We have just learned that HBO has hired famous singer-songwriter John Legend and producer Tony Krantz to produce their new show Down Lo. Down Lo is set in Miami’s South Beach, the edgy ensemble drama explores the intersection of three worlds — the party town’s popular music scene and sports and fashion circles. Legend is expanding his brand, as part of a concerted effort to grow his empire beyond music, Legend will become quite a player in the TV production space and this is your chance to be audition for his upcoming project. The casting directors are now holding castings for several feature and extra roles in Down Lo. If you live in the Miami area or are willing to audition than the directors want to hear from you. Do not miss out on this great opportunity to work for a famous recording artist turned director. Down Lo is set in Miami’s South Beach, the edgy ensemble drama explores the intersection of three worlds — the party town’s popular music scene and sports and fashion circles. It deals with fame and secrets, with the stories told from multiple points of view. One of them will be that of a gay rapper living on the down low as homosexuality is still not readily accepted in the hip-hop community. Down Lo also features top models as well as athletes with their penchant for big money, fast cars and beautiful women.
The HBO show being written by playwright/scribe Seth Zvi Rosenfeld, who is executive producing with Krantz and Get Lifted’s Legend, Mike Jackson and Ty Stiklorius. This is your chance to be a part of a new TV series and possibly work along side with some of Miamis biggest names such as LeBron/Wade/Bosh, Lil Wayne, Birdman, DJ Khaled, Uncle Luke, Trick Daddy, Trina, Shane Battier,! Also, Legend’s buddy Kanye West. After all what kind of television show will it be without Miami’s most famous residents.
The casting directors at HBO are now holding auditions for male and female feature and extra roles. They are looking for actors of all ages for several beach and nightclub scenes also auditions are now being held for both union and non union actors ages 21 to 28 for several feature and stand in roles. If you are a actor with plenty of experience of just someone starting out and live in Florida or area willing to travel for the audition than you do not want to miss out this once in a lifetime chance. If you are interested in auditioning for Down Low please submit your contact information along with a recent photo or a head shot Please keep checking back for more information on casting dates, times and locations and as always leave us a comment and let us know what you think about John Legend being behind the camera.
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