HBO’s ‘DMZ’ Casting Calls & Auditions | HBO Casting Calls

Rosario Dawson
New York, NY – June 21, 2018: Rosario Dawson attends the Luke Cage Season 2 premiere at The Edison Ballroom – Image (lev radin / Shutterstock.com)

HBO’sDMZ‘ starring Rosario Dawson is now casting and hiring actors for acting jobs in Atlanta, Georgia.

Casting directors and producers are now hiring various HBO acting jobs in Atlanta, Georgia. Rose Locke Casting is currently hiring background actors, stand-ins, and photo doubles for the new HBO series ‘DMZ’ by Ava Duvernary and starring Rosario Dawson.

About HBO’s ‘DMZ’:

Deadline reports Rosario Dawson will star in the HBO Max Pilot ‘DMZ’ from Ava DuVernay. The Warner Bros. Television series is based on the DC comic book series from Brian Wood and will be directed by Ava DuVernay who will executive produce and show run the show. Writer Roberto Patino will write the series.

The comic book series is published by the Vertigo franchise and it takes place in the future where America is stuck in a bitter civil war, leaving Manhattan a demilitarized zone (DMZ), destroyed and isolated from the rest of the world. Rosario Dawson will play Alma Ortego, a medico who goes on a journey of saving lives while looking for her son. She fights with gangs, militias, warlords, and influencers who control the is new world order, she becomes the hope that the world is missing.

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Stone, Staffordshire / UK – November 17, 2019: HBO max logo on a smartphone covered with popcorn. Concept photo for a new video streaming service. (Editorial credit: Ascannio / Shutterstock.com)

‘DMZ’ is DuVernay’s second DC project. She is currently working on a movie adaptation of Jack Kirby’s ‘New Gods’. DMZ will be produced by DuVernay’s Array Filmworks in association with Warner Bros. Television.

Dawson recently finished working on the USA Network series ‘Briarpatch‘, which filmed in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She is expected to have a one-year deal for the ‘Briarpatch’ series.

This is not Dawson’s first comic book production. She appeared in the ‘Sin City’ movies. She also appeared in the Netflix Marvel series including ‘Daredevil‘, ‘Iron Fist’, ‘The Defenders’, and ‘Luke Cage’. She is also the voice of Wonder Woman on several DC animated productions, the voice of Batgirl in The Lego Batman Movie. Most recently, she appeared int he final season of The CW’s ‘Jane the Virgin’ and ‘Zombieland: Double Tap’, which also filmed in Atlanta, Georgia.

How to audition for a speaking role?

Luke Cage
New York, NY – June 21, 2018: Allie Goss, Cheo Hodari Coker, Simone Missick, Mike Colter, Rosario Dawson, Mustafa Shakir attend the Luke Cage Season 2 premiere at The Edison Ballroom ( lev radin / Shutterstock.com
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HBO’s ‘DMZ’ acting auditions:

According to IMDB, Alexis Booth and Mike Page are the executives in charge of casting for the ‘DMZ’ HBO series. Alexis Booth is most known for working on the casting department for several hit movies including ‘X-Men: First Class’, ‘Jack and Jill’, and ‘Wrecked’. According to Mike Page’s biography, Page worked ABC’s ‘Brothers & Sisters’ and in pre-production for the feature film ‘Twilight’. Casting credits include working on hit shows such as Weeds, Community, Arrow, Raising Hope, My Name is Earl, Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior, The Defenders, The Ex List, Alcatraz & Fringe. Page also managed casting at TNT & TBS and later for TruTV and HBO Max as Director of Casting, working on pilots & series such as Animal Kingdom, Claws, Wrecked, Angie Tribeca, Love Life, Station Eleven, Search Party, etc.

For a TV series this big, casting directors are contacting talent through talent agencies. If you are interested in a speaking role in the upcoming new season contact your talent agent for an audition. If you do not have an agent, check out our guide to landing an acting agent here. Check out our list of talent agencies you should know below:

Extras Casting Calls

To audition for a background acting job in the upcoming HBO series ‘DMZ’, check out the Atlanta casting calls below:

How to apply:

HBO’s ‘DMZ’ Extras Casting Call

Teen Gang Casting Call

// YOUNG & FREE //

Casting Males & Females, ages 18-21 to portray members of a teen gang.

