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Netflix Casting Call

Casting call for a new Netflix 1940’s era TV-series will be filming March 4th-8th in the Monterey area.

Looking for Male and Female Paid Background Actors to portray ages mid 20s to mid 50s. Must be available all dates listed above plus one day between Feb. 26th-March 1st for fitting.

Men must need to have hair that is short on sides and back and and long enough on top to part and comb over. Men must be willing to let us cut your hair to match the period. Women need shoulder length hair or shorter, no heavily highlighted hair, natural look!

Please email two CURRENT, CLEAR photos (we do not want professional photos) one full body and one selfie of your face along with your phone number, the area in which you, and the following details:
Men-please include: height, weight, coat and shoe size.
Women-please include: height, weight, dress and shoe size.

Please submit ASAP.

Submit information to:

“COSMOS” Casting Call

From time to time MCFC is asked to get the word out when productions are looking for background extras.  This request just arrived…

Sande Alessi Casting has specific needs for a mid-June “COSMOS” TV shoot in the Monterey Area! They’re looking for an African-American male, 6-foot to 6-foot three inches as a stand-in, and newborn Asian babies, female newborns 0-3 months old, twins preferred, but open to single babies as well.  Interested? Email a current photo, sizes, and contact information to:  with “Monterey” in the subject line.

This casting team was behind Pirates of the Caribbean, Kong Skull Island and many others.