“Neckpee Island” is one of two new Disney pilots for actor Jacob Bertrand.
Disney XD has given the green light to begin production on a brand new half-hour comedy series pilot titled “Neckpee Island”. The casting directors have now sent out casting calls for series regulars and guest starring roles, for both child roles between 12-14 years old, and for adults of various ages. The extras will be cast throughout production, which will begin in mid-October, 2013. There will be a fairly large amount of kids cast as extras to play middle school students. Shooting will take place in Los Angeles.
Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill will play Batman and Superman in “Man of Steel 2”.
Syncopy and Atlas Entertainment in association with DC Entertainment and Batfilm Productions are now in pre-production on the Warner Bros. Pictures action adventure sci-fi feature film “Man of Steel 2”. This is the current working title of the film. Two tentative titles for the new film were suggested by the writer – “Batman vs. Superman” or “Superman vs. Batman”. Studio-level casting is underway for the lead roles in the film. Additional casting will take place at a later date with an independent contracted casting director. The stand-ins for the lead actors, as well as general extras and featured background actors will be cast throughout production in the locations where filming will take place.
Olivia Munn has been cast to play Eric Bana’s wife in “Beware the Night”. Creative Commons
Jerry Bruckheimer Films is now in production on the Screen Gems supernatural thriller feature film “Beware the Night”, and casting for day player actors and background performers is ongoing. Filming is taking place in the New York City area through August, 2013. All ages and types are being cast as extras. Principal actor casting has been taking place in both Los Angeles and New York. “Beware the Night” is based on the novel of the same name written by sixteen-year NYPD veteran, Ralph Sarchie.
ABC has launched the first ever digital talent outreach contest in the United States, where actors and comedians can submit a video of their acting or stand-up comedy performance for a chance to be seen by ABC Casting executives. The contest is called “ABC Make Me a Star,” and will consist of two components. One is a private competition where ABC will select the winner, and the other will be a publicly voted competition where the public votes for the winner out of ten finalists chosen by ABC.
21 Laps Entertainment and The Jim Henson Company are now in the pre-production stage on the upcoming live-action Disney feature film “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” which is based on the children’s book by Judith Viorst. Disney casting executives are conducting a widespread talent search for a boy age 10-12 to play the lead role of Alexander Conners. Both SAG-AFTRA talent and non-union talent can submit via uploading an audition video to the official Disney casting authorized website for this film. Shooting will take place from August through October, 2013 in Los Angeles.
Marvel Studios and Arad Productions in association with Columbia Pictures are shooting the sequel to “The Amazing Spider Man” in New York. The extras casting director is seeking adult extras 18-80 years of age. These are fully paid positions. Both union and non-union.
The highly respected New York Citytalent management firm J. Mitchell Management (JMM Talent) is holding an open call for children and young adults who wish to be considered for representation. JMM Talent is a talent management company representing children, teens and young adults. With clients appearing in national television series, feature films, Broadway shows and hundreds of TV commercials, JMM Talent is one of the largest management firms in New York City representing some of the top performers in the industry.