Now Casting: A Scripted Dramedy Series Needs a Lead Actor + 3 More Gigs

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Don’t miss any of today’s top gigs! A scripted dramedy series is casting one of its lead roles. Plus, a live-action film based on a children’s book, a fall-themed ad project, and a supplement social media ad are casting talent now.

River City Productions is casting “Peoria,” a comedy-drama scripted series about the interesting quirks of a midwestern town and the unique personalities that reside there, as told through the perspective of a group of friends who represent different walks of life. A female actor, age 25–35, is wanted to play the lead role of Karen, a tough-but-vulnerable woman always on the move. Production will begin for a 26-episode season on Nov. 15 running through March 2023 (hiatus periods throughout). The episodic rate is TBD with accommodations for out-of-town actors provided, location TBD. Apply here!

Filmkraft is seeking talent, aged 18 and older, who love the fall season for at-home interviews to be used in an ad for social and television use. Talent will work remotely from Sept. 17–27. Pay is $350 plus a $150 gift card for three to four hours of work. Apply here!

Casting is underway for “Lyle Lyle Crocodile,” a live-action film based on a children’s book. Talent, aged 18 and older, is wanted for various characters in background roles. COVID-19 testing is mandatory. Talent will work on Sept. 21–30 in New York City.  Pay is $165 for 10 hours of work for nonunion talent. SAG-AFTRA background rates apply for union talent. Apply here!

An actor, aged 18–35, who can also play an instrument, dance, paint, or has another creative skill is wanted for a health supplement brand social media ad. Talent will work in October in NYC. Pay is $75–$80 per hour. Apply here!