FOX sci-fi drama series ‘Almost Human’ casting calls and auditions

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Minka Kelly and Karl Urban play tough cops teamed with android partners in futuristic Los Angeles.
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Flying Car Films, Bad Robot Productions and Warner. Bros Television have been given a series order by FOX for the new sci-fi drama television series “Almost Human. Casting for guest starring, new recurring, and day player roles will be ongoing throughout the season, as will the extras and stand-ins. The series takes place 35 years into the future when humans in the LAPD are each teamed up with realistic androids, and a detective who has a distaste for robots ends up being teamed up with one that has human-like emotions. Shooting on the multi-camera series takes place from July 17th through December 1st in Vancouver.

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Disney casting for musical feature film ‘Into The Woods’ starring Johnny Depp

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Johnny Depp will star in his first musical since “Sweeney Todd: The Demon of Fleet Street”.
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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 winning Broadway 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.

Disney casting call for ‘Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day’

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Steve Carrell and Jennifer Garner will play the Parents.
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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.

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.

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.

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.

Disney Channel hit comedy series ‘Austin & Ally’ season two auditions

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Laura Marano and Ross Lynch have shown fantastic chemistry in “Austin & Ally“.
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The hit multi-camera 1/2 Hour Disney Channel sitcom “Austin & Ally” is back for it’s second season and the casting directors are holding auditions for co-starring, guest-starring and day player roles. In addition, general background performers are being cast throughout the season. “Austin & Ally” officially premiered on December 4, 2011. Casting for the series regulars were conducted during a national Disney Channel talent search around the United States.

Casting and production information for major feature film sequel ‘Artemis 2’

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Artemis 2″ must wrap by December, 2012 due to Jennifer Lawrence‘s schedule.
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The second film in a super-popular trilogy, “Artemis 2”, is gearing up for pre-production and casting will soon be underway in Los Angeles for new co-starring and supporting roles. The day players, extras, photo doubles, and stand-ins will be hired in the Wilmington, North Carolina area as the beginning of filming approaches. The studio is fast tracking this project because Jennifer Lawrence has a contract commitment with 20th Century Fox for a sequel to “X-Men: First Class” which starts shooting in January 2013. Filming on “Artemis 2” will begin in August, 2012. “Artemis” took 4-1/2 months to complete principal photography.

Disney casting starring roles for live-action feature film ‘Maleficent’

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Disney has officially cast Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie as Maleficent.
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Walt Disney Pictures and Roth Films are in pre-production on the live-action feature film “Maleficent”, which explores the origins of the evil fairy godmother and what led her to curse Princess Aurora in Disney’s animated classic “Sleeping Beauty“. The casting directors in Los Angeles and London are holding auditions for starring, co-starring, and supporting roles. Shooting will take place in Los Angeles and London beginning June 11, 2012 and will continue through November 4, 2012. “Maleficent” is set to hit theaters on March 14, 2014.

‘The Hunger Games’ sequel ‘Catching Fire’ to be directed by Francis Lawrence

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Jennifer Lawrence is committed to filming “Untitled X-Men Sequel” in January, 2012.
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The next film in The Hunger Games trilogy, “Catching Fire“, will begin filming in North Carolina this coming Fall, 2012 with new director Francis Lawrence. Four-time Academy Award nominee Gary Ross announced that he will not be returning to direct Catching Fire, and there is a good chance that a different casting director will also be hired. It is most often the director who chooses the casting director, and three-time Casting Society of America Artios Award winner Debra Zane has cast every film that Gary Ross has directed or produced since 1998 including “Pleasantville”, “Seabiscuit”, and “The Tale of Despereaux“. Zane would likely cast Ross’ next project instead of “Catching Fire”.