Film 44 in association with Weed Road Pictures and Spikings Entertainment are in production on the major feature film “Lone Survivor” based on true events of Operation Red Wings, a joint military operation that took place in the Pech District of Afghanistan’s Kunar Province in Late June through Mid-July 2005. There will be an open casting call in New Mexico for men, women, and children who are interested in working as fully paid extras on the film. Shooting starts on September 18, 2012 in the Albuquerque and Santa Fe, New Mexico areas and will continue through mid-November. Over 1,400 extras in New Mexico will be used in the film, in addition to several dozen local actors.
Hollywood’s most beautiful actress Elizabeth Banks plays District 12 chaperone Effie Trinket
Principal photography on “The Hunger Games” began on May 19, 2011. According the the Screen Actors Guild, shooting will continue through September 3, 2011. Locations include the North Carolina communities of Hildebran, Charlotte, Asheville, and Wilmington among others. Casting for the films extras, stand-ins and photo doubles will continue throughout filming. Some small speaking roles will also be cast as minor script changes occur during the shoot.
Jennifer Lawrence will play the role of Katniss Everdeen in “The Hunger Games”
The extras casting director for the Lionsgate feature film “The Hunger Games” are holding open casting calls in Concord, NC and Shelby, NC for local area residents to work as background performers on the film. The production will be hiring over one thousand extras throughout filming, in addition to stand-ins and photo doubles for the film’s stars. There is a special need for Children and adults with interesting character faces, but all types will be needed.
Hailee Steinfeld and Liam Hemsworth are favorites to play Katniss and Peeta
Auditions are about to get underway for the first installment in the “The Hunger Games” trilogy based on the novels by Suzanne Collins. Director Gary Ross and producer Nina Jacobson have stated that they are open to casting unknown actors in the film’s lead roles.