Bill Marinella Casting
January 17th, 2014

We are looking for the following types for extra work the FX television pilot "Hoke", starring Paul Giamatti and Oona Chaplin. This shoots in Miami. 
Please read the following announcement and only reply if you fit the criteria below.
Extras Availability Check and Specific Looks for "Hoke"  
Please note that this series takes place in 1978.  Wardrobe fittings WILL be MANDATORY for most.  The roles below are just a few of the types we will be looking for. Start growing out those mustaches guys and bust out the blow dryers ladies so your hair can be Farrah fabulous. See the attached picture and do your best to submit with in character. 


PAUL GIAMATTI STAND IN: Male, 5'7" to 5'9", balding brown hair. Must have flexible schedule throughout February. Monday thru Friday. 

OONA CHAPLIN STAND IN: Female, 5'6" to 5'8", longer dark brunette hair have flexible schedule throughout February. Monday thru Friday. 

Older Filipino Man: Male, of Filipino, Vietnamese or Thai descent. Maybe fabulous and flamboyant? All types. Will consider those ages 40-60's. Put "HOUSEBOY" in subject line. 

DEAD JUNKIE TEEN: Male, Caucasian, 18+ to play younger. VERY SKINNY, emaciated, etc. Skeletal frame. Sunken eyes, etc. Put "JUNKIE" in subject line.

CUBANS: Men, Women, and Children, all ages, who can realistically portray someone of Cuban descent. MUST BE ABLE TO HANDLE WORKING ON THE WATER. If you are easily sea sick, this one is not for you.  Put "CUBAN" in subject line. 
FISHERMEN: Men, 18+, who have boating experience, lifeguard experience, Coast Guard, those with some sort water training. Put "FISHERMEN" in subject line. 


TENEMENT RESIDENTS: Men and Women, ages 65+, Caucasian. Elderly types, retirees, old folks home, blue hairs, and little old bitties, etc Put "RESIDENT" in subject line. 


Cops/Law Enforcement Personnel: Men, Caucasian, 20's to 60's. Please note any experience you have. Put "COPS" in the subject line when submitting.

CUTE TEEN GIRL: Female, Caucasian, 18+ to play younger. Put "TEEN GIRL" in subject line. 
BLONDE BASEBALL PLAYER: Male, Caucasian, Blonde, ages 25-35. Baseball experience preferred. Athletic.  Put "BLONDE BASEBALL" in subject line. 
PETERSON PHOTO DOUBLE: Male, African American, ages 25-35. Must have head of hair. Athletic. Nobody with shaved heads or modern hairstyles. Baseball experience preferred. Put "AA BASEBALL" in subject line.

CARS - looking for cars from the year 1978 and older. Clunkers and shiners. Put "CAR" in subject line. Be sure to include color, make, model, etc. 

VARIOUS TYPES: Men with mustaches, ladies with big hair, guys with longer hair that can be styled. Folks with Interesting, character type faces. Bushy hair, etc. 

RATE: $109/12

To be considered please read the following instructions and send an email with the below information to

Include the following information:
Contact Phone Number:
Blouse/Dress Size:

List Days You are NOT Available: (ex: Not available Tuesdays and Thursdays, etc) 
We shoot Monday thru Friday, 12 hour days. Please keep that in mind when accepting a booking. You cannot leave to pick up kids, walk dog, doctor's appointments, etc. If you are available all days please put TOTAL AVAILABILITY in the body of the email.

Please email three (3) current snapshots of the following angles. NO PROFESSIONAL PICTURES. Make sure photos are well lit and of only yourself.

1.) Waist Up picture
2.) Head & Shoulder picture
3.) Full body shot, head to toe. 

Make sure to note the role you are submitting for in the subject line of your email.

While we love the enthusiasm of some of you, it is not necessary to submit multiple times a day or mulitple times for a single role. Thanks!




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