Grant Wilfley Casting

Grant Wilfley Casting Grant Wilfley Casting provides background casting for film, television and commercial projects.
Since 1992, Grant Wilfley Casting has been providing exceptional service to the New York film, television and commercial industry. We offer a complete package to both producers and directors, providing top-notch casting for principal players, day players, and background performers.

Grant Wilfley Casting is a New York-based casting office specializing in background casting for film and television.

Mission: We bring directors' visions to life and make actors' dreams come true. "The only drama is in the script."

Grant Wilfley Casting is seeking NONUNION men and women, 18-mid 20s age range, to portray Teen Subway Passengers for the...
05/15/2019

Grant Wilfley Casting is seeking NONUNION men and women, 18-mid 20s age range, to portray Teen Subway Passengers for the upcoming Steven Spielberg film "West Side Story".

Tentative shoot dates June 20th, July 13th, July 14th, & August 3rd. These are EXTERIOR scenes filming in NYC area. WOMEN will fit Monday 5/20. MEN will fit Tuesday 5/21.

Must be local to the tri-state area

Summer season wardrobe. NO VISIBLE TATTOOS. Requires a fitting beforehand. The film is set in the 1950s so hair is important. MEN: must have natural colored hair, with full length all over. NO FADES, NO CREW CUTS, NO EDGING, NO LINE UPS. Also must be willing to let the hair department cut/ trim your hair to the appropriate length. Google 1950s men hairstyles. MEN MUST BE CLEAN SHAVEN! NO FACIAL HAIR! MEN MUST BE OK GROWING OUT HAIR & RECEIVING A PERIOD HAIRCUT!!

WOMEN: must have natural colored hair- no highlights, ombre, streaks, etc. No wigs or extensions. All hair will be ABOVE shoulder-length or you must be willing to let our hair department cut your hair to the appropriate length. WOMEN MUST BE OK RECEIVING A PERIOD HAIRCUT IF HAIR IS SHOULDER-LENGTH OR LONGER!!

If interested please send the following to [email protected]:
-NAME
-CELL #
-UNION STATUS
-SIZES (MEN: height, weight, jacket, neck x sleeve, waist x inseam, shoe, WOMEN: height, weight, dress/pant size, bust x waist x hip, and shoe sizes )
-confirm available for fitting & work dates
-confirm you are comfortable with hair requirements
-recent color photos of your current look THAT CLEARLY SHOW CURRENT HAIR LENGTH AND COLOR (no filters, no sunglasses, no hats, no headshots)

Make the subject line: FB TEEN SUBWAY

#casting #extrascasting #hbo #westsidestory #acting #nycfilm #nycactor #nyc #backgroundcasting #subway #stevenspielberg #spielberg #1950s #musical #musicaltheatre

05/14/2019

GWC is seeking SAG-AFTRA & NON-UNION Caucasian Girls ages 10-13, height 4'9"-4'10" with brown or brownish red hair for photo double work on for the film CLIFFORD. This would be needed for the duration of the shoot, June through July. Shoots in NYC area and Long Island, NY

Pays SAG Photo double rate, $199/8hrs.

Tentative shoot dates:
6/9-6/13, 6/16-6/20, 6/23-6/27, 6/30-7/3,
7/7-7/11, 7/14-7/18, 7/22-7/26, 7/29-8/2,
8/5-9/9, 8/12-8/16, 8/19-8/20

Please note:
-Everyone must have valid, unexpired, unrestricted US-issued ID
-Child must have valid NY child performer work permit and trust account

Please email [email protected] with:
-Child's Full name
-Child's age and date of birth
-Child's Union Status
-does your child have a valid NY child performer work permit? If so, what is the expiration date?
-Phone number
- Full availability for dates listed (note any conflicts)
-all of your child's sizes: Men:Height, Weight, jacket, shirt size (S,M,L,XL), neck, sleeve, waist, inseam, and shoe sizes; Women: Height, Weight, shirt size (S,M,L,XL), bust, waist, hips, dress, and shoe.
-2-3 good quality selfies that clearly depict your current look and current hair length (no headshots please) full body and close up photos
-confirm you are a Tri-State area local
-what IDs can you provide for your child's I9? (please note if you have a visa or restricted ID of any kind)
-note when your child's last day of school is.

We will let you know if we are able to get your child on.

