for THE OLD MAN, An FX Channel New Drama!

Filming in IDYLLWILD, CA


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Casting Extras to play the role of Townspeople (average working-class folks) and other roles for a 1-day shoot on Wednesday, October 30th in Idyllwild, California



Note regarding age: We ask that you fit the age, not actually be that age.

6 Customers in Café – 40s to 60s years old – Male/Female. Caucasian. Locals and townies.
2 Customers in Café – 20s to 40s years old – Male/Female. Caucasian. Locals and townies.

20 Townspeople with Cars. 20s – 60s years old. Male/Female. Caucasian.  IMPORTANT DETAILS: Preferred: Old pick-up trucks, older SUV’s and Wagons – all the cars need to stay dirty, you do not need to wash your car – No red, black or white cars. IN ADDITION TO YOUR HEADSHOT, YOU MUST SUBMIT A PHOTO OF YOUR CAR (you will receive an additional $25 for use of your parked car).

1 Café Barista – Male – 20s – 30s. Must have experience as a barista.


HOURS: Call time: 5:30 AM  – Wrap 12:00 PM (Good chance it might go longer so do not plan anything for the day).
DATE: Wednesday, October 30, 2019.
LOCATION: Idyllwild, CA. IMPORTANT: Hwy 243 from Interstate 10 is closed. Use alternates routes. If you are Coachella Valley-based, you might want to consider Hwy 74 from Palm Desert.
PAY: $125 per 8 hours, plus overtime. $20 for Mileage. $25 for car use.
PHOTO SUBMISSION: Seeking normal photos; cell-phone okay. Little to no make-up preferred. Nothing dressed up or studio polished. If you are offering your car as a prop, you must include a current photo. Keep in mind, this is a scene of a small-town working-class community and cars must reflect that.
SPECIAL NOTES: You cannot bring guests to the set. Wardrobe instructions will be shared if you are cast. Don’t make plans for the day – It’s the business. Break a leg!


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