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.
Mike Mitchell will direct the live-action scenes for “SpongeBob SquarePants 2”.
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.
Chloe Sevigny plays a detective who tracks serial killers on “Those Who Kill”
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.
Kristen Stewart is set to star in the “Back Roads” shooting in Hudson Vally, NY.
The city of Newburgh, New York has sent a message to Hollywood and Tinseltown has responded. The city and surrounding Hudson Valley has seen a record number of films shooting in the area this year, with filmmakers being drawn to the area as a result of Governor Cuomo’s commitment to the industry. An open casting call is scheduled for kids/teen between the ages of 11-16 for lead and co-starring roles. The movie will be shooting in Newburgh in July and August, 2013.
Justin Theroux has signed on in the lead role of Kevin Garvey in HBO’s “The Leftovers”. Creative Commons
Warner Bros. Television in association with Bone Fide Productions and Film 44 are getting set to begin production on the exciting new HBO drama pilot “The Leftovers”, which is based on the novel of the same name by Tom Perrotta. The casting directors are holding open casting calls for people of all ages, types, and ethnicities to work as fully paid background performers on the film. Shooting will be taking place in in Rockland and Westchester Counties in New York from late June through late July, 2013.
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.
Dog with a Blog’s Stan is played by an amazing mixed breed dog named Mick. Creative Commons
It’s a Laugh Productions is now in production on the second season of the hit comedy series “Dog with a Blog” and the Disney casting director for the show is auditioning talent for guest starring, recurring, and day player roles. Extras are being hired throughout the season. The multi-camera sitcom premiered on Disney Channel on October 12, 2012 and was renewed for a second season on February 4, 2013. In a highly admirable corporate decision, Disney Channel has been airing Public Service Announcements in conjunction with “Dog with a Blog” educating kids on responsible pet adoption and encouraging kindness to animals.
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 highly respected New York Citytalent management firm J. Mitchell Management (JMM Talent) is holding an open call for children and young adults who wish to be considered for representation. JMM Talent is a talent management company representing children, teens and young adults. With clients appearing in national television series, feature films, Broadway shows and hundreds of TV commercials, JMM Talent is one of the largest management firms in New York City representing some of the top performers in the industry.