Wrap up your week with the great gigs in today’s casting roundup, including an opportunity for professional dancers and background actors on the upcoming Netflix series “Iguana.” Plus, the upcoming Aretha Franklin biopic, an LGBTQ-themed series, and a feature film about a mother and her son on the run are casting around the country.
“IGUANA,” NETFLIX SERIES
The upcoming Netflix series “Iguana” is seeking professional dancers, as well as background actors, aged 18 and older, to play upscale Manhattan elites, basketball players, trendy club-goers, and more. The project will film in New York City with exact dates and pay TBD. Apply here!
“Respect,” a feature film biopic about Aretha Franklin, is casting background roles. Black, Latinx, and multiracial actors, aged 18 and older, are wanted to portray church ladies, sex workers, friends of Franklin, and more. Filming will take place from Nov. 1–5 in the NYC area with the exact dates of filming depending on the role. Pay is $174 for eight hours of work for union actors. Pay for nonunion actors is TBD. Apply here!
“This Summer,” an LGBTQ-themed series, is looking for two lead roles. White male talent, aged 30 or older, and white male talent, aged 18–26, is wanted. Backside nudity will be required for both actors as part of a simulated sex scene. Filming will take place on Nov. 23–24 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Pay is $300 with travel and board covered. Apply here!
“OUR SUMMER OF SONG”
Casting is underway for “Our Summer of Song,” a feature film about a young boy and his mother who join a traveling circus. Talent, aged 6–55, is wanted for several roles including one of the starring roles, Timmy. Voiceover work or singing is required for several roles. Rehearsals will begin in December, followed by filming from January through April in Los Angeles, California. Pay is a minimum of $100 per day with travel and meals provided. Apply here!
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