Search

How to Get Cast on 'Black Lightning' Season 4

Black Lightning Nafessa Williams

LOS ANGELES - MAR 06: Nafessa Williams arrives for the 'Gringo' World Premiere on March 6, 2018 in Los Angeles, CA (DFree / Shutterstock.com)

The CWBlack Lightning season 4 is now hiring, casting, and holding auditions for actors for various acting jobs in Atlanta, Georgia.

Casting directors are now hiring actors, models, and talent to work on scenes filming in Atlanta, Georgia starting in December 2019 through late February 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia. Producers are looking for actors to play various acting roles including, stand-ins, photo doubles, and other acting jobs.

About Black Lightning:

Black Lightning centers on Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams). He made his choice: He hung up the suit and his secret identity years ago, but with a daughter, Jennifer (China Anne McCain) hellbent on justice and a star student being recruited by a local gang, he’ll be pulled back into the fight as the wanted vigilante and DC legend Black Lightning.

How to audition for a speaking role?

Victoria Thomas is the principal casting director for the hit TV series. Victoria Thomas is most known for her work in Detroit (2017), Django Unchained (2012) and Hidden Figures (2016). With nearly 40 years in Hollywood, double Emmy nominee Victoria Thomas has earned nominations for casting Insecure and Watchmen.

The upcoming TV show is big; casting directors are mostly contacting actors to work on the film through talent agencies. If you are interested in a speaking role in the upcoming movie, contact your talent agent for an audition. If you do not have an agent, check out our guide to landing an acting agent here.

How to audition?

To audition for a role in Black Lightning, check out casting call details below.

‘Black Lightning’ Season 4 Extra Casting Call

[FEATURED FAMILY/FRIEND> Black men & women to mimic the family/friends of Breonna Taylor, i.e mom, aunt, attorney, etc; ages 25-50; All shapes and sizes; *research the Breonna Taylor press conference before submitting*

[GARFIELD HIGH STUDENT] ages 18-28; Male/Female; Open Ethnicity (looking for adults that can play TEENAGERS) -- Male students should be CLEAN-SHAVEN or willing to TRIM/SHAVE Facial hair!! 

[FEATURED HUSBAND] Open Ethnicity; Ages 21-28; Must submit with resume/reel to be considered; Tentative shoot date is Tuesday, January 5th 2021; Featured Rate $125/8 - Adoring husband is shooting a moving fan video with his wife. (Possible COVID test dates are 12/31, 01/02, 01/04)

[Model Types] Male/Female; Ages 21-38; Open Ethnicity; physically fit; women 5'7 and taller; men 5'11 and taller;

[PEDESTRIANS] Male/Female; Ages 21-55; Open Ethnicity; all types

[SCIENTISTS & SCHOOL ADMIN] Males/Females, any ethnicity, ages 30+, business professionals; very smart & sharp looking

Casting calls, production jobs, and other opportunities for the movie have not been released. Get the latest entertainment jobs and networking opportunities hereSign up with Project Casting today.

Expired Casting Calls

Currently looking for a Caucasian Female to join our CORE BG GROUP. Must have reliable transportation. We shoot in Decatur and on location in and around Atlanta. Must be available for evening and overnight shoots. Will report to set daily Monday thru Friday even when not used on camera. Must also be comfortable playing various background roles.

.

Work dates: Monday, November 16th till Thursday, December 17th; plan to work a min of 8-12hrs each day.

.

Will need to covid test Today, November 12th or tomorrow Friday, November 13th in Decatur to be cleared to work if offered booking. Testing times are from 7:30am to 4:30pm in Decatur, takes about 20 mins. See the breakdown below....

.

[CORE BG] Caucasian Female 30's-40's; please submit photos with little to no photo-shop/filtering;

.

If available email CURRENT photos, include LEGAL name, age, phone number, height, weight, all clothing sizes (including shoes), and city of residence to

.

SUBJECT: "CF".

.

Rate: $75/8; OT after 8hrs plus covid test $37.50

.

*IF YOU HAVE AN OUT OF STATE NUMBER, YOU MUST NOTE CITY OF RESIDENCE

Expired Casting Calls

Fight Club Casting Call

(Please Read Carefully)

Currently booking background players for a Fight Club scene to work Friday, November 6th in Decatur, GA. No calltime, so please have open availability for the day if you submit. Plan to be on set 8-10hrs.

Covid Test Date: If booked to work this scene you will take your covid test on Monday, November 2nd in Decatur, GA between 7:30am and 4:00pm. Takes approximately 20 mins.

Submit photos of your CURRENT look ..no heavily filtered or photoshopped photos. See breakdown below......

