Robert De Niro's 'The Comedian' NYC Casting Call for a Jewish Wedding Scene

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Robert De Niro's The Comedian is now casting Caucasian men that are trained Cossack dancers to play a featured role in a Jewish wedding scene. Casting directors are also looking for twin babies to play the grandson of a principal character. Filming will take place on March 2nd and 3rd in Queens, New York City.

About The Comedian:

Jennifer Aniston will star opposite Robert De Niro in the drama The Comedian. De Niro will play a Don Rickles-style stand-up comic who specializes in insults, with the script’s stand-up material written by Comedy Central Roast mainstay Jeffrey Ross. Aniston will play a woman who becomes close to the comic after meeting him at a wedding.
To audition for a role on The Comedian, check out the casting call details below:

The Comedian Open Casting Call

New feature film, THE COMEDIAN, starring Robert DeNiro is seeking SAG/NON-UNION Older Caucasian Male (60+) Cossack Dancers to portray featured Uncle in a Jewish wedding scene. Tentatively works March 2nd & 3rd (matching) in Queens, NY. Please email submissions to [email protected] with: -your name -union status (SAGAFTRA or non-union) -confirm you are able to do the Cossack dance -confirm availability for 3/2 AND 3/3 -recent, non-professional photos that show your current look -short video showing your Cossack dancing abilities
Please write in the subject line: "Facebook, Cossack Dancer, [your name>, [your phone number]." Everyone must be 18 or older to work and have 2 valid forms of US issued ID.

Baby Casting Call

Seeking NON-UNION 9-12 month old Caucasian, Brunette Twin Babies to portray the grandson of a principal character. Works March 2nd and March 3rd in Queens, NY. Each child must have his/her own valid NY work permit (or parents should be willing to obtain them) and trust account. Please note: for day of work, each child must have his/her own guardian present, as they will not both be on set at the same time.
Please send submissions to [email protected] and include: -children's names, age, DOB -work permit exp date -confirm children are non-union -avail for 3/2 & 3/3 -parent name and contact -recent, non-professional photos of children -please note if children have any previous on set experience Please write in the subject line: "Facebook, Twin Babies, [children's names]." Children must have 2 valid forms of US issued ID to work. (US Passport OR birth certificate/social security card AND daycare record, medical record, etc).

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

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