Winona Ryder’s ‘The Plot Against America’ New York Extras Casting Call for a Funeral Scene

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LOS ANGELES, CA - October 26, 2017: Winona Ryder & Noah Schnapp at the premiere for Netflix's "Stranger Things 2" at the Westwood Village Theatre - Image (Featureflash Photo Agency / Shutterstock.com)

HBO miniseries “The Plot Against America” is now casting extras for a funeral scene in New York City

Casting directors are now casting actors, models, and talent to work on scenes filming on August 15th in New York City with a fitting on August 13th in Long Island City, New York.

Producers are seeking the following types:

  • Grant Wilfley Casting is seeking NON-UNION AFRICAN-AMERICAN & CAUCASIAN MEN & WOMEN (18+) TO PORTRAY IRISH, JEWISH, & WORKING CLASS TYPE FUNERAL ATTENDEES for the new HBO/DAVID SIMON series THE PLOT AGAINST AMERICA.

About “The Plot Against America”:

According to Deadline, the new HBO series is a six-part miniseries based on the Philip Roth novel. The show will center around an alternate American history told through the eyes of a Jewish family in New Jersey as they watch the rise of the nation toward fascism.  In April 2019, Winona Ryder, Zoe Kazan, Morgan Spector, John Turturro Anthony Boyle, Azhy Robertson, and Caleb Malis joined the cast of the series.

How to apply:

Grant Wilfley Casting is seeking NON-UNION AFRICAN-AMERICAN & CAUCASIAN MEN & WOMEN (18+) TO PORTRAY IRISH, JEWISH, & WORKING CLASS TYPE FUNERAL ATTENDEES for the new HBO/DAVID SIMON series THE PLOT AGAINST AMERICA.

Fitting on 8/13 in Long Island City. Works 8/15, exterior Manhattan. Potential additional dates on 8/29 + 8/30.

Must be okay around atmospheric smoke! No wool allergies! No modern looking highlights or hair colors! Must be 18 or older! !!PAID!!

If interested please send the following to [email protected]:

-Name
-Union Status (please note if you are a member of SAG-AFTRA)
-Cell #
-confirm avail on 8/13 + 8/15
-sizes (men: height, weight, jacket, neck x sleeve, waist x inseam, shoe OR women: height, weight, bust-waist-hip, dress, shoe)
-confirm ok with a 1940s haircut (men: slightly trimmed on sides and back, bit of length on top; women: above breast/chest length)
-recent photos to show current look (no filters, no hats, no sunglasses)

Make the subject line FACEBOOK – FUNERAL

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Please do not apply, if you are not local or if you do not fit the description.

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