Award winning actress Elizabeth Banks plays Detective Nancy Porter. Creative Commons
Hyde Park Entertainment, PalmStar Entertainment, and Merced Media Partners in association with the production companiesEvery Secret Thing and A Likely Story are in pre-production on the major feature film “Every Secret Thing”. Auditions are being held in Los Angeles and New York for starring and co-starring roles, including a three year old girl, eight year old boy, two eleven year old girls, two eighteen year old girls, and various adults of different ages and ethnicities. Shooting will take place in New York City, and all extras will be cast there throughout filming beginning on March 20, 2013.
The beautiful and talented Brit Marling plays the adult female lead role. Creative Commons
FOX Searchlight Pictures in association with Artists Public Domain will begin production on the futuristic sci-fi drama feature film “iOrigins” in January, 2013. The shooting locations will be in Los Angeles and in the country of India. The casting directors based in New York City are conducting a national talent search for a girl who can play a 10 year old to star in the film. They are seeking a girl of “Indian descent, a beautiful wild child”. The character speaks English not so well and doesn’t have the American mannerisms that a 10 year old who went to schools in the states would have. Interested talent can submit an audition video to be considered.
The production company Pariah in association with Prodco are ready to begin shooting a new pilot for ABC Family titled “Socio”. The casting directors in Los Angeles and New York are auditioning actors for starring, guest-starring, recurring roles, and day players. Extras will be hired throughout production beginning late October, 2012. The production office for the show is located at the EUE/Screen Gems Studios in New York City. “Socio” is one of five new pilots that are in production for the network. The others are “The Fosters,” “Terminales,” “Phys Ed,” and “Continuing Fred.”
Cunningham Escott Slevin & Doherty (CESD) talent agency is expanding it’s Adult Print Division in New York City. They are holding an open call for commercial print models, both male and female. Commercial print models appear in magazine ads, newspapers, online ads, billboards, catalogues, etc., shown promoting products and services. These products and services can be anything from fashion lines, makeup, hair products, weight loss programs, and literally anything that consumers purchase.
The new drama series “Chicago Fire” has been picked up for season one by NBC, which made the announcement in May, 2012. The show follows the lives of the firefighters and paramedics working at the Chicago Fire Department – firehouse of Engine 55, Truck 81, Squad 3, Medic 61, and Battalion 25. The show’s starring, co-starring, and guest starring roles are being cast out of New York, with additional principal actor casting in Chicago where shooting will take place. All of the stand-ins and extras will be hired in the Chicago area. The show begins production in July, 2012.
Based on true events, the upcoming major feature film “Empire State” is auditioning actors in Los Angeles and New York for starring and supporting roles. Shooting will take place in New York City, and New Orleans where additional casting for smaller speaking roles and extras will take place. The three starring roles cast so far have been filled by The Hunger Games’ Liam Hemsworth, Young Artist Award winner and six-time Teen Choice Award nominee Emma Roberts, and Teen Choice Award winner Dwayne Johnson.
Disney Channel stars Debby Ryan, China Anne McClain, Laura Marano, Tyler James Williams and Coco Jones (from the upcoming Disney Channel Original Movie “Let It Shine”), and Disney XD‘s Tyrel Jackson Williams (“Lab Rats”) are in New York City, as Disney showcases its current programming, new series and movies to come across each of its kid-driven, family inclusive platforms, Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior.