Now Casting: Play Seamstresses on HBO’s ‘The Gilded Age’ + 3 More Gigs

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Don’t miss any of the great gigs in today’s casting roundup! The new HBO series “The Gilded Age,” from “Downton Abbey” creator Julian Fellowes, is seeking actors to play seamstresses in background roles. Plus, a Red Bull spec commercial and a pair of short films are casting lead talent nationwide.

Join the cast of the upcoming HBO series “The Gilded Age,” from “Downton Abbey” creator Julian Fellowes. White female actors with hand-sewing experience, aged 18–48, are wanted to portray seamstresses in background roles. Talent must have natural hair colors and cuts, and be OK with wearing a corset, bustle, and multiple layers. Filming will take place on March 27 in Long Island, New York. Pay is $184 for eight hours of work. Apply here!

Touche Films is seeking actors for a Red Bull spec commercial about a grandma who is bored in her life until she drinks a Red Bull and catches a wave of energy. A female actor, aged 60 or older, is wanted to play the lead role. Plus, two male actors, aged 18 and older, are wanted for supporting roles. One of the actors must be able to surf. Filming will take place on Feb. 22 or 23 in Santa Monica, California. Pay is $50–$100, depending on the role, with gas and food provided for all. Apply here!

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“Carl the Exorcist,” a short comedy film about an exorcist and his partner, is looking for a female actor, aged 8–23, to play a possessed girl. Filming will take place on Feb. 28–March 1 in Los Angeles. Pay is $300 per day. Apply here!

Casting is underway for “Whittier Boulevard,” a coming-of-age short film about a shy boy who meets an unlikely character who helps him develop a voice for himself and his dreams. Two male actors of color, one aged 13–18 and one aged 44–45, are wanted to play the lead roles of Francisco and Sony, respectively. The actor playing Sony must be able to rap, and the actor playing Francisco must be able to speak Spanish and have poetry skills. There are also supporting roles for talent, aged 13–49. Filming will take place on April 24–26 in L.A. Pay is $100 per day with credit, a copy, and meals provided. Apply here!

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