Please write in the subject line of your email: "FB, Photo Double"

#gwc #gwci #city #actor #acting #actress #nyc #ny #privateschool #summerbreak #child #kids #childactor #schoolkid #clifford #film

GWCI is seeking NON-UNION MEN AND WOMEN 20's - 30's with dark hair to portray Caucasian Wedding Guest. Works 5/22 CONEY ...
05/14/2019

GWCI is seeking NON-UNION MEN AND WOMEN 20's - 30's with dark hair to portray Caucasian Wedding Guest. Works 5/22 CONEY ISLAND, Exteriors for UCP Project!!

WOMEN:
*Must be available to attend fitting on Monday 5/20
*Specifically seeking dress sizes 2, 4, and 6 (to fit specific costumes)

MEN:
*Specifically seeking 5'9 - 6'0 ft. Jacket sizes 38-42 (to fit specific costumes)
DO NOT SUBMIT IF YOU ARE NOT JACKET SIZES 38 - 42 (You will NOT have to attend a fitting)

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You may email current photos to [email protected] please change subject line to read "FB WEDDING GUEST" and include the following in the body of your email:

-Name
-Confirm NON-UNION
-Phone #
-Current NON-PROFESSIONAL photos (please include several photos including full body and selfies so we can see your current look)
-Any visible tattoos
-What IDs will you bring for your i9? (if you have a VISA or Employment Authorization Card, please let us know!)
-Current sizes: WOMEN: Height, weight, dress, bust x waist x hip, shoes. MEN: height, weight, jacket, neck x sleeve, waist x inseam, shoes
-OK with wearing costume mask
-Fully Avail 5/22
-MEN ONLY: Do you own a tux? (not required) What color(s)?
-WOMEN ONLY: Available for fitting 5/20

*YOU MUST INCLUDE ALL THE REQUIRED INFO TO BE CONSIDERED*

GWC is seeking SAG-AFTRA & NON-UNION kids ages 10-13 for background work to portray Private School Kids for the film CLI...
05/10/2019

GWC is seeking SAG-AFTRA & NON-UNION kids ages 10-13 for background work to portray Private School Kids for the film CLIFFORD. Tentative shoot dates are 6/16, 6/18, 6/19, & 7/3 in NYC area.

Please note:
-Everyone must have valid, unexpired, unrestricted US-issued ID
-Child must have valid NY child performer work permit and trust account

Please email [email protected] with:
-Child's Full name
-Child's age and date of birth
-Child's Union Status
-does your child have a valid NY child performer work permit? If so, what is the expiration date?
-Phone number
- Full availability on 6/16, 6/18, 6/19, & 7/3
-all of your child's sizes: Men:Height, Weight, jacket, shirt size (S,M,L,XL), neck, sleeve, waist, inseam, and shoe sizes; Women: Height, Weight, shirt size (S,M,L,XL), bust, waist, hips, dress, and shoe.
-2-3 good quality selfies that clearly depict your current look and current hair length (no headshots please) full body and close up photos
-confirm you are a Tri-State area local
-what IDs can you provide for your child's I9? (please note if you have a visa or restricted ID of any kind)

-note when your child's last day of school is.

We will let you know if we are able to get your child on.

Please write in the subject line of your email: "FB, Private School kid"

#gwc #gwci #city #actor #acting #actress #nyc #ny #privateschool #summerbreak #child #kids #childactor #schoolkid #clifford #film

GWC is seeking SAG/NU Men and Women to portray 1980s Doctors with REAL Medical Experience for work on HBO's The Deuce!Fi...
05/10/2019

GWC is seeking SAG/NU Men and Women to portray 1980s Doctors with REAL Medical Experience for work on HBO's The Deuce!

Fitting Monday 5/13 or Tuesday 5/14 in Queens
Works Wednesday 5/15 in NYC

Please note;
-NO visible tattoos
-Must be ok working around atmospheric smoke
-Must have 1980s appropriate hair

Rate: $180/8hrs

Please email [email protected] with:
-name
-union status
-avail to fit 5/13 or 5/14
-avail for work 5/15
-all sizes: MEN- height, weight, suit, shirt, pants, and shoe / WOMEN- height, weight, bust-waist-hip, dress, and shoe
-2-3 recent photos showing your current look and hair
-please detail your medical experience
-what ID can you provide for your I9? (please note if you have a restricted ID or visa of any kind)
-do you have tattoos?
-are you ok working around atmospheric smoke?
-phone number

Please write in the subject line: "FACEBOOK, REAL MEDICAL EXPERIENCE."

PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT IF YOU'VE ALREADY WORKED!

#gwc #gwci #ny #nyc #hbo #thedeuce #80s #1980s #doctors #nurses #medical #md #medicalexperience #hospital #dr #actor #actress #acting

GWCI is seeking NONUNION children ages 6 - 14 to portray 1960's Amusement Park Kids. Works Tuesday 5/14 in Rye, NY with ...
05/09/2019

GWCI is seeking NONUNION children ages 6 - 14 to portray 1960's Amusement Park Kids. Works Tuesday 5/14 in Rye, NY with fitting TODAY MONDAY 5/13 in MANHATTAN. Exterior work for the featured film Newark!

PAID WORK! Nonunion rate is $165/10hrs.

Must not have been previously fit for this, or been contacted for this work already!

Girls must have collar bone hair or shorter, or be willing to cut it to collar bone length!

If interested/available, please email [email protected] and change subject line to read "FB Amusement Park Kids - AVAIL 5/14" Please include the following in the body of the email:
-Your Child's Name
-Parent/Guardian Name
-Union status
-Phone #
-Age & Date of Birth of your child(ren)
-Photos & Clothing sizes of your child(ren)
-Expiration of your child's NYS Work Permit & if you have a trust account set up
-Fully avail 5/13 & 5/14 for fitting

#GWCI #kidcasting #nyc #castingcall #backgroundwork #newark #amusementpark #RyePlayland #actor

GWC is seeking SAG-AFTRA/Non-Union 6-8 year old Caucasian boy with dark hair to portray a young version of a principal c...
05/09/2019

GWC is seeking SAG-AFTRA/Non-Union 6-8 year old Caucasian boy with dark hair to portray a young version of a principal character for a still photo shoot on an UNTITLED MOTION PICTURE FROM MAJOR FILM STUDIO. This is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday 5/28 in the NYC area. All children must have valid NY work permit and trust account set up to work.

Please email [email protected] with the subject line marked "FB BOY - STILL PHOTO" and provide ALL (!) of the following information:

-Full name
-Confirm if your child is a SAG-AFTRA member or Non-Union
-Confirm your child has a valid NY child performer work permit and trust account set up
-Phone number
-Confirm availability for Tuesday 5/28 in the NYC area
-Please note all your child's sizes: height, weight, jacket, neck/shoulder, waist/inseam, shoe size.
-Age and date of birth
-What form of US issued you can provide for their I9
-Multiple selfies / full body shots to show their current look

We will reach out if we think your child has a good look for this.

#GWC #Casting #Background #Film #Movie #Kid #Boy #May #Six #Eight #Still #Photos #Stillphotos #Studio

GRANT WILFLEY CASTING IS SEEKING SAG-AFTRA/NON-UNION CAUCASIAN MALE DRUMMERS FOR HBO'S NEW SERIES 'THE PLOT AGAINST AMER...
05/09/2019

GRANT WILFLEY CASTING IS SEEKING SAG-AFTRA/NON-UNION CAUCASIAN MALE DRUMMERS FOR HBO'S NEW SERIES 'THE PLOT AGAINST AMERICA.' !!PAID!! !!SPECIAL ABILITY RATE!!

Works Wed 5/29. This will be interior work, filming in the Westchester area. Production will provide transportation from Manhattan. Fitting TBD (between 5/17 and 5/24) in Queens.

Must be comfortable receiving a 1940s haircut & being around atmospheric smoke! This is a period project so please no wool allergies due to period costumes!

If interested (or know someone who is) please send the following to [email protected]:
-NAME
-CELL #
-UNION STATUS
-SIZES (height, weight, jacket, neck x sleeve, waist x inseam, shoe)
-confirm available on 5/29
-note if you're comfortable receiving a 1940s haircut & being around atmospheric smoke
-note all drumming experience (how long, in what capacity, what types of drums)
-if you have snare drum experience, please note in what capacity
-recent color photos of your current look (no filters, no sunglasses, no hats)
-a video of you drumming, if possible

Make the subject line: FB DRUMMER

#casting #extrascasting #hbo #theplotagainstamerica #acting #nycfilm #nycactor #nyc #backgroundcasting #drummer #nycdrummer #nycdrum #drum #snaredrum

GWC is seeking NON-UNION Men and Women, 20s-40s to portray 1980s Punks for work on HBO's THE DEUCE!Fitting Thursday 5/9 ...
05/08/2019

GWC is seeking NON-UNION Men and Women, 20s-40s to portray 1980s Punks for work on HBO's THE DEUCE!

