Extras casting call in New Orleans for Warner Bros. Pictures comedy feature film ‘Focus’ starring Will Smith

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Will Smith plays veteran grifter Nicky Spurgeon in “Focus”.
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Di Novi Pictures and Zigtag Films are ready to begin shooting the Warner Bros. Pictures comedy feature film “Focus”, and the extras casting director has begun sending out casting calls for local New Orleans people who would like to work as fully paid general extras and possible featured background actors. Filming will begin mid-September and run through November, 2013. Principal actor casting has been taking place in New York City, and continues for day player speaking roles. Additional filming will take place in Buenos Aires, Argentina after New Orleans shooting wraps.

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Brand new Disney XD comedy series ‘Neckpee Island’ casting calls underway for child and adult roles

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“Neckpee Island” is one of two new Disney pilots for actor Jacob Bertrand.
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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.

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Casting calls underway for live-action animated feature film ‘SpongeBob SquarePants 2’

Mike Mitchell will direct the live-action scenes for “SpongeBob SquarePants 2”.
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The little yellow fella that nearly everyone in America and beyond seems to love is back! Nickelodeon Movies and Paramount Animation are in pre-production on the live-action/animated feature film “SpongeBob SquarePants 2”. The casting director has sent out casting calls for principal actor roles in Los Angeles, New York, as well as in Savannah, Georgia where shooting on the live-action scenes will take place from September 30, 2013 through November 5, 2013. Locations include sound stages in Savannah, locations in the downtown area, and on Tybee Island. Many extras will also be cast for a beach scene in Savannah.

 

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Actor and extras casting calls for new A&E crime drama series ‘Those Who Kill’

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Chloe Sevigny plays a detective who tracks serial killers on “Those Who Kill”
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Imagine Television and Fox 21 will begin production on August 28, 2013 on a brand new A&E Television Networks crime-drama series titled “Those Who Kill”, inspired by the books of Danish writer and journalist Elsebeth Egholm. Email submissions are now being accepted by the local extras casting director in Pittsburgh, PA where shooting on the series will take place from August 28 through December 6, 2013. In addition to the extras, stand-ins, and photo doubles, the principal actor casting directors in Los Angeles and New York are holding auditions for series regulars, recurring roles, guest starring roles, and day players.

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ABC Family spinoff series ‘Ravenswood’ shooting location set, new casting underway

ABC Family Ravenswood Casting Calls and Auditions
Actor and singer Tyler Blackburn will headline “Ravenswood” as Caleb Rivers.

The ABC FamilyPretty Little Liars” spinoff series “Ravenswood” is set to begin production on it’s first season and casting directors will be holding auditions in Los Angeles and New Orleans for series regulars, recurring roles, guest starring roles, and day players. Shooting will take place in New Orleans, Louisiana starting this coming August, 2013. The show’s extras and stand-ins will all be hired throughout production in New Orleans. “Ravenswood” will premier on ABC Family in late October, 2013 after the “Pretty Little Liars” Halloween episode.

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HBO hit series ‘Game of Thrones’ casting information for season four

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Emilia Clarke has been a breakout superstar after starring in “Game of Thrones”.
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The
HBO epic fantasy television drama series “Game of Thrones” was picked
up for a fourth ten-episode season on April 2, 2013 and casting is now
underway. The Primetime Emmy Award winning casting director is holding
auditions for recurring, co-starring, guest-starring, and day player
roles. In addition to the principal actors, the extras will also be cast
on an ongoing basis throughout season four beginning in July, 2013.
Shooting on this season’s episodes will take place primarily in Northern
Ireland, however additional filming will take place in other locales.

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Casting directors holding auditions for ‘American Horror Story: Coven’

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Jessica Lange returns for her third season on “American Horror Story”.
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The hit FX Network Golden Globe Nominated horror-drama series American Horror Story has been renewed for a third season and the award winning casting team is now holding auditions for new series regulars and guest stars. The show’s format is anthology based, whereas the story, characters, and location for each season is different. The show’s guest stars and extras will be cast throughout the season. After two seasons shooting in Los Angeles, the series moves to The Big Easy for it’s third season. Filming begins in July, 2013 in New Orleans, LA.

Nickelodeon Movies casting for live-action feature film ‘Ninja Turtles’

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Talented Hollywood sex symbol turned respected actor Megan Fox plays April O’Neil.
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Paramount Pictures subsidiary Nickelodeon Movies in association with Platinum Dunes and Mednick Productions are getting ready to begin production on the live-action feature film “Ninja Turtles,” based on the legendary comic book series by Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird. Casting directors are holding auditions for starring, co-starring, and supporting roles. The extras casting director will be hiring featured and general background performers throughout filming, which is taking place from April 13 through July 31, 2013. Shooting will be at the largest and most sophisticated studio complex outside of Hollywood, Steiner Studios in Brooklyn. Additional principal photography will take place at various locations in New York City and surrounding areas.

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Open casting call for fifth season of Lifetime series ‘Drop Dead Diva’

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After cancellation, “Drop Dead Diva” has been resurrected for multiple seasons.
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The hit Lifetime Television series “Drop Dead Diva” has been officially brought back to life for a fifth season after being cancelled on January 15, 2013. There was a tremendous outcry from the show‘s fans, and showrunner Josh Berman credits the fans for the return of the comedy-drama television series. Lifetime signed a deal on March 1, 2013 with Sony Pictures Television that made the show economically viable not only for Season 5 but for seasons beyond. Now the casting director has scheduled open casting calls for talent in the metro Atlanta area to appear on the show as general background performers. Principal actor casting is also getting underway.

‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ to begin filming March, 2013 in New Orleans

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes New Orleans Auditions

Matt Reeves is directing and Andy Serkis is reprising his role in “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”.
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“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,” Twentieth Century Fox‘s sequel to its blockbuster 2011 hit feature filmRise of the Planet of the Apes,” is in pre-production and gearing up for a March, 2013 filming start date in New Orleans, Louisiana. With a $93 million budget and over $483 million at the box office, this second film in the reboot series of films is being highly anticipated. Principal actor casting for the film’s lead roles co-starring roles will be cast in Los Angeles, with additional casting in New Orleans. All extras, photo doubles, and stand-ins will be cast throughout filming in New Orleans.