[FIGHT CLUB FANS] Male/Female; Open ethnicity; age 18+; looking for all types; i.e. businessmen, models, fighters, bikers, people with piercings; if you have a unique look please submit; We are looking for energetic viewers who are entertained by the pain and gore these fighters are enduring.

If available email recent photos, include LEGAL name, age, phone, height, weight, all clothing sizes, (including shoes)

SUBJECT: "FIGHT CLUB"

Rate: $75/8; OT after 8hrs

Covid test: $37.50

*IF YOU HAVE AN OUT OF STATE NUMBER, YOU MUST NOTE CITY OF RESIDENCE TO BE CONSIDERED**

Teens Casting Call

Please Read Carefully

Looking for background artists with open schedules to work our upcoming episode. Casting FEATURED TEENS (18+ that can play younger) and FEATURED SECURITY GUARD. If booked, you may be required to report to set each day of filming. Must be able to take a COVID test in Decatur by Thursday, October 22nd, as well as additional testing if necessary

Keep in mind your submission photos will be viewed by Producers and Directors. Submit photos that best convey the role you are submitting for (no heavily filtered or photoshopped photos)

See breakdown below

[FEATURED TEENS] ages 18-28; Male/Female; Hispanic & Black (looking for adults that can play TEENAGERS) -- a family reacts as they get news of a family member being involved in a shootout; Males should be CLEAN-SHAVEN or willing to TRIM/SHAVE Facial hair!! Ladies, please submit photos with little to no makeup; Rate $125/8 plus Covid test $62.50 -- tentative shoot date Friday 10/30

[FEATURED SECURITY GUARD] 20s; Hispanic/Latino male; Gets punked while guarding a parking lot, must be comfortable running; include reel/acting footage & resume; Rate $125/8 plus Covid test $62.50 -- tentative shoot date Thursday 10/29

If available email recent photos, include LEGAL name, age, phone, height, weight, all clothing sizes, (including shoes)

SUBJECT: "Featured Teens"

SUBJECT: "Featured Security Guard"

*IF YOU HAVE AN OUT OF STATE NUMBER, YOU MUST NOTE CITY OF RESIDENCE TO BE CONSIDERED*

Booking FEATURED & SPECIALTY roles!

Looking for background artists with open schedules to work our upcoming episode.  Casting MODELS, FEATURED KIDS, FEATURED MALE SECRETARY, and SPECIAL ABILITY MEDICAL TECH.  The episode starts filming on Friday, October 23rd and wraps Wednesday, November 4th.  If booked, you may be required to report to set each day of filming.  Must be able to take a COVID test in Decatur by Thursday, October 22nd, as well as additional testing if necessary.

Keep in mind your submission photos will be viewed by Producers and Directors. Submit photos that best convey the role you are submitting for (no heavily filtered or photoshopped photos).

See breakdown below...

[MODELS] Ages 21-35; Female; Open Ethnicity; Model types; attractive and physically fit; include full-body photos, photos in swimwear to be considered; will play sexy bartender/waitress serving upscale clientele in a high-stakes card game; Rate $240/8  --  tentative shoot date Wed 10/28

[FEATURED KIDS] Ages 9-11; Black/Hispanic; Male/Female; Casting (3) to play siblings, so families HIGHLY encouraged to submit -- Smaller frames are encouraged to apply as we are looking to play these children as younger; please list resume or attach reels for consideration; In the scene, kids are terrified as they witness a loved-one in trouble; Minors must be permitted to work - please include minor's certificate in submission email; if your child is not permitted, please follow the instructions on the following link:

Department of Labor Minor Representative Sign-up Guardians will also have to be COVID tested and should be open to working background as well;  Rate $125/8 per child --  tentative shoot date Friday 10/30

[SPECIAL ABILITY MEDIC] Ages 21-50; Male/Female; Open ethnicity - MUST have real-life Paramedic/EMT experience; please list EXP in your submission to be considered; Rate $150/8  --  tentative shoot date Friday 10/30

[FEATURED MALE SECRETARY] Mid 20s; Open Ethnicity; well-groomed, attractive types; submitting photos in business/business casual attire is highly encouraged; this secretary works for a very powerful woman; Rate $125/8  --  tentative shoot date Monday 11/02

If available email recent photos, include LEGAL name, age, phone, height, weight, all clothing sizes, (including shoes)

SUBJECT: "Models"

SUBJECT: "Featured Kids"

SUBJECT: "Specialty Medic"

SUBJECT: "Male Secretary"

*IF YOU HAVE AN OUT OF STATE NUMBER, YOU MUST NOTE CITY OF RESIDENCE TO BE CONSIDERED*

Stand-ins Casting Call

(PLEASE READ CAREFULLY) We are looking for an experienced female stand-in to work fulltime with us this season until April 2021. Will work Monday thru Friday and any weekends we may need to shoot. Plan to work a min of 8-12hrs each day. Should have reliable transportation as we shoot in and around Atlanta. Will need to be available to have Covid test this week in Decatur, GA with additional weekly testing. Please include headshot, full body photos, and resume/stand-in experience in submission email. No heavily filtered or photoshopped photos. Candids are best. See breakdown below...

