Lucy Hale will play the lead in ABC Family’s “A Cinderella Story”
The third film in the Warner Bros. Studios “Cinderella Story” franchise is set to begin shooting in February, 2011 and the casting directors are casting various roles for male and female talented singers and dancers who are above 18 years of age that can play 17 year olds.
Katie Holmes co-stars opposite Adam Sandler
The casting directors for the currently filming movie “Jack and Jill” are conducting a talent search to find two sets of identical male twins who can play young versions of Adam Sandler. They are looking for one set of twins that can play 13 years of age, and a second set of twins that can play 18 years of age.
Scarlett Johansson will play Black Widow in “The Avengers”
Walt Disney co-owned Marvel Studios is moving full steam ahead with pre-production on the upcoming superhero blockbuster film “The Avengers”. The film will be directed by Academy Award Nominated Joss Whedon, and shot in 3-D. There will be casting for day players and extras in Albuquerque, as well as in Michigan and New York, the other two filming locations.
Olivia Wilde plays Justin Timberlake’s mother in a world where aging stops at 25
Justin Timberlake is back in action and returned to the set of his sci-fi thriller feature film “Now,” which was put on a short hold after the “SexyBack” singer injured a calf muscle during shooting in early December. Filming will resume after the holidays on January 5th, 2011. The film’s extras casting director is holding open casting calls for attractive young adults who have not yet worked on the project.
Richard Jenkins (with Julia Roberts above) is in talks to co-star as an Orphanage Nun
Now that a U.S. Bankruptcy Court has approved MGM’s financial-reorganization plan, Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation has taken over production on the Farrelly Brothers feature film “The Three Stooges”. Auditions for the film will begin in January, 2011 and shooting is scheduled for a March 14, 2011 start date in Atlanta, GA.
Olga Kurylenko will likely reprise her role as Camille
James Bond 007 insiders are saying that production should start on the next installment of the film series towards the middle of next year. The current working title is “Bond 23” – named for the 23rd film is the series. The British newspapers also indicate Bond 23 is now casting.
Claire Danes only other series was “My So-Called Life”
New Showtime programming chief David Nevins has given the series pilot order for “Homeland,” and production is currently casting principal actors in Los Angeles, and also casting extras in North Carolina to appear on the show. There will be an open casting call, and talent can also submit via email or postal mail.