Join the Cast of Apple TV's 'Fugue' + More Gigs Hiring Near New York

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New York actors searching for work have come to the right place. Every week, we update this feature to include the best casting calls in New York City and beyond. Whether you’re based in Manhattan or just a short train ride away, check out this list highlighting various opportunities in your area.

Background Talent for “Fugue”

The Apple TV series “Fugue” needs nonunion male talent, aged 18 and up, for background roles. Talent will portray gay men at a bar and must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, including boosters, and wear a mask during the shoot while not on-camera. Testing for COVID-19 is on June 1, with shooting June 2 in Queens, New York. Talent will be paid $165 for the day, plus $80 for COVID-19 testing. 

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“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”

The Amazon Prime series “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” wants male talent with ballet experience, aged 18 and up, for background roles. Talent will play 1960s stage hands and must be able to move on rhythm, as well as carry and lift equipment. Rehearsals are June 16–17, with shooting on June 20 in NYC. Talent will be paid $250 for the 

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Instructional Video for Robot

An instructional video for a robot is seeking male talent with teleprompter experience, aged 35–45. Talent will play a friendly and knowledgeable explainer in the video. Shooting is June 1 in NYC. Talent will be paid $750 for a 10-hour shoot day, plus meals. 

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“Regrets Only”

The feature film “Regrets Only” wants Asian, Indian, or Pacific Islander male talent, aged 24–29. The story is about a gay couple’s wedding getting thrown into chaos due to buried secrets. Shooting is the end of June in Upstate New York. Talent will be paid $100 per day, plus meals and travel. 

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“Fake”

The short film “Fake” is seeking talent. The production wants Latina or multiethnic female talent, aged 25–40, Latino male talent, aged 30–50, and Latina female talent, aged 50–60. Shooting is in New York City. The role of Gina will be paid $250 per day for a 3-day shoot; the janitor and the mother will be paid $150 for a 1-day shoot. Meals and transportation will be provided. Talent must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. 

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“The Gilded Age”

The HBO series “The Gilded Age” needs white male talent, aged 18–35, for a background role. Talent will play footmen, and should be 5’11”–6’2” tall. Talent must have some hair length around the sides and back, and must be comfortable being clean shaven and receiving an 1880s period haircut. Shooting and fittings are in NYC. Talent will be paid $182 per 8-hour day, a ¼ rate for a fitting, plus a $100 stipend for COVID-19; talent must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

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“Dead Men On Leave”

The feature film “Dead Men On Leave” is looking for talent with improv skills. The production is the debut feature from Italian director Tommaso Bertoncelli, and is an introspective and gloomy drama and dynamic noir. The production wants female talent, aged 18–40, male, gender-nonconforming or non-binary talent, aged 22–38, plus more. Rehearsals are in mid-June, with shooting for three weeks starting in late June in NYC. Talent will be paid $100 per day, plus meals. 

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Vitamin Brand Online Commercial

A vitamin brand commercial is looking for male talent, aged 35–55. Shooting is in Brooklyn, New York. Talent will be paid $200 for a 1- to 2-hour shoot. Submissions should include a headshot and a video reel.

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Non-Profit Film Series on Healthy Relationships

A series of short informational videos on healthy relationships is looking for an on-camera narrator, aged 18–25. Shooting is in late May or early June in NYC. Talent will be paid $500 per day. 

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