Production is currently underway on season 2 of the FX comedy-drama TV series, Atlanta. A casting call has gone out seeking various types to work on the series as paid background and featured talent. The critically acclaimed series was created by and stars Donald Glover, and has won two Golden Globe Awards one for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy and Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy for Glover and two Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series and Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series making Glover the first black person to win an Emmy for the category of Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series.
The series follows Earn (Donald Glover) during his daily life in Atlanta, Georgia, as he tries to redeem himself in the eyes of his ex-girlfriend (the mother of his daughter), his parents, and his cousin, who raps under the stage name “Paper Boi”. Having dropped out of Princeton University, Earn has no money and no home, and so he alternates between staying with his parents and his girlfriend. Once he realizes that his cousin is on the verge of stardom, he desperately seeks to reconnect in order to improve his life and the life of his daughter, Lotti.
Two weeks after the series premiered on September 6, 2016, FX announced that Atlanta had been renewed for a second season that will air in 2018. Filming is taking place in Atlanta, GA of course. The casting director is currently seeking the following:
- ASIAN KIDS – Seeking Asian kids ages 11 to 18 needed to portray students at a school. Works 11/14. Please put “ASIAN STUDENT” in email subject line.
- HISPANIC AND BLACK MALES – Seeking Hispanic and Black males ages 18 to 20, Must look like you are still in high school. Works 11/8 and 11/15. Must be available both days. Please put “TEEN FRIEND” in the email subject line.
- AFRICAN-AMERICAN BARBERS – Seeking African-American Males, Ages 30 to 60 to portray barbers in a barbershop scene. This works 2 days 11/10 and 11/16. Please put “BARBERSHOP” in the email subject line.
- HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS– Seeking African-American, Caucasian and Hispanic Males & Females ages 13 to 18 to portray high school students. This will film in the Stockbridge area and works multiple dates 11/9, 11/10, 11/13, 11/14, 11/15 & 11/16. Please put “EDUCATION” in the email subject line.
- TEACHERS AND FACULTY STAFF – Seeking African-American, Caucasian and Hispanic Males & Females ages 25 TO 65 to portray teachers and faculty staff at a local high school. This will film in the Stockbridge area and works multiple dates 11/9, 11/10, 11/13, 11/14, 11/15 & 11/16. Please out “EDUCATION” in the email subject line.
If you would like to submit yourself or child for any for any of the above roles please email 3 pictures (face, chest up, full body) make sure they are clear and well-lit, your name, contact info, location, age, height and weight to: Submissions@CatrettCasting.com
Source: Rose Locke Casting