Nickelodeon's Tyler Perry Series 'Young Dylan' Open Casting Call


Nickelodeon and Tyler Perry are now casting for the hit live-action family series starring 10-year-old rapper Young Dylan.

Written by Tyler Perry, the new series centers around the story of a family whose world is changed when their nephew, an aspiring rapper (Dylan), moves in.

“I’m excited to work with Brian and the team at Nickelodeon and find creative ways to reach new audiences,” said Perry. “I love creating comedy television and can’t wait to work with the talented Young Dylan.”

“It’s a thrill to bring this new series to Nickelodeon from the incredibly talented and prolific Tyler Perry, whose track record speaks for itself” added Nickelodeon President Brian Robbins. “Dylan is an incredibly talented 10-year-old who at heart is a relatable kid making his dreams happen. We know kids are going to love watching Dylan and we can’t wait to introduce him and his new show to our audience.”

Netflix Tyler Perry Actors New York, NY - January 13, 2020: Cast attends premiere of Netflix A Fall From Grace at Metrograph (Editorial credit: lev radin /

Tyler Perry Studios landed this deal as part of Tyler Perry’s partnership with Viacom to produce original series for BET Networks and other Viacom networks. Tyler Perry Studios recently announced a venture with BET Networks for its upcoming streaming video-on-demand service BET+. The platform has more than 1,000 hours of content including original content, movies, series, and specials from Tyler Perry, Will Packer, and others.

Young Dylan is most known for his appearances on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” He made a guest appearance on ‘All That’, which is set to air on Saturday, October 12th.

Nickelodeon's Young Dylan Open Casting Call

LONDON, UK - DECEMBER 18TH 2017: The Nickelodeon logo, pictured on the spine of a childrens book, on 18th December 2017. Nickelodeon is an American cable and satellite television network. (chrisdorney / Casting directors are now casting actors, models, and talent including kid actors to work on the upcoming Nickelodeon TV series by Tyler Perry. Producers are looking for kids, teens, and adult actors to work as background actors, extras, stand-ins, photo doubles, and stand-ins in Atlanta, Georgia. Extras Casting Call
***NOW CASTING FOR NICKELODEON & TYLER PERRY'S: YOUNG DYLAN... Next week 4/28 & 4/30 CAB CASTINGS is NOW CASTING FOR PAID MINOR EXTRAS (ages 9 and up ONLY) to be PREP SCHOOL EXTRAS on a hit TYLER PERRY/NICKELODEON show, "YOUNG DYLAN" filming in Atlanta The breakdown for the MINOR FEATURED EXTRAS is: - ALL RACES TO MAKE UP A DIVERSE PREP SCHOOL - AGES 9 AND UP (For legal reasons this age is a must) - MUST BE IN HEIGHT RANGE OF (4'5 to 5'2 tall) - LOCALS IN THE STATE OF GEORGIA FILM DAYS: - WEDNESDAY 4/28/2021 - FRIDAY 4/30/2021 There will be more availability in the month of May 2020 as we will still be filming. Covid Testing: Covid testing will begin as early as TODAY. AT TPS, YOU MUST MAKE EVERY TEST IN ORDER TO STAY BOOKED. ****This is not a live-in bubble situation so there is frequent testing. To work on Wednesday, 4/28 1st Test: 4/24/2021 @ 4PM ($25) 2nd Test: 4/27/2021 ($25) 3rd Test: 4/28/2021 (on set) To work on Friday, 4/30 1st Test: 4/26/2021 ($25) 2nd Test: 4/29/2021 ($25) 3rd Test: 4/30/2021 (on set) The rate for extras on this production is $100 for 10hrs of work which you will receive in the form of a check in the mail 2 to 3 weeks after filming. Payment will be by check through the mail. All information for the check will be filled out on a voucher the parent submits upon the minor's arrival to set. Minors will be on set for 10 hours or less and will receive meals and have a craft services for snacks though out the day.

Apply Now

Continue Reading:

Tyler Perry Won’t Leave Atlanta Despite Hollywood’s Boycott Over the Abortion Law

Despite Hollywood’s backlash against Georgia’s “heartbeat” anti-abortion law, Tyler Perry says he can not “just up and leave” filming in Georgia. On Friday, Tyler Perry discussed with The Associated Press about his huge Atlanta-based studio....

Tyler Perry Promises to Help Rebuild the Bahamas After Hurricane Dorian

Tyler Perry promises he will do whatever he can do to help the devastated areas in the Bahamas after the island was destroyed by a Category 5 hurricane earlier this week. Hurricane Dorian killed more...