The CW’s ‘Katy Keene’ NYC Casting Call for Thugs

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Katy Keene” is now hiring thug types in New York City.

Casting directors are now hiring actors, models, and talent to work on Friday, November 15th in Long Island City, Queens.

Producers are seeking the following types:

  • GWCI is seeking NONUNION Caucasian Males (20s-30s) to portray Featured Thugs for Season 1 of the CW Series “Katy Keene!”

About Katy Keene:

According to Deadline, Katy Kene is written by Aguirre-Sacasa and Michael Grassi and directed by Maggie Kiley. “Katy Keene centers around the lives and loves of four iconic Archie Comics characters — including fashion legend-to-be Katy Keene and singer-songwriter Josie McCoy. — as they chase their twentysomething dreams in New York City. The musical dramedy chronicles the origins and struggles of four aspiring artists trying to make it on Broadway, on the runway and in the recording studio.”

How to apply:

GWCI is seeking NONUNION Caucasian Males (20s-30s) to portray Featured Thugs for Season 1 of the CW Series “Katy Keene!” Works Friday 11/15 in Long Island City, Queens. Interior scenes. EXTERIOR WORK — shooting for winter season.

****in the scene, two male principals will be making out on the street and you will be with 3 other guys along with a principal thug about to possibly mug them****

THIS IS PAID WORK!!! Nonunion rate is $165/10hrs.

You may email current photos to [email protected] please change subject line to read “FB FEATURED THUGS” and include the following in the body of your email:
-Confirm you are nonunion
-Phone #
– Current NON-PROFESSIONAL photo in a casual photo/selfie that depicts your current look
– Current NON-PROFESSIONAL photo that’s appropriate for the role. I.E. in an winter casual outfit. (Please do NOT send blurry photos, in bad lighting, with filters, sunglasses, etc. NO HATS PLEASE!!!)
– Current sizes: Men: height, weight, jacket, neck x sleeve, waist x inseam, shoes;
-Any visible tattoos?
-What IDs will you bring for your i9? (If you have a VISA or Employment Authorization Card please let us know!)
– Note if you have worked previously on this series
-Fully Avail 11/15

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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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