The powerhouse film production company GK Films is in pre-production on the major musical feature film “Jersey Boys” based on the hit Broadway musical “Jersey Boys: The Story of Frankie Vallie & The Four Seasons”. The Casting directors for the film are auditioning talent for lead and supporting roles. Filming begins in August, 2013 and will take place in Los Angeles. The stand-ins for the film’s stars will be hired closer to shooting, and the extras will be cast throughout production.
Walt Disney Studios stage performance division Disney Theatrical Productions is auditioning singers to become the new cast members of the upcoming 2014 productions of “Aladdin” on Broadway. Tara Rubin, casting director of many long-running Broadway shows, is seeking Equity or non-Equity singers who move well. Talent of all ethnicities are strongly encouraged to submit, and there are no fees to be considered. This is the opportunity of a lifetime, and it pays very well. “Aladdin” on Broadway will be a full-length, big song musical with big dance numbers.”
NBC has ordered a first season of episodes for the new musical-drama pilot “Smash,” which follows a cross-section of characters who come together to put on a Marilyn Monroe musical on Broadway. The show’s casting directors are now casting guest stars, day players, dancers, extras, stand-ins, and photo doubles in New York.
New Line Cinema and director Adam Shankman have already issued a national American and Canadian online open casting call and talent search for the upcoming feature film production of the Broadway Play “Rock of Ages,” and have now scheduled an in-person open casting call in Los Angeles for the film’s lead role.
Two time Primetime Emmy award nominated Adam Shankman will serve as Producer, Director, and Choreographer on the upcoming feature film version of the Broadway production of “Rock of Ages“. The film’s casting directors are conduction a nation talent search (including Canada) for the lead role of Drew Boley. Both unrepresented talent, and talent signed with agents can submit to be considered.