Casting Call: Background Actors- in Cincinnati, Ohio for “Wise Guys” with Robert De Niro!!! – SUBMIT ASAP.

Audition -in Cincinnati for Paid Movie Background Actors.

Robert De Niro is coming back for another gangster movie and the film currently titled “Wise Guys” will be filming in the Cincinnati, Ohio area this month.

The movie is filming in multiple locations including Atlanta, however, what the film is looking for now are people in the Cincinnati area who would love a chance to work in a movie. The casting directors for the film are seeking Cincinnati locals who would like to spend a day or two working on set as paid background actors.

According to online reports, De Niro will be starring in the film…opposite himself. That’s right, he seems to be playing 2 characters in “Wise Guys” or at least that is what is currently being reported. Robert De Niro is well known for his portrayals of criminals & gangsters including “The Godfather 2,” “Goodfellas,” “Casino,” “The Irishman” and “Heat.”  The new film will reunite DiNiro with director Barry Levinson. The pair has worked on multiple projects in the past which include “The Wizard of Lies” and the movies “What Just Happened,” “Wag the Dog,” and “Sleepers.”

The movie is backed by Warner Bros. and will be directed by Barry Levinson (“Rain Man”). According to, “Wise Guys” is about the Italian-American mob bosses Vito Genovese and Frank Costello, who ran two separate crime families. In 1957, Genovese attempted to assassinate Costello but failed. The movie will be released in movie theaters sometime next year.

Lynn M. is the local -Background Actors casting director for “Wise Guys.”

Her casting notice reads as follows… :

We’re excited to start casting on our next Cincinnati, OH feature movie, THE WISE GUYS!

Looking for lots of different extras, but especially anybody who is of Italian descent or who looks like they could be a NY mobster in the 1950s.

All paid, please send photo, contact, and sizes to: *SUBMISSION DETAILS PROVIDED BY BUSA PLACEMENT*

Please note that you must live in the Cincinnati, Ohio area in order to be considered for the background roles.




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