Movie Superstar Dwyane “The Rock” Johnson will be starring in his first major TV series on HBO. Johnson will not only starring in the new comedy series but will also be the executive producer of the show along with his ‘Pain and Gain’ co-star Mark Wahlberg. The show is created by Steve Levinson who also wrote the script for the pilot episode.
Deadline reports that ‘Ballers’ explores the lives of a group of former and current football players and their families, friends, and handlers. Dwyane stars as retired athlete Spencer Strasmore; Omar Benson Miller as Charles, an affable former pro athlete who is searching for his next career; Denzel Washington’s son John David Washington as Ricky, a highly competitive and highly spiritual pro athlete; Rob Corddry as Joe, a financial advisor who tries really hard to fit in; Troy Garity as Jason, a top-tier sports agent; Donovan Carter as Vernon, a deeply family-oriented pro athlete; Jazmyn Simon as Julie, wife of an ex-pro athlete; Taylor Cole as Michaels, an ESPN sideline reporter who is romantically involved with Spencer; and LeToya Luckett as Tina, widow to one of Spencer’s closest friends.
Casting directors in the Miami area is seeking actors to fill small parts in the ½ hour comedy. Extras casting directors with Miami talent casting is seeking talent who will be available starting November in the South Florida area to fill a wide variety of roles. Actors chosen for small parts and feature roles will be paid $750 and those cast for background work will be paid around $70.
Miami Talent is seeking the following:
Extras and featured actors for ‘Ballers’, all ages, all ethnicities, casting by pics and pre-selection for other roles. Send pics, resume and contact asap.
Shoot starts in November. Rates are around $70 for extras and $750 for featured roles.
Please send your submissions to: email@example.com
Football Players, Cheerleaders, Coaches, Reporters, Players Wives, Players Kids, Club Goers,Club Security, Beautiful Bikini Girls, Beach types, Servers and Bartender types.
Please only apply if you are local to South Florida.