Showtime’s ‘Billions’ Season 5 Casting Call for Basketball Players

Showtime Billions Damian Lewis
Actor Damian Lewis attends the "Billions" Season Two Premiere at Cipriani's on February 13, 2017 in New York City. (Debby Wong / Shutterstock.com)

Showtime’s BILLIONS season 5 is now casting basketball players in New York.

Casting directors are now casting actors, models, and talent to work on scenes filming on January 7th through January 22nd in New York City.

Producers are seeking the following types:

  • Caucasian male, age range 30s-40s, 6’1-6’3 in height, 200-220lbs. Should be bald OR willing to shave head. Must have college level or higher basketball playing skills.

About Billions:

Wealth, influence, and corruption collide in this drama set in New York. Shrewd U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades is embroiled in a high-stakes game of predator vs. prey with Bobby Axelrod, an ambitious hedge-fund king. To date, Rhoades has never lost an insider trading case — he’s 81-0 — but when criminal evidence turns up against Axelrod, he proceeds cautiously in building the case against Axelrod, who employs Rhoades’ wife, psychiatrist Wendy, as a performance coach for his company. Wendy, who has been in her position longer than Chuck has been in his, refuses to give up her career for her husband’s legal crusade against Axelrod. Both men use their intelligence, power, and influence to outmaneuver the other in this battle over billions. The high-profile cast is led by Emmy winners Paul Giamatti (“John Adams”) and Damian Lewis (“Homeland”) as Chuck Rhoades and Bobby Axelrod, respectively.
Paul Giammatti
VENICE, ITALY – SEPTEMBER 10: Paul Giamatti attends the ‘Barney’s Version’ premiere during the 67th Venice Film Festival on September 10, 2010 in Venice, Italy. (Andrea Raffin / Shutterstock.com)

How to audition?

To audition for a role on Showtime’s Billions, check out the casting call breakdown below.

Billions Season 5 Open Casting Call

Male basketball playing photo double for work on the Showtime series BILLIONS!

Caucasian male, age range 30s-40s, 6’1-6’3 in height, 200-220lbs. Should be bald OR willing to shave head. Must have college level or higher basketball playing skills.

Shoot dates are TBD 1/7/20 – 1/22/20. Mandatory practice on 12/17/19. Filming in NYC.

If you are available, fit the description and are interested, please email [email protected] with the following information:
-Your Name
-Phone#
-SAG-AFTRA or NON UNION
-All wardrobe sizes (height, weight, neck, sleeve, waist, inseam and shoe)
-Are you available for a practice on 12/17/19?
-Do you have general availability from 1/7/20-1/22/20?
-Are you local to the NY tri-state and surrounding areas?
-What is your basketball playing skill level? (Please be specific)
-Please attach a video of you playing that accurately displays your basketball skill level
-Please confirm you lawfully able to work in the US?
-If you are NOT bald, are you willing to shave your head?
-Are you willing to be clean shaven? (means no facial hair)
-Please attach current photos that depict your current look (one photo should be shoulders up and at least one should be full length). These should be NON professional photos.
***Subject line should say “FACEBOOK BASKETBALL DOUBLE”

Rate is TBD (starting at $204/8hrs)

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

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