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Martin Scorsese Filming in NYC + Other Projects Looking for Talent

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NYC actors, pay attention! Stay in the loop and be sure to check back every week for projects currently filming in the city you call home. Here’s the 411 on what’s filming (big and small) around the island.  CBS is seeking background actors for their upcoming crime show, “Instinct,” starring the inimitable Alan Cumming. The show is cast by Grant Wilfey and filming takes place Oct. 20, 23, 24, and 25. Check out the details and follow your instincts here. Martin Scorsese hits the streets of New York once again with his upcoming film, “The Irishman.” They’re seeking actors to “portray Italian and Italian-American and Irish men and women, all ages, for the tentative shooting schedule of September 2017-February 2018.” Grant Wilfey casts this one as well. Right for both? Make the call! If you’ve seen filming notices for a project called “Tiara,” don’t be fooled. That right there is Season 2 of Netflix’s “Luke Cage. »


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Now Casting: FX’s ‘Atlanta’ Needs Rappers + 3 More Gigs

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Start your week off with an opportunity to join the Emmy-winning “Atlanta,” which is currently seeking talent for background roles. There are also opportunities available for a short psychological thriller, a web series about modern journalism, and a whimsical short film featuring Irish dancing. “Atlanta” “Atlanta,” the Emmy Award-winning FX series created by and starring Donald Glover, is currently seeking actors for background roles. Male talent, aged 18 and older, are wanted to portray rappers with gold teeth. There are also background roles available for male and female talent to portray redneck types. The production will shoot Oct. 30 in Atlanta, Georgia. Pay is $64 for eight hours of work (plus a $25 pay bump for actors with gold teeth). Apply here! “Fantasy Prone” “Fantasy Prone,” a short psychological thriller surrounding a young female actor “who must retreat into her psyche to avoid the terrifying realities of life in modern times,” is seeking its »

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Atlanta Now Casting: Short Film ‘Artist’s Story’ Is Seeking its Lead + Other Roles

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Break out your tools in Atlanta this fall with a lead role in a short film about art and life. The currently-named “Artist’s Story,” a short film following “an artist as he creates a masterpiece, only to be burdened by the reality that his most significant work is not on canvas, but in the world around him,” is now casting lead talent.  A male actor, aged 25–50, is wanted to play the lead role of Arthur, an eccentric artist with “a deep need to touch and feel his world.” The film is also seeking a female actor, aged 18–30, to play Salah, a street-smart and hard-edged woman with a down-low demeanor.  There is an additional supporting role for a male actor, aged 35–50, to play an immigrant taxi driver.  “Artist’s Story” will rehearse and shoot this fall in Atlanta, Georgia. Pay for talent will be per diem and the rate is Tbd. »

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Listen up, NYC Dancers! Here’s What to Check out This Week 10/23–10/29

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The cool weather has arrived so pull up those leg warmers and get ready to enjoy what fall has in store for dancers in NYC. We’ve gathered plenty of information for you to leap in and get those creative vibes flowing. Performances  Join Odc/Dance in the New York premiere of “boulders and bones” Oct. 25–28 as part of Bam’s Next Wave Festival. You do not want to miss this meditation on permanence and decay by choreographers Branda Way and KT Nelson. More info and tickets here! The Joyce presents Compagnie Maguy Marin Oct. 25–28. The company will perform “BiT,” a chilling and confrontational work that contemplates violence. The audience is advised to be eighteen years of age or older. More information and tickets here. On Saturday, Oct. 28 at 8 p.m., Brooklyn’s On Stage at Kingsborough will present American Dance Spectacular!, a performance that will take the audience on »

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Feature Film ‘The Parts You Lose’ Is Seeking a Deaf Child Actor for a Lead Role

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Indie feature “The Parts You Lose” is gearing up for production in Winnipeg, Canada, and is in search of one of its leads. The story follows Wesley, “a deaf boy who attends a school with other deaf students.” He has a strained relationship with his father, who is embarrassed by his son, so he begins to form a bond with another outcast “against better judgment.” Bialy/Thomas & Associates, the team behind “The Handmaid’s Tale” and “The Walking Dead” is looking for an actor who can play Wesley, who is 9–12, in this leading role. Aaron Paul is on board to star. Mark Johnson is producing, and Christopher Cantwell is directing. The six-week shoot will take place in December, starting Dec. 3, and January, with a break for Christmas. “The Parts You Lose” is a SAG film, which will provide pay (amount Tbd), as well as travel, accommodations, transportation, and per diem. »

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Pull a Horror Film All-Nighter + More London Events 10/23-10/29

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We know you’re ambitious and we know you’ve got the drive, but an endless round of work, work, and more work isn’t good for the soul. Plus, you’re in London and autumn is when this city really gets its act together. So why not find out more with our roundup of what to do this week. Be afraid. Be very afraid.As Halloween approaches, thoughts turn to how to scare ourselves silly. One option is to sit up all night watching horror films such as “The Exorcist”, “Alien”, and “An American Werewolf in London”. Sound like your cup of tea? The Prince Charles Cinema has a classic horror all-nighter starting at 9 p.m. on Oct. 28. (Tickets: £20) Listen to tales from the other side.Not for the faint-hearted is this evening with Austrian illusionist Philipp Oberlohr on Oct. 24. Just in time for Halloween, he’s reconstructing a »

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U.K. Casting: A Stage Production of ‘Beauty and the Beast’ is Filling All Roles

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Hello and welcome to one of our shoutouts for projects casting around the U.K. As always there’s a mix of opportunities for all ages, abilities, and locations but do remember to check if you fit the bill before applying. Although we make every attempt to verify castings before we hit publish, please ensure that you do your own research before firing off those headshots and Backstage links.    “Beauty and the Beast” If you’re a strong singer and a Disney lover that’s based in or near Stoke-on-Trent, this opportunity might be for you. You can sing your way through the Christmas season this winter in the tale as old as time. Black Box Theatre, an award-winning touring theatre company run by director Ian Moore, is casting their production of “Beauty and the Beast” to run from Dec. 7 to Jan. 12, 2018. Male and female actors of all ethnicities, aged 18 and older, »

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Greenlit: A Legal Thriller, a Sci-Fi Pic, a Biopic, + an Off-Broadway Show Get Ready for Production

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Greenlit means a project is officially a go, so all you have to do is follow these leads to stay up to date. You never know where you’ll find an opportunity to land an audition! “Your Honor” Robert and Michelle King are bringing their law chops to Showtime with a new Chicago-based legal thriller. Adapted from an Israeli TV series, the U.S. counterpart will be written by Peter Moffat. No casting or staffing announcements have been made, but Mark Saks is a potential CD option based on his work with the Kings on “The Good Wife,” and his other CBS shows like “Elementary,” “Madam Secretary,” and “BrainDead.” “I Am MotherHilary Swank was announced as the star of upcoming sci-fi thriller “I Am Mother.” The production has begun filming in Australia at Adelaide Studios, and other cast members include Luke Hawker, Clara Rugaard, and Tahlia Sturzaker. Swank will »

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