**MUST SUBMIT PHOTOS LOOKING WILD CRAZY

**THIS ROLE IS HAND-SELECTED BY THE DIRECTOR!**

DATE: March 6th
RATE: $80/8
LOCATION: Atlanta, GA

HOW TO SUBMIT:
To apply, please send name, age, height, weight, phone number & 3 photos to [email protected]

Subject: WILD CHILD

Musicians Casting Call

// CALLING ALL FUNKY COOL MUSICIANS //
**MUST SUBMIT VIDEOS PLAYING INSTRUMENTS**

Casting Musicians with cool, eclectic style to portray street musicians.
All Instruments Welcome: Drums, Bongos, Violin, Fiddles, Keyboard, Harmonium, Didgeridoo, etc.
**Specifically Moon drum, Handpan drum, Steel drum**

DATE: March 6th
RATE: TBD
LOCATION: Atlanta, GA

HOW TO SUBMIT:
To apply, please send name, age, height, weight, phone number, instrument you play & 3 photos (headshot, full length & a dated selfie) to [email protected]

Subject: STREET MUSICIAN

Hispanic Kid Actors Casting Call

// HISPANIC KID PHOTO DOUBLE //
5’1 FEMALE CASTING

Casting a 5’0-5’2 Hispanic Girl, size 14kids clothing to photo double for an actress.

DATES: 2/19, 2/21, 3/6
RATE: $120/8
LOCATION: Atlanta, GA

HOW TO SUBMIT:
To apply, please send child’s name, age, height, weight & 3 photos of the child (headshot, full length & a dated selfie), along with parent name & phone number to [email protected]

Subject: N DOUBLE

Diner Scene Casting Call

// DMZ CASTING //

Casting Males & Females, open ethnicity, ages 18+ to portray diner patrons
**Please list if you own a car between 2000-2020, that are not red or white**

DATE: Feb 27th
RATE: $80/8 (+$35 car bump, if booked with car)
LOCATION: Downtown Atlanta

HOW TO SUBMIT:
To apply, please send name, age, height, weight, phone number & 3 photos (1 must be a recent dated selfie), plus the make, model, year, color & a photo of the car to [email protected]

Subject DINER or DINER w/ CAR

Photo Double Casting Call

// AFRICAN AMERICAN BOY CASTING //

Casting an African American boy, 4’4-4’6 to photo double for an actor.

DATE: 2/19, 2/21, 2/27, 3/6, 3/8 & 3/14
RATE: $120/8 per day
LOCATION: Atlanta, GA

HOW TO SUBMIT:
To apply, please send name, age, height, weight, phone number, a headshot, full length photo and dated selfie to [email protected]

Subject: O DOUBLE

ADDICTION

Seeking very thin men and women to portray drug addicts

All Ethnicities – Ages 18 and over

Rate: 80/8

Date: 2.28 (most important day) , 3/5

Don’t need to be avail both dates
Subject: Addiction
Submission picture note:
Please take pictures that reflect the look we are going for please. Get creative! No makeup and hair unkempt

HOW TO SUBMIT:

Please email 3 recent color pictures (Head, body and recent dated selfie), name, age and telephone number
to: [email protected].

Asian Cartel
Seeking tough Asian men and women / Age 18 and over

Date: March 4th

Rate: 150/12
Subject: ASIAN CARTEL
Submission picture note:
This pictures should be natural makeup and hair groomed –
not glamour shot! Show your toughness!

HOW TO SUBMIT:

Please email 3 recent color pictures (Head, body and recent dated selfie), name, age and telephone number
to: [email protected].

MILITARY
Seeking men and women to portray military
All ethnicities – Men and Women – Age 18 and over

Dates: 2/21, 2.26, 2/29, 3/1
do not need to be avail all dates – we will check avail

Experience – 175/8 (real active military experience)
Please list experience in body of email

No military experience – 80/8

Haircut bump $10 – men are required to get military cut
men must be clean shaven or willing to shave
Subject: MILITARYSubmission picture note:
this pictures should be natural makeup and hair groomed – not glamour shot!

HOW TO SUBMIT:

Please email 3 recent color pictures (Head, body and recent dated selfie), name, age and telephone number
to: [email protected].

NYPD

Seeking men and women to portray NYPD
All ethnicities – Men and Women – Age 25 and over

Rate: 80/8

Date: Saturday 2/29 and Sunday 3/1

Location: Midtown

Subject: NYPD

Submission picture note: this pictures should be natural makeup and hair groomed – not glamour shot!

HOW TO SUBMIT:

Please email 3 recent color pictures (Head, body and recent dated selfie), name, age and telephone number
to: [email protected].

ITALIAN
Seeking Men and Women of Italian decent – or look like it!
We need regular types, tough types, ALL TYPES
Ages 18 and overDates March 6th (we will ask a few additional dates as well)

Rate: 80/8

Subject: ITALIAN

Submission picture note:
We are lookign for a range of people here regular types and unkempt types – get creative!

HOW TO SUBMIT:

Please email 3 recent color pictures (Head, body and recent dated selfie), name, age and telephone number
to: [email protected].

