Walt Disney Pictures ‘Oz: The Great and Powerful’ casting information


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Actor James Franco will portray the Wizard in “Oz: The Great and Powerful”
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Casting is starting to become very interesting in the upcoming fantasy feature film “Oz: The Great and Powerful,” as James Franco has signed on to play Oz, and Mila Kunis will play Evanorah, The Wicked Witch of The East. Auditions for the film’s co-stars and supporting players is ramping up.


TNT’s hit series ‘Leverage’ seeking female Stand-In for series regular


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Elisabetta Canalis joined the cast of “Leverage” in season 3.
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The background casting director for the TNT series “Leverage” is currently casting a Stand-In to work throughout season 4, which begins shooting February 28, 2011 and runs through September 2, 2011. This is a position to stand-in for one of the series regulars.

ABC Family movie ’12 Dates of Christmas’ casting actors in L.A. and Toronto


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Amy Smart plays the lead role of Kate Stanton in “12 Dates of Christmas
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From the producing and directing team that brought you “Revenge of the Bridesmaids” comes a new ABC Family made for TV movie called “12 Dates of Christmas”. Auditions for the movie’s actors is underway in Los Angeles and Toronto, and the extras will be hired in Toronto.

New ABC Family movie ‘Teen Spirit’ casting actors and extras

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Megan Park is also in Wilmington shooting ABC Family‘s “Cinderella Story”
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Wilmington, NC will be the shooting location for the upcoming ABC Family made-for-TV movie titled “Teen Spirit”. The lead roles are being cast in Los Angeles, and additional principal actor roles and extras will be cast in Wilmington.

20th Century Fox talent search for NBC Pilot “Playboy” set in 1963 Chicago

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The stunning and talented Amber Heard portrays a Playboy Bunny in 1960’s Chicago
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Auditions are underway in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, and Vancouver for series regulars and numerous principal actor roles in the upcoming NBC Pilot “Playboy“. Shooting will take place in Chicago, where all of the film’s extras, stand-ins, and photo doubles will be hired.

New VH1 series ‘Single Ladies’ open casting call in Atlanta, GA


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Casting Director Bill Marinella, a 17-year industry veteran, announced today that he is in search of background talent and specialty bit players for the premiere season of Single Ladies, executive produced by Flavor Unit and POPfilms and shooting exclusively in Atlanta, GA.

Disney Channel new short segment TV series casting Boy and Girl hosts


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AnnaSophia Robb appeared on several Disney Channel short series
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7ate9 Entertainment casting director David Glasgal is currently accepting headshots and resumes from boys and girls to host brand new short form segments for Disney Channel. The segments will begin taping in April, 2011.