 years old, to portray 1960s chefs and cooks.

Must be comfortable working around atmospheric smoke, wearing wool clothing, being clean shaven, and receiving a 1960s haircut from our hair department. No visible tattoos.

SHOOT DATES ARE 5/1 & FITTING DATE IS 4/25 in NYC. Fitting is done in Brooklyn.

If interested, please email the following ASAP to tmmm@gwcnyc.com:
-YOUR NAME
-PHONE#
-SAG-AFTRA or NON UNION
-List your REAL cooking/chef experience
-A clear and current picture (selfies ok, one full body photo and one shoulders up)
-all wardrobe sizes (Men: height, weight, jacket, neck, sleeve, waist, inseam, shoe.)
-What forms of ID you can bring to set to fill out an I9.
-If you worked on SEASON 2 or 3, if so when and as what.
-Confirm you are local to the Tri State area
-Men: Are you okay getting a 1960s haircut?
-Men: Are you okay being clean shaven?
-Do you have any visible tattoos?

***subject line should say “FACEBOOK CHEFS”

PAID EXTRA/BACKGROUND WORK- NON UNION RATE IS $210/12hrs
SAG RATES APPLY TO SAG MEMBERS

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