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.
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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."

#GWCIseeking a real choir for work on the Showtime series CITY ON A HILL. The choir would be portraying a 1990's Boston ...
02/28/2020

#GWCIseeking a real choir for work on the Showtime series CITY ON A HILL. The choir would be portraying a 1990's Boston church choir singing during choir practice. Specifically seeking a choir of about 15-20 people. Must be 18 or older.

Tentatively shoots 3/17 in Yonkers, NY .
Plus a few TBD dates throughout the rest of the season (now through May, not weekends)
Pays: $833/day per person.

If interested please email [email protected] and the change the subject line of your email: "FB, Choir":

-Choir name
-How many members in the choir?
-list the names of the members
-Contact person's name & Phone number
-Confirm choir's availability for 3/17 and note if you have flexible availability now through May.
-a group photo of the current choir
-where is your choir based?
-Are you all legal to work in the US?
-send a clip of your choir singing (can be from a recent performance)

We will be submitting options to the director. We will let you know what they decide.

Please write in the subject line of your email: "Choir Out Reach"

#gwc #gwci #cityonahill #showtime #television #actor #acting #actress #boston #1990s #nyc #ny #churchchoir #choir #singers

#GWCISeeking SAG-AFTRA/Non Union Italian Men to portray Waiters and Bartenders for background work on the feature film N...
02/28/2020

#GWCISeeking SAG-AFTRA/Non Union Italian Men to portray Waiters and Bartenders for background work on the feature film NEWARK.

Tentative shoots: 3/16 & 3/17
Shooting in NY tristate area.
Interior Scenes

If interested and available please send submissions to [email protected] with the following:

-Full name
-Union Status
-Phone number
-Confirm full availability for tentative shoot date of 3/16 & 3/17
-All of your sizes: height, weight, jacket, neck, sleeve, waist, inseam and shoe
-2-3 good quality selfies that clearly depict your current look and current hair length (no headshots please).
-Please note if you are okay with possibility of haircut to better suit the 1960's time frame we are playing for.
-Confirm you are okay with being clean shaven on the day of shoot.
-Confirm you are comfortable being around atmospheric smoke and that you have no allergies to wool.
-If you have worked you must let us know when and what you portrayed please.
-What IDs can you provide for your I9? (please note if you have a visa or restricted ID of any kind)-Are you available for a wardrobe fitting week of 3/2.

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

#GWCI #Background #Actor #Actress #NYC #waiters #bartenders #newark #italian

#GWCISeeking SAG-AFTRA OR NON UNION experienced Equestrian riders, African American females ages 10 - 13 for background ...
02/28/2020

#GWCISeeking SAG-AFTRA OR NON UNION experienced Equestrian riders, African American females ages 10 - 13 for background work on the feature film NEWARK.

Tentative shoots: 3/11/20
Shooting in NY tristate area. Interior Scenes
Pay Rate: $400

If interested and available please send submissions to [email protected] with the following:

-Full name
-Union Status
-Phone number
-Confirm full availability for tentative shoot date of 3/11
-All of your sizes: height, weight, jacket, neck, sleeve, waist, inseam and shoe
-2-3 good quality selfies that clearly depict your current look and current hair length (no headshots please).
-Please explain your child's level of experience riding.
-confirm you are a tristate area local
-confirm if your child has a New York Minor Permit and trust account set up. One will be needed if chosen for this work.
-What IDs can you provide for your I9? (please note if you have a visa or restricted ID of any kind)
-Are you available for a wardrobe fitting week of 3/2.Please write in the subject line of your email: "FB, Equestrian Rider"

#GWCI #Background #Actor #Actress #NYC #equestrian #newark

#GWCISeeking Caucasian TWINS or TRIPLETS to portray young version of principals on the feature film NEWARK.-3 YEAR OLD C...
02/28/2020

#GWCISeeking Caucasian TWINS or TRIPLETS to portray young version of principals on the feature film NEWARK.

