Oprah’s ‘Queen Sugar’ is Now Casting Hispanic Actors in New Orleans

Queen Sugar Cast
LOS ANGELES - AUG 29: Ava DuVernay, Dawn-Lyen Gardner, Oprah Winfrey, Kofi Siriboe, Rutina Wesley at the Premiere of "Queen Sugar" at the Warner Brothers Studios on August 29, 2016 in Burbank, CA - Image (Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com)

Oprah Winfrey‘s Queen Sugar is now casting Hispanic actors in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Casting directors are now casting actors, models, and talent to work on scenes filming on May 3rd and 6th in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Producers are seeking the following types:

  • Hispanic/Latinx Community: Men and Women 18+

About Queen Sugar:

Queen Sugar is a drama TV series, created, directed and executive produced by Ava DuVernay alongside Oprah Winfrey. The series is based on novel with same name by Natalie Baszile. Queen Sugar follows the life of two sisters, Nova Bordelon (playing by Rutina Wesley), the formidable journalist and activist from New Orleans, and Charley Bordelon (Dawn-Lyen Gardner), a modern woman, who, with her teenage daughter Micah, leaves her upscale apartment in Los Angeles and moves to the heart of Louisiana to claim an inheritance from her recently departed father – an 800-acre sugarcane farm.

To audition for a role in Queen Sugar, check out the casting call breakdown below.

How to apply:


Hispanic/Latinx Community: Men and Women 18+

Friday 5/3 in NOLA (a church barbeque/party scene)
Mon 5/6 in Kenner (a “grassroots” audience for a political candidate)

You do not have to be available both days but you should be available for the entire day!
Rate: 87.50/10

Please apply on MCF or shoot us an email!

Email: [email protected]
Subject: St. JO Hispanic/Latinx Community
Include: Name, Contact #, City of Residency, Photos

Related: How to Find Acting Auditions and Casting Calls

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

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