PBS New Series ‘Mercy Street’ Open Casting Call

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PBS is holding an open casting call for extras to work on the new TV series, ‘Mercy Street’ filming in Richmond, Virginia.

According to the LA Times, PBS is ramping up production on the new series ‘Mercy Street’.

The public broadcaster revealed Monday that it has ordered an untitled historical drama from executive producer Ridley Scott, the “Gladiator” director whose production company was also behind the 2011 History documentary “Gettysburg.”

The story is based on the real lives of two volunteer nurses, Mary Phinney and Emma Green, who found themselves on opposite sides of the Civil War while at Mansion House, a Union Army hospital in Virginia.

PBS has ordered six episodes of the show but hopes it will grow into a multi-season franchise, according to network president and chief executive Paula Kerger. The premiere is set for winter 2016.

The extras casting director behind ‘Magic Mike XXL’ will be holding an open casting call, to audition for a role on the upcoming PBS TV series, check out the casting call details below:

PBS ‘Mercy Street’ Open Casting Call

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Good afternoon!!

I am taking submissions for guys who have NEVER worked MERCY STREET 18-25 years old (thin, no tattoos) to play a featured dead body on Wednesday. Must obviously be available Wednesday.

Send a close up of your face and a full body – shirtless photo to [email protected] with your contact info. Subject: Corpse.

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

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