"Vikings" which was filmed for the History Channel starring Gabriel Byrne & Travis Fimmel, in Wicklow, Dublin & Meath areas last year, is returning for a 2nd season. The 1st season was a huge success & it is now being extended from 9 to 10x episodes. We will begin filming at the end of June & are now announcing some open casting dates for extras to come along & try out. Below are some details, which I am giving out. I hope this is of some interest to you as we are trying to spread the word.
The Extras Department of “Vikings - Season 2”, are now announcing our OPEN CASTING DATES & VENUES for EXTRAS, as filming will recommence in just over 4x weeks.
"Vikings" is a hugely popular TV Series, tracing the footsteps Ragnar Lothbrok, & the Vikings 1st naval invasions into Europe.
A 2nd Season, based out of Ireland’s Ashford Studios will begin filming at the end of June, and are now casting for 1000’s of EXTRAS to take part. It is paid work! Filming will now run for around 20x weeks. It is an Irish/Canadian co-production, written & produced locally by the team behind hits such as “Tudors” & “Camelot”.
The production team, are now running 3x open casting days for anyone interested in getting paid to become an extra on VIKINGS to come along, fill out a quick application form and we will take your photo.
There will be 1x Open Casting day in Wicklow and 2x Open Casting days in Dublin. We would encourage people from Wicklow, Carlow, Wexford and further South to attend our date in Wicklow town and those from Dublin, Kildare, Meath, Louth and further north and west to attend the Dublin dates. Please select which is most suitable for you. Location details and times are shown below…
WEDNESDAY 5TH JUNE - THE GRAND HOTEL, ABBEY STREET, WICKLOW TOWN, ANYTIME BETWEEN 11AM - 6PM.
FILMBASE, CURVED STREET, TEMPLE BAR, DUBLIN 2
THURSDAY 6TH JUNE 0930 - 1830
FRIDAY 7TH JUNE 0930 - 1700
We are mostly targeting adults. We want to see males & females from all ETHNIC BACKGROUNDS, ALL SHAPES AND ALL SIZES.
We are looking for everyone interested in paid work as an extra to come along, or, you may have some of the following specific skills…
REAL FISHERMEN, SAILORS, ROWERS, AXEMEN & WOMEN, SWORDSMEN & WOMEN, ARCHERS, ROWERS, BOWMEN & WOMEN, CARPENTERS, CRAFTSPEOPLE, FARMERS, BUTCHERS, WAEVERS, HUNTERS, BLACKSMITHS, METAL WORKERS, LUMBERJACKS, WHITTLERS, MIDWIVES, NURSES, MUSICIANS, AMPUTEES, AND MORE…
REENACTORS, PREVIOUS MILITARY, STUNT OR MARTIAL ARTS EXPERIENCE, STRONG SPORTY TYPES…
IF NOT, YOU MAY STILL HAVE THE LOOK…
MALES WITH NATURALLY COLOURED LONG & SHORT HAIR, PUNK HAIRSTYLES, BEARDS, TRIMMED AND LONG…WOMEN WITH NATURALLY COLOURED HAIR OF ALL LENGTHS…
IF YOU THINK YOU HAVE A CHARACTER FACE OR STAND OUT FROM THE CROWD, PLEASE COME ALONG…
REMEMBER, WE WANT TO SEE ALL TYPES, NOT JUST PEOPLE WITH THOSE SKILLS OR LOOKS…
Come see us, register your details, we will take your photo. You only need to bring yourself and be fully able to undertake work in Ireland. The application process should only take about 20x mins.
For further enquiries please phone 040478758. CV’s and headshots will not at this time be accepted by email however enquiries can be made to… firstname.lastname@example.org
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“Vikings” Season 2