Casting Calls'If Beale Street Could Talk' NYC Open Casting Call

‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ NYC Open Casting Call


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

Casting directors are seeking talent to work on scenes in the new movie If Beale Street Could Talk, which is directed by Academy Award winner Barry Jenkins (Moonlight). Producers are seeking the following types:

  • NY locals to portray 1970s Harlem types

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 NY locals to portray 1970s Harlem types for IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK, directed by Academy Award winner Barry Jenkins (Moonlight).

Please email [email protected] with the subject line marked “FB BEALE STREET” and provide the following info in the body of your email:

-Full name
-Union Status (SAG-AFTRA or NonUnion)
-Phone number
-All sizes: MEN – height, weight, suit, shirt, pants, and shoe; WOMEN – height, weight, bust/waist/hip, dress, pants, shoe.
-2-3 good quality selfies (no headshots) that clearly depict your CURRENT look

Filming will take place in NYC beginning in October.

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

Megan Diane
Megan Diane
Hi, I'm Megan Browne, the Head of Partnerships at Project Casting - a job board for the entertainment industry. As Head of Partnerships, I help businesses find the best talent for their influencer campaigns, photo shoots, and film productions. Creating these partnerships has enabled me to help businesses scale and reach their true potential. I'm excited to continue driving growth by connecting people with projects they're passionate about.

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