Netflix’s ‘Luke Cage’ Sets up Near Union Square + More NYC Projects Filming

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NYC actors, pay attention! Stay in the loop and be sure to check back every week for projects currently filming in the city you call home. Here’s the 411 on what’s filming (big and small) around the island.

Everyone’s favorite superhuman is back in action with “Luke Cage” shooting in Manhattan near Union Square. Sylvia Fay/Lee Genick Casting was responsible for casting background talent for Season 1, so it’s fair to assume they’re back for round two. As of now, filming is set to take place sporadically through Nov. 27. Go crush it—literally.

HBO’s new drama, “Succession,” shoots this week in the Financial District. The series is directed and executive produced by Adam McKay (“The Big Short”). Jackie Snyder-Benz of Grant Wilfey Casting is seeking background talent.

If you’ve seen permit signs around town for a project called “Ronald,” don’t be fooled: You’re looking at Netflix’s new series, “Maniac,” starring Emma Stone and Jonah Hill. Filming is happening this week in Long Island City, with Grant Wilfey casting.

Check out Backstage’s New York City audition listings!