‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ NYC Casting Call for Harlem Types

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LOS ANGELES, CA. February 26, 2017: Barry Jenkins & Tarell Alvin McCraney in the photo room at the 89th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre, Los Angeles. Jaguar PS / Shutterstock.com

Barry Jenkins’ If Beale Street Could Talk is now casting Harlem types in New York City.

Casting directors are seeking talent to work on a scene filming in New York City this month. Producers are seeking the following types:

  • SAG-AFTRA/NONUNION to portray African American/Latino Harlem Neighborhood Pedestrians with 60’s and 70’s cars.

About If Beale Street Could Talk:

Variety reports that Jenkins will direct an adaption of James Baldwin’s “If Beale Street Could Talk,” the first film as part of his deal with Annapurna Pictures and his own shingle, PASTEL.

Baldwin’s novel “follows Tish, a newly engaged Harlem woman who races against the clock to prove her lover’s innocence while carrying their first born child. It’s a celebration of love told through the story of a young couple, their families, and their lives.”

To audition for a role on If Beale Street Could Talk, check out the casting call breakdown below.

If Beale Street Could Talk Casting Call

Grant Wilfley Casting is seeking the following for upcoming feature film If Beale Street Could Talk, directed by Academy Award Winner Barry Jenkins (Moonlight).

SAG-AFTRA/NONUNION to portray African American/Latino Harlem Neighborhood Pedestrians with 60’s and 70’s cars. Works multiple dates!

If interested/available, please email current photos of yourself as well as the car(s) to [email protected] please change subject line to read “FB BEALE STREET CAR” and include name, phone #, union status, current photos of you as well as the car, and the year, color, make and model of the vehicle you’d be working with

Please do not apply, if you are not local or if you do not fit the description.

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