Open casting call for Leonardo DiCaprio film ‘Django Unchained’ in Louisiana

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Leonardo DiCaprio plays sadistic Francophile plantation owner Calvin Candie.
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The star-studded major feature film “Django Unchained” is currently in production and an open casting call for African American men, women, and children in being held near New Orleans, Louisiana on February 15, 2012. Additional casting calls will take place for other ethnic groups and types at a future date. “Django Unchained”, which has been shooting in Mammoth Lakes and Santa Clarita, California and Jackson Hole, Wyoming, will be moving to New Orleans for the duration of filming. Principal photography will take place in New Orleans, Louisiana through April 27, 2012.

Open casting call for lead role in major Universal Pictures feature film

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Tom Cruise to star in Universal Pictures $100 million film.
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Universal Pictures is currently conducting an international talent search for a lead role in a major feature film with a $100 million dollar budget starring Tom Cruise. Actors who wish to be considered can send in a hardcopy photo and resume to the casting directors, or submit a video audition on the film’s official casting website. Shooting will take place in mostly in New Orleans and Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Additional filming will take place in Los Angeles, New York, and the country of Iceland. Principal photography will begin on March 19, 2012 and continue through August 12, 2012.

Mark Wahlberg film “Broken City” new casting call for men and women 21+ in New Orleans

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation’s feature film “Broken City” is currently shooting in the New Orleans area and the extras casting director is seeking people to work on the film in January, 2012. This is fully paid work and no prior experience working as a background performer is necessary. Candidates must be located within reasonable driving distance of New Orleans.

Mark Wahlberg film “Broken City” new casting call for men and women 21+ in New Orleans – http://www.extra-casting.com/2011/12/mark-wahlberg-film-broken-city-casting.html

Major feature film ‘Ender’s Game’ open casting call seeking kids

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Academy Award nominated Hailee Steinfeld will star opposite Harrison Ford.
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Summit Entertainment, the production company behind “The Twilight Saga” films, has acquired the rights to the youth-oriented “Ender’s Game” franchise. An open casting call has been scheduled seeking bright and talented kids and teens ages 10 – 17 of varying ethnic backgrounds. Talent must be located within reasonable driving distance of New Orleans, LA. The shoot is scheduled to run from February 2, 2012 through June 8, 2012. The casting directors are especially interested in home-schooled kids and teens due to the filming schedule during school hours. An on-set teacher is required to be provided by the production company for all minors, therefore it is not absolutely necessary to be home-schooled. Those who are selected will have the adventure of a lifetime and become part of science fiction cinema history!

Summit Entertainment film ‘Now You See Me’ auditions and extras casting

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Isla Fisher plays Henley, a master illusion builder in “Now You See Me”.
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The production company Kurtzman/Orci and Summit Entertainment will begin shooting the magician-heist thriller feature film “Now You See Me” in New Orleans and New York beginning January 16, 2012. The main roles are being cast in Los Angeles, and some supporting roles as well as day players are being cast in New Orleans. All of the film’s extras, photo doubles, and stand-ins for the films stars will be cast in Louisiana and New York.

Stephenie Meyer’s ‘The Host’ casting calls in Baton Rouge and New Orleans

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The extremely beautiful and ultra talented Saoirse Ronan stars as Melanie “Mel” Stryder.
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The long awaited film adaptation of Twilight series author Stephenie Meyer‘s “The Host” is now ready to begin shooting in February, 2012 and casting directors are holding auditions in Los Angeles and Louisiana for co-starring and supporting roles. Casting will also take place in New Orleans and Baton Rouge for day player roles, extras, stand-ins, and photo-doubles for the film’s stars. “The Host” novel was a #1 New York Times Best Seller, and remained on the list for 26 weeks.

Mark Wahlberg film “Broken City” casting call for extras in New Orleans

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Mark Wahlberg plays a former cop turned private investigator in “Broken City”.
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Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation’s feature film “Broken City” is currently shooting in the New Orleans area and the extras casting director is seeking people to work on the film in December and January. This is fully paid work and no prior experience working as a background performer is necessary. Candidates must be located within reasonable driving distance of New Orleans.