HBO 'Boardwalk Empire' Season 5 Casting Call for an 1880's Scene in NYC

HBO 'Boardwalk Empire' posted a casting call is currently seeking extras in New York City.

Boardwalk Empire centers Atlantic City, New Jersey during the 1920′s Prohibition era.

Boardwalk Empire stars Steve Buscemi as Nucky Thompson.

The show was developed by Emmy Award-winning screenwriter and producer Terence Winter (Terence Winter was the previous screenwriter and producer of the hit HBO series The Sopranos) from a book about historical criminal kingpin Enoch L. Johnson by Nelson Johnson, titled Boardwalk Empire: The Birth, High Times, and Corruption of Atlantic City.

Grant Wilfley Casting is currently seeking Caucasian men for a scene set in 1884. Actors must be able to attend a fitting on June 4th and 5th. Men must be okay with an 1880's haircut and facial hair.

For more details, see the casting call below:

HBO Boardwalk Empire Casting Call

Seeking NonUnion Caucasian men 5'8-5'11, jacket sizes 38-42 for scenes set in 1884 (fitting 6/4 or 6/5) for Boardwalk Empire. Men must be ok with 1880s haircut (shaggy look w/facial hair). Must be ok working around smoke. No allergies to wool. Email name, union status, recent pic, height, weight & clothing sizes & contact info to [email protected]. Write "FACEBOOK 1884 Man" in the subject line of your email. Filming & fitting in NYC. Discuss this story with fellow Project Casting fans on Facebook. On Twitter, follow us at @projectcasting. Photo Credit: HBO