Fitting Thursday 5/9 in Queens
Works Friday 5/10

Please note:
-NO visible tattoos
-NO piercings that look too modern (gauges, etc)
-Must be ok working around atmospheric smoke
-Must have 1980s punk appropriate hair

NU bg rate: $165/10hrs

Please email [email protected] with:
-name
-confirm you are non-union
-avail for fitting 5/9
-avail for work 5/10
-all sizes: MEN- height, weight, suit, shirt, pants, and shoe / WOMEN- height, weight, bust-waist-hip, dress, and shoe
-2-3 recent photos showing your current look and hair!
-do you have tattoos?
-are you ok working around atmospheric smoke?
-what ID can you provide for your I9? (please note if you have a restricted ID or visa of any kind)
-phone number

Please write in the subject line: "FACEBOOK, 80S PUNKS.'

#gwc #gwci #ny #nyc #hbo #thedeuce #80s #1980s #punks #punkrock #punk #80spunks #television #tv

Grant Wilfley Casting is seeking the following for HBO TV series, "The Deuce" starring James Franco & Maggie Gyllenhaal:...
05/08/2019

Grant Wilfley Casting is seeking the following for HBO TV series, "The Deuce" starring James Franco & Maggie Gyllenhaal: NON-UNION Men & Women, 18 - 60s, to portray 1980s Upscale/Upper East Side Types

**MUST HAVE 1980s PERIOD APPROPRIATE HAIR
**NO VISIBLE TATTOOS
**MUST BE COMFORTABLE WORKING AROUND ATMOSPHERIC SMOKE

These scenes are schedule to work Tuesday 5/14
You will need to attend a wardrobe fitting tomorrow Thursday 5/9 in Queens

If interested/available please email in to [email protected] and change subject line to read "FACEBOOK, UES Type" and include in the body of the email the following info:

-Name
-Union Status
-Phone #
-Current photo showing hair length and look
-All wardrobe sizes: MEN- Height, Weight, Jacket, Neck/Sleeve, Waist/Inseam, & Shoe // WOMEN- Height, Weight, Dress, Bust/Waist/Hip, & Shoe
-Confirm no visible tattoos
-Please note comfortable working interior/exterior scenes
-Please note comfortable working around atmospheric smoke
-Confirm avail for fitting dates mentioned (Thursday 5/9)
-Confirm full avail for work date Tuesday 5/14
-What forms of ID you'll bring to fill out I-9 paperwork

PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT IF YOU'VE ALREADY WORKED OR BEEN CONTACTED ABOUT ANOTHER ROLE/SCENE THIS SEASON!!!

GWCI is seeking NONUNION to portray pedestrians with WHITE ELECTRIC cars for UCP Project! Works TBD date in July.Please ...
05/07/2019

GWCI is seeking NONUNION to portray pedestrians with WHITE ELECTRIC cars for UCP Project! Works TBD date in July.

Please note the year, color, make and model of your white electric car!

Feel free to submit if you have a hybrid! Or a Nissan Leaf, Chevy Bolt, Audi E-Tron, Kia Soul, Teslas, BMW, Fiat, Ford Focus, Hyundai Kona, Nyundai NEXO, etc.

PAID WORK! $165/10hrs nonunion rate + $37.50 car bump!

Please submit by emailing [email protected] and change subject line to read "FB WHITE ELECTRIC CARS" and include the following information in the body of your email:
-Name
-Union Status
-Phone #
-Year, color, make and model of your electric car
-Photo of your electric car
-Photos of yourself

#electriccars #hybrid #toyota #tesla #Mitsubishi #ChevroletVoltEV #Nissan #BMW #FordFocus #gwci #backstage #castingcall #NYC

GWC is seeking SAGAFTRA or NON-UNION Caucasian Male to portray a VERY featured, VERY thin, frail looking 1980s AIDS pati...
05/07/2019

GWC is seeking SAGAFTRA or NON-UNION Caucasian Male to portray a VERY featured, VERY thin, frail looking 1980s AIDS patient on HBO's The Deuce!

