Have you been looking for an opportunity to be cast in a fascinating show? “Mr. Robot” is now in the process of filming the second season and is searching for specialty background talent in New York City.

The crime thriller with an interesting cyberspace twist has been created by Sam Esmail and produced by Universal Cable Productions. ‘Mr. Robot’ premiered on the USA Network in 2015. It received excellent reviews from the critics. Upon receiving such praises and great feedback, the USA Network decided to renew the series for a second installment. It has been rumored that the second season will premiere in summer of 2016 (June/July).

‘Mr. Robot’ has won the Golden Globe Award for the Best TV series last year. The episodes for series 2 are now in production. Currently, the casting team is in search of a photo double.

About Mr. Robot

The psychological thriller, ‘Mr. Robot’, is an American series that tells the story of a guy named Elliot Alderson (Rami Malek). The protagonist is a programmer who works as a cyber security engineer at Allsafe during the day and as a vigilante hobbyist hacker when the sun sets down. Elliot suffers from depression and has a social anxiety condition. Elliot finds himself in a dilemma after the recruitment by the underground hacker group (controlled by Mr. Robot).

The mission of this anarchist group (called the fsociety) is to cancel all the debts by attacking the multinational company. Michael Gill plays the role of Gideon Goddard, the CEO pf Allsafe. Elliot sister, Darlene who is also one of te hackers of fsociety is played by Carly Chaikin. Angela Moss who is Elliot’s colleague and childhood friend is played by Portia Doubleday.

Requirements for the Role

The show is looking for NON-UNION or SAG-AFTRA to work as a photo double. The casting team is particularly seeking a Middle Eastern, Hispanic or an Indian man having the following characteristics:

  • Wight approximately 240 lbs.

  • Long hair of dark brown color

  • A height between 5’9’’ – 5’11’’

**Please Note that only background talent that is local to the tristate region must apply as the show will be filming in the New York City area. **

Availability: The interested candidate must be willing to work sometime during 28th March, 2016 – 1st April, 2016 in the NYC area. The selected individual has to be available during the night and the day full time.

Application Details

All those who are interested to get the role must send their photographs to The subject line ought to be captioned as, “Name, Union Status, Phone #, Facebook Double 5’9-5’11, Avail”.

Description of the photos: There must be around three to four photographs attached. The photos can either be selfies or snapshots. The photos must be from the head till the waist and in full body. They must clearly show the following:

Body of the email: The body of the email should also include the following details:

  • Shoe size

  • Waist and inseam size

  • Neck and sleeve size

  • Jacket size

  • Weight and Height

Time is running out and if you want to become a part of this award winning series then this is the chance you cannot miss. Hurry up and apply!

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