“The Ballad of Buster Scruggs” Casting Actors with Beards

Casting directors are looking for talent to work on the final scenes of the Coen Brothers short series, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs. Producers are specifically looking for actors and models with great beards or amazing and unique mustaches and longish hair. The selected actors will be portraying cowboys and villains in a Wild West setting. The series is being described as a Wild West parody similar to the infamous 1974 Western comedy Blazing Saddles starring Cleavon Little as Sheriff Bart.


Joel and Ethan Coen, creators of the Oscar Winning, No Country for Old Men have just announced via Variety.com that they are working on a very ambitious television miniseries.  The project is described as a limited Western show with theatrical components.  The series will be titled, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs. This is not the first time the brothers have worked on a Western themed project.  Both True Grit and No Country for Old Men shared the same type of setting although they were set in very different time periods. Look for the Ballad of Buster Scruggs to get picked up by a major network, possibly HBO or Showtime in the near future.

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs is looking for more men with beards or great mustaches and longish hair (not past the chin) for their last New Mexico shoot at the end of August. Must be 190 lbs or LESS due to limited wardrobe.


When: August 14th – 25th

Where: New Mexico

This is a great opportunity to act in a feature film with famous actors, directors, and producers.  Not only will you be paid for your work, you will gain valuable experience that you can take with you for future roles.  Clooney has been in the industry for many years so he knows what it takes to be successful.  Working in a movie with him will help you gain valuable experience and money in the process.

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