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Now Casting: HBO’s ‘True Detective’ Season 3, Starring Mahershala Ali, Needs Background + 3 More Gigs

Now Casting: HBO’s ‘True Detective’ Season 3, Starring Mahershala Ali, Needs Background + 3 More Gigs
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In today’s casting roundup, the hit HBO series “True Detective” is seeking extras in Arkansas for its upcoming third season. Plus, show off your skills to win big on ABC’s “The Gong Show,” join the wizarding world at Universal Studios Hollywood as a dancer or actor, and be the voice for an upcoming Vanity Fair explainer video.

Casting is now underway for Season 3 of the hit HBO TV series “True Detective,” starring Mahershala Ali. Talent, aged 18 and older, is wanted for multiple background roles in the series, which will shoot this year in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Some pay will be provided. Apply here! 

ABC’s variety program “The Gong Show,” hosted by Mike Myers, is seeking acts nationwide for its second season. Talented kids, aged 9 and older, comedic acts and characters, animals, family acts, and more are wanted to compete. The show films in Los Angeles. There is a potential stipend for appearing on the show, as well as the possible grand cash prize. Apply here!

Your letter has, at last, arrived to join The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Energetic female dancers and male actors, aged 18 and older, are sought to entertain park guests of all ages at Universal Studios Hollywood in University City, California. Training dates for these ongoing seasonal roles will take place in March and April. All hired performers will be covered under a collective bargaining agreement with the American Guild of Variety Artists. Apply here!

A voiceover actor, aged 18–37, is currently sought for a Vanity Fair digital explainer video. Talent’s voice should be intelligent and a little on the sarcastic side for a relatable tone. The video will record the week of Feb. 5 in New York City. Some pay will be provided. Apply here!

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