Submissions will begin being accepted at midnight on Thursday, December 1, 2011. AB Media Publishing, LLC
ATL-NYC Productions, in association with UnXpected Development, LLC, is in pre-production on the upcoming reality show, “Hey, I Want to be Discovered!”. Beginning December 1, 2011, fresh talent of all ages is encouraged to submit online audition videos that showcase unique ability. Producers are searching for everything from actors to singers, dancers to cheerleaders, inventors to athletes, comedians to tightrope walkers. Whatever your unique talent is, they want to see it.
Vitamin A Films and Cinemarket Films are holding an open casting call for featured and general background extras in Geaorgia who are interested in working on their Indie film “When the Bough Breaks”. The film will shoot in and around the Savannah, GA area beginning December 5, 2011.
Asa Butterfield has been cast in the lead role of Andrew “Ender” Wiggin. Creative Commons
Summit Entertainment, the production company behing “The Twilight Saga” films, has acquired the rights to the youth-oriented “Ender’s Game” franchise. Auditions and casting calls are getting underway for the film’s starring and supporting roles. The movie will be shot in the New Orleans area and the extras and stand-ins will be hired there, as well as many crew members. The shoot is scheduled to run from February 24, 2012 through June 8, 2012.
The Showtime Networks medical drama comedy series “Nurse Jackie” is currently seeking a newborn baby, male or female, any ethnicity, 14 days – 4 weeks old for an upcoming episode. The extras casting director is also seeking adult extras in the New York City area to work as paid general background performers. The series shoots at Kaufman Astoria Studios.
David Fincher favorite Rooney Mara is an obvious choice for a female lead. Creative Commons
Disney auditions will begin soon on the modern film adaptation of the classic science fiction novel “20,000 Leagues Under The Sea” by French writer Jules Verne. Shooting is scheduled to begin in February, 2012. All of the film’s roles are up for grabs, including starring, co-starring, and supporting roles. This adaptation is not to be confused with producer Ridley Scott’s project in development at 20th Century Fox.
The long awaited film adaptation of Twilight series author Stephenie Meyer‘s “The Host” is now holding auditions in Los Angeles for starring and supporting roles. Auditions are also taking place in Louisiana for smaller roles, and extras casting will take place there as well. Additional auditions and extras casting will take place in New Mexico when filming moves there after Louisiana shooting is complete.
The Summit Entertainment action thriller feature film “Snitch” is set to film in Shreveport, LA beginning December 3, 2011 and auditions for the films lead and supporting roles is underway. The main roles are being cast in Los Angeles and New York, and smaller speaking roles will be cast locally in Louisiana. All of the film’s extras, photo-doubles, and stand-ins for the film’s stars will be hired in Louisiana.
ABC Family has ordered the pilot episode for a new half-hour series called “Village People”. Casting for the series regulars is taking place in Los Angeles and New York. Smaller speaking roles, extras and stand-ins will all be cast in Los Angeles where shooting will take place. The show is being executive produced by the talented and beautiful Jennie Garth, who will also play the starring role of single career woman who adopts a baby from a teen mom and ends up taking care of the mother as well.
Actress McKenzie Westmore is host of Syfy’s “Face Off”. Creative Commons
The hit SyFy special effects makeup challenge show “Face Off” is holding open casting calls and accepting submissions from Special Effects (SFX) Make-Up Artists to compete on the third season of the series. The winning SFX artist will receive $100,000 and a year’s supply of make-up courtesy of Alcone. Taping of the show is scheduled to take place from January 23, 2012 through March 10, 2012.