Carrie Underwood has been cast in the coveted role of Maria in “The Sound of Music”.
NBC Universal is holding an open casting call for the upcoming three-hour live staging and telecast of the Rodgers & Hammerstein musical “The Sound of Music”. The casting call is for boys and girls who can play roles between the ages of 6-14. The characters being cast are the seven Von Trapp Children. NBC will air the live broadcast on December 5, 2013. The casting team is seeking kids who are very good dancers with excellent acting skills.
“Neckpee Island” is one of two new Disney pilots for actor Jacob Bertrand.
Disney XD has given the green light to begin production on a brand new half-hour comedy series pilot titled “Neckpee Island”. The casting directors have now sent out casting calls for series regulars and guest starring roles, for both child roles between 12-14 years old, and for adults of various ages. The extras will be cast throughout production, which will begin in mid-October, 2013. There will be a fairly large amount of kids cast as extras to play middle school students. Shooting will take place in Los Angeles.
Beautiful and Talented Selena Gomez was discovered at an open casting call in Austin, TX. Creative Commons
Disney Channel and Disney XD has begun a national talent search seeking talented, young actors, actresses, singers and dancers between the ages of 10 and 17 to be considered for roles in upcoming Disney Channel and Disney XD Original Movies and Televisions Series. If you have a strong desire to act, sing, or dance, then Disney casting directors would love to see you at this open casting call.
21 Laps Entertainment and The Jim Henson Company are now in the pre-production stage on the upcoming live-action Disney feature film “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” which is based on the children’s book by Judith Viorst. Disney casting executives are conducting a widespread talent search for a boy age 10-12 to play the lead role of Alexander Conners. Both SAG-AFTRA talent and non-union talent can submit via uploading an audition video to the official Disney casting authorized website for this film. Shooting will take place from August through October, 2013 in Los Angeles.
The grand opening of New Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom Park, one of 4 Theme Parks in Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, is scheduled to take place on December 6, 2012. The casting director for McGarryBowen advertising agency is seeking a magnificently beautiful little girl between the ages of 6 and 7 years to appear in a commercial for this major new park upgrade. Auditions are taking place in Los Angeles, so parents/managers/agents should only submit talent that can be in the area on very short notice.
The hit multi-camera 1/2 Hour Disney Channel sitcom “Austin & Ally” is back for it’s second season and the casting directors are holding auditions for co-starring, guest-starring and day player roles. In addition, general background performers are being cast throughout the season. “Austin & Ally” officially premiered on December 4, 2011. Casting for the series regulars were conducted during a national Disney Channel talent search around the United States.
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.
It’s that time of year again for Disney Channel and Disney XD to hold the first official open casting call of 2012, this one in Kansas City, Missouri. Casting directors are seeking boys and girls between the ages of 10 – 18 (or who look like they are 10 – 18) and are interested in acting, dancing, or singing. The purpose of these open casting calls is to discover talented young actors to be considered for upcoming original movies and series produced for Disney Channel and Disney XD.
It’s a Laugh Productions is currently in pre-production on a new series for Disney XD called “Crash & Bernstein”. The network has picked up the series from a pilot episode, and the lead role of a 13 year old boy is being re-cast. The casting director will also be casting guest stars, and day players. The extras, photo-doubles, and stand-ins will be hired throughout production this Summer, 2012. Many kids and teens will be cast. The multi-camera series will launch on Disney XD in Fall, 2012. “Crash & Bernstein” is a live-action comedy with puppetry.
The casting director for the Warner Bros. Pictures elevated horror-thrillerfeature film “Hidden” is conducting a national talent search to find and unknown girl for the movie’s lead role, as well as a young boy for a supporting role. Submissions are being accepted for the young girl role on the film’s official casting website, being hosted by Cast It Talent, and are completely free of charge. Mail-in submissions are also being accepted for both roles. SAG–AFTRA talent and non-union talent from any area in the United States will be considered. Filming will begin in Summer, 2012.