Skydance Productions and Annapurna Pictures are gearing up to begin filming the upcoming reboot Paramount Pictures sci-fi action-adventure thriller feature film “Terminator” in January, 2013. A top industry production report has shown a working title of “Terminator: Genesis”, while other industry trades are calling it simply “Terminator 5”. The Casting Society of America Artios award winning casting director is now on the search for actors to play the roles of Sarah Connor and John Connor.
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.
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.
The highly respected New York City talent 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.
Cunningham Escott Slevin & Doherty (CESD) talent agency is expanding it’s Adult Print Division in New York City. They are holding an open call for commercial print models, both male and female. Commercial print models appear in magazine ads, newspapers, online ads, billboards, catalogues, etc., shown promoting products and services. These products and services can be anything from fashion lines, makeup, hair products, weight loss programs, and literally anything that consumers purchase.
Michelle Vanegas was one of 11 selected from over 7,000 who submitted for the N.Y. Showcase.
Disney ABC Television Group’s highly coveted Casting Project is accepting headshots and resumes through July 2, 2012 for consideration to audition for the ABC Talent Showcase. Participants for each talent showcase must be at least 18 years old. Actors should have some training or experience in Television, Film or Theater, but it is not required that you have representation to apply or participate in the showcase.
The third season of ABC Family‘s hugely popular teen drama mystery thriller television series “Pretty Little Liars” is now underway. The show’s casting directors are auditioning actors for guest starring and day player roles, as well as hiring extras and stand-ins. The network has ordered 24 episodes that will shoot through October, 2012. The story is set in the fictitious town of Rosewood, Pennsylvania but shoots in Los Angeles. “Pretty Little Liars” premiered on June 8, 2010 becoming ABC Family’s highest-rated series debut on record.
It’s a Laugh Productions is currently in pre-production on a new series for Disney XD called “Crash & Bernstein”. The network has picked up the series from a pilot episode, and the lead role of a 13 year old boy is being re-cast. The casting director will also be casting guest stars, and day players. The extras, photo-doubles, and stand-ins will be hired throughout production this Summer, 2012. Many kids and teens will be cast. The multi-camera series will launch on Disney XD in Fall, 2012. “Crash & Bernstein” is a live-action comedy with puppetry.
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Alabama‘s Rare Quality Models & Talent Agency is holding an open call for models and actors in the tri state areas of Alabama, Florida, and Georgia who are seeking representation. The agency is seeking men, women, and children ages six and over for special events, print, television and film. Both experienced and inexperienced talent are welcome to attend.