Touchstone Pictures open casting call for Real Steel

The extras casting director for the Touchstone Pictures / DreamWorks Studios feature film ‘Real Steel’ is holding an open casting call for people interested in working on the movie as background actors. Shooting begins in mid-June and the production is looking to hire thousands of Detroit locals to work as extras on the film.

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Disney ABC Television Group Casting Project Talent Showcase Auditions

ABC Television Network is accepting submissions for the Los Angeles Diversity Talent Showcase for upcoming pilots and casting projects. In an ongoing effort to discover and develop culturally and ethnically diverse talent, women and seniors, and performers with disabilities, the Disney ABC Television Group’s Casting Project will hold auditions for their upcoming ABC Talent Showcase.

‘Breaking Dawn’ auditions nearing as Summit Entertainment hires Bill Condon to direct

Now that Bill Condon has been officially announced as the director of Breaking Dawn, the hiring of the film’s casting directors is on the horizon. Summit sent out a press release today with the announcement of signing Bill Condon. Now in pre-production, the film’s details such as filming locations, whether or not it will be released as two separate movies, etc., will be decided soon.

‘Maximum Ride: The Angel Experiment’ studio and auditions update

Universal Pictures has bought the rights to ‘Maximum Ride: The Angel Experiment’, based on the best-selling young adult novel series by James Patterson. Columbia Pictures has put the film into turnaround. Catherine Hardwicke is still directing the film and will hire a casting director when the new screenplay final draft is complete.

Public Service Announcement Commercial Casting Call in Minneapolis

Waldin Entertainment in Minneapolis, MN is producing a public service announcement commercial about kids and their views on education. They are seeking 13-15 year old boys who attend public middle school, could be 6th through 9th grade. Any ethnicity can submit. Teachers are also being sought.

Stephenie Meyer’s ‘The Host’ auditions beginning in Los Angeles

Stephenie Meyer’s ‘The Host’ is now officially in pre-production. The casting process and auditions are ready to begin, with filming set to start in early 2011. The Academy Award winning director Andrew Niccol will helm the film, and the producers are Nick Wechsler, Steve Schwartz, Paula Mae Schwartz.