Casting teens for major feature film ‘The Maze Runner’ lead roles

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The Maze Runner” is based on James Dashner’s novel trilogy.
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The Gotham Group is now in pre-production on the first film in a major science fiction feature film trilogy “The Maze Runner” for Twentieth Century Fox. The movie is based on the first book in a young-adult dystopian science fiction trilogy of the same name by James Dashner. The film’s Primetime Emmy Award nominated casting director is holding auditions for the starring roles, which consists of a group of teen boys and a teen female. All types and ethnicities are being encouraged to submit. Rehearsals begin in mid-April, and shooting starts on May 1, 2013 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. All of the stand-ins and extras will be hired in the Baton Rouge area close to the start of filming.

 

Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson film ‘The Internship’ seeking extras in Atlanta

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Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson reunite onscreen for “The Internship“.
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The Twentieth Century Fox comedy feature film “The Internship” is currently in production and the extras casting director in Atlanta, GA is seeking men and women, 18 years of age and older, all types, any ethnicity to work as background extras on the film. Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson star as two middle aged men who lose their salesmen jobs and find themselves trying to learn new-world skills by working as interns at Google amongst their much younger counterparts. Filming will take place through the end of September, 2012.

Casting and production information for major feature film sequel ‘Artemis 2′

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Artemis 2″ must wrap by December, 2012 due to Jennifer Lawrence‘s schedule.
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The second film in a super-popular trilogy, “Artemis 2″, is gearing up for pre-production and casting will soon be underway in Los Angeles for new co-starring and supporting roles. The day players, extras, photo doubles, and stand-ins will be hired in the Wilmington, North Carolina area as the beginning of filming approaches. The studio is fast tracking this project because Jennifer Lawrence has a contract commitment with 20th Century Fox for a sequel to “X-Men: First Class” which starts shooting in January 2013. Filming on “Artemis 2″ will begin in August, 2012. “Artemis” took 4-1/2 months to complete principal photography.

20th Century Fox open casting call for ‘Steel Town’ extras in Pittsburgh

 

Maggie Gyllenhaal plays a frustrated mother who transforms an inner city school.
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The feature filmSteel Town” is currently in production in Pittsburgh, PA and the casting directors are holding an open casting call for local people interested in working as extras on the film. “Steel Town” has been shooting scenes recently in downtown Pittsburgh and at the closed Miller Elementary School in the lower Hill District.

‘The Wolverine’ casting calls go out as Tokyo filming location in limbo

 

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Hugh Jackman’s character Logan heads to Tokyo in “The Wolverine
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Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation and Marvel Enterprises are moving forward with initial casting calls for the Hugh Jackman feature film “The Wolverine” being issued this past week on Friday March 11, 2011. These are for the film’s lead and supporting roles.

20th Century Fox takes over ‘The Three Stooges’ as Farrelly Bros. begin casting

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Richard Jenkins (with Julia Roberts above) is in talks to co-star as an Orphanage Nun
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Now that a U.S. Bankruptcy Court has approved MGM‘s financial-reorganization plan, Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation has taken over production on the Farrelly Brothers feature film “The Three Stooges”. Auditions for the film will begin in January, 2011 and shooting is scheduled for a March 14, 2011 start date in Atlanta, GA.

20th Century Fox film ‘Mr. Popper’s Penguins’ seeking good Ice Skaters

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Carla Gugino co-stars as Jim Carrey‘s ex-wife
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The casting director for the Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation feature film “Mr. Popper’s Penguins” is seeking male and female actors in New York City who can portray upscale, Upper East Side, polished, Park Avenue types who can ice skate at an intermediate level or higher.