Oprah Produced Netflix Show Casting Teens

Casting Directors are looking for all types of talent to appear in a new show set to film this summer. This is a paid opportunity to work in a Netflix production.

According to Netflix, the story is based on the true story that gripped New York and the world, the series will be a five-episode limited, scripted series that exposes the breakdown of our criminal justice system at every phase of the notorious Central Park Five case. It is directed by Academy Award nominee Ava DuVernay.

Casting Details

Dates: April 2018

Pay: TBD

Further details of this casting are below. To attend a Nine9 Open Call and learn more about the UnAgency including how to receive additional castings, complete the Nine9 Talent Application.


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Each part will focus on one of the five teenagers from Harlem — Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, Yusef Salaam, Raymond Santana and Korey Wise — wrongly convicted of raping Trisha Meili in Central Park.

This project will film in Boston and the surrounding areas.

Character Descriptions:

[ANTRON “TRON” MCCRAY] Male, 15 years old. African American. Small in stature and wiry, 4’11” tall, approx 90 pounds. Described as somewhat timid and non-aggressive, the type of teen who does his chores and is home by curfew.

[KEVIN RICHARDSON] Male, 14 years old . African-American. Baby-faced with a chunky, athletic build. A polite teen with interests in music and jazz.

[KOREY WISE] Male, 16 years old . African-American. 5’2″, a tender but tough ease to him.

[YUSEF SALAAM] Male, 15 years old . African-American. Nerdy and cool. An A.P. (advanced placement) student, strikingly tall and beanpole thin, 6’3″ tall.

[RAYMOND SANTANA] Male, 14 years old . Mixed ethnicity of Puerto Rican and African American. Described as having an open quality in personality of humor and play.

Actors/parents of actors who feel they meet the above casting descriptions are encouraged to submit themselves regardless of their professional credits/experience.

Must Be Available For Production Starting In July 2018

To apply email park5auditions@gmail.com with all of the following information:

– Your Picture
– Resume
– City
– State of Residence
– Contact Information.


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