Now casting: Fox’s ‘Star’ seeking ‘bad and bougie’ actors 

  • Mary Caldwell
  • For the AJC
12:15 p.m Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017 Business and Money news
L-R: Brittany O'Grady, Queen Latifah and Jude Demorest appear in "Star."

Are you ready to make your mark on Atlanta's film and TV industry? Are you the next Tyler Perry? ATL is in need of young stars. Check out the Peach City's latest casting call for your chance at fame.

Lee Daniels' Fox musical drama is now filming its second season. The series tells the story of a girl named Star (Jude Demorest) who travels to Atlanta with her sister Simone (Brittany O'Grady) and spoiled rich girl Alexandra (Ryan Destiny) to try to become famous as a girl group. Queen Latifah portrays Star and Simone's godmother.

The following roles are being cast:

"BOUNCERS" – males in their 20s to 40s of any ethnicity, with a nice, strong build. Experience preferred but not required.

"EVENT COORDINATORS" – men and women in their 20s to 30s, any ethnicity, to portray event coordinators and staff

"INDUSTRY TITANS" - men and women in their 20s to 30s, any ethnicity, to portray the entertainment industry's best and sharpest titans who are also well-dressed.

"GUESTS" – men and women in their 20s to 40s and of any ethnicity to portray guests who enjoy live music in a chill lounge environment

"LOOKIE LOO" – men and women who appear to be in their 20s to 50s, any ethnicity. You can submit even if you've worked as a neighbor before.

"BAD AND BOUGIE" – women who appear to be in their 20s to 30s, any ethnicity, to portray “baddies” at a loft/lounge scene

"EYE CANDY" – men who look to be in their 20s to 30s, any ethnicity, to portray hot guys at a loft/lounge scene.

Bouncers and event coordinators will film on Nov. 9 in Atlanta. Industry titans, guests, bad and bougie and eye candy will film on Nov. 9 or on both Nov. 9 and 11. Lookie loo will film on Nov. 10.

For all roles, you should plan to be available all day.

Pay is $68 for eight hours.

Send an e-mail to star@centralcasting.com, with the role you're submitting for in the subject line. Include your full name, phone number and a recent photo.

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