Appian Way and Pearl Street Films are now in pre-production on the Warner Bros. Pictures crime-drama feature film “Live By Night”, which is based on the novel by Dennis Lehane. Casting calls have gone out for the first roles to be cast. Ben Affleck will play the lead role in the film as well as produce and direct. Leonardo DiCaprio will also produce. Shooting will begin mid-September 2013 and will take place in Boston, where additional principal actor casting will take place. The stand-ins and extras will be hired throughout production.
Atlas Entertainment and Annapurna Pictures are set to begin shooting a major feature film in Boston, MA and New York City for Columbia Pictures. Casting directors in Los Angeles and New York are casting the film’s supporting roles. Smaller speaking roles are being cast in Boston and New York, where shooting will take place from March 18, 2013 through May 19, 2013. The project is currently using the working title of “Untitled David O. Russell/Abscam Project”. Extras will be cast throughout production. Experienced film crew and production staff in Boston can also email resumes to the production office.
Atlas Entertainment and Annapurna Pictures are getting ready to begin shooting a major feature film in Boston, MA and casting directors are holding an open casting call for extras to portray 1970s era types. They are also seeking people with 60s – 70s vehicles to use as props in the film. The project is currently being called “Untitled David O. Russell Project”. There is no experience required, and these are fully paid positions. The open casting call is completely free to attend, and all ages and ethnicities are encouraged to attend.
The HBO Films semi-improvised comedy movie “Clear History” is in production and casting for the film’s extras will be ongoing throughout the shoot which will continue through early November, 2012. The casting director in Boston is seeking children and teen extras, as well as adults. They are also casting teens and adults who are great water skiers. These are fully paid positions, and no prior experience working as a background performer is necessary. Filming is taking place in the North Shore region of Massachusetts.
Twentieth Century Fox and Chernin Entertainment are teaming up for a comedy feature film currently being called “Untitled Female Buddy Cop Movie”. Shooting will take place in the Boston, Massachusetts area from July 5 through September 5, 2012. The extras casting director is holding an open casting call for people who are interested in working as paid background performers on the film. At this time, only non-union extras 18 years of age and older are being sought.
The upcoming coming-of-age Paramount Pictures feature film “Labor Day” is currently accepting submissions from boys and girls between the ages of 10 – 17 years of age, including a mentally handicapped boy between 12 – 17 years of age. These are for two lead roles and one supporting role to star opposite Academy Award winner Kate Winslet and Academy Award nominated Josh Brolin. Shooting will take place in the Boston, MA area starting in June, 2012.
The upcoming Sony Pictures feature film “I Hate You, Dad” is holding open casting calls in the Massachusetts cities of Boston and Hyannis Port. The film’s extras casting directors are seeking thousands of people to work as general background extras. There will also be some small speaking roles being cast.
Sony Pictures Entertainment is in the casting stage on the upcoming feature film “Here Comes the Boom” starring Kevin James and Salma Hayek. There are auditions taking place in Los Angeles, and also in Boston where filming will take place beginning on March 28, 2011.