HBO and Martin Scorsese's “Untitled Rock N Roll Project” Open Casting Call in New York City

Martin Scorsese is now filming his upcoming TV pilot for HBO and casting directors are holding an open casting call for talents in New York City.

The untitled drama explores the drugs and sex of the 1970's New York music business as disco and punk music were on the rise. According to Variety, the show will be depicted through the eyes of Cannavale's Richie Finestra, a record exec trying to build a record label and find the next new sound. Olivia Wilde is set to play Devon Finestra, Richie's wife and former actress/model who attempts to deal with the Richie's crisis as it causes strain on their family and relationship. Martin Scorsese is set to direct the pilot, which is written by Terence Winter of "The Wolf of Wall Street" and George Mastras from "Breaking Bad" with Mastras working as the show runner. Grant Wilfley Casting is holding an open casting call for people interested in working as background in film and television on Monday, May 5, 10a-12p for SAGAFTRA members and 1p-4p for NONUNION at Church of St Paul the Apostle, 405 W 59th St in Manhattan. No experience necessary. Be prepared to have a digital photo taken. Casting directors are looking for men with longer hair and women with natural-colored hair (no highlights) for the HBO production. Are you going to attend the open casting call? Leave us a comment below! Source: Grant Wilfley Casting Photo By Siebbi (Martin Scorsese) via Wikimedia Commons