-3 YEAR OLD CAUCASIAN BOY WITH BROWN HAIR (shoot date is 3/13, night shoot)

This is a paid role!!! $300 per child. Filming in NYC!

Please note:
-All minors must have valid NY child performer work permit & trust account set up before shoot date.

If interested/available or know anyone that might fit the description please email submissions to [email protected] and include the following in the body of your email:
-child's name, age, DOB
-guardian's name
-guardian's contact#
-current length and weight of your baby
-union status
-work permit expiration date
-is trust account set up?
-avail for shoot date applicable to age of child (see above)
-A recent photos showing child's current look (please selfies/candid photos only!)
-is child lawfully able to work in the US?
-confirm child is local to NY area
-parent name & phone number

Please write "Facebook, NEWARK Baby" in the subject line!

#gwc #gwci #showtime #power #nyc #actress #childactors #photo #photoshoot #background #extras #babies

#GWCISeeking SAG/NU Men to portray Various Featured Roles for STILL PHOTO SHOOT on Showtime's BILLIONS!Casting the follo...
02/27/2020

#GWCISeeking SAG/NU Men to portray Various Featured Roles for STILL PHOTO SHOOT on Showtime's BILLIONS!

Casting the following roles:
-1990s and Early-Mid 2000s Caucasian Frat Guys (20s age range)
-Middle Eastern Male in mug shot (30s-40s age range)
-Young Caucasian Male Tech Type (30s age range)

THIS IS ALL FOR A STILL PHOTO SHOOT FOR FEATURED PHOTOS TO BE USED IN THE EPISODE!

TBD date between 3/6-3/13 in NYC.

There is no union affiliation for a still photo shoot, but union rates will apply (SAG bg rate: $174/8hrs, NU bg rate: $165/10hrs)

Please note:
-Everyone must be 18 or older to work
-Everyone must be local to NY tri-state area
-Everyone must be lawfully able to work in the US

Please email [email protected] with:
-name
-union status
-open avail for 3/6-3/13
-have you worked on Billions at all before?
-all sizes: height, weight, suit, shirt, pants, and shoe
-2-3 recent photos showing your current look and hair (no professional head shots or edited photos! current selfies/candids best. please include close up and full body!)
-do you have any visible tattoos?
-confirm you are over 18
-confirm you are local to NY area
-confirm you are lawfully able to work in the US
-phone number

Please write in the subject line: "FACEBOOK" and the specific role for which you are submitting.

#gwci #gwc #billions #showtime #photoshoot #fratguys #1990s #2000s #frat #college #middleeastern #mugshot #techy #photos

02/27/2020
The Plot Against America (2020): Official Trailer | HBO

Full Trailer out now! The Plot Against America premieres March 16th. Could not be more excited!

From creators David Simon and Ed Burns comes The Plot Against America, an alternate American history story of the country’s turn to fascism told through the ...

#GWCISeeking SAG/Non-Union 18TLY African American Female to portray a PIANO PLAYER for POWER Book III!Works Monday 3/9 i...
02/26/2020

#GWCISeeking SAG/Non-Union 18TLY African American Female to portray a PIANO PLAYER for POWER Book III!

Works Monday 3/9 interior in Queens, with a TBD fitting. Scene is set in 1980s. Must have real piano experience!

Please email submissions to [email protected] with:
-Your name
-Phone #
-SAG or NON UNION
-Are you 18 or older?
-Avail for 3/9?
-Wardrobe sides (height, weight, bust-waist-hip, shoe size)
-Are you local to NY tri-state area?
-Do you have any visible tattoos?
-What is your piano experience? Be specific.
-Please attach current photos of of yourself. No filters, no sunglasses, no hates. One should depict current hair style and one should be full length.

Please write in the subject line: "FACEBOOK PIANO 3/9"

#GWCI #powerbookiii #50cent #starz #piano #realpianoplayer #NYCfilm #NYCtelevision #backgroundactor #extrascasting #africanamericanactress

#GWCISeeking SAG/NU Caucasian women to portray 1880's Upscale Charity Attendees for Season 1 of the HBO Series THE GILDE...
02/25/2020

#GWCISeeking SAG/NU Caucasian women to portray 1880's Upscale Charity Attendees for Season 1 of the HBO Series THE GILDED AGE! Works Wednesday 4/1, 4/15, & 4/16 interior in NYC area. There will be a fitting prior to the work on TBD date.