[Female Stand-in] Hispanic/Asian/Caucasian; age 20's-late 30's; 5'5-5'8; 120-155lbs; brunette/dark colored hair; please include a day and time you can come this week to be tested; Rate: $100/8; plus $50 for Covid test.

If available email recent photos, include LEGAL name, age, phone, height, weight, all clothing sizes, (including shoes)

**SUBJECT: "FEMALE SI"

***IF YOU HAVE AN OUT OF STATE NUMBER, YOU MUST NOTE CITY OF RESIDENCE TO BE CONSIDERED*

Featured Roles Casting Call

Read Carefully Please. Incomplete Submissions will not be considered. Ability to pay attention to details and follow directions will be extremely important this season. We will leave no room for error.

Now booking Background Artists with open schedules to work next week as High School Students and Featured BG. Must be able to take Covid test today, Thursday October 5th or tomorrow, Friday October 9th in Decatur.

Keep in mind your submission photos will be viewed by Producers and Directors. Submit photos that best convey the role you are submitting for (no heavily filtered or photoshopped photos). See breakdown below.....

[GARFIELD HIGH STUDENT] ages 18-28; Male/Female; Open Ethnicity (looking for adults that can play TEENAGERS) -- Male students should be CLEAN-SHAVEN or willing to TRIM/SHAVE Facial hair!! Ladies, submitting photos with little to no makeup highly encouraged. - Remember, you should look HS age. Let us know if you’ve worked as a Garfield High Student before. - Looking for jock types, drama club types, science club types, etc; will work Monday, October 12th and/or Tuesday October 13th in Decatur. Must be available to take Covid test today. Do not submit if you can not come for Covid testing today; rate: $75/8; plus covid test.

[FEATURED BODYGUARD] Caucasian Males; age: 20-40s; powerful presence, physically strong, intimidating to guard high power executives; Role may be recurring throughout season. Open/Flexible schedule is a must. Shoots next Wednesday, October 14th in Decatur/Atlanta area; Must be available to take Covid test today or tomorrow. Will be required to report to set everyday up until shoot date; rate $125/8; plus covid test.

[FEATURED WEAPONS DEALER] Caucasian Males; age: 30-50s; character types; mysterious/bad guy types; deals special meta weapons; Open/Flexible schedule is a must. Shoots Wednesday, October 21st in Decatur/Atlanta area; Must be available to take Covid test today or tomorrow. Will be required to report to set everyday up until shoot date; rate $125/8; plus covid test

If available email recent photos, include LEGAL name, age, phone, height, weight, all clothing sizes, (including shoes)

SUBJECT: "STUDENT"

SUBJECT: "BODYGUARD"

SUBJECT: "WEAPONS DEALER"

*IF YOU HAVE AN OUT OF STATE NUMBER, YOU MUST NOTE CITY OF RESIDENCE TO BE CONSIDERED*

Featured Role Casting Call

Casting Black male to portray Elijah McClain. Shoot date falls on or about Wednesday, October 14th in Decatur/Atlanta area.

Plan to be on set 8-10hrs; Include if you can play the violin in your submission notes.

Keep in mind your submission materials will be viewed by Producers and Directors. (no heavily filtered or photoshopped photos).

You will be Covid tested prior to your shoot date, as well as additional testing if necessary.

[FEATURED YOUNG MAN] Black male; Age: 20's; to portray Elijah McClain; 5'6-5'11; 130-175lbs; include reel and resume; video of you playing violin is a plus; in this scene a black man is being harrassed by police officers; *research Elijah McClain before submitting*

If available email recent photos, include LEGAL name, age, phone, height, weight, all clothing sizes, (including shoes) to:

SUBJECT: "FT YOUNG MAN"

Rate:  TBA.

*IF YOU HAVE AN OUT OF STATE NUMBER, YOU MUST NOTE CITY OF RESIDENCE TO BE CONSIDERED*

Related: How to Find Acting Auditions and Casting Calls Please do not apply, if you are not local or if you do not fit the description. What do you think? Discuss this story with other fans on Instagram @projectcasting

The Challenges of Being an Actor

What are the 3 challenges of acting? You are mistaken if you think you are the only one worried about whether you will get that big break in the industry one da...