Extras call out for NYC area extras for HBO drama “The Deuce.”
David Simon’s & James Franco’s drama series “The Deuce” has a casting call out for extras in the NYC area.
Simon is directing the drama which he co-wrote with George Pelecanos. The pair is also executive producing the upcoming series along with James Franco. The show stars James Franco as a rising 70s pornographer in the NYC area during the 70s adult industry boom in the area. Maggie Gyllenhaal co-stars in the show as a sex worker who gets entangled in the mob controlled fledgling industry.
“The Deuce” is set New York City during the 70s and 80s, a time plagued by record crime rates and urban decay. James Franco plays twin brothers, Vincent Martino and Frankie Martino. Franco will be playing both brothers who became major players and subsequently fell under mob control. Maggie Gyllenhaal plays Candy, a hooker in Times Square who also gets sucked into the city’s new porn scene. Also cast in the show are Gary Carr, Margarita Levieva, Lawrence Gilliard Jr., Emily Meade and Dominique Fishback. According to the show’s IMDB page, an exact premiere date is not yet set, but the show will hit TV sets with HBO servivce sometime in 2017.
GWCI is seeking:
GWC is seeking Male Dancers (with professional training/experience) who are comfortable appearing nude on camera to portray featured 1970s Male Burlesque Dancers on HBO’s THE DEUCE!
This works on Monday 7/23 in Brooklyn.
If a fitting is necessary for some costume pieces, it will be on Friday 7/20 in Queens.
*Must be comfortable appearing fully nude on camera.*
Please note the following:
-Must be over 18
-Must be local to NY tri-state area
-Must have real dance experience
-Must be ok working around atmospheric smoke
-Seeking natural 1970s body types (not too chiseled or muscular, should have pubic hair)
Please email submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org with:
-SAGAFTRA or Non-Union?
-avail for fitting on Friday 7/20 if needed?
-avail for work on monday 7/23?
-have you worked on The Deuce yet this season?
-what is your professional dance experience/training? please attach dance resume if you have one!
-all sizes: height, weight, suit, shirt, pants, and shoe
-3-4 recent photos showing your current look and hair length, including full body shots (shirtless in shorts/bathing suit, so we can clearly see your body type)
-Are you comfortable being fully nude on camera?
-Confirm you are 18 or older
-Are you a Tristate area local?
-confirm you have no tattoos
-Confirm you are ok working around atmospheric smoke