THIS IS PAID WORK!!! Nonunion rate is $165/10hrs. There will be atmospheric smoke in the interior scenes.

Scene is set in the 1880s....
- WOMEN must have natural colors, NO balayage, NO undercuts, NO wigs, NO weaves, NO braids, NO ombre or unnatural looking highlights.
- WOMEN must be okay with working in a corset, bustle and multiple layers as appropriate to the 1880s.
- MEN & WOMEN must have NO VISIBLE TATTOOS. (especially on neck & hands)
- MEN & WOMEN must have NO wool allergies.

If interested/available, please email [email protected], change the subject line to read "FACEBOOK CHARITY ATTENDEES 4/1" and include in the body of the email the following information:
-Name
-Confirm you are NONUNION
-Phone Number
-Current photos without makeup, as well as full body photos that also show your current hair length
- All current wardrobe sizes (height, weight, bust, waist, hips, dress and shoe)
- Which forms of IDs you will be bringing for your i9 if booked (if you have a VISA or Employment Authorization Card, please let us know!)
- Confirm your hair has NOT been colored or highlighted (if it has, please elaborate)
- Confirm okay with atmospheric smoke
- Confirm okay wearing/working in a corset
- Fully avail April 1st, April 15th & April 16th

Please write in the subject line: "FACEBOOK CHARITY ATTENDEES 4/1"

#gwc #gwci #gildedage #NYC #background #extras #hbo #1880s #actor #acting #newyork #longisland #actress #television

#GWCISeeking SAG or NU TWIN African American boys ages 9-12 for on POWER Book III! Seeking size range 10-12 &Shoe size 2...
02/21/2020

#GWCISeeking SAG or NU TWIN African American boys ages 9-12 for on POWER Book III! Seeking size range 10-12 &
Shoe size 2-3 or 4.5 or smaller!

Works Monday 2/24 exterior in NYC
Scene is set in 1985.

Please email submissions to [email protected] with:
-Child's Name
-Guardian's name
-Phone#
-Age of minors, identical or fraternal?
-Is minor SAG or NON UNION
-Wardrobe sizes of minor (height, weight, clothing size, pants size, shoe size)
-Avail for 2/24?
-Do your children have braces?
-Are you local to NY tri-state area?
-Please note if valid work permit and trust account is set up
-Please attach a current, candid photos of minors (one should depict current hair style and one should be full length).

Please write in the subject line: "FACEBOOK AA BOY TWINS 2/24"

#gwc #gwci #powerbookiii #kidactors #kids #background #twins #twinactors #extras #starz #1980s #1990s

#GWCISeeking Caucasian TWINS or TRIPLETS to portray young version of principals on the feature film NEWARK. -1 YEAR OLD ...
02/21/2020

#GWCISeeking Caucasian TWINS or TRIPLETS to portray young version of principals on the feature film NEWARK.

-1 YEAR OLD CAUCASIAN GIRL WITH BROWN HAIR (shoot dates are 3/16 & 3/17)
-3 YEAR OLD CAUCASIAN BOY WITH BROWN HAIR (shoot date is 3/13, night shoot)

This is a paid role!!! $250/8hrs. Filming in NYC!

Please note:
-All minors must have valid NY child performer work permit & trust account!

If interested/available or know anyone that might fit the description please email submissions to [email protected] and include the following in the body of your email:
-child's name, age, DOB
-guardian's name
-guardian's contact#
-current length and weight of your baby
-union status
-work permit expiration date
-is trust account set up?
-avail for shoot date applicable to age of child (see above)
-A recent photos showing child's current look (please selfies/candid photos only!)
-is child lawfully able to work in the US?
-confirm child is local to NY area
-parent name & phone number

Please write "Facebook, NEWARK Baby" in the subject line!

