The VP of Casting at CBS Television is accepting submissions from diverse talent, specifically actors of color, to participate in the CBS Diversity Institute and Casting program. This is an extension of CBS Diversity’s ongoing talent showcase initiatