L.A. What’s Filming: Season 5 of HBO’s ‘Ballers,’ Starring Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson

Article Image
Photo Source: HBO/Jeff Daly

Hey, Los Angeles actors! Stay in the loop and be sure to check back every week for projects currently in production in the place you call home. Here’s the 411 on what’s filming big and small in your city.

“Ballers”
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is back in the game as filming on Season 5 of “Ballers” is in progress in L.A. The hit HBO series has been filming all this week on Traction Avenue in the Arts District. Johnson stars as Spencer Strasmore, a former football superstar trying to find the same success as a Miami financial manager. The series is created by Stephen Levinson (“Entourage,” “Boardwalk Empire”) and has been airing since 2015. This will be the series’ fifth season, which is expected to premiere sometime this year. Lori Wyman is the casting director. Read about her career, casting process, and audition tips right here.

Check out Backstage’s Los Angeles audition listings!