Village Roadshow Pictures and Flynn Picture Company in association with Vinson Films are in pre-production on the New Line Cinema action-adventure disaster feature film “San Andreas: 3D”. Auditions for lead and supporting roles will be taking place in Los Angeles, CA where filming is set to get underway in April, 2014. The stand-ins for the film’s starring actors will be cast closer to the start of shooting. The extras will be cast throughout production in Los Angeles and other various locations in California. The film is scheduled to hit theaters on June 5, 2015 and will be released in 2D and 3D. This project has been in development since 2011.
Amblin Television and Energy Entertainment are gearing up to begin production on the new futuristic sci-fi thriller CBS television series “Extant”, produced by Steven Spielberg and starring Halle Berry as the central character. The show’s award winning casting director has sent out casting calls and will be holding auditions in Los Angeles for series regulars. Additional casting for possible recurring and guest starring roles will be taking place. The extras will be hired beginning in February, 2014 when shooting begins in Los Angeles.
On March 28, 2013 Disney Channel announced that the live-action comedy series “Jessie” was renewed for a third season. Now the casting director is auditioning talent for guest starring, recurring, and day player roles. The extras are cast throughout the season as needed. The series uses a multi-camera setup which is known as “filmized”, a technique in which video is made to appear to have been shot on film. “Jessie” is videotaped at Hollywood Center Studios in Los Angeles, CA.
FF7 Productions in association with One Race Films and Original Film are now in pre-production on the action crime thriller feature film “Fast & Furious 7”, and casting calls will be going out in Los Angeles for starring, co-starring, and supporting roles. Additional casting for smaller speaking roles will take place in the shooting locations of Georgia and Louisiana. Shooting will also take place in Tokyo and Dubai. The extras will be cast near the locations where filming will take place. Principal photography commences September, 2013.
Conundrum Entertainment and Red Granite Pictures are now officially in pre-production on the Universal Pictures comedy feature film “Dumb and Dumber To”, the sequel to the 1994 hit buddy-comedy movie “Dumb and Dumber”. Casting for co-starring, supporting, and day player roles will be taking place in Los Angeles. The extras will be cast in Atlanta, GA where shooting is scheduled to commence in September, 2013.
Flying Car Films, Bad Robot Productions and Warner. Bros Television have been given a series order by FOX for the new sci-fi drama television series “Almost Human. Casting for guest starring, new recurring, and day player roles will be ongoing throughout the season, as will the extras and stand-ins. The series takes place 35 years into the future when humans in the LAPD are each teamed up with realistic androids, and a detective who has a distaste for robots ends up being teamed up with one that has human-like emotions. Shooting on the multi-camera series takes place from July 17th through December 1st in Vancouver.
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.
Universal Pictures and Defender Entertainment in association with Blumhouse Productions and IM Global are now in production on the action comedy feature film “Stretch”. The extras casting director has issued a casting call seeking people to work as background performers in an upscale high-end nightclub scene. Shooting will be taking place in Los Angeles starting June 30, 2013. In addition to the extras casting call, the principal actor casting director is auditioning talent for speaking roles. “Stretch” is scheduled to hit theaters on March 21, 2013.
Darkwoods Productions, Circle of Confusion and Valhalla Entertainment are now in production on season four of the hit AMC horror television drama series “The Walking Dead” in Georgia. The show’s casting directors in Los Angeles and Atlanta are casting new recurring, guest starring, and day player roles. The extras and stand-ins are being cast throughout production on the sixteen episode fourth season. The series is based on the comic book series of the same name by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore, and Charlie Adlard.
The ABC Family “Pretty 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.