Production on the third season of the Showtime television drama series Billions has begun and an open casting call has gone out seeking various types to work on the series throughout filming. Billions stars Academy Award nominee Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis and was created by Brian Koppleman, David Levien and Andrew Ross Sorkin. It premiered on Showtime on January 17th 2016. The series is loosely based on the activities of crusading federal prosecutor of financial crimes Preet Bharara, the former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York and his legal battles with hedge fund manager Steve Cohen of S.A.C. Capital Advisors.
Filming is taking place in NYC through March 2018. The casting director is currently seeking the following to work on the series:
- MALE BASKETBALL AND HANDBALL PLAYERS– Seeking SAG/NONUNION Male basketball players and handball players, Ages 21-39, all ethnicities. Seeking real teams and players, semi-professional to professional skill level. Also seeking teams who play at West 4th St court, or similar groups.Works 1/8/18. Please put “FACEBOOK BASKETBALL/HANDBALL PLAYER” in the email subject line.
- FEMALE MODELS – Seeking Female Models, all ethnicities, ages 21-38, height, 5’6+. Works 12/19. Must have full day availability. Please write “FACEBOOK MODELS” in email subject line.
- MALE (NUDE) BODY DOUBLE – Seeking SAG-AFTRA/NONUNION Caucasian Male, fit, height 6’0 or 6’1, light colored hair, to work as NUDE Body Double. Works 12/19. This is a principal contract role. NO TATTOOS. MUST be comfortable being fully nude on set and showing backside nudity on camera. Please put “Facebook, Nude body double” in your email subject line.
- UPSCALE ELITE PARTY TYPES – Seeking SAG-AFTRA/NONUNION Women (ages 21-35) to portray beautiful upscale elite partygoers. Works 12/20. Please put “FACEBOOK, BEAUTIFUL PARTYGOERS” in your email subject line.
- FEMALE DJ – SAG/AFTRA – NONUNION Female 18+ edgy hip type to play DJ. Must have real experience and your own equipment. Works 1/2/20. List your experience in your email. Please put “Facebook, Female DJ” in the subject line.
If you fit any of the above descriptions and are interested please email name, union status (SAG-AFTRA or NONUNION) phone number, height, weight, clothing sizes, any experience you may have and at least 2 current pictures or snapshots (no hats or sunglasses) to email@example.com. Write the role for which you are submitting in the subject line of your email.
Source: Grant Wilfley Casting