Casting CallsWGN 'Outsiders' Season 2 Pittsburgh Open Casting Call

WGN ‘Outsiders’ Season 2 Pittsburgh Open Casting Call


WGN’s The Outsiders season 2 is now casting background extras in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

WGN’s hit TV series Outsiders season 2 is now casting background extras to work on the new season. Casting directors are looking for talent to play “Shay Mountain Folk” Producers are looking for men and women with long hair, beards, and facial hair.

About The Outsiders:

“Outsiders” centers around the Appalachian Farrell family, who, live off the grid and above the law on a mountaintop homestead.

The series is created and written by playwright Peter Mattei, who executive produces the drama alongside Peter Tolan (“Rescue Me”) and actor Paul Giamatti (“John Adams”). Thomas M. Wright (“The Bridge”), David Morse (“Treme”), Joe Anderson (“Hannibal”) and Kyle Gallner (“Veronica Mars”) have been cast on the new TV series.


To audition for a role on ‘The Outsiders’, check out the casting call details below:

‘The Outsiders’ Casting Call

Outsiders Season 2 Poster

Today is our First day back on OUTSIDERS!

If you are interested in being part of Season 2 for WGN’s TV SHOW “OUTSIDERS” please read below on how to submit and what we are looking for! NON-UNION EXTRAS IN AND AROUND THE PITTSBURGH AREA.

This shows setting takes place in Kentucky in 2 places.
Shay Mountain, where the Farrell Clan lives, and Blackburg, the town below the mountain.

We are looking for the following types of people:
Male and Female, all ages and all ethnicities!

(You will need to come off very natural like you are living off of the land, not visiting barbers for hair cuts, not wearing makeup, not visiting the nail salon)

Men with long hair and/or beards

Men with significant facial hair (We are still over a month away from filming so you have time to start growing out your hair and your facial hair)

Women long hair, no sharp/edgy hair cuts/ no highlights, must look natural so try to choose one natural hair color (basic blondes, brunettes, black,reds)

Kids: No braces, longer hair

Small town Kentucky

Company Employees
Construction Workers
Secretary Types
Teachers/School Kids
Bar Patrons and more!

IF YOU ARE NEW AND SUBMITTING TO BE PART OF THE SHOW, Please write which category you fall into in the subject line, SHAY MOUNTAIN or TOWNSFOLK.

Also include:
Name, Age, Height, Weight, Phone Number, Ethnicity
Automobile: Make, Model, Color, Year

Also include a clear current photo of yourself, preferably full body. Please do not submit photos of yourself holding a cell phone in the mirror, take the extra 5 minutes to have someone take a proper photo of you alone against a plain blank surface.

You can email your submissions to [email protected]

IF YOU HAVE ALREADY WORKED ON THE SHOW AND ARE INTERESTED IN RETURNING AS A FARRELL, Please email the core email if you have not already returned our email.

[email protected] with RETURNING TOWNSFOLK in subject line.

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