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Movies and TV shows casting in New York

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June 12, 2024
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Movies and TV shows casting in New York

The glitz and glam of Hollywood captures the attention of Americans starting from an early age. Beyond celebrities' Instagram Stories and red carpet poses, there are actors out there paying their dues and honing their craft in pursuit of a sustainable career or a fulfilling sideline. Submitting to casting calls is a big part of that journey.

Whether you're a working actor or an aspiring one, you might be curious to know which movies and TV shows are casting roles near you. Backstage compiled a list of projects casting right now in New York, neighboring states, and nationwide, and which roles they're looking to fill.

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'The Queen B'

- Project type: scripted show
- Roles:
--- Bea (lead, female, 18-25)
--- M (lead, male, 27-40)
--- Skylar (supporting, male, 22-30)
- Average hourly rate: $62
- Casting locations: New York City
- Learn more about the scripted show here

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'Phineas Atters'

- Project type: feature film
- Roles:
--- Katie (lead, female, 27-44)
- Average hourly rate: $25
- Casting locations: East Setauket
- Learn more about the feature film here

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'Annus Mirabilis,' Film Project'

- Project type: short film
- Roles:
--- Frida/Max (lead, 18-41)
--- Enigma (supporting, 18-100)
- Average hourly rate: $15
- Casting locations: Brooklyn, New York City
- Learn more about the short film here

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'The Chair'

- Project type: short film
- Roles:
--- Carla (lead, female, 24-29)
--- Paul (lead, male, 24-29)
- Average hourly rate: $25
- Casting locations: New York City
- Learn more about the short film here

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'Death's Dice'

- Project type: short film
- Roles:
--- Syd (lead, female, 20-30)
--- Officer Snoopy (lead, male, 25-35)
--- Billy (lead, male, 45-60)
- Average hourly rate: $12
- Casting locations: New York City
- Learn more about the short film here

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'The Private Lives of Public Failures'

- Project type: short film
- Roles:
--- Abby (supporting, female, 26-35)
--- Owen (supporting, male, 25-33)
- Average hourly rate: $31
- Casting locations: Brooklyn, New York City
- Learn more about the short film here

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'Summer 2024 Short'

- Project type: short film
- Roles:
--- Female Lead (lead, female, 25-35)
--- Male Lead (lead, male, 25-35)
- Average hourly rate: $60
- Casting locations: New York City, Ridgewood
- Learn more about the short film here

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'You Don't Know'

- Project type: scripted show
- Roles:
--- Actors (lead, 3-80)
--- Director (crew, 18-99)
--- Editor (crew, 18-99)
- Average hourly rate: $16
- Casting locations: New York City
- Learn more about the scripted show here

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'Same Hour Delivery'

- Project type: short film
- Roles:
--- The Delivery Driver (lead, 18-35)
--- Producer (crew)
- Average hourly rate: $37
- Casting locations: New York City
- Learn more about the short film here

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'Mya'

- Project type: short film
- Roles:
--- Mya (lead, female, 18-30)
--- Liana (supporting, female, 18-30)
--- Jazz (supporting, male, 25-35)
- Average hourly rate: $83
- Casting locations: New York City
- Learn more about the short film here

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'School Spouses'

- Project type: feature film
- Roles:
--- Amelia (lead, female, 24-32)
--- Mark (lead, male, 24-32)
--- Jason (supporting, male, 24-32)
- Average hourly rate: $37
- Casting locations: nationwide
- Learn more about the feature film here

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'Asherah: The TV Series'

- Project type: scripted show
- Roles:
--- Asherah (lead, female, 18-24)
- Average hourly rate: not available
- Casting locations: nationwide
- Learn more about the scripted show here

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'Throwing Stones'

- Project type: feature film
- Roles:
--- Maddy Walker (lead, female, 13-21)
- Average hourly rate: $20
- Casting locations: nationwide
- Learn more about the feature film here

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'Trivia'

- Project type: short film
- Roles:
--- Patrick (lead, male, 18-28)
--- Alyssa (lead, female, 22-28)
--- Jessie (supporting, male, 20-25)
- Average hourly rate: $12
- Casting locations: Boston, Massachusetts
- Learn more about the short film here

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'Stuck On the Corner of Hope'

- Project type: short film
- Roles:
--- Paul (lead, male, 30-38)
--- Amanda (supporting, female, 25-33)
--- Jackie (lead, female, 28-35)
- Average hourly rate: $31
- Casting locations: Middlesex, New Jersey; Old Bridge, New Jersey
- Learn more about the short film here

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'Fake Out Fray 2: Phantom Phase'

- Project type: feature film
- Roles:
--- Turrell (lead, male, 30-60)
--- Avoka (lead, female, 25-45)
- Average hourly rate: $31
- Casting locations: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Mount Laurel, New Jersey
- Learn more about the feature film here

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