A Hulu Series Needs Talent + Other Great Background Casting Calls

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Those searching for extra-acting jobs have come to the right place. Each week, we update this roundup to include the latest gigs in the industry for background work. From an ongoing Hulu series to a Discovery Channel documentary, these are the best background casting calls looking for talent now. 

Hulu TV Series

Roman Candle Casting is casting background talent for an ongoing Hulu series. The production is now seeking babies, twins, and triplets, aged 0–6 months, and talent, aged 18 and older, for background roles in the series. Additionally, the production is casting a white female photo double. Talent must meet physical requirements. Filming will take place in New York City with exact dates TBD. Pay is $165–$187.

Want this gig? Apply here.

“Juliet” 

Grant Wilfley Casting is seeking talent for “Juliet,” a feature film. Talent, aged 20–75, is wanted to portray riot cops and members of the press in background roles. COVID testing will take place on Feb. 7–8, followed by fittings on Feb. 9. For filming, talent will take a second COVID test on March 24, with work on March 25–April 1 in NYC. Pay is $165–$187 per day with a $60–$100 testing stipend.

Want this gig? Apply here.

Discovery Channel Documentary Series

White male actors, aged 30–45, are wanted to portray 1950s U.S. Navy test pilots and crew in historical recreation series for a Discovery Channel history docu-series. Filming will take place on March 6 or 7 in Camarillo and Oxnard, California. Pay is $300

Want this gig? Apply here.

CBS Production

Roman Candle Casting is seeking Latinx talent, aged 6 and older, to portray South American migrants in a CBS production. Filming will take place in Queens, NYC. Pay is $165–$187. 

Want this gig? Apply here.

HBO’s “BOSS!”

Grant Wilfley Casting is seeking NYC talent, aged 18 and older, for various background roles, including featured henchmen, in a new HBO series. General background talent will work in NYC with dates TBD. Couples and henchmen will work on March 8–9. Pay is $165–$187 for 10 hours of work plus a COVID testing stipend.

Want this gig? Apply here for featured henchmen, apply here for general background roles, and apply here for couples.

“The Sympathizer”

Casting continues for the HBO series adaptation of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s “The Sympathizer,” starring Robert Downey Jr, and more. Asian talent, aged 18 and older, is wanted for various background roles in the series. Filming will take place through March in L.A. and its surrounding areas. Pay is TBD.

Want this gig? Apply here.

“Bird’s Eye Witness”

Sweet Deals Media is seeking talent for “Bird’s Eye Witness,” an Amazon Prime feature film about a struggling mortician who turns to murder to bring clients back into his business until his cheating wife finds out what he’s been up to and he kills her… with only an African gray parrot as a witness to the murder. Actors, aged 4 and older, are wanted for various roles in the film, including principal, day player, and background roles. Filming will begin in January in the L.A. area. Pay is $85–$220 for two days of work.

Want this gig? Apply here.

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