Major feature film international talent search for boy to star in ‘Christ The Lord’

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Lorenzo Monet played young Jesus in Franco Zeffirelli‘s “Jesus of Nazareth“.
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From the Academy Award winning producers of three Harry Potter films comes the upcoming epic feature film “Christ The Lord,” based on the best-selling novel “Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt” by Anne Rice. The casting directors are accepting online self-taped video auditions from boys ages 7-10 to play the starring role of Jesus as a child. Filming begins on March 6, 2013 and will continue through the end of May, 2013. There will also be 2-4 weeks paid rehearsal prior to filming. The shoot will take place in Rome and Matera, Italy. This is an opportunity of a lifetime for the person chosen.

Auditions for major feature film ‘Girls Like Us’ starring Taylor Swift

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The incredibly beautiful and talented Taylor Swift will play Joni Mitchell.
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Di Bonaventura Pictures in association with Heel & Toe Films are in early pre-production on the true story biopic feature film “Girls Like Us” starring Taylor Swift as Joni Mitchell. Casting calls have gone out for all of the major roles such as Carole King, Carly Simon, Gerry Goffin, James Taylor, and David Crosby. Also roles for young Carly Simon at ages 11 – 13, and young Carole King at age 11. The initial casting call consists of over 100 speaking roles, including numerous roles for kids and teens, and other notable supporting roles like John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Cat Stevens, and Henry Mancini. Filming is scheduled to begin January 13, 2012 in Los Angeles.

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.

Casting begins on Steven Spielberg sci-fi epic feature film ‘Robopocalypse’

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The robots of “Robopocalypse” were inspired by real-world robotics research.
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DreamWorks Pictures and Twentieth Century Fox are in pre-production on the feature film “Robopocalypse”, based on the New York Times best selling science fiction novel of the same name by Daniel H. Wilson. Principal actor casting is taking place in Los Angeles, and additional casting will take place in Montreal, Canada where shooting will take place beginning in July, 2012. All of the film’s extras, stand-ins, and photo-doubles will be hired in Canada.

HBO hit series ‘Game of Thrones’ season 3 now casting actors and extras

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English actress Lena Headey plays the cruel queen, Cersei Lannister.
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The HBO series “Game of Thrones“, based on the “A Song of Ice and Fire” series of books by George R.R. Martin, has begun casting actors and registering extras for the third season. The Medieval fantasy drama serial will not be holding any open casting calls for extras but are accepting registration from new talent through online submissions. Principal actors are being cast in London, while the background actors are hired in Northern Ireland. Some smaller speaking roles are also cast in Ireland.

Auditions underway for ‘The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones’ starring roles

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Super Sexy Lily Collins plays the lead role of Clary Fray.
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The first film in The Mortal Instruments series, “City of Bones” is now in pre-production for an August, 2012 start date in New York and Toronto. The casting director has begun auditions for the film’s starring roles, and aside from the lead roles of Clary Fray and Jace Wayland, all major parts are up for grabs. Lily Collins has signed on to the starring role, and despite rumors – Jamie Campbell Bower will play the role of Jace. All major roles are being cast out of Los Angeles, New york, and Toronto – extras will be cast in New York and Toronto.

Acting auditions and extras casting for feature film “A.C.O.D.” in Atlanta

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The stunning beauty Jessica Alba stars in “A.C.O.D.” (Adult Children of Divorce).
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The star-studded feature film “A.C.O.D.” (Adult Children of Divorce) is starting production in Atlanta, and the casting director is seeking a beautiful, tall, blond female 20 – 30 years old for a “very featured role”. Additional featured roles as well as many extras will be hired throughout filming this spring. All of the remaining speaking roles and extras are being cast by the local casting director in Atlanta.

2012 Los Angeles Actors Resource Guide now available in Hardcopy

2012 Los Angeles Resource Guide

The 2012 Los Angeles Actors Resource Guide is published by industry expert Alan Baltes
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Comprehensive Los Angeles actors resource guide that include listings of talent agents and casting directors, sample actors resumes, Los Angeles acting classes, headshot photographers, extras casting agencies, child work permits, and many more resources and tips.

Auditions for ‘Sex and the City’ prequel ‘The Carrie Diaries’ in L.A and N.Y.

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The beautiful and talented AnnaSophia Robb stars as young Carrie Bradshaw.
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Warner Bros. Television is currently in pre-production on the CW Television Network series “The Carrie Diaries“, which is a prequel to “Sex and the City,” and will follow the character of Carrie Bradshaw during her senior year of High School during the early 1980s and part of her life in New York working as a writer. Several starring roles remain to be cast as well as many smaller speaking roles for teens. Auditions are taking place in Los Angeles and New York. A large number of teen extras will also be hired in New York to portray 1980s high school students.

2012 Actors Resource Guide eBooks – A must have for both established and aspiring actors alike!

2012 Actors Resource Guide eBooks

The 2012 Actors Resource Guide eBooks are published by industry expert Alan Baltes.
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Comprehensive actors resource guide eBooks that include listings of talent agents and casting directors, sample actors resumes, Los Angeles acting classes, headshot photographers, extras casting agencies, child work permits, and many more resources and tips. The 2012 Actors Resource Guide eBooks are now available for Los Angeles, New York, Baltimore/Washington DC, Boston, Chicago, Atlanta, Austin, Orlando, Miami, San Francisco, Seattle, Louisiana, New Mexico, North Carolina, Michigan, Vancouver, New Zealand, Australia, and London.