Disney casting starring roles for live-action feature film ‘Maleficent’

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Disney has officially cast Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie as Maleficent.
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Walt Disney Pictures and Roth Films are in pre-production on the live-action feature film “Maleficent”, which explores the origins of the evil fairy godmother and what led her to curse Princess Aurora in Disney’s animated classic “Sleeping Beauty“. The casting directors in Los Angeles and London are holding auditions for starring, co-starring, and supporting roles. Shooting will take place in Los Angeles and London beginning June 11, 2012 and will continue through November 4, 2012. “Maleficent” is set to hit theaters on March 14, 2014.

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Kids and teens talent search for Disney Channel and Disney XD shows

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Among Disney Channel movies to be cast is Ashley Tisdale‘s “Adventure Quest”.
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Disney Channel and Disney XD are searching for talent ages 9-18 years for possible upcoming projects. The casting directors are looking for male and female talent of any ethnicity and dialect. In addition to acting talent, they will be looking for those with strong singing, dancing, and athletic abilities of any type. They will consider all talent, both experienced and inexperienced with these particular skill sets. Also welcome are newcomers that have done Community Theatre, Acting workshops, etc. Videotaped auditions are also being accepted from talent who can not travel to the auditions.

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.

Talent Search for female 17-20 to star opposite Gillian Anderson in ‘The Fall’

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Gillian Anderson will star in the BBC psychological thrillerThe Fall“.
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Casting directors are urgently looking for females aged 17-20 years old, who look 15 years old maximum with acting experience from Northern Ireland (or the Republic of Ireland) who can sing and/or play the guitar or piano (even if at basic level) for the significant and challenging speaking role of KATIE in the 5 part serial killer drama “The Fall” starring Gillian Anderson which will be filmed in Belfast between the end of March, 2012 – beginning of June, 2012. The Casting directors are also seeking a body builder for a principal acting role.

Talent search for young male to co-star in new FOX series ‘Like Father’

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Eureka” star Colin Ferguson has landed the lead role in “Like Father”
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The award winning casting team that brought you talent on “Scrubs” and “Cougar Town” are conducting a talent search to find a college aged male to co-star with Colin Ferguson in a new single-camera FOX comedy series titled “Like Father”. Anyone who fits the character description can email a link to a YouTube audition video. In addition to this talent search, the extras casting company will be hiring numerous college age extras to appear on the show.

Open casting call for lead role in major Universal Pictures feature film

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Tom Cruise to star in Universal Pictures $100 million film.
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Universal Pictures is currently conducting an international talent search for a lead role in a major feature film with a $100 million dollar budget starring Tom Cruise. Actors who wish to be considered can send in a hardcopy photo and resume to the casting directors, or submit a video audition on the film’s official casting website. Shooting will take place in mostly in New Orleans and Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Additional filming will take place in Los Angeles, New York, and the country of Iceland. Principal photography will begin on March 19, 2012 and continue through August 12, 2012.

The hit show ‘PrankStars’ casting Disney Channel star’s biggest fans

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The Beautiful and Talented Selena Gomez is a Disney Channel “PrankSter”
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The Zoo Productions Disney Channel hit hidden camera reality series “PrankStars” is in production and the show’s casting department is seeking boys and girls between the ages of 8-16, who are huge fans of a Disney Channel star. If selected to appear on the show, the unsuspecting tweens and teens come face to face with their favorite celebrities in unpredictable and humorous situations. Extras are also being cast to be a part of the pranks.