Canada Now Casting: FX’s ‘Mrs. America’ Starring Cate Blanchett Needs Talent + More Gigs

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Make way for “Mrs. America,” the upcoming FX limited-series starring Cate Blanchett, casting background actors in Toronto. Plus, an upcoming production of Young Jean Lee’s play “Straight White Men” is seeking trans actors, a dog food commercial needs a star, and more. 

“MRS. AMERICA”
Casting is underway for the FX limited-series “Mrs. America,” starring Cate Blanchett, Rose Byrne, and Elizabeth Banks. Female talent, aged 18 and older, is wanted to portray protestors in background roles. No visible tattoos, permanent makeup, permanent false nails, facial piercings, or multiple ear piercings will be permitted. Filming will take place on July 6 and 20 in the Greater Toronto, Ontario, area. Pay is $14 CAD per hour for a minimum of eight hours. Apply here!

CANADIAN HUSKY DOG FOOD COMMERCIAL
The dog food company Canadian Husky is casting an actor, aged 20–35. The shoot will take place on June 17 at Pacific Spirit Regional Park in Vancouver, British Columbia. Pay is $100. Apply here!

“STRAIGHT WHITE MEN”
Join the cast of an upcoming production of Young Jean Lee’s play “Straight White Men.” Two transgender or nonbinary performers—one an actor of color and the other of Indigenous descent, preferably Musqueam—aged 18 and older, are wanted for two lead roles in the play. Performances will run at Gateway Mainstage in Richmond, British Columbia. Professional pay will be provided. Apply here!

MORSEN LED PRODUCT REVIEWS & TUTORIALS
Morsen LED Lights is seeking a white male actor, aged 30–50, who is confident in speaking in front of a camera for online product reviews and tutorials. Filming will take place before June 20 in Toronto. Pay is $40 per hour. Apply here!

SIMULATED PSYCHOTHERAPY EDUCATIONAL VIDEOS
Talent, aged 5 and older, is needed for a series of simulated psychotherapy educational videos that will be used in an online training system for counselors and psychologists. Filming will take place in Vancouver, British Columbia. Pay is $40 per hour. Apply here!

ONLINE TELEHEALTH COMMERCIAL
Casting is underway for a light-hearted, comedic digital commercial promoting a telehealth service. An actor, aged 25–35, with either an infant or a young child, aged 4–7, is wanted for the commercial. Filming will take place in mid-to-late June in Vancouver. Pay is $250. Apply here!

“CATFISH,” TV SHOW
The reality TV series “Catfish” is seeking participants. People who are either actively catfishing somebody or people who fear they are being catfished, aged 18–45, are wanted for the series. Filming dates and locations are TBD. This is an unpaid gig. Apply here!

Check out Backstage’s Canada audition listings!

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