Dreamworks Television and Amblin Television are in pre-production on a new science-fiction drama television series titled “Under The Dome” based on the novel by Steven King published in November 2009. Casting directors in Los Angeles and New York are conducting auditions for the show’s series regulars and recurring roles. Shooting will take place in Wilmington, NC beginning in March, 2013. All stand-ins for the series principal actors and all background performers will be cast in Wilmington. “Under The Dome” is scheduled to premier on Monday June 24, 2013 at 10pm on CBS.
Hyde Park Entertainment and Troika Pictures in association with Merced Media Partners are in pre-production on the thriller feature film “Careful What You Wish For”, which will begin shooting April 8, 2013 in North Carolina. Filming will also take place in Atlanta. Casting directors in Los Angeles are holding auditions for the films starring, co-starring, and supporting roles. There will be additional speaking roles cast in North Carolina and Atlanta, as well as the film’s stand-ins, photo-doubles, and extras.
Uptown Productions in association with Schneider’s Bakery, Inc. are now in production on the new comedy series “Sam and Cat” for Nickelodeon Network. The casting director will be auditioning actors throughout the season for recurring roles, co-starring roles, and under five roles. The extras casting director will also be hiring background extras throughout the season. The pilot episode was shot in September, 2012 and Nickelodeon announced a series pickup with an order for 20 episodes on November 29, 2012. The show will premier September 10, 2013 on Nickelodeon.
Warner Bros. Pictures in association with Circle of Confusion Productions and Rozar Pictures will begin shooting the sci-fi action 3D feature film “Jupiter Ascending” on February 26, 2013. Auditions are taking place in Los Angeles for the film’s lead roles, with addition casting to take place in Chicago and London, UK where shooting will take place. The background extras, stand-ins, and photo-doubles will be hired in Chicago and London throughout the duration of the shoot. Registration for locals can be done online. “Jupiter Ascending” is to be the first film in a trilogy.
Warner Bros. Television in association with Bonanza Productions and Alloy Entertainment are in pre-production on a new series titled “The Originals”, which will be a spinoff from the hit CW series “The Vampire Diaries“. Casting directors in Los Angeles and New York are holding auditions for the series regulars, which include an over 18 actress who can play a 16 year old witch, an early 20’s female student who is intrigued by the deviance of the French Quarter, a late 20s early 30s female witch, and Klaus’ diabolical former protégé Marcel who is late 20s early 30s. Shooting begins March 6, 2013 and will take place in New Orleans and Atlanta.
The superlatively gorgeous and talented Jessica Barth has been cast as Heather.
Trivision Pictures in association with Entertainment 7 and Empire Film Group are in pre-production on the comedy feature film “Army Bratz”. The casting director in Los Angeles is auditioning talent for the movie’s starring and co-starring roles. Additional casting for supporting roles will take place in Los Angeles, and in Louisiana where shooting is scheduled to begin in April, 2013. The stand-in and extras will all be cast in Louisiana closer to the start of filming.
Cloud Ten Productions in association with Stoney Lake Entertainment and Family Screen Partners are in pre-production on the upcoming major epic action thriller feature film “Left Behind” based on the best-selling novel “Left Behind: A Novel of the Earth’s Last Days” by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins. Casting is underway in Los Angeles for the film’s starring and co-starring roles. Additional principal actor roles will be cast in Baton Rouge, Louisiana where shooting will take place beginning in March, 2013. The stand-ins and photo-doubles for the film’s stars, as well as featured and general background actors, will also be cast in Baton Rouge.
Ballet dancer and actress Amanda Schull plays a socialite-political wife.
Universal Cable Productions in association with Hypnotic are now in pre-production on an exciting new drama series pilot for USA Network, currently using the working title of “Untitled Falacci/Heuton Pilot”. Casting notices have gone out in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, and Miami for principal actor speaking roles. In addition, the local extras casting director in Miami is holding an open casting call for featured and general background performers of all ages. Although the open casting call is for people 18 years of age and older, minors can submit via email for consideration. Shooting will take place entirely in Miami, FL beginning January 14, 2013.
The athletic competition series “ATS” begins June 14, 2013 in Atlanta, GA.
Untouchable J Productions
From the producer of the hit VH1 Television reality series “For the Love of Ray J” comes an amazing slate of film and television projects lined up for casting in 2013. Untouchable J Productions CEO and Producer JoJo Ryder, who is extremely well connected in the entertainment industry, is collaborating with his good friend and five-time Grammy Awards nominated hip hop recording artist Akon, for a feature film and several reality series. Ryder has also partnered with R&B singer Keith Sweat for a documentary film called “Make It Last Forever” based on the book of the same name that Keith Sweat has coming out February 14th, 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.