AMC’s famous drama series ‘Halt and Catch Fire’ has announced a casting call for extras to play the role of restaurant patrons for a restaurant scene in their upcoming episode that is scheduled to be filmed on 26th May, Thursday in the city of Atlanta, Georgia.

About ‘Halt and Catch Fire’

‘Halt and Catch Fire’ is an American drama series produced by Christopher C. Rogers and Christopher Cantwell. It went on air on AMC on 1st June, 2014. The drama centers on the backdrop of the 1983 era in the Silicon Prairie, Texas. This series revolves around the subject of personal computer mutiny.

The plot

The main plot of ‘Halt and Catch Fire’ begins from the time when it’s been one year after IBM left the market taking back its signature personal computer – the IBM PC. Joe MacMillan (Lee Pace), who is a previous IBM employee, steps in and decides to reverse engineer the signature creation of his ex-boss. He then compels his current organization ‘Cardiff Electric’ to indulge in the battle of personal computers.

Casting call for extras for a restaurant scene

Check the details below if you are interested in applying for the vacant role in “Halt and Catch Fire”. You might be the one the casting directors are looking for!

What are the casting requirements?

They are looking for talents to play the role of restaurant patrons in a restaurant scene.

Gender: Both males and females are encouraged to apply

Age: Applicants should be between 25 to 40 years of age

Look specifications (men):

  • Applicants should be young and have a hip look to fit in the role of a restaurant patron of 1986 period.

  • Male talents having mustaches and sideburns will be preferred for the role.

  • All men applying for the role must have hair that can fit in the look of 1986 period.

Look specifications (women):

  • All women applying for the role should have a trendy look that can suit the role of a restaurant patron.

  • Female talents having natural hair color and shoulder length to bob cut hair, will be preferred for the role.

Note: Casting directors are also hiring experienced extras for the roles of waiter, restaurant staff and bartender.

How to apply for the role?

If you are interested in working with the team of AMC’s ‘Halt and Catch Fire’, then send your applications to the following email address:


What to include in the submission?

Please provide the following important things in your email for further consideration:

(Make sure that your hair must look exactly the same in pictures as they usually look)

  • All wardrobe sizes

  • Contact number

Note: Please do not apply if you are a not a local of Atlanta, Georgia or you feel you do not fulfill the casting requirements. Thank you.

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