Now Casting: Hulu’s ‘The First’ with Sean Penn Is Filling Background Roles + More

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Whether or not today’s casting roundup is your first, it definitely will not be your last! Join Hulu’s upcoming space exploration series “The First,” starring Sean Penn in a story about the first human mission to Mars. There are also roles available for military types on Netflix’s hit political drama “House of Cards,” as an angry soccer coach on NBC’s “Good Girls,” plus a print ad campaign for happy, emphatic couples!

“The First,” an upcoming Hulu series following the first human mission to Mars and “exploring the challenges of taking the first steps toward interplanetary colonization,” is seeking male and female talent, aged 18–59, for background roles. The production will shoot Oct. 26 and various dates through March 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Some pay will be provided. Apply here!

Join the sixth season of the Netflix political hit “House of Cards,” starring Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright. Male and female talent, aged 18 and older, are wanted to portray military types in background roles. Military, police, or fire experience is a plus. Actors must have an athletic build and come in with a military-style haircut a week prior to shooting. The production will shoot Oct. 24–25 and 31 in the Baltimore, Maryland area. Pay is $84 for eight hours of work. Apply here!

A print campaign is currently seeking real couples to portray happy, heartfelt emotions. Male-female pairs, aged 50–65, are wanted for the ad. The production will shoot one day during Nov. 7–9 in Boonton, New Jersey. Pay is $750 per person, including a full buy-out for an unlimited amount of time. Apply here!

Casting continues for the NBC TV series “Good Girls,” starring Christina Hendricks and Matthew Lillard. Male and female talent, aged 30–49, are wanted to portray an angry soccer coach in a background role. The actor must “have very good acting ability to come across as very fired up and animated.” The scene will shoot Oct. 23 in Atlanta, Georgia. Pay is $88 for 10 hours of work. Apply here!

Want to see even more gigs? We’ve got ‘em in our Backstage casting calls!