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'Underground' Season 2 Casting Call for Townspeople

WGN’s Underground season 2 is now casting townspeople in Savannah, Georgia.

WGN's Underground is now casting townspeople for a scene filming this Monday through Wednesday in Savannah, Georgia. Casting directors are casting the following roles:
  • *40 Townspeople (can be repeats. 80% Caucasian/ 20% African American)
  • *1 African American Couple (NEW FACES, 1M/1F)
  • *1 Caucasian Couple (NEW FACES 1M/1F)
  • *1 Caucasian Woman (NEW FACE)
  • *1 Georgia Lawyer (NEW FACE, Caucasian Male)

About Underground:

‘Underground’ follows a group of slaves who plan a daring escape from a Georgia plantation to cross 600 miles to freedom, aided along the way by a secret abolitionist couple running a station on the Underground Railroad, as they evade those tasked with bringing them back, dead or alive.

To audition for a role on Underground season 2, check out the casting call details below.

Underground Season 2 Casting Call

UNDERGROUND, SEASON TWO - For next week, Mon - Wednesday, we have LOTS to film. Here are our background actor needs: MONDAY - *40 Townspeople (can be repeats. 80% Caucasian/ 20% African American) *1 African American Couple (NEW FACES, 1M/1F) *1 Caucasian Couple (NEW FACES 1M/1F) *1 Caucasian Woman (NEW FACE) *1 Georgia Lawyer (NEW FACE, Caucasian Male) *Kentucky Ruffians, Runaways, and Patty Cannon Gang will be needed this day also... you've been cast previously and we'll be reaching out to you again shorty. Thanks. TUESDAY - *200 Churchgoers (Can be repeats. 175 Caucasian & 25 African) WEDNESDAY - *6 Half Toweled Men (awaiting details) *4 Patty Cannon Gang (previously cast, stay tuned to emails) We'll stop filming Thurs/Fri/Sat/Sun for Thanksgiving break, and will resume on Monday Nov 28th. If you fit the above descriptions and are available that day, please let us know asap. Some of you (especially new faces) will need fittings today/tomorrow; others have already been fit and we may have your costume saved. Please follow these instructions to apply for next week's work: Pay rate: $68/8 (plus a $25.00 bump for your fitting). Background actors need to be local to Savannah GA, or can work as a local (meaning you have local friends/family that you can stay with) as production will not pay for travel. To apply please follow these steps A.S.A.P. #1.) Please create a profile at www.makescenes.com, using the activation code: railroad. If you already have a makescenes.com profile, simply add the new code to be registered for this show: add the code, "railroad", then click "add project", then click "save info" (code = railroad). BE SURE TO UPLOAD A PHOTO! We can only book you if we can see what you look like (photo does not need to be professional, just current. A current cell phone photo is fine). #2.) Email us at: [email protected] with the heading of the role in which you are applying: ex: "Monday Townsperson", "Tuesday Church Goer", "Wed Towel Man", etc...

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

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