Sony Pictures talent search for boy to play lead role in ‘Heaven is for Real’

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“Heaven is for Real” stars Greg Kinnear and Kelly Reilly as Colton’s Parents.
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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.

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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.

Warner Bros. Pictures epic monster film ‘Godzilla’ casting boys for starring roles

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Bryan Cranston and Elizabeth Olsen are in talks to join the cast of “Godzilla“.
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Legendary Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures, in association with Disruption Entertainment are in pre-production on the huge big-budget epic feature film “Godzilla”, and shooting is scheduled to begin on March 14, 2013 in Vancouver, British Columbia. The film’s casting directors in Los Angeles and Canada are holding auditions for several starring roles. These roles are for boys ages 3 – 11 years of age. The youngest is a Caucasian boy to play a 4 year old, the middle one is a Japanese boy to play 6 years of age, and the oldest is another Caucasian boy to play 10 years old. The actors do not have to be these exact ages, but can be a year older or younger. The extras will be cast in Vancouver close to the start of filming, which will run through June 22, 2013.

Disney casting child and teen lead roles for major sci-fi feature film ‘1952’

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George Clooney has been cast in a lead role in Walt Disney Pictures “1952”.
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Walt Disney Pictures and Wheatfield Productions are in pre-production on an exciting new live action sci-fi feature film called “1952”. The Disney casting directors are casting starring roles including a boy and girl who can play 10-11 years of age, and a naturally beautiful teen girl who can play 16-17 years of age. Shooting on the project will take place in Vancouver, BC starting this spring, 2013. Auditions are taking place in Los Angeles, New York, and Vancouver. All photo-doubles and stand-ins for the film’s stars will be hired in Vancouver, as well as all of the extras. Academy Award winner George Clooney has been cast in a lead role.

Major feature film international talent search for boy to star in ‘Christ The Lord’

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Lorenzo Monet played young Jesus in Franco Zeffirelli‘s “Jesus of Nazareth“.
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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.

New DC Comics series ‘Arrow’ auditions and casting calls underway

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CW Television Network veteran actress Katie Cassidy plays Laurel/Black Canary.
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Bonanza Productions in association with Berlanti Productions and Warner Bros. Television are now in production on the long awaited DC Comics superhero television series “Arrow,” and auditions are taking place for guest starring, recurring, and day player roles in Los Angles and Vancouver. The show’s extras and stand-ins are being hired in Vancouver, where shooting is taking place through December 4th, 2012. “Arrow” is based on characters appearing in comic books and graphic novels published by DC Comics, more specifically “Green Arrow“.

Disney casting lead roles for new family film ‘Super Buddies’

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Disney Channel’s G. Hannelius does the voice of Rosebud.
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Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment and Key Pix Productions are set to start filming “Super Buddies“, the 6th installment in the Air Buddies franchise. The casting director is auditioning for both on-camera and voice-over talent. There are roles being cast for boys and girls, adults, and seniors. Shooting will take place in Vancouver, BC from late August through October, 2012. Principal actor roles are being cast in both Los Angeles and Vancouver, while the extras and stand-ins will all be cast in Vancouver.