Alloy Entertainment and Bonanza Productions have begun production on the fifth season of the hit CW supernatural drama series “The Vampire Diaries”, which has been given a full 22 episode order. The show’s casting directors in Los Angeles are auditioning actors and actresses for new recurring and guest starring roles. Smaller day-player roles and extras will be cast throughout the season by the local casting directors in Atlanta, GA where shooting takes place beginning on July 11, 2013. The series is based on the book series of the same name written by L. J. Smith.
Super talented “Mandy Moore” stars as Louise, whose man-hungry tactics typically backfire.
Kapital Entertainment is prepping to begin production on a new 1/2 hour comedy series pilot for ABC titled “Pulling“. Shooting on the single-camera show will get underway mid-March at the ABC Studios in Los Angeles. Casting directors in both Los Angeles and New York are auditioning actors for series regulars, guest starring, possible recurring, and under-5 roles. The extras casting director will hire background performers throughout production. “Pulling” is based on the hugely popular British sitcom of the same name.
Sony Pictures Television in association with Gran Via Productions and Nemo Films are in pre-production on a new one-hour drama series pilot titled “Wild Blue”. The show’s casting directors in Los Angeles and New York are holding auditions for series regulars, with additional auditions to take place as soon as the regulars are cast. The stand-ins and background extras will be cast throughout shooting on the series pilot episode, which begins mid-March, 2013 in Los Angeles. There will be a very large number of people hired to play Navy personnel on the show.
Uptown Productions is getting ready to begin production on a brand new series “The Thundermans” for Nickelodeon Netwok. The show’s casting directors are auditioning actors for the series regulars, guest stars, possible recurring, and under-5 roles. Shooting will begin in mid-February, and the extras will be cast at that time and throughout production in Los Angeles. The pilot for this live-action show was shot back in October, 2012.
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.
Malin Åkerman plays reformed party girl Kate on “Trophy Wife”.
ABC Studios is getting set to begin shooting a new single-camera 1/2 hour comedy series pilot titled “Trophy Wife”. Casting directors in New York and Los Angeles are auditioning talent for a variety of roles, including series regulars, co-starring, guest starring, possible recurring, and day player roles. In addition to the principal actor roles being cast, many extras will be hired throughout the shoot which will take place beginning December 3rd in Los Angeles. There are speaking and non-speaking roles for teens and adults.
The production company Mad Chance is gearing up to begin filming the upcoming romance comedy feature film “10 Things I hate About Life,” and casting directors are auditioning actors for co-starring, supporting, and featured roles. Extras will be hired starting late November and will continue to be cast throughout December. Shooting will commence on December 3, 2012 in Los Angeles. The film wouldn’t have been able to shoot in the state without help from the California Film Commission, which invested in the roughly $10 million budget.
The new ABC musical drama television series “Nashville” is in production and casting directors in Los Angeles and Tennessee are auditioning talent for guest starring and recurring roles. The larger roles are cast in Los Angeles, with additional casting for smaller roles in Tennessee. The extras casting director in Nashville is hiring people throughout season one, which continues shooting through December 10, 2012. All ages and types of people are needed for fully paid background work, and no prior experience working as an extra is required.
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.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid’s Peyton List plays the ditzy, cynical Emma Ross.
It’s a Laugh Productions is in production on the second season of the hit Disney Channel family teen sitcom series “Jessie“, and the casting directors are auditioning talent for recurring, guest starring, and day player roles. Extras are cast throughout the season in Los Angeles. “Jessie” was renewed for a second season of 24 episodes on March 11, 2012. There is also a Disney Channel Original Movie in development based on the series. Shooting will run through the end of Fall, 2012.