#gwc #gwci #showtime #power #nyc #actress #childactors #photo #photoshoot #background #extras #babies

#GWCISeeking SAG/NU African American kids ages 9-13 for photo double work on POWER Book III!Works Monday 2/24 exterior i...
02/20/2020

#GWCISeeking SAG/NU African American kids ages 9-13 for photo double work on POWER Book III!

Works Monday 2/24 exterior in NYC
Scene is set in 1985.

Please email submissions to [email protected] with:
-Child's Name
-Guardian's name
-Phone#
-Age of minor
-Is minor SAG or NON UNION
-Wardrobe sides of minor (height, weight, clothing size, pants size, shoe size)
-Avail for 2/24?
-Does your child have braces?
-Are you local to NY tri-state area?
-Please note if valid work permit and trust account is set up
-Please attach a current, candid photos of minor (one should depict current hair style and one should be full length).

Please write in the subject line: "FACEBOOK KID PHOTO DOUBLES 2/24"

#gwc #gwci #powerbookiii #kidactors #kids #background #extras #starz #1980s #1990s

#GWCISeeking NON-UNION to portray Pedestrians w/ Very High End/Luxury Cars on BILLIONS!Works Monday 2/24 in ManhattanSee...
02/20/2020

#GWCISeeking NON-UNION to portray Pedestrians w/ Very High End/Luxury Cars on BILLIONS!

Works Monday 2/24 in Manhattan

Seeking Luxury/Very High End Cars: porsche, corvette, bentley, maserati, tesla, etc. Newer models! (no red or white!)

Rate: NU bg rate $165/10hrs + flat $250 bump for car

Please note:
-Must be 18 or older to work
-Must be local to NYC area
-Must be lawfully able to work in the US

Please email [email protected] with:
-name
-confirm you are non-union
-avail for Mon 2/24?
-have you worked on Billions at all before?
-make, model, year, and color of car + photo
-2-3 recent photos of yourself showing your current look
-confirm you are over 18
-confirm you are local to NYC area
-confirm you are lawfully able to work in the US
-phone number

Please write in the subject line: "FACEBOOK, LUXURY CARS"

#gwc #gwci #showtime #billions #luxurycars #highendcars #bentley #maserati #porsche #corvette #tesla #nyc #upscale #cars #luxury #vehicles

#GWCISeeking NON-UNION African American or Latino kids ages 9-12yrs old to portray 1985 kids at the park watching a figh...
02/18/2020

#GWCISeeking NON-UNION African American or Latino kids ages 9-12yrs old to portray 1985 kids at the park watching a fight for POWER Book III!

Works Tuesday 2/25 exterior in Queens, NY
Fitting either Wednesday 2/19, Thursday 2/20 or Friday 2/21

Please note:
-All Minors must have valid NY child performer work permit and trust account
-Must be local to the NY tri-state area
-Must have 1980s appropriate hair

This is paid background work!

Please email [email protected] with:
-child's name, age, DOB
-confirm child is non-union
-does child have valid work permit and trust account?
-avail for work 2/25?
-avail for fitting (insert which date you are available!)
-2-3 recent photos showing child's current look and hair style
-all sizes: height, weight, shirt, pants, and shoe
-confirm local to NY area
-confirm child is lawfully able to work in the US
-parent name & contact

Please write in the subject line: "FACEBOOK, KIDS."

#gwc #gwci #powerbookiii #power #1990s #double #dutch #background #childactors #extras #castingcall #NYC

#GWCISeeking SAG/NU Men to portray 18+ (to look younger) teens playing basketball for POWER Book III!Fitting week of 2/1...
02/14/2020

#GWCISeeking SAG/NU Men to portray 18+ (to look younger) teens playing basketball for POWER Book III!

Fitting week of 2/18
Works Tuesday 2/25 exterior in Queens

Scene is set in 1985.
Must have 1980s appropriate hair!

