‘Drop Dead Diva’ open casting call for season 5 in Atlanta

Drop Dead Diva Open Casting Call Atlanta

“Drop Dead Diva” season 5 begins shooting late April, 2013 in Atlanta, GA.
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The hit Lifetime Television series “Drop Dead Diva” has been officially brought back to life for a fifth season after being cancelled on January 15, 2013. There was a tremendous outcry from the show’s fans, and showrunner Josh Berman credits the fans for the return of the comedy-drama television series. Lifetime signed a deal on March 1, 2013 with Sony Pictures Television that made the show economically viable not only for Season 5 but for seasons beyond. Now the casting director has scheduled open casting calls for talent in the metro Atlanta area to appear on the show as general background performers. Principal actor casting is also underway and is being done in Atlanta.

‘Anchorman: The Legend Continues’ casting formal wear extras for April 25

Anchorman: The Legend Continues Casting Call

“Anchorman: The Legend Continues” is scheduled to hit theaters on December 20, 2013.
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Apatow Productions and Gary Sanchez Productions are in production on the feature film sequel “Anchorman: The Legend Continues” for Paramount Pictures. The extras casting directors in Atlanta, GA are seeking local people who have floor-length gowns and tuxedos or very nice black suits to work on April 25, 2013. Female talent must also either have a 1970s style haircut or be able to style their hair in a 70s manner. For this formal event scene, the casting directors only want people who have not previously worked on the film. Note: “Anchorman 2” aka “Anchorman: The Legend Continues” is going by the working title “Teaching Manheim”.

Casting two boys and teen girl for new ‘Vacation’ film starring Chevy Chase

Chevy Chase returns as Clark Griswold who is now a grandpa.
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New Line Cinema and S&K Pictures in association with Big Kid Pictures are in pre-production on a new sequel in the “National Lampoon’s Vacation” franchise. This new film will begin shooting June 17, 2013 in New Mexico and Atlanta, GA. The Primetime Emmy award winning casting director is conducting a national talent search for young talent for several lead roles in the film. Being cast are two boys between 9-15 years of age to play the Griswold boys, Ed Helms‘ kids. Also being cast is a pretty teen girl between the ages of 13-17. Self-taped video auditions will be accepted for talent outside of Los Angeles. The extras will be cast throughout filming in Atlanta and New Mexico.

Open casting call for fifth season of Lifetime series ‘Drop Dead Diva’

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After cancellation, “Drop Dead Diva” has been resurrected for multiple seasons.
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The hit Lifetime Television series “Drop Dead Diva” has been officially brought back to life for a fifth season after being cancelled on January 15, 2013. There was a tremendous outcry from the show’s fans, and showrunner Josh Berman credits the fans for the return of the comedy-drama television series. Lifetime signed a deal on March 1, 2013 with Sony Pictures Television that made the show economically viable not only for Season 5 but for seasons beyond. Now the casting director has scheduled open casting calls for talent in the metro Atlanta area to appear on the show as general background performers. Principal actor casting is also getting underway.

Talent search for boy to star in ‘Crazy for the Storm’ directed by Sean Penn

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Two-time Academy Award winner Sean Penn will direct “Crazy for the Storm”.
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Gerber Pictures in association with Storyopolisis is in pre-production on the true-story survival drama feature film “Crazy for the Storm” for Warner Bros. Pictures. The movie centers on eleven-year-old Norman Ollestad, who survived a plane crash which left him stranded on an icy mountaintop by using the skills his father instilled in him. The film’s Primetime Emmy Award nominated casting director is conducting a national talent search for a 9-11 year old boy to play the lead role. The movie is based on Ollestad’s novel “Crazy for the Storm: A Memoir of Survival“. Shooting will take place in Los Angeles starting April, 2013.

Open casting call for Sony Pictures Television series pilot ‘Zombieland’

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Already a TV veteran, young Izabela Vidovic stars as “Little Rock”.
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Sony Pictures Television and Pariah Entertainment Group are set to begin production on the new television series pilot “Zombieland” in Atlanta, Georgia. The extras casting director is holding an open casting call for local people 18 years of age and older to work as general and possible featured background performers on the film. Shooting begins on February 25, 2013. The series is a continuation of the 2009 American zombie comedy film of the same name starring Woody Harrelson, Emma Stone, Jesse Eisenberg, and Abigail Breslin. “Zombieland” is also accepting resumes from experienced production staff and television crew members.

Auditions and casting calls for new Sony Pictures Television series ‘Wild Blue’

Fox TV Wild Blue USS Lexington“Wild Blue” takes place on the fictional modern version of USS Lexington.
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Sony Pictures Television in association with Gran Via Productions and Nemo Films are in pre-production on a new one-hour drama series pilot titled “Wild Blue”. The show’s casting directors in Los Angeles and New York are holding auditions for series regulars, with additional auditions to take place as soon as the regulars are cast. The stand-ins and background extras will be cast throughout shooting on the series pilot episode, which begins mid-March, 2013 in Los Angeles. There will be a very large number of people hired to play Navy personnel on the show.

Casting underway for series regulars on The Vampire Diaries spin-off ‘The Originals’

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Australian actress Phoebe Tonkin will star as werewolf Hayley in “The Originals”.
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Warner Bros. Television in association with Bonanza Productions and Alloy Entertainment are in pre-production on a new series titled “The Originals”, which will be a spinoff from the hit CW series “The Vampire Diaries”. Casting directors in Los Angeles and New York are holding auditions for the series regulars, which include an over 18 actress who can play a 16 year old witch, an early 20’s female student who is intrigued by the deviance of the French Quarter, a late 20s early 30s female witch, and Klaus’ diabolical former protégé Marcel who is late 20s early 30s. Shooting begins March 6, 2013 and will take place in New Orleans and Atlanta.

Untouchable J Productions’ JoJo Ryder lines up impressive slate for 2013

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The athletic competition series “ATS” begins June 14, 2013 in Atlanta, GA.
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From the producer of the hit VH1 Television reality seriesFor the Love of Ray J” comes an amazing slate of film and television projects lined up for casting in 2013. Untouchable J Productions CEO and Producer JoJo Ryder, who is extremely well connected in the entertainment industry, is collaborating with his good friend and five-time Grammy Awards nominated hip hop recording artist Akon, for a feature film and several reality series. Ryder has also partnered with R&B singer Keith Sweat for a documentary film called “Make It Last Forever” based on the book of the same name that Keith Sweat has coming out February 14th, 2013.

Auditions for Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures ‘Need for Speed’

British actress and model Imogen Poots stars as an exotic car dealer.
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Dreamworks Studios in association with Bandito Brothers are in pre-production on the Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures racing themed feature film “Need for Speed” based on the Electronic Arts video game franchise which is the most successful racing video game series in the world, and one of the most successful video game franchises of all time. The casting directors are conducting auditions for the films starring and co-starring roles. All of the film’s extras, stand-ins, and photo doubles will be cast in Atlanta, GA where shooting will take place from February 25, 2013 through June 3rd, 2013.