Alloy Entertainment and Bonanza Productions have begun production on the fifth season of the hit CW supernatural drama series “The Vampire Diaries”, which has been given a full 22 episode order. The show’s casting directors in Los Angeles are auditioning actors and actresses for new recurring and guest starring roles. Smaller day-player roles and extras will be cast throughout the season by the local casting directors in Atlanta, GA where shooting takes place beginning on July 11, 2013. The series is based on the book series of the same name written by L. J. Smith.
The immensely talented Chloe Moretz will star opposite Keira Knightley.
Anonymous Content is in pre-production on the upcoming major indie feature film “Laggies” starring Chloe Moretz, Sam Rockewell, and Keira Knightley. Filming will take place in Seattle, WA beginning June 3, 2013. Seattle native Lynn Shelton will direct from a screenplay by Andrea Seigel. Casting directors in Los Angeles and New York are auditioning talent for lead and supporting roles. The extras casting director in Seattle will hire background actors and stand-ins closer to the start of filming, and will continue casting extras throughout production.
Super talented “Mandy Moore” stars as Louise, whose man-hungry tactics typically backfire.
Kapital Entertainment is prepping to begin production on a new 1/2 hour comedy series pilot for ABC titled “Pulling“. Shooting on the single-camera show will get underway mid-March at the ABC Studios in Los Angeles. Casting directors in both Los Angeles and New York are auditioning actors for series regulars, guest starring, possible recurring, and under-5 roles. The extras casting director will hire background performers throughout production. “Pulling” is based on the hugely popular British sitcom of the same name.
Hyde Park Entertainment and Troika Pictures in association with Merced Media Partners are in pre-production on the thriller feature film “Careful What You Wish For”, which will begin shooting April 8, 2013 in North Carolina. Filming will also take place in Atlanta. Casting directors in Los Angeles are holding auditions for the films starring, co-starring, and supporting roles. There will be additional speaking roles cast in North Carolina and Atlanta, as well as the film’s stand-ins, photo-doubles, and extras.
The superlatively gorgeous and talented Jessica Barth has been cast as Heather.
Trivision Pictures in association with Entertainment 7 and Empire Film Group are in pre-production on the comedy feature film “Army Bratz”. The casting director in Los Angeles is auditioning talent for the movie’s starring and co-starring roles. Additional casting for supporting roles will take place in Los Angeles, and in Louisiana where shooting is scheduled to begin in April, 2013. The stand-in and extras will all be cast in Louisiana closer to the start of filming.
The production company Mad Chance is gearing up to begin filming the upcoming romance comedy feature film “10 Things I hate About Life,” and casting directors are auditioning actors for co-starring, supporting, and featured roles. Extras will be hired starting late November and will continue to be cast throughout December. Shooting will commence on December 3, 2012 in Los Angeles. The film wouldn’t have been able to shoot in the state without help from the California Film Commission, which invested in the roughly $10 million budget.
The new ABC musical drama television series “Nashville” is in production and casting directors in Los Angeles and Tennessee are auditioning talent for guest starring and recurring roles. The larger roles are cast in Los Angeles, with additional casting for smaller roles in Tennessee. The extras casting director in Nashville is hiring people throughout season one, which continues shooting through December 10, 2012. All ages and types of people are needed for fully paid background work, and no prior experience working as an extra is required.
The hit multi-camera 1/2 Hour Disney Channel sitcom “Austin & Ally” is back for it’s second season and the casting directors are holding auditions for co-starring, guest-starring and day player roles. In addition, general background performers are being cast throughout the season. “Austin & Ally” officially premiered on December 4, 2011. Casting for the series regulars were conducted during a national Disney Channel talent search around the United States.
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment and Key Pix Productions are set to start filming “Super Buddies“, the 6th installment in the Air Buddies franchise. The casting director is auditioning for both on-camera and voice-over talent. There are roles being cast for boys and girls, adults, and seniors. Shooting will take place in Vancouver, BC from late August through October, 2012. Principal actor roles are being cast in both Los Angeles and Vancouver, while the extras and stand-ins will all be cast in Vancouver.
Twentieth Century Fox and Chernin Entertainment are teaming up for a comedy feature film currently being called “Untitled Female Buddy Cop Movie”. Shooting will take place in the Boston, Massachusetts area from July 5 through September 5, 2012. The extras casting director is holding an open casting call for people who are interested in working as paid background performers on the film. At this time, only non-union extras 18 years of age and older are being sought.