HISPANIC

Seeking Men and Women – Ages 18 and over
We need regular types, tough types, ALL TYPESDates March 6th (we will ask a few additional dates as well)

Rate: 80/8

Subject: HISPANIC

Submission picture note:
We are lookign for a range of people here regular types and unkempt types – get creative!

HOW TO SUBMIT:

Please email 3 recent color pictures (Head, body and recent dated selfie), name, age and telephone number
to: [email protected].

BIRACIAL
Seeking Biracial Men and Women – Ages 18 and over
We need regular types, tough types, ALL TYPES

Dates March 6th (we will ask a few additional dates as well)
Rate: 80/8
Subject: BIRACIAL

Submission picture note:
We are lookign for a range of people here regular types and unkempt types – get creative!

HOW TO SUBMIT:

Please email 3 recent color pictures (Head, body and recent dated selfie), name, age and telephone number
to: [email protected].

AFRICAN AMERICAN
Seeking African American Men and Women – Ages 18 and over
We need regular types, tough types, ALL TYPES

Dates March 6th (we will ask a few additional dates as well)
Rate: 80/8
Subject: AFRICAN AMERICAN

Submission picture note:
We are lookign for a range of people here regular types and unkempt types – get creative!

HOW TO SUBMIT:

Please email 3 recent color pictures (Head, body and recent dated selfie), name, age and telephone number
to: [email protected].

Greeks

Seeking Greek men and women / Age 18 and over

Dates: TBD

Rate: 80/8
Subject: GREEKSubmission picture note:
We are looking for a range of people here regular types and unkempt types – get creative!

HOW TO SUBMIT:

Please email 3 recent color pictures (Head, body and recent dated selfie), name, age and telephone number
to: [email protected].

TATTOO
Seeking Men and Women with Tattoos and Piercings
Any Ethnicity / Age 18 and over

Dates: March 6th

(we will ask a few additional dates as well)

Rate: 80/8

Subject: TATTED UP

People with unique and eccentric hairstyles- Mohawks, dreads, colorful etc…
Men and Women / Any Ethnicity / Age 18 and over

Dates March 6th (we will ask a few additional dates as well)

Rate: 80/8
Subject: ECCENTRIC HAIR

HOW TO SUBMIT:

Please email 3 recent color pictures (Head, body and recent dated selfie), name, age and telephone number
to: [email protected].

CHARACTER FACES
Seeking those with lots of character, Wrinkles, Hard faces.
Faces that tell a story on their own! Rough looking

Rate: 80/8

Date: March 6th (we will ask a few additional dates as well)

Subject: CHARACTER

Submission picture note:
No makeup and hair unkempt

HOW TO SUBMIT:

Please email 3 recent color pictures (Head, body and recent dated selfie), name, age and telephone number
to: [email protected].

PATIENTS

Sickly patient types – very sick – thin framed and more
Any Ethnicity / Age 18 and over

Rate: 80/8

Date: March 12th or 13th
Subject: PATIENTSubmission picture note:
No makeup and hair unkempt


HOW TO SUBMIT:Please email 3 recent color pictures (Head, body and recent dated selfie), name, age and telephone number
to: [email protected].
Manhattan Types

We are seeking men and women of all ethnicities to portray people living in Manhatten. Ages 18 and over
You must be agile as this will be a more active scene where you are walking in chaotic environment. It will be fun and very memorable but want to be clear on the scene.

Rate: 80/8

Date: Saturday 2/29 and Sunday 3/1

Location: Midtown
Subject: MANHATTEN
Submission picture note:
this pictures should be natural makeup and hair groomed –
not glamour shot!

HOW TO SUBMIT:

Please email 3 recent color pictures (Head, body and recent dated selfie), name, age and telephone number
to: [email protected].

// DMZ CASTING NOTICE //

Casting Super Skinny Males & Females, ages 18-50s with edgy and rough looks.
Men should not be clean cut/shaven.

DATE: TBD
RATE: $80/8
LOCATION: Atlanta, GA

HOW TO SUBMIT:
To apply, please send name, age, height, weight, phone number & 3 photos to [email protected]

Subject: SUPER SKINNY

Hispanics Casting Call

We will be Casting Ava Duvernay’s brand new HBO series “DMZ” starring Rosario Dawson!

Get ready for lots of casting notices to be posted in the days to come, but let’s get started tonight.
Who’s Ready???

HISPANIC CASTING

Casting Hispanic Males & Females, ages 18-70 to work on this brand new series.

DATES: TBD
RATE: $80/8
LOCATION: Atlanta, GA

HOW TO SUBMIT:
To apply, please send name, age, height, weight, phone number & 3 photos (1 must be a recent dated photo!) to [email protected]

Subject: HISPANIC MALE or HISPANIC FEMALE

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