HBO’s Golden Globe-Nominated ‘Insecure’ is Casting in L.A.

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HBO series “Insecure,” co-created by Issa Rae and Larry Wilmore and starring Rae, is casting Los Angeles area talent for a background gig in the forthcoming second season.

The comedy, which follows 30-somethings in L.A., is casting male and female performers ages 18 and up to depict “Chicago steppers.” Actors should be African American. Hired union talent will be paid $164/eight hours, while nonunion compensation will be $84/eight hours.

Shooting is ongoing through June in L.A.

Following its acclaimed first season, Rae was nominated for a Golden Globe Award in 2017 for Best Actress in a musical or comedy television series. She announced on Twitter that the second season will premiere on HBO on July 23.

You can apply for the gig through Backstage here. And check out other projects currently casting in L.A. in Backstage’s Los Angeles audition listings!

Casey Mink
Casey Mink is the staff writer at Backstage. When she's not writing about television, film, or theater, she is definitely somewhere watching it.
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