Monthly Archives: March 2015

Ever fancied joining a viking army? Now you can… 8,000 extras needed

Sweet – for all my Irish friends.


Looking for some extra work? ‘Vikings’ need 8,000 extras for filming in Ireland


Newstalk reports that Vikings, the hugely successful History Channel production that is filmed in Ireland, has announced a casting call to find a minimum of 8,000 extras to work on its forthcoming season, which will be filmed here.

The Canadian/Irish production recently began its third season and will begin filming the fourth in Ireland in April. The producers have today announced they are looking for extras to take part, and the selection process will be held in Dublin, at the Film Base in Temple Bar, and at the Grand Hotel, Abbey St, in Wicklow.

The work is casual and temporary, but with 8,000 spots to fill it would appear you’ll have a good chance of getting the call sometime between April and December, when filming wraps up.


Those interested can attend the open casting days, with…

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