Earn $4,000 Per Week in an Apple TV+ Series + 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 “The Gilded Age” to an Apple TV+ series, these are the best background casting calls hiring now.

Untitled Apple TV+ Series, Body Double

Susanne Scheel Casting is currently seeking a white female actor, age 20–35, to serve as a body double for the lead actor in an untitled Apple TV+ series. Talent must meet all physical requirements and be comfortable with nudity and simulated sex. Filming will take place through October in the U.K. Pay is $4,000 per week.

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“The Gilded Age” Season 2, Troy, NY

Grant Wilfley Casting is continuing to search for talent for Season 2 of the HBO period drama “The Gilded Age.” Troy or Albany-based white talent, aged 18 and older, are wanted for general working and middle-class background roles. Filming will take place in the Downtown Troy/Albany, New York, area. Pay is $165 for 10 hours of work, plus a fitting fee and a $60 COVID-19 testing fee.

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Untitled Road Trip Comedy, Local Principal Roles

Talent, aged 6–90, is wanted for day player, photo double, and background roles in an untitled road trip comedy film directed by Ethan Coen shooting in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, area. Two of the body double roles require full nudity. Talent will work in Pittsburg with dates TBD. Pay is undisclosed by the production.

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“Mr. and Mrs. Smith”

Join the cast of the upcoming Amazon series adaptation of “Mr. and Mrs. Smith,” starring Donald Glover and Maya Erskine. Talent, aged 18 and older, is wanted for background roles in the series. Filming will take place in the New York City area, with dates TBD. Pay is $165 for 10 hours of work, plus a $100 COVID-19 testing stipend.

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“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”

Talent, aged 18 and older, is wanted to portray glamorous bar patrons in background roles of the fifth and final season of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.” COVID testing will take place on Aug. 9 with a fitting to follow on Aug. 10 and filming scheduled for Aug. 12. Pay is $210 for 12 hours of work plus a $60 testing stipend.

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“Fear the Walking Dead”

The AMC series “Fear the Walking Dead” is seeking talent for its eighth season. Georgia-based talent, aged 18 and older, is wanted to portray guards in background roles. Talent must be comfortable with heights, water, and riding in high-speed boats. Filming will take place from Aug. 3–5 and 15 in Savannah. Pay is $115.50 for 10 hours of work, plus a $50 testing bump and a $25 water bump. 

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Undisclosed Netflix Series

Roman Candle Casting is currently seeking talent, aged 18 and older, to portray high school students and amusement park goers in background roles on an undisclosed Netflix series. Filming will take place in and around Jersey City. Pay is $165–$187, with transportation from Manhattan provided.

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HBO’s “Succession” Season 4

The fourth season of the hit HBO drama “Succession” continues to seek talent for background roles. Actors, aged 21 and older, are wanted to portray upscale event guests and edgy, artsy theatre types. Talent will work between July 29 and Aug. 9 in Manhattan, with COVID-19 testing required the day before filming. Pay is $165–$187, plus a $60–$100 testing stipend.

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“Madame Web” (Marvel)

Casting is underway for the Marvel feature film “Madame Web,” starring Dakota Johnson and Sydney Sweeney. Talent of all ages is wanted for background roles in the film, which will shoot from July through September in and around Boston. Pay is undisclosed by the production, with stipends for COVID-19 testing and fittings.

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“Mayor of Kingstown” Season 2

Casting is underway for the second season of the Paramount+ series “Mayor of Kingstown,” starring Jeremy Renner. Talent of all ages and ethnicities is wanted for the series, which will film through October in Pittsburgh. Pay is $175 per day.

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