Casting

The new CW show Katy Keene is coming to the CW Network shortly and the TV show’s episodes are filming now in the New York area.

 

Katy Keene is described as a musical dramady and was developed by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Michael Grassi. Katy Keene is based on a character from an Archie Comic. The show focuses on 4 young women who are following their dreams and trying to become famous within their separate artistic fields. The show is also described as a spin-off of Riverdale. Katy Keene is being set some 5 years after Riverdale. Katy Keene is being produced by Berlanti Productions along with the original character creators, Archie Comics. WB Television and CBS Television Studios are also involved in the show’s production.

The starring role of Katy Keene is being played by actress Lucy Hale. Hale plays an up and coming fashion designer who struggling to get her career on path in The Big Appls, New York City. Ashleigh Murray who was in Riverdale is also in the show and will be coming back in her old role of Josie McCoy. The show was announced some months back in May of this year and will be premiering for the 2019 / 2020 TV season.

 

Lucy Hale has also been sharing the shows clips in her twitter feed.

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According to online descriptions and the CW Network, the Riverdale spin-off’s description goes as follows…..

Katy designs clothes for anyone she can, including her friend and roommate Josie, whose singing talent catches the attention of Alexander Cabot, a CEO who hopes to reboot the record label division of his father’s corporate empire. But Alexander’s dream of signing Josie to a recording contract meets resistance from Cabot Media’s powerful senior vice president Alexandra, who also happens to be his twin sister. Josie and Katy’s roommate, Jorge, works at his family’s bodega and has his eye on Broadway, but after a series of rejections, he hopes to take his drag performance career as Ginger to the next level. The mysterious Pepper Smith plans to open her own version of Andy Warhol’s Factory. She has the connections, but no one seems to know where she got her money or if she really has any at all. As these aspiring artists take on the runway, the recording studio, Broadway and the New York social scene, they find more than just a career in the big city — they find long-lasting friendship.

 

GWCI is seeking NONUNION men and women all ages and ethnicities to portray Pedestrians w/ 90’s cars for Season 1 of the CW Series “Katy Keene!” [MUST BE BETWEEN 1990 – 1999!]

NO RED CARS, NO WHITE CARS, NO TRUCKS, NO SUVS!

Works Friday 11/15 in Long Island City, Queens. EXTERIOR WORK AND WILL FILM LATE IN THE EVENING — shooting for winter season

THIS IS PAID WORK!!! Nonunion rate is $165/10hrs. Car bump will be $37.50.

You may email current photos to katykeene@gwcnyc.com please change subject line to read “FB PED W/90’s CAR” and include the following in the body of your email:
-Name
-Confirm you are nonunion
-Phone #
-Make, model, year, and color of your 90’s car that you will use for the shoot AND photos of it!
-Current NON-PROFESSIONAL photo in a casual photo/selfie that depicts your current look
-Height & weight
-Any visible tattoos?
-What IDs will you bring for your i9? (If you have a VISA or Employment Authorization Card please let us know!)
-Note if you have worked previously on this series
-OKAY w/working late
-OKAY w/exteriors
-Fully Avail 11/15

GWCI is seeking SAG-AFTRA/NONUNION women 30’s-50’s age range to portray seamstresses W/EXPERIENCE for season 1 of the CW series Katy Keene. Works 11/26 in NYC area. Interiors.

Rate is SAG special ability rate $184/8hrs (If you are nonunion, we would be requesting a SAG waiver for you)

COULD POTENTIALLY BE MULTIPLE DAYS UNTIL MID-JANUARY!

THERE WILL BE ATMOSPHERIC SMOKE IN THE INTERIOR SCENES!

If interested/available feel free to email current photos to katykeene@gwcnyc.com and change subject line to read “FACEBOOK Seamstress avail 11/26” and include the following in the body of your email:
-Name
-Phone #
-Union status (SAG or nonunion?)
-Current photos (if you have any photos of you doing seamstress work, feel free to include it!)
-Which forms of IDs you will be bringing for your i9? (If you have a VISA or Employment Authorization Card, please let us know!)
-Your seamstress experience: how many years, what you’ve done, if you know how to use a sewing machine, etc.
-If you have general open/flexible availability from now until mid-January
-OKAY w/atmospheric smoke
-Fully avail 11/26

Please feel free to share with your friends or anyone you think might be a good fit for this role!

 

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