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.
Guardians of the Galaxy is scheduled to hit theaters on August 1, 2014
Marvel Studios, a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company is in pre-production on the live-action 3D sci-fi adventure film “Guardians of the Galaxy”. Casting is underway for the main characters in the film in addition to co-starring and supporting roles, as well as voice-over actors for ADR (Additional Dialogue Recording) sessions. Casting calls have now been issued for talent in the UK to work as supporting artists, core extras, and stand-ins for the film’s starring actors. Shooting will commence in June, 2013 at Shepperton Studios and various locations around the UK.
Marvel Studios, an owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is set to begin shooting the political-thriller superhero feature film sequel “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” in May, 2013. The locations where filming will take place are Los Angeles, North Carolina, Cleveland, and Washington DC. Disney casting directors for Marvel are auditioning actors in Los Angeles with additional casting to take place in Cleveland, North Carolina, and DC. Extras also will cast in all cities where filming is taking place. Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures has announced that they will release the film in theaters on April 4, 2014 in both in 2D and 3D. The working title for “Captain America: The First Avenger” was Frostbite, and the working title for “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” is Freezerburn.
It’s a Laugh Productions and Oops Doughnuts Productions are now in pre-production on a brand new multi-camera comedy series titled “Liv & Maddie”. The Casting Society of America Artios Award nominated Disney casting directors for the show are hiring actors for recurring, guest starring, and day player roles. The extras will be cast throughout production which begins on April 8, 2013 in Los Angeles. There will be a large number of young actors hired to play high school students, as well as adults to play teachers and parents. The show is set for a Fall, 2013 premiere on Disney Channel.
Roth Films in association with Mayhem Pictures is getting ready to start production on the Walt Disney Pictures true-story live-action feature film “Million Dollar Arm,” about a sports agent who discovered baseball pitchers amongst cricket players in India by staging a reality show to discover new talent. The Primetime Emmy award winning Disney casting veteran has issued a nationwide casting call for lead roles in the film. Also being cast are supporting, and smaller speaking roles. Filming gets underway May 6, 2013 and will take place in Los Angeles, Atlanta, and in India.
Marvel Studios, a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company is in pre-production on the live-action 3D sci-fi adventure film “Guardians of the Galaxy“. Studio level casting is underway for the main characters in the film by the Walt Disney Studios VP of Casting. After the main characters are hired, additional casting will take place for co-starring and supporting roles, as well as voice-over actors for ADR (Additional Dialogue Recording) sessions. There will also be principal actor casting in London, UK where shooting will take place at Shepperton Studios. The stand-ins for the film’s stars and background extras will be cast in London throughout the production, commencing in June, 2013.
Walt Disney Pictures and Wheatfield Productions are in pre-production on an exciting new live action sci-fi feature film called “1952”. The Disney casting directors are casting starring roles including a boy and girl who can play 10-11 years of age, and a naturally beautiful teen girl who can play 16-17 years of age. Shooting on the project will take place in Vancouver, BC starting this spring, 2013. Auditions are taking place in Los Angeles, New York, and Vancouver. All photo-doubles and stand-ins for the film’s stars will be hired in Vancouver, as well as all of the extras. Academy Award winner George Clooney has been cast in a lead role.