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Now Casting: Asian Actors Wanted for HBO Pilot Starring Danny McBride + 3 More Gigs

Now Casting: Asian Actors Wanted for HBO Pilot Starring Danny McBride + 3 More Gigs
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In today’s casting roundup, an HBO pilot starring Danny McBride and John Goodman is now casting Asian actors for a shoot in Charleston, South Carolina. Plus, a dramatic musical set during the Vietnam War is casting leads and understudy singers, get paid to party in a liquor brand photo shoot, and be a background actor in the American Ballet Theatre production of “La Bayadere.”

DANNY MCBRIDE HBO PILOT
Asian actors, aged 8 and older, are wanted for an HBO pilot starring Danny McBride and John Goodman. Filming will take place on July 20 in Charleston, South Carolina. Pay is $125 for 12 hours of work. Apply here!

“WAR+LOVERS”
“War+Lovers,” a dramatic musical featuring a love story set during the Vietnam War, is now casting a lead role and an understudy. A female actor, aged 20–30, is wanted for the lead singing and acting role. There is also a role for an Asian female actor, aged 20–30, as an understudy for all roles, including Vietnamese female characters, the lead singer, and an American college student. The production will rehearse and perform on dates TBD at Theatre Row and MNN Network Studios in New York City. Pay is $20 per rehearsal and $250 per week for shows. Apply here!

EXTRAS FOR LIQUOR BRAND PHOTO SHOOT
A popular liquor brand is now casting 25 party goers, aged 25–35, to be featured as background in a print shoot. A casual, friendly look is wanted for the ad. The shoot will take place on July 16 in East Hampton, New York with a rain date for backup on July 23. Pay is $200 for an 8- to 10-hour shoot. A shuttle bus to and from NYC and the location may be available. Apply here!

ABT’S “LA BAYADERE” AUDITION
American Ballet Theatre is now holding an audition for background actors for its production of “La Bayadere.” Talent, aged 18 and older, is wanted to portray a tigerman, canopyman, priests, ostrich men, and more. Slender to average builds are required for all roles. There will be an audition by appointment on July 10 in Los Angeles. Rehearsals will take place from July 11–13 and performances will be July 13–15 in L.A. Pay is $175. Apply here!

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