The Righteous Gemstones, a comedy series on HBO, is now casting extras.

The series is created by Danny McBride and stars Danny McBride, John Goodman, Edi Patterson, Adam DeVine, Cassidy Freeman, Tony Cavalero and others. McBride is also serving as the executive producer on the HBO show. The show filmed the pilot in the summer of last year and the series got picked up for season 1 by HBO.


The Righteous Gemstones is set to premiere in 2019 on HBO. The show is about a television evangelist and his absolutely dysfunctional family.

If you live in the Charleston area and are interested at landing a small, paid role on the show… read on.

Now please note that you must live in the Charleston, South Carolina area in order to be considered for the roles.

The new HBO Series THE RIGHTEOUS GEMSTONES begins filming in Charleston.
Make sure you have submitted your photo and information.

The New HBO Series “The Righteous Gemstones” (starring John Goodman, Danny McBride and Adam Devine) is seeking Extras for filming Next Week in Charleston!

Do you have 80’s Hair? Can you rock the 80’s style?
Casting is seeking over 300 people to portray 80’s Flashback Church Goers on Tuesday 4/16. 100 of which will be needed to return Wednesday 4/17.

ALL Races, ALL Types are needed. All Extras are PAID.
Production is also seeking those with vehicles from the 70’s & 80’s that are in good or excellent shape.

If you are 100% available a date listed and are interested in filming, follow the guidelines below to submit for consideration.
* Submissions should be sent to with heading being the Date or dates you would be 100% Available. Example: 4/16.
* Submissions should include 2 Current photos (a close up and full length). Photos can be taken by cell phone.
Also included should be Name, Phone, Age, Height/Weight, Clothing Sizes, Description of any visible tattoos and Color/Make/Model/Year vehicle (as your vehicle could get camera time as well).

Current needs:

THE RIGHTEOUS GEMSTONES (Charleston) Needing this week.

The Righteous Gemstones (North Charleston) Now NEEDING FOR FRIDAY 5/17…
* 2 Business/Boss Type Guys. Clean Cut Business types.
* 1 Security Guard -Must have Black Suit, White Shirt, Black
Tie and shoes.
* A few more Males and/or Kid Worshippers.
HEADS UP -some extras will be filming VERY VERY LATE.
Filming in the North Charleston Area.
SUBMISSIONS and avail messages should be sent to with heading 5/17 AVAIL.
If not already on file, please include 2 current photos, name, age, phone, city/state you reside, height/weight,closthing sizes, description of visible tattoos and color/make/model/year vehicle.

The Righteous Gemstones (Charleston) 150 ASIAN MALES & FEMALES NEEDED FILM DATE 6/5. (Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Filipino, Taiwanese),. Mostly Adults but can use some kids and teens.DATE CHANGE FOR THIS SCENE -PLEASE TAKE NOTE IT IS NOW ON 6/5…not 6/12 as previously posted.

SUBMISSIONS Should be sent to with heading 6/5 ASIAN REQUEST.
Please include 2 Current Photos (close up and full length) Name, Phone, Age, City/State you reside, Height/Weight, Clothing Sizes, Description of visible tattoos & Piercings.

The Righteous Gemstones (North Charleston) Needing 100 (70 Adults & 30 Kids/Teens) to portray SWAHILI REFUGEES (African American) on Monday 5/20. 

SUBMISSIONS should be sent to with heading 5/20 REFUGEE AVAIL.
Please include 2 current photos (closeup and full length -can be taken with a cell phone) Name, Phone, Age, City/State you reside, Height/Weight, Clothing Sizes, Description of visible tattoos and piercings.

YOUTH DANCE TROUP NEEDED for filming on The New HBO Series “THE RIGHTEOUS GEMSTONES ” (starring Danny McBride, John Goodman, Adam Devine)
Film Date: TUESDAY 5/21.
Needing: 20 Dancers Total
Age: 10 -13 years of age.
(Group of 20 should consist of 6-7 Boys, 13-14 Girls).
Each Dancer will be paid $125 as well as Teacher/Instructor.
Prefer an actual Dance group so they are able to choreograph and practice a routine. Think Back Street Boys style/ Hip Hop.
Song will be selected by production and sent to group.
PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD to anyone with Child in such a Dance Troupe/Group…
SUBMISSIONS Should be sent to with heading 5/21 YOUTH DANCE GROUP AVAIL.
Please include the Name (Dance School, Cheer Group, Dance Instructor) as well as a phone number and email for the Instructor/contact person in your message.
If there is a group photo or video of previous performance available, please include such in the submission message as well.

THE RIGHTEOUS GEMSTONES (Charleston) Hundreds of Extras needed for filming 5/20, 5/21, 5/22, 5/23 for our Church Scenes! ALL EXTRAS ARE PAID!
Don’t miss out on being a part of this Season before we wrap filming.
SUBMISSIONS Should be sent to with heading being the date/dates you would be 100% available for filming.
EXAMPLE -5/21, 5/23 AVAIL.
PLEASE INCLUDE: 2 Current photos (a close up and full length -which can be taken with a cell phone) Name, Age, Phone, City/State, Height/Weight, Clothing Sizes, Description of visible tattoos, Color/Make/Model/Year vehicle.

Also Casting:

WHO IS READY TO GO TO THE GEMSTONES CHURCH? (John Goodman and Danny McBride doing some preaching) ALL RACES NEEDED…Several Hundred Adults (ages 18 -80’s) as well 40 kids/ teens (ages 10 -17).
* Monday 5/20, (smaller church number date) Any adult working this date should be available the other dates.listed. Only 30 of the 100 choir needed this date.
* Tuesday 5/21,
* Wednesday 5/22,
* Thursday 5/23.
Also needing our 100 Choir, Deacons and 3 Alternate Band Members from the Pilot filming one or several of these dates as well.
Hoping to book 200 Church goers available most of the dates listed.
If only available 1 filming date …we will need additional extras on Tuesday 5/21, 5/23 & 5/23 will be dates we are adding 1 date avail extras if spots are available.
Submissions for Gemstone Church Request should be sent to with heading being the dates available. is the submission address for the 3- 4 date filming request. Please make sure your name and age have been included in message even if already on file.
If not already on file for this season,
Please include 2 current photos (close up and full length) Name, Phone, City/State you reside, Age, Height/Weight,Clothing Sizes, Description of visible tattoos and piercings, color/make/model/year vehicle (as we willed some vehicles several of these dates).

New HBO show holding auditions for kids and teens


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