HBO Series The Deuce Starring James Franco

Casting Men & Women for HBO Series “The Deuce”

There is a new HBO series from the creator of The Wire & Treme called “The Duece”. The show will star James Franco and Maggie Gyllenhaal.  Franco has showcased his wide range of acting over the years and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role for his film “127 Hours”.  Auditions are being held this month for several different background roles in the show. Filming is set to begin in New York City in June.

About the Series “The Deuce”

James Franco will reportedly play twins in the series. According to Variety, The show “follows the story of the legalization and subsequent rise of the porn industry in New York’s Times Square from the early ’70s through the mid ’80s, exploring the rough-and-tumble world that existed there until the rise of HIV, the violence of the cocaine epidemic and the renewed real estate market ended the bawdy turbulence of the area. The series is partly inspired by the career of twin brothers, Vincent Martino and Frankie Martino”

What They Are Looking For

Men and Women of all ethnicities to play 1971 New York City types. Some of the roles will include pedestrians, business people, tourists, prostitutes, drug dealers etc.

Looking for men with shaggy or longer hair and women with natural colored hair, no highlights. No shaved heads or extensions.

No experience is necessary

How To Apply

If you would like to be considered for the show, Grant Wilfley Casting is holding an open casting call on Thursday, April 21st at Church of St. John the Baptist at 213 W 30th Street in Manhattan. Auditions will be held from 10:00am to 12:00pm for SAG-AFTRA members and 1:00pm to 4:00pm for non-union talent. Be prepared to have a digital photo taken.

Leave a Casting Response

4 Casting Responses

  1. Ken fecher

    My name is Ken I’m blonde hair and green blue eyes looking for work and anything would do.

  2. Neal Fishenden

    Hey my name is Neal Fishenden. Im 23 years old, 6’6, 170lbs, brown eyes, dark hair, light skin complexion with an athletic frame. I have a great sense of humor and I’m quick on my feet with jokes. I grew up in a household that watched “in living color”, “the Wayans brothers” and “Martin”. I would love to pursue an acting career and feel that this would be a great opportunity

  3. Danny culpepper

    I would love to be on any of the shows that you guys have available i am a great comedian I have no experience but I am confident that I will be great at whatever I do.

  4. Cassidy Haller

    Hi to whoever may be reading this,
    My name is Cassidy Haller and I am 18 years old. I have been acting and modeling for about two years and have had many opportunities throughout my journey including being featured as model of the week and in the running for model of the year. I also have been in fashion shows for local boutiques in my town. I also have worked with a top actor in New York and continue to work with him. I have also been in various photo shoots for photographers from around the world. I would love to be in this TV show because I love being behind a camera, I work very well with other actors and actresses. I truly would work to the best of my ability to be on this show. I hope you will consider me! I have blonde hair and blue eyes and am about 5’6. I also am very sporty and athletic. I play basketball and soccer. Acting has been my passion ever since I was a little girl, and I can truly see myself making it big. I am confident, and energetic. I am beyond ready to take my career to the next level.
    Thank you!