The hit FX NetworkGolden Globe Nominated horror-drama series American Horror Story has been renewed for a third season and the award winning casting team is now holding auditions for new series regulars and guest stars. The show’s format is anthology based, whereas the story, characters, and location for each season is different. The show’s guest stars and extras will be cast throughout the season. After two seasons shooting in Los Angeles, the series moves to The Big Easy for it’s third season. Filming begins in July, 2013 in New Orleans, LA.
Kurtzman/Orci Productions and 20th Century Fox Television are prepping to begin filming the new modern–day supernatural thriller “Sleepy Hollow” based on Washington Irving‘s short story The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Shooting will take place in Charlotte, NC starting on March 11, 2013. Casting directors in Los Angeles, New York, and Charlotte are holding auditions for starring, guest starring, possible recurring, and day player roles. The show’s background performers are being cast by the Charlotte extras casting director. Television crew members and production staff are also being hired locally in North Carolina.
Australian actress Phoebe Tonkin will star as werewolf Hayley in “The Originals”. Creative Commons
Warner Bros. Television in association with Bonanza Productions and Alloy Entertainment are in pre-production on a new series titled “The Originals”, which will be a spinoff from the hit CW series “The Vampire Diaries”. Casting directors in Los Angeles and New York are holding auditions for the series regulars, which include an over 18 actress who can play a 16 year old witch, an early 20’s female student who is intrigued by the deviance of the French Quarter, a late 20s early 30s female witch, and Klaus’ diabolical former protégé Marcel who is late 20s early 30s. Shooting begins March 6, 2013 and will take place in New Orleans and Atlanta.
From the creator of the hit ABC series “Desperate Housewives” comes an amazing new comedy-drama series for Lifetime Television called “Devious Maids”. Casting is taking place in Los Angeles and New York, as well as in Atlanta, GA where the 1-hour show will be shot. The pilot episode was filmed in Los Angeles. Auditions will be ongoing throughout season one for guest starring, recurring, and day player roles. All extras will be cast in the Atlanta area beginning on November 27, 2012. “Devious Maids” will air on Lifetime in 2013.
The new ABC musical drama television series “Nashville” is in production and casting directors in Los Angeles and Tennessee are auditioning talent for guest starring and recurring roles. The larger roles are cast in Los Angeles, with additional casting for smaller roles in Tennessee. The extras casting director in Nashville is hiring people throughout season one, which continues shooting through December 10, 2012. All ages and types of people are needed for fully paid background work, and no prior experience working as an extra is required.
Storyline Entertainment and Sony Pictures Television are in pre-production on the made-for-television movie “Anna Nicole Smith Story” for Lifetime. The award winning casting director is auditioning actresses to play the title role of Anna Nicole. The film’s remaining roles will be cast after the lead role is filled. The biopic will shoot in Atlanta, GA this Fall, 2012. The extras and stand-ins will be hired in Atlanta beginning in October.