How to Make it in America Filming on Bowery

Posted on: September 30th, 2009 at 10:26 am by

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Fellow LESers, get ready to puke.  Mark Wahlberg and Stephen Levinson, the folks behind the glitzy rag-of-a-show Entourage, are set to invade the Bowery today to film How to Make it in America.  With a rather tired plotline – a group of twenty-somethings hustle into NYC to achieve the American Dream, yada yada – the production is sure to cause problems in and around the neighborhood.

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And by the look of this Craigslist casting call from a few weeks ago, sure to give the area a bad rap.

Central Casting is starting to cast for a new HBO show called “HOW TO MAKE IT IN AMERICA” from the creators of “ENTOURAGE”. The show takes place in the world of fashion and hipsters. The show will be shooting in NYC in all the hotest and trendiest locations.
The categories we are looking to cast for are:
Hipsters! Hipsters! Williamsburg types or LES. People with great wardrobe. Ages 20’s and 30s
Models- Female and Male
Indie Rock Band Types (let us know if you can play instrument)
Lower East Side Domincan or Hispanic types (all ages)
Hip and Trendy types with Real Bartending experience
Hipsters with Tatoos


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