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Austinities have the opportunity to star in a new Netflix reality show. (Pexels)

Calling all Austinites—your 15 minutes of fame could be here. Netflix is on the lookout for 20-something-year-olds to star in an Austin-based reality show in its latest casting call.


Announcing its "largest reality casting call ever," Netflix is filling roles for 12 unscripted shows, including some renewals and a new one held in Austin. The streaming service also launched a new site to search for participants in the show.


The new show titled "Roaring 20s," is a real-life coming-of-age story that follows eight people in their 20s as they navigate the "new normal" of love, life, success and the craziness of living on your own in the fastest growing city in America.

Anyone over the age of 18 living in the U.S., UK, Canada or Ireland can apply by submitting a one-minute video showcasing their personality, with "no need for ring lights or glam, just be the real you," according to the announcement.

The series will be produced by Eureka Productions with executive producers Chris Culvenor, Paul Franklin, David Tibballs, Wes Dening, and Ian Gelfand.

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Sample some spirits
When: 11:30 a.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Where: Desert Door, 211 Darden Hill Rd. Driftwood
What: Attend Desert Door Distillery’s first Explorer Series of 2022. Guests will be able to sample Caliber on its own or in a delicious cocktail.

Eat some chili
When: 12 p.m. Saturday
Where: Sagebrush, 5500 S. Congress Ave.
What: Enjoy great chili and great music at the 14th Annual Chili Cold Blood Chili Cook-Off. All proceeds will be donated to Health Alliance for Austin Musicians in memory of Nick Curran.

Enjoy some local art
When: 4 p.m. Saturday
Where: Neill-Cochran House Museum, 2310 San Gabriel St.
What: The Neil-Cochran House Museum will host a multi-media art exhibition by Austin artist Nell Gottlieb, titled “Land as Persona: An Artist’s Journey.” Gottlieb works in multiple media to reexamine her coming of age, white and female in the Jim Crow South.

Catch some improv comedy
When: 7 p.m. Sunday
Where: GameOn! ATX, 1515 Dungan Ln.
What: ColdTowne ThrowDowne is an improv comedy tournament between troupes that will take place in front of a live studio audience and streamed live to the world on Twitch.

Catch a Johnny Cash-style show
When: 7:30 p.m. Sunday
Where: Georgetown Palace Theatre, 810 S. Austin Ave.
What: Experience music history with a unique musical about love and faith, struggle and success, rowdiness and redemption, and the healing power of home and family set to the tune of the legendary Johnny Cash.