Disney casting directors are searching for two young actors to play lead roles in the Walt Disney Pictures/Lucasfilm “Star Wars: Episode VII”. Six casting director meet-and-greet sessions have been scheduled across the United States and United Kingdom to scout talent for two lead roles, one young female and on young male. In addition to the in-person casting director meet-and-greet sessions, audition video submissions are being accepted at the only official casting webpage that has been set up by Disney Casting director Maryellen Aviano.
20th Century Fox has given a 13-episode season one order for the new single-camera comedy series “Enlisted”, and the show’s Primetime Emmy Award nominated casting director is auditioning actors for guest starring, recurring, and day-player roles. In addition to the ongoing principal actor casting, Central Casting is hiring extras throughout the season in Los Angeles, where shooting will take place from August 15, 2013 through December 1, 2013. All types are being cast, with an emphasis on military types, both male and female.
Michael De Luca Productions in now ready to begin filming the new Universal Pictures feature film “Dracula”, and the casting director has issued an urgent casting call for people interested in appearing in the film as fully paid background performers in epic battle scenes. Principal acting roles are also being cast during production. This new film depicts Dracula as a flawed hero with a tragic love story set in a time of war and magic. Shooting is taking place in the United Kingdom from August 18, 2013 through November, 2013.
Danni Productions and Ole’ Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television Production are now in pre-production on the brand new science fiction romance series “Star-Crossed”, and casting calls will be going out for series regulars, guest starring, and recurring roles. Additional casting for smaller speaking roles will take place in New Orleans, Louisiana where shooting on the series will take place from August 18th through December 1st, 2013. The show’s extras will be cast locally throughout production on the first season.
FF7 Productions in association with One Race Films and Original Film are now in pre-production on the action crime thriller feature film “Fast & Furious 7”, and casting calls will be going out in Los Angeles for starring, co-starring, and supporting roles. Additional casting for smaller speaking roles will take place in the shooting locations of Georgia and Louisiana. Shooting will also take place in Tokyo and Dubai. The extras will be cast near the locations where filming will take place. Principal photography commences September, 2013.
Original Film is set to begin production on the Columbia Pictures action comedy feature film “22 Jump Street”, and the casting director is holding auditions for lead, co-starring and suporting roles as college students. Extras will be cast throughout filming, with a very large amount of college age people needed. The movie is a sequel to the hit 2012 film “21 Jump Street”, which had a budget of $42 million and took in over $202 million worldwide at the box office. Shooting will get underway on September 23rd. The release date is scheduled for June 13, 2013.
Alcon Entertainment and Syncopy in association with Evolutionary Pictures and Straight Up Films are in production on the epic Warner Bros. Pictures sci-fi thriller feature film “Transcendence” starring Johnny Depp. Shooting will take place in New Mexico beginning mid-July. Two-time Primetime Emmy Award winner and four-time Casting Society of America Artios Award winner John Papsidera has cast the film’s starring and co-starring roles in Los Angeles. Now the extras casting director has issued a casting call for all ages and types in New Mexico.