New Line Cinema in association with Warner Bros. Pictures are currently filming “The Hobbit: There and Back Again” in the Wellington, New Zealand area through late March, 2012. The casting directors are holding an open casting call for folks who live within reasonable driving distance of Wellington and would like to appear in the film as paid background performers. Shooting will take place at Stone Street Studios and various locations around Wellington.
Saoirse Ronan has been cast in the lead role(s) of Melanie Stryder/Wanda Creative Commons
The feature film adaptation of Stephenie Meyer‘s “The Host” is now finally in pre-production with filming set to start in January, 2012. The talented Academy Award nominee Saoirse Ronan has dropped out of “The Hobbit” to take on dual roles in “The Host”. Auditions for the film’s other starring roles and supporting roles is getting underway. The day player actors, extras, stand-ins, and photo doubles will be cast just prior to the principal photography start date and will continue throughout filming.
MGM, New Line Cinema, and WingNut Films are currently in production on J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Hobbit”. The film’s extras casting directors are hiring general background actors, photo doubles, and stand-ins for the film’s stars throughout filming, which will continue into late spring, 2012. Some smaller speaking roles will also be cast during the shoot as script changes occur.