Casting CallsBarry Jenkins' 'If Beale Street Could Talk' NYC Casting Call for Couples

Barry Jenkins’ ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ NYC Casting Call for Couples


Barry Jenkins’ If Beale Street Could Talk is now casting couples in New York City.

Casting directors are looking for talent to work on scenes filming on October 16th in New York City. Producers are seeking the following roles:

  • SAG-AFTRA/NONUNION to portray 1970’s young African American Couples age 20’s – 30’s. Works 10/16 in NYC with a fitting Thursday 10/5.

About If Beale Street Could Talk:

Variety reports that Jenkins will direct an adaption of James Baldwin’s “If Beale Street Could Talk,” the first film as part of his deal with Annapurna Pictures and his own shingle, PASTEL.

Baldwin’s novel “follows Tish, a newly engaged Harlem woman who races against the clock to prove her lover’s innocence while carrying their first born child. It’s a celebration of love told through the story of a young couple, their families, and their lives.”

To audition for a role on If Beale Street Could Talk, check out the casting call breakdown below.

If Beale Street Could Talk Casting Call

Grant Wilfley Casting is seeking the following for upcoming feature film If Beale Street Could Talk, directed by Academy Award Winner Barry Jenkins (Moonlight).

SAG-AFTRA/NONUNION to portray 1970’s young African American Couples age 20’s – 30’s. Works 10/16 in NYC with a fitting Thursday 10/5.

If interested and available, please email [email protected] with the subject line subject line to read “FB BEALE STREET COUPLE” and include the following in the body of the email:
– Name
– Phone #
– Union status (SAG-AFTRA or Non Union)
– 2-3 current photos of yourself that clearly show your current look and hair length.
– If you are submitting with a real partner, please submit the above information for them as well.

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If you are not local and/or do not fit the description, do not apply

Megan Diane
Megan Diane
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