Roll-up! Extras needed for Australian crime drama being filmed in Augusta later this month

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Calling all budding actors and actresses!

Later this month a Stan TV production coming to WA requires extras for a popular crime drama.

Season two of Australian series Scrublands is to be filmed in Augusta later this month and you could be in it!

The production has put a call out for extras for the show and there is a chance that some applicants will be chosen for slightly bigger non-speaking roles.

Extras are otherwise required for background shots, crowd scenes and individual walk-on shots.

Whilst the first season was shot and set in Victoria, in season two, journalist Martin Scarsden (Luke Arnold, below) returns to his hometown of Port Silver (Augusta in the real world).

Luke Arnold Scrublands

“We are excited to share a gritty and authentic story with audiences that showcases the wonderful city of Augusta,” said the show’s publicist, Emma Thorpe.

“Individuals of all ages, ethnicities and genders are encouraged to join us on set as we are thrilled to include local talent and the Augusta-Margaret River community in the world of these characters.”

And she made clear that no acting experience is required from the extras, so why not give it a go?

The official location for the filming in Augusta has yet to be confirmed by the teams at Screenwest and Stan.

But what is known is what viewers can expect from the show as a synopsis on the show has revealed it will delve into a new investigation from season one.

According to the abstract: “Martin Scarsden has returned to his coastal hometown, Port Silver, to set up a new life with partner Mandy Bond. When he arrives to find his childhood friend Jasper brutally murdered and Mandy the prime suspect, Martin makes it his duty to find the real murderer and absolve

The show is being produced by Perth-based company Third Act Stories in partnership with Easy Tiger.

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Screenwest CEO Rikki Lea Bestall said it was exciting to be returning to WA for another production and heaped praise on Perth producer Martha Coleman.

“Following on from a record level of production in WA, Screenwest is delighted to announce another series going into production in WA this year,” she said.

“We are excited to see Easy Tiger collaborate with Western Australian producer, Martha Coleman to bring this series to life and showcase Western Australia on screen.”

Head to Easy Tiger for more information.

Image Credit: Shutterstock/Stan