Please note:
-Must be over 18
-Must be local to NY area
-Must be lawfully able to work in the US

Please email submissions to [email protected] with:
-name
-union status
-avail for fitting week of 2/18
-avail for work 2/25
-all sizes: height, weight, suit, shirt, pants, and shoe
-2-3 recent photos showing current look and hair style
-are you comfortable playing basketball on camera?
-do you have any visible tattoos?
-confirm you are over 18
-confirm you are local to NY
-confirm you are lawfully able to work in the US
-phone number

Please write in the subject line: "FACEBOOK, BASKETBALL 18TLY."

#gwc #gwci #powerbookiii #actors #18tly #basketball #background #extras #starz #1980s #1990s #basketballplayers

#GWCISeeking NON-UNION Girls ages 9-12yrs old to portray 1990s Kids who can Double Dutch for POWER Book III!Works Tuesda...
02/14/2020

#GWCISeeking NON-UNION Girls ages 9-12yrs old to portray 1990s Kids who can Double Dutch for POWER Book III!

Works Tuesday 2/25 exterior in Queens, NY
Fitting TBD week of 2/18!

Please note:
-All Minors must have valid NY child performer work permit and trust account
-Must be local to the NY tri-state area
-Must have 1990s appropriate hair

This is paid background work!

Please email [email protected] with:
-child's name, age, DOB
-confirm child is non-union
-does child have valid work permit and trust account?
-avail for work 2/25?
-avail for fitting week of 2/18?
-please detail child's skill level/experience with double dutch
-2-3 recent photos showing child's current look and hair style
-all sizes: height, weight, shirt, pants, and shoe
-confirm local to NY area
-confirm child is lawfully able to work in the US
-parent name & contact

Please write in the subject line: "FACEBOOK, DOUBLE DUTCH GIRL."

#gwc #gwci #powerbookiii #power #doubledutch #1990s #jumprope #double #dutch #background #childactors #extras

#GWCISeeking an experienced choir director and a piano player for #powerbook3 Filming in #NYC on March 9, 2020. To submi...
02/14/2020

#GWCISeeking an experienced choir director and a piano player for #powerbook3 Filming in #NYC on March 9, 2020.

To submit, register at gwci.app/talent
***When you register, be sure to note your Choir Director or Pianist skills under TALENTS.
***After registering, you can submit to roles under Power Book III
Or email your name, photo and contact info to [email protected] with the subject lines "Choir Director" or "Piano".

This is for PAID background work on the new #starz series. Must be lawfully able to work in the US.

#piano #choir #choirdirector #pianoplayer #power #casting #gwci

#GWCISeeking Non Union men and women 18+ to portray AIRPORT TRAVELERS for new series Untitled Art Project!Shoot will tak...
02/13/2020

#GWCISeeking Non Union men and women 18+ to portray AIRPORT TRAVELERS for new series Untitled Art Project!

Shoot will take place on Friday 2/21 in NYC area.

The show is committed to diversity and inclusion so all types are welcome to submit. If you have a religious head covering of any kind (hijab, yarmulke, etc.) or any walking aid (canes, wheelchair, walker, etc.) that you'd be comfortable working with, please include that information as well.

Please note:
-Everyone must be local to NY area
-Everyone must be lawfully able to work in the US

Please email submissions to [email protected]:

If you are available and interested, please include the following information in your submission email:
-name
-phone number
-confirm you are non union
-avail for 2/21
-current height and weight
-do you have visible tattoos (for Fall Season wardrobe)?
-confirm you are over 18
-are you lawfully able to work in the US?
-confirm you are local to NY area
-1-2 recent photos showing your current look (please do not include headshots!)

Please write "FACEBOOK, AIRPORT" in the subject line!

#gwc #gwci #netflix #nyc #background #extras #nycjobs #tvjobs #nycactors #filmandtv

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241 W 30th St
New York, NY
10001

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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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Monday 10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 18:00
Thursday 10:00 - 18:00
Friday 10:00 - 18:00

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(212) 685-3537

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