Justin Theroux has signed on in the lead role of Kevin Garvey in HBO’s “The Leftovers”. Creative Commons
Warner Bros. Television in association with Bone Fide Productions and Film 44 are getting set to begin production on the exciting new HBO drama pilot “The Leftovers”, which is based on the novel of the same name by Tom Perrotta. The casting directors are holding open casting calls for people of all ages, types, and ethnicities to work as fully paid background performers on the film. Shooting will be taking place in in Rockland and Westchester Counties in New York from late June through late July, 2013.
Olivia Munn has been cast to play Eric Bana’s wife in “Beware the Night”. Creative Commons
Jerry Bruckheimer Films is now in production on the Screen Gems supernatural thriller feature film “Beware the Night”, and casting for day player actors and background performers is ongoing. Filming is taking place in the New York City area through August, 2013. All ages and types are being cast as extras. Principal actor casting has been taking place in both Los Angeles and New York. “Beware the Night” is based on the novel of the same name written by sixteen-year NYPD veteran, Ralph Sarchie.
Lucamar Productions in association with Marc Platt Productions are currently in the pre-production phase on the highly anticipated live-action musical feature film “Into The Woods” starring Johnny Depp and Meryl Streep. The movie is an adaptation of the Tony Award winningBroadway musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine. Disney Casting directors in New York and Los Angeles are auditioning actors/singers for starring and co-starring roles. Additional casting will take place in London, UK where filming will take place beginning in September, 2013. The extras, photo-doubles, and stand-ins for the film’s stars will be cast in London.
21 Laps Entertainment and The Jim Henson Company are now in the pre-production stage on the upcoming live-action Disney feature film “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” which is based on the children’s book by Judith Viorst. Disney casting executives are conducting a widespread talent search for a boy age 10-12 to play the lead role of Alexander Conners. Both SAG-AFTRA talent and non-union talent can submit via uploading an audition video to the official Disney casting authorized website for this film. Shooting will take place from August through October, 2013 in Los Angeles.
The highly respected New York Citytalent management firm J. Mitchell Management (JMM Talent) is holding an open call for children and young adults who wish to be considered for representation. JMM Talent is a talent management company representing children, teens and young adults. With clients appearing in national television series, feature films, Broadway shows and hundreds of TV commercials, JMM Talent is one of the largest management firms in New York City representing some of the top performers in the industry.
“Heaven is for Real” stars Greg Kinnear and Kelly Reilly as Colton’s Parents. Creative Commons
Roth Films/Real Heaven, Inc. in association with Wheelhouse Entertainment are in pre-production on the Sony Pictures true-story feature film “Heaven is for Real” based on the New York Times best-selling book written by Todd Burpo and Lynn Vincent. The book has over 7 million copies in print, and has sold over 1 million eBooks. Casting directors across the United States and Canada are conducting a massive talent search for a 6-8 year old boy to play the role of Colton Burpo. They are considering new talent with no experience or training required. Filming will take place this summer in Canada, so as not to interfere with schooling.
From the producers of the mega-hit ABC Family series “Pretty Little Liars” comes a brand new spin-off series titled “Ravenswood”. Alloy Entertainment and Warner Horizon Television will begin production this summer on the show, and casting directors in Los Angeles and New York are casting the first three main lead roles consisting of three teens. The roles include brother and sister twins, and another teen female. There will be two additional main lead roles cast as well as numerous co-starring and guest starring roles. The extras will be cast in Los Angeles throughout the season which begins shooting in Los Angeles this coming August, 2013.
Award winning actress Elizabeth Banks plays Detective Nancy Porter. Creative Commons
Hyde Park Entertainment, PalmStar Entertainment, and Merced Media Partners in association with the production companiesEvery Secret Thing and A Likely Story are in pre-production on the major feature film “Every Secret Thing”. Auditions are being held in Los Angeles and New York for starring and co-starring roles, including a three year old girl, eight year old boy, two eleven year old girls, two eighteen year old girls, and various adults of different ages and ethnicities. Shooting will take place in New York City, and all extras will be cast there throughout filming beginning on March 20, 2013.
From the Academy Award winning producers of three Harry Potter films comes the upcoming epic feature film “Christ The Lord,” based on the best-selling novel “Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt” by Anne Rice. The casting directors are accepting online self-taped video auditions from boys ages 7-10 to play the starring role of Jesus as a child. Filming begins on March 6, 2013 and will continue through the end of May, 2013. There will also be 2-4 weeks paid rehearsal prior to filming. The shoot will take place in Rome and Matera, Italy. This is an opportunity of a lifetime for the person chosen.