‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ L.A. and Cleveland casting calls

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Chris Evans reprises his role as Steve Rogers in “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”.
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Marvel Studios is set to begin shooting the superhero feature film sequel “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” on March 1, 2013. The locations where filming will take place are Los Angeles and Cleveland, Ohio. Some additional filming will take place in Washington D.C. according to Leslie Green, Senior Communications manager with the DC Film Office. Principal actor casting will take place in Los Angeles and Cleveland, with extras also being cast in both cities. Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures has announced that they will release the film in theaters on April 4, 2014. The working title for “Captain America: The First Avenger” was Frostbite, and the working title for “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” will be Freezerburn.

Auditions and casting calls for new Lifetime series ‘Devious Maids’

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Daytime Emmy Award winner Susan Lucci plays the slightly crazy Genevieve Delacourt.
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From the creator of the hit ABC series “Desperate Housewives” comes an amazing new comedy-drama series for Lifetime Television called “Devious Maids”. Casting is taking place in Los Angeles and New York, as well as in Atlanta, GA where the 1-hour show will be shot. The pilot episode was filmed in Los Angeles. Auditions will be ongoing throughout season one for guest starring, recurring, and day player roles. All extras will be cast in the Atlanta area beginning on November 27, 2012. “Devious Maids” will air on Lifetime in 2013.

Lifetime Television casting for new series pilot ‘Cinnamon Girl’

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The heavenly Alexis Knapp plays a wild child actress named Lola Jones.
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FOX 21 Television is in pre-production on a new series pilot for Lifetime titled “Cinnamon Girl“. Auditions are being held in Los Angeles and New York for starring, co-starring, guest starring, and day player roles. Shooting will take place beginning November 12, 2012 in Los Angeles and Austin, Texas where additional casting for speaking and non-speaking roles will take place. Especially needed will be people who can portray late 1960s Los Angeles music scene types.

Auditions and casting calls for ABC Family series pilot “Phys Ed”

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Actress and model Kate Lang Johnson stars as beautiful high school teacher Janie.
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Prodco is in pre-production on a new comedy series pilot for ABC Family called “Phys Ed“, and auditions are taking place for series regulars, guest stars, and day players. Extras will be cast throughout production which begins in November, 2012. Roles for teachers, parents, and students are being cast in Los Angeles, with some additional casting done in New York. Especially needed are people 18 and older who can play high school age to work as extras on the show. Shooting will take place in Los Angeles.

Marvel Studios to shoot ‘Ant-Man’ beginning January, 2013 in London

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Nathan Fillion has been mentioned for the lead role of Hank Pym. however he has implied that he is not interested.
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Arad Productions in association with Big Talk Productions are in the pre-production stages of the highly anticipated Marvel Studios action adventure sci-fi thriller feature film “Ant-Man”. Walt Disney Studios, the parent company of Marvel Enterprises, announced that the film has been greenlit. Filming is scheduled to start this January, 2012 for a November 6, 2015 release date. People’s Choice Award winning Canadian actor Nathan Fillion has been mentioned for the lead role of Hank Pym, also known as Ant Man. However, Fillion stated at the 2012 Hero Complex Film Fest, “did you ever just love Ant-Man? Not me”. Therefore is seems highly unlikely that the studio would pursue Pym after making a comment like that. The project will shoot at Pinewood Studios in England, and other locations around London and the United Kingdom.

Paramount Pictures begins casting new lead roles for ‘Transformers 4’

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Steven Spielberg will once again be serving as executive producer.
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Di Bonaventura Pictures and DreamWorks SKG in association with Hasbro are in development on the Paramount Pictures science fiction action film “Transformers 4“. The casting directors are auditioning actors for the new lead roles in the film, as neither Shia LaBeouf or Rosie Huntington-Whiteley are returning. The female lead role is an 18 year old or above who can play high school senior age, and the male lead is an early twenties Texas race car driver who plays the female lead’s boyfriend. Shooting will take place in various locations beginning in April or May of 2013. This film is currently being referred to as “Untitled Transformers Sequel”.

Casting calls and auditions ongoing for ‘American Horror Story: Asylum’

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Two-time Academy Award winner Jessica Lange returns playing Sister Jude.
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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.

ABC Family casting calls for Jennifer Lopez produced series ‘The Fosters’

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Golden Globe Award nominee Jennifer Lopez is executive producing “The Fosters
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Blazing Elm Entertainment and Prodco in association with Nuyorican Productions are nearing the start of shooting on the ABC Family drama series pilot “The Fosters”. Auditions are taking place in Los Angeles and New York for series regulars, guest starring, possible recurring, and day player roles. All of the show’s extras will be cast in Los Angeles throughout the shoot, beginning in late October, 2012. Especially needed will be talent who are 18 years of age and above, or legally emancipated, who can portray high school students. The production office is located at Sunset Gower Studios in Hollywood, CA.

New ABC Family series ‘Socio’ casting calls in Los Angeles and New York

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Denise Richards will play widowed mom Karen Ryder on “Socio”.
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The production company Pariah in association with Prodco are ready to begin shooting a new pilot for ABC Family titled “Socio”. The casting directors in Los Angeles and New York are auditioning actors for starring, guest-starring, recurring roles, and day players. Extras will be hired throughout production beginning late October, 2012. The production office for the show is located at the EUE/Screen Gems Studios in New York City. “Socio” is one of five new pilots that are in production for the network. The others are “The Fosters,” “Terminales,” “Phys Ed,” and “Continuing Fred.”

Auditions underway for new Disney Channel Original Movie ‘Cloud 9’

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Ashley Tisdale is executive producing “Cloud 9” with Gold Medalist Shaun White.
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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.