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 ForMen 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 necessaryHow To ApplyIf 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.