Extras Casting Call and Tryouts for Disney Plus Show The Crossover

The Disney Plus series “The Crossover” is casting in Louisiana.

The 20th Century / Disney Plus show is now filming in the New Orleans area and Central Casting of Louisiana is looking for NOLA locals who would like to work as paid extras on set. The show begins filming in New Orleans in June.

The Disney+ show is based on the book of the same name by Kwame Alexander and will be executive produced by LeBron James. “The Crossover” was a book that was published in 2014. The book won the Newbery Medal and the Coretta Scott King Book Award Honor. Disney+ ordered the pilot for “The Crossover” last year, and the project was ordered to series which is now in production in NOLA.

“The Crossover” focuses on teen brothers Josh and JB Bell who is considered an amazing basketball player. The show is described as a coming of age story that is narrated by one of the brothers, Josh. The boys’ father is a retired professional basketball player who is struggling to to live a regular life, off the court.

According to Variety, Jalyn Hall stars as Josh Bell with Amir O’Neil starring as JB Bell. The series also features Derek Luke as Chuck Bell, Sabrina Revelle as Crystal Bell, Skyla I’Lece as Alex, Deja Monique Cruz as Maya, and Trevor Raine Bush as Vondie.

 

Please see the casting notice below for the current available roles. Please only apply if you fit the role descriptions and you are local to the New Orleans area.

NOW CASTING FOR 20th Television & Disney+ The Crossover:
NOW CASTING!
MINOR AND 18+ EXPERIENCED BASKETBALL PLAYERS FOR 20th Television & Disney+ The Crossover
Looking for EXPERIENCED Male Middle and High School aged Basketball players and EXPERIENCED 18+ males to portray NBA Basketball Players to work this summer on a new project! Share with anyone who may fit this!

Filming in the greater New Orleans area.
Minor Players – Filming June – August (must be FULLY available for rehearsals and filming throughout the summer – Dates TBD)
18+ Players – Filming June (dates TBD; must be FULLY available for rehearsals and filming date(s))
ALL MUST COVID TEST Tuesday, May 31st.

Basketball Tryouts on June 2nd from 10 AM – 6PM.

RATES:
18+ BG Portraying NBA Basketball Players Filming RATE: $225 + $50/2 COVID Test
Minor Basketball Players Filming RATE: $200/8 + 50/2 COVID Test
18+ Portraying NBA Basketball Players:
People (18+, any portrayable ethnicity) who appear to be 18 – mid 30s to portray professional men’s league basketball players. Please submit a current photo, sizes and basketball experience and position(s).

If chosen, you should have flexible availability to rehearse sometime prior to filming (dates TBD). You will have to test at least 48 hours prior to tryouts/rehearsal/fitting/filming.
Please read thoroughly and submit only if you are available for work date, location, and okay with production’s requirements.
Please submit yourself using this link: https://www.jotform.com/221426504043141
Minor Basketball Players:
Can portray any ethnicity, 15-18 years old who are REAL basketball players. We are looking to cast the Basketball team for the Main Actors and their opposing team. Please submit a current photo, sizes and basketball experience and position(s). If chosen, you should have flexible availability to work June – August. You will have to test at least 48 hours prior to tryouts/rehearsal/fitting/filming. The adult taking you to set, will also have to test. These tests are mid-nasal.
Please read thoroughly and submit only if you are available for work date, location, and okay with production’s requirements.
Please submit yourself using this link: https://www.jotform.com/221426504043141

IMPORTANT VAX INFO:
Please read thoroughly and submit only if you are available and okay with production’s requirements.
COVID TESTING: COVID TESTING: Must pass Production Arranged COVID test(s) to work. Even if you test negative, you are not confirmed for work unless we send you details confirming shoot day.
You must pass at least 1 COVID test, prior to fitting or filming.

As a condition of working on set, Background Actors (including children and parents for minors) will be subject to the same testing & vaccination requirements as cast & crew in advance of work dates.

This production has a mandatory vaccination policy for all Zone A workers, including Background Actors, Stand-Ins, and other talent ages 5 and above working on its set. To be eligible to work on this production, you must be (1) either (a) fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine AND received a “Booster” if you are eligible for a Booster according to CDC guidelines (click here to check if you are eligible for Booster) (Also: if you received the AstraZeneca and Novava x vaccines, then three doses of any combination of Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca, or Novavax vaccines would deem you Boosted) or (b) fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine but not yet Booster-eligible; or (2) have a medical disability or sincerely-held religious belief that prevents vaccination. Any offer of work is “conditioned” on you providing adequate proof to Production that you meet either of the criteria mentioned above and upload it to our confidential portal. If you are unable to show adequate proof to Production, then you are ineligible to be hired for this particular Production.

 

Looking for women who can portray African American, portray ages 25-40, and are familiar with different kinds of African style dance and men who can portray African American and have the ability to play a djembe drum.
Films in the New Orleans area.
Will be performing in a small scene set in the mid-19th century at Congo Square.
Filming Rate (Higher Rate): TBD
COVID Test Stipend: TBD

Filming in June!
Submit ASAP for consideration: detailsnola@centralcasting.com the following information with the SUBJECT LINE: CROSSOVER

1. Legal Name
2. Contact Phone Number
3. Current Photos (these will be sent to Production please make sure they are clear
4. Current Sizes (height / weight / dress / pants / coat / shoes)
5. Are you registered with Central Casting?
6. Women, what experience do you have with African dance. Tell us about it and send a video of you performing (if you have one).
7. Men, do you have experience with playing percussion (specifically a djembe drum)? Tell us about it and send a video of you performing (if you have one).
8. Do you have a flexible schedule for filming?

IMPORTANT INFO.
This production has a mandatory vaccination policy for all Zone A workers, including Background Actors, Stand-Ins, and other talent ages 5 and above working on its set. To be eligible to work on this production, you must be (1) either (a) fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine AND received a “Booster” if you are eligible for a Booster according to CDC guidelines (click here to check if you are eligible for Booster) (Also: if you received the AstraZeneca and Novava x vaccines, then three doses of any combination of Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca, or Novavax vaccines would deem you Boosted) or (b) fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine but not yet Booster-eligible; or (2) have a medical disability or sincerely-held religious belief that prevents vaccination. Any offer of work is “conditioned” on you providing adequate proof to Production that you meet either of the criteria mentioned above. If you are unable to show adequate proof to Production, then you are ineligible to be hired for this particular Production.

Tags: Disney+, Extras, New Orleans, The Crossover

 

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