Works Wednesday 5/15 in Manhattn

SAG bg rate: $170/8hrs
NU bg rate: $165/10hrs

Please note:
-NO visible tattoos
-Must be ok working around atmospheric smoke
-Must be 18 or older & local to the NY area to work
-Must be comfortable laying in a hospital bed/gurney

Please email [email protected] with:
-name
-union status
-avail for 5/15
-all sizes: height, weight, suit, shirt, pants, and shoe
-4-5 recent photos showing your current look and hair + full body photos so we can clearly see your body type (no head shots!)
-do you have tattoos?
-confirm you are over 18
-confirm you are local to NY area
-are you ok working around atmospheric smoke?
-are you ok laying on a hospital bed or gurney?
-what ID can you provide for your I9? (please note if you have a restricted ID or visa of any kind)
-phone number

Please write in the subject line: "Facebook, Featured AIDS Patient."

#gwc #gwci #hbo #thedeuce #tv #television #1980s #80s #80shair #aids #aidspatient #thin #skinny #runners #actor #acting #background #extra #featured #ny #nyc

GRANT WILFLEY CASTING IS SEEKING SAG-AFTRA/NON-UNION TO PORTRAY FEATURED NORWEGIAN MALE FOR HBO'S SERIES 'THE PLOT AGAIN...
05/06/2019

GRANT WILFLEY CASTING IS SEEKING SAG-AFTRA/NON-UNION TO PORTRAY FEATURED NORWEGIAN MALE FOR HBO'S SERIES 'THE PLOT AGAINST AMERICA.'

Works Thurs 6/6. This will be exterior work, filming in the Long Island area. Production will provide transportation from Manhattan. Fitting TBD will be in Queens.

Must be comfortable receiving a 1940s haircut & must be comfortable riding a bike. Please note if you can speak Norwegian.

This is a period project so please no wool allergies due to period costumes.

If interested please send the following to [email protected]:
-NAME
-CELL #
-UNION STATUS
-SIZES (height, weight, jacket, neck x sleeve, waist x inseam, shoe)
-confirm available on 6/6
-note if you're comfortable receiving a 1940s haircut
-note if you are comfortable riding a bike
-note if you speak Norwegian
-recent color photos of your current look (no filters, no sunglasses, no hats)

Make the subject line: FB NORWEGIAN MAN

#casting #extrascasting #hbo #theplotagainstamerica #norwegian #norway #norwegianmale #acting #nycfilm #nycactor #nyc #backgroundcasting

GWCI is seeking SAG-AFTRA / NON-UNION Motorcycle/Biker type to portray Caucasian Man Receiving Chest Tattoo for featured...
05/06/2019

GWCI is seeking SAG-AFTRA / NON-UNION Motorcycle/Biker type to portray Caucasian Man Receiving Chest Tattoo for featured background work on an upcoming feature film project from a major motion picture studio. Tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, July 16th in the NYC area. Specifically seeking men with tattoos all over their body who have proper clearance from their tattoo artist.

Must be comfortable receiving fake chest tattoo for the scene. Must be comfortable having production apply ADDITIONAL fake tattoos, including a Confederate flag and other TBD tattoos.

Please email [email protected] with the subject line marked "FB TATTOO MAN" and provide the following info in the body of your email:

-Full name
-Confirm if you are a SAG-AFTRA member or Non-Union
-Phone number
-Confirm availability for Tuesday 7/16
-Confirm comfortable having production apply fake Confederate flag tattoo and other TBD fake tattoos
-Confirm comfortable receiving fake tattoo in the scene
-Note any other tattoos you have, and confirm proper clearance from the artist
-What form of US issued ID you can provide for your I9
-Height and weight
-Multiple selfies / full body shots to show your current look

#GWCI #Casting #BackgroundWork #Actor #Film #NYC #FeatureFilm #Tattoos #Tattoo #Ink #Biker #Motorcycles

Address

241 W 30th St
New York, NY
10001

General information

Grant Wilfley has been a leader in New York City’s film industry for more than 20 years. Dating back to when Grant Wilfley Casting operated under the name Joy Todd Casting, and later Todd/Wilfley, some of the biggest projects ever to film in New York have asked Grant Wilfley to assist in their casting needs. In 2006, Grant Wilfley Casting was voted the best Film/TV casting director in New York by the readers of Backstage. In 2007, Grant Wilfley Casting expanded with a satellite office in Connecticut. Expansion continued in January 2008 with the opening of Grant Wilfley Casting’s Boston office. Instagram: gwcasting twitter: @GWCNYC

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