Alcon Entertainment in association with 8:38 Productions and Madhouse Entertainment are currently in pre-production on the crime thriller feature film “Prisoners” for Warner Bros. Pictures. Filming will begin in January, 2013 in Conyers, GA which is twenty four miles east of Atlanta. The local casting director is holding an open casting call seeking men and women of any ethnicity, ages 18 and over, with or without experience working as a movie extra. There are also some speaking roles being cast locally. The film is scheduled to be released on September 20, 2013.
The hit FX Network Golden Globe Nominated horror-drama series American Horror Story has been renewed for a second season and the award winning casting team is holding auditions in Los Angeles. 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 are being cast throughout the season, which began shooting July 17, 2012. The second season of “American Horror Story” takes place in an East Coast asylum for the criminally insane, although filming takes place in Los Angeles.
The hit ABC single-camera comedy series “Suburgatory” is in production on it’s second season and the principal actor casting directors are auditioning talent for new starring, recurring, guest starring, and day player roles. In addition, the extras casting company is hiring extras and stand-ins throughout the season, which will run through Spring, 2013. The half-hour comedy is produced by Warner Bros. Television and Piece of Pie Productions The second season will premiere on Wednesday October 17, 2012 on ABC. Although the show’s setting is in New York, filming takes place in Los Angeles.
Warner Bros. Television and Chuck Lorre Production’s hit CBS multi-camera sitcom “The Big Bang Theory” is currently in production on it’s fifth season and casting for principal actors and extras is ongoing in Los Angeles. The series is now the number one show on Thursday night primetime, beating out Fox‘s “American Idol“, and continues to show steady growth in the ratings. “The Big Bang Theory” has been extended by CBS through the 2013–2014 season.
Adrianne Palicki is playing the lead female role of Lady Jaye.
The Hasbro and Paramount Pictures science fiction-action film sequel “G.I. Joe: Retaliation” is now in production and the casting directors are casting principal actor roles, supporting roles, day players, extras, photo doubles and stand-ins for the films stars. There will be a few day shooting in Vancouver, BC from August 5th to August 9th, 2011. However the stars have been cast in Los Angeles, and the remainder of casting is taking place in New Orleans. Louisiana shooting will run from August 15, 2011 to November 24, 2011.
Hayden Panettiere will play the lead role of Chrissie Swanson in “Downers Grove”
The high school-set thriller feature film “Downers Grove”, starring Hayden Panettiere, is set to go before the cameras October, 2011. Shooting will take place in the Baton Rouge, Louisiana area. Casting for supporting roles, day players, extras, stand-ins, and photo doubles will continue throughout production. The main stars are being cast in Los Angeles, and the smaller roles and extras are cast in Baton Rouge.
The amazingly beautiful and talented Minka Kelly plays angel Eve French.
ABC has given a series order for the modern TV show version of the 1970’s hit series “Charlie’s Angels”. The guest stars for “Charlie’s Angels” are being cast in Los Angeles, and smaller speaking roles, extras, stand-ins, and photo doubles are cast in Miami, Florida. An open casting call is scheduled, and online registration information is now available.
The beautiful Kiele Sanchez plays Callie Cargill on “The Glades”.
Sound Tree Entertainment and FrontRunner Casting Services are holding an open casting call for season 2 of the TV series “The Glades,” which films in the Miami area. There is no previous experience working as an extra required. They are also casting stand-ins and photo doubles for the series principal actors.
2011 Actors Resource Guide eBooks are now available for Los Angeles, New York, Atlanta, Chicago, Miami, Orlando, Michigan, Louisiana, Seattle, Vancouver, London and Australia. Each eBook contains casting directors lists, talent agents lists, acting schools, headshot photographers, sample actors resumes for beginners and experienced talent, sample cover letters, child actor work permit information, and many more resources.
Debby Ryan will play the starring role of au pair Jessie.
It’s A Laugh Productions, a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, will begin production on a new promising family sitcom for Disney Channel titled “Jessie” this summer, 2011. Auditions are underway for the series regulars, and additional casting will continue throughout spring 2011.