‘Euphoria’ Season 2 Casting Call for Speaking Roles

UPDATE (January 22, 2020): The HBO Euphoria casting directors created an online form for acting auditions. If you are interested, you can fill out the following Google form. You must sign in with a gmail account to submit. See the full casting and audition details below.

HBO has picked up the teen drama series “Euphoria” for a second season and now casting multiple speaking roles.

According to “The Hollywood Reporter”, the eight-episode drama received a second season order on Thursday, July 11th. The series centers around a young 17-year-old drug addict named Rue who is out of rehab. She becomes friends with a new trans girl at her school, Jules, and the two quickly develop an inseparable bond as they deal with growing up as a modern-day teenager.

Euphoria creator Sam Levinson has built an incredible world with an extraordinary cast led by the supremely talented Zendaya,” Francesca Orsi, executive VP HBO Programming, said Thursday in a statement. “We are so grateful that he chose HBO as the home for this groundbreaking series. We look forward to following these complex characters as their journeys continue through the challenging world they inhabit.”

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Zendaya attends HBO’s series “Euphoria” Los Angeles Premiere at Cinerama Dome, Los Angeles, CA on June 4, 2019 – Image (Eugene Powers / Shutterstock.com)

The series stars Zendaya as Rue, Hunter SchaferMaude Apatow, Eric Dane, Algee Smith, Storm Reid and Sydney Sweeney and premiered on HBO on June 16, 2019.

“Euphoria” is ranked as one of the most popular drama series on HBO. Sunday night’s episode drew a series-high 609,000 viewers in its 10 PM slot. The series has grown each week since its June 16 debut on HBO’s digital platforms. The series premiere night has already delivered more than 5.5 million viewers across HBO’s platforms.

How to audition for a speaking role?

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LOS ANGELES – JUN 4: Cast at the LA Premiere Of HBO’s “Euphoria” at the Cinerama Dome on June 4, 2019 in Los Angeles, CA – Image (Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com)

According to IMDB, Jessica Kelly and Mary Vernieu are the Los Angeles casting directors behind “Euphoria”. Jessica Kelly is known for casting “Precious”, “The Maze Runner” and “The Box”. Mary Vernieu is known for her work on Looper (2012), Silver Linings Playbook (2012) and Narc (2002).

Jennifer Venditti is the New York Casting director for the project and holding open casting calls for speaking roles in the upcoming new season of “Euphoria”.

Casting directors are now casting the following speaking roles for the upcoming second season of HBO’s ‘Euphoria’:

  1. Darian: 18+ to play 17. Any ethnicity. An outsider. Sensitive. Vulnerable. Mischievious. Definitely not the cool kid at school but one of the more interesting kids.
  2. Ray: 18+ to play 17. Any ethnicity. Attractive with an edge. Working class. Pure heart. Scrappy but a fighter. Not verbose or educated but has all the words he needs.
  3. Ami: 18-20’s. Drug Addict. Stripper. Hates her boyfriend. Talks shit. Can’t read a room. Has a big mouth. Can make a bad situation worse.

How to Apply:

You must be 18 and older and based anywhere in the United States. No acting experience is necessary. If chosen, this is a paid opportunity.

To apply for a speaking role in the second season of HBO’s ‘Euphoria’ send a video audition click here.

For more information, check out the submission guidelines below

For more information click here.

HBO’s ‘Euphoria’ Season 2 Casting Call

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Zendaya attends HBO’s series “Euphoria” Los Angeles Premiere at Cinerama Dome, Los Angeles, CA on June 4, 2019 – Image (Eugene Powers / Shutterstock.com)

We are seeking talent for the following roles. No prior acting experience necessary. If you think you fit the description of one of those below, please submit yourself for consideration! Please fill out the form below and instructions on how to submit your audition/interview video.

ROLES:

DARIAN: Male. 18+ to play 17. Any ethnicity. An outsider. Sensitive. Vulnerable. Mischievous. Could struggle with addiction. Definitely not the cool kid at school but one of the more interesting kids. 18+ ONLY. ROLE MAY INCLUDE SEXUAL CONTENT AND/OR NUDITY.

RAY: Male. 18+ to play 17. Any ethnicity. Attractive in a real and accessible way. Working class. Pure heart. Might be going nowhere in life but has a smile so genuine it’s not depressing. Scrappy but a fighter. Not verbose or educated – has all the words he needs. 18+ ONLY. ROLE MAY INCLUDE SEXUAL CONTENT AND/OR NUDITY.

AMI: Female. 18-20’s. Drug addict. Stripper. Hates her boyfriend. Talks shit. Can’t read a room. Can make a bad situation worse. 18+ ONLY. ROLE MAY INCLUDE SEXUAL CONTENT AND/OR NUDITY.

SERENA: Female. 50’s+, Caucasian. Sassy and tough. A real character. The kind of women who partied her whole life and attended every White Snake concert and now she has several different hustles just to make a living.

HOW TO SUBMIT:

Please fill out the following form and submit videos + photos if you would like to be considered for this project! If there is interest, we will reach out with next steps!

Depending on the role, please tape yourself answering the following questions:

RAY AND DARIAN:

– Tell me your name.
– Where do you live?
– How tall are you?
– What do you do?
– How would you describe (identify) yourself?
– Tell me about your last memorable dream.
– If you could change something about yourself, what would it be?
– Have you ever been in love or heartbroken? Can you describe the moment when you knew it?
– Describe the last perfect day you had, what happened?

AMI AND SERENA:

– Tell me your name.
– Where do you live?
– How tall are you?
– What do you do?
– Describe what a perfect day would be like for you? What would happen?
– Tell me about your last memorable dream.
– Describe the last wild night you had. What happened? Describe in detail.
– When was the last time you got really pissed off or got in a fight what happened? Describe in detail.

HOW TO CREATE THE AUDITION/INTERVIEW VIDEO:

-Please keep video 5-8 minutes or under.
-If you use your phone to record your interview, please make sure to shoot it HORIZONTALLY (not vertically).
-Please make sure to set up the camera so it is facing you (frame from chest up) and speak directly into it to tell your story.
-Submit a full body and a close up photo

If you have issues uploading or accessing the form below, simply email your videos, photos and contact info click here.

PROJECT DETAILS:

EUPHORIA is a TV series produced by HBO. The show follows a group of high school students as they attempt to cope through the complications of being young in America today and make sense of an uncertain future.

The show shoots in LA from March to the end of the year (# of work days is pending role). Must be okay with traveling to LA. If cast in the project, it is a paid opportunity. Travel and housing included. Talent can come from anywhere in the U.S.

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