January 13, 2016

Casting Call for Recurring Roles ‘The Get Down’ on Netflix in New York City

ThegetdownGrant Wilfley Casting is in Search of Background Extras for his New Netflix Series

‘The Get Down’ is a new Netflix project that’s currently being filmed in New York City. The official casting team for this project is Grant Wilfley Casting. The directors and producers are looking for background actors and extras for a musical hip hop party scene from 1970s. They are in search of African American and Hispanic background actors. This is a rush call and actors will be required to attend a costume fitting in the New York City area. The scene will be filming in this month. Those who are applying must know that some of the roles are recurring and the talent cast will work on multiple scenes throughout March 2016. In order to know more details, please find the casting call notice below.

About the Show – ‘The Get Down’

The director Baz Luhrman has come up with this exciting new project, ‘The Get Down’. It is a musical drama and is being produced by Sony Pictures Television. The early days of the hip hop and punk rock music were a mythic saga and how New York City, which was at the verge of bankruptcy, initiated disco, punk, and hip hop music.

This show will depict the picture from 1970 when New York City was plagued with extreme street violence and urban decay.

The show will star Jaden Smith. Luhrman is a well known director with experience in directing hits such as ‘The Great Gatsby’ and ‘Moulin Rouge’ movies. You will get to see this series on Netflix soon in this year. In addition to this, the show has released its first teaser for this series.

 Casting Call Notice For Recurring Roles

The team is looking for non union people who can portray the African American or Hispanic young party type individuals. Those who are willing to apply must make sure that they attend the fitting on Monday, January 18, 2016, Tuesday, January 19, 2016 and Wednesday, January 20, 2016. The auditions will be conducted until March 2016 in the New York City area. If you are located in the Tristrate area then don’t miss this opportunity.

Project: The Get Down

Non Union

Gender: Male or Female

Ethnicity: African American/Hispanic

Fitting: Monday, 1/18/16, Tuesday, 1/19/16, Wednesday, 1/20/16

Shoot Dates:January to March

Shoot Location New York City Area

If you are interested and have a flexible schedule then please e-mail getdown@gwcnyc.com with the subject line reading your ‘name, non union, contact number, available on dates’. Please make sure that you include the following details in the body of the e-mail.

  1. Full legal name
  2. Age
  3. Contact number
  4. Height
  5. Weight
  6. Hair length
  7. Sizes for men: neck, sleeve, waist, inseam, jacket, shoe
  8. Sizes for women: bust, waist, hip, dress, shoe
  9. 1 photo from the shoulders up depicting your current look
  10. 1 full body photo depicting your physique

Please make sure that you mention about your availability in the body of the email as well. You must have a flexible schedule, a full day and night availability for all the filming dates.

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