Casting director Jeff Johnson is seeking models to work at the 9th annual Utah Brazilian Festival in Salt Lake City on September 3, 2013 and September 7, 2013. The casting director would prefer that the model candidate is fluent in Portuguese, so she can communicate with both English and Portuguese speakers. Model experience not crucial, but helpful.
Blondie Girl Productions in association with Salty Pictures and Hollywood Farms will begin shooting in January, 2013 on a new Disney Channel Original Movie titled “Cloud Nine”. The project is a snowboarding themed telefilm. The local Utah Disney casting directors have scheduled an open casting call for featured and general background performers in Salt Lake City. Snowboarding experience is helpful but not required. All types are needed, and there is no previous experience required to be cast. Filming will continue throughout February, 2013.
Blondie Girl Productions in association with Hollywood Farms is in pre-production on a new Disney Channel Original Movie titled “Cloud 9”. Casting directors are conducting a talent search for both Los Angeles area actors, as well as out-of-town actors for major roles in the movie. The project is a snowboarding themed telefilm that will shoot in Utah during Winter, 2013. Roles for both teen males and females are being cast, along with roles for their parents and a rich owner of a snowboarding company and ski resort. All of the extras and stand-ins will be hired in Utah throughout filming.
The Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures action Western film “Lone Ranger” is now filming in the Los Angeles area, after completing principal photography in New Mexico, Colorado, and Utah. The extras casting director is seeking Mexican and Native American Women, Children, and elderly Men to work on the film as fully paid featured background performers. The scenes to be filmed will recreate an 1800’s Comanche village. The exact shooting dates have not been determined yet, but are highly likely to be in mid-late September, 2012.
Jerry Bruckheimer Films and Walt Disney Pictures have begun principal photography on the star studded feature film “The Lone Ranger”. Shooting is taking place in New Mexico, Colorado, and Utah through July 20, 2012. The casting director is seeking Caucasian men and women, Native American men, and Asian men to work as extras. Open casting calls are scheduled for March and April, 2012 in Colorado and Utah. New Mexico open casting calls have already taken place.
ABC Family is currently casting lead and supporting roles in Los Angeles for the upcoming musical telefilm “The Mistletones”. Filming will take place in February and March, 2012 in the Salt Lake City, Utah area. The movie’s stand-ins and extras will be hired in Salt Lake City throughout filming. The story follows young lady with and extraordinary singing voice who starts her own Christmas caroling group and sets out to win a competition.
The Walt Disney Pictures has come to financial terms with producer Jerry Bruckheimer, director Gore Verbinski, Johnny Depp, and other key members of the cast and crew of “The Lone Ranger”. Changes include a reduction in the budget from $250 million to approximately $200 million. Filming will still take place in New Mexico, however some additional filming will be done in Utah instead of Texas. The film’s remaining supporting players are still being cast in Los Angeles, and smaller speaking roles, extras, stand-ins, and photo-doubles for the film’s stars are being cast in New Mexico and Utah.
The independent feature film thriller “The Mule”, starring Academy Award nominated and Primetime Emmy Award winning actress Sharon Stone and Christian Slater, is currently casting the remaining lead roles, supporting roles, and day players. Also to be cast are extras, photo-doubles, and stand-ins for the film’s stars. Principal actor casting is taking place in Los Angeles and Salt Lake City, while all extras will be cast in Utah where filming will take place.