Ready for 'Power Book III: Raising Kanan'? Apply to These Gigs

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The new season of Starz’s third installment in the Power-verse premieres Aug. 14. “Power Book III” is the origin story of fan-favorite Kanan Stark. While you’re waiting to delve into Kanan’s backstory, we’ve rounded up some similar gigs to explore. From features to short films, these gigs are perfect for those who can’t get enough of crime and family drama.

“The Wings”

Casting is underway for this short film about two guys involved in a brutal murder case. The project seeks Asian male talent, aged 10–15, Asian male talent, aged 14–16, white male talent, aged 40–45, and more lead roles. The production also seeks multiple players for supporting, day player, and background roles. Rehearses late Aug. and films early Sept. in New York City. Pays $100–$300 per day. Travel and meals provided.

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Casting is underway for this feature about two young con artists. The project is casting white female talent, aged 19–23. The production is also casting multiple male supporting roles and a day player track. Shooting takes place Sept.–Oct. in Atlanta. Pays $125–$200 per day. 

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Crime YouTube Channel Host

This True Crime channel seeks a host for their regular digital coverage of true crime. The project is looking for female talent, aged 18–30, to work daily and turn around approximately seven scripts per week. Records remotely. Pay is by word (based on scripts) and ranges from $400—$1,200 per month. 

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“Autopsy:” True Crimes

This medical documentary series needs actors for the dramatic reconstructions within the story. Production wants white female talent, aged 35–45, white female talent, aged 25–35, Black female talent, aged 25–35, and Latino or white male talent, aged 35–45. Shooting will take place between Aug. 16–19 in London. Pay is £800 for two days of work. 

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A crime thriller amidst rival gangs is now casting multiple roles for a five-day shoot. Filming takes place Aug. 25–30 in the U.K. Professional pay is provided. 

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“Queen of Passion”

Casting is underway for this new scripted crime drama series. Production wants white female talent with martial arts skills, aged 25–35, to play the supporting role of Rita. Filming is now through Oct. in New York City. Pay is $200 per day. 

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