Extras Upgraded to Speaking Roles on Set of HBO Series

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Background actors were upgraded to speaking roles on the set of the new HBO series “The Righteous Gemstones“.

On Thursday, Tona B. Dahlquist Casting shared on social media four extras were upgraded to speaking roles on the show. “EXCITING NEWS! 4 Extras were upgraded to Speaking Roles on The Righteous Gemstones Today! Congrats to Toby, Betty, Scott & Dean!”

About HBO’s The Righteous Gemstones:

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LOS ANGELES – JUL 7: Danny McBride, Busy Phillips & Walton Goggins arrives to HBO’s ‘Vice Principals’ Premiere on July 07, 2016 in Hollywood, CA. – Image (DFree / Shutterstock.com)

Danny McBride (Eastbound & DownVice Principals) is returning to HBO with his latest project, The Righteous Gemstones. The new comedy centers around a world-famous televangelist family with a long tradition of deviance, greed and charitable work — all in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ. McBride will star as main character Jesse Gemstone, who sees himself as a maverick in the ministry game, taking what his father, Eli Gemstone, has built and expanded it for a more modern audience. In addition to playing Jesse, McBride will also serve as a writer, director and executive producer on the series. (Via)

Casting directors are still casting background actors to work on the TV show. Check out the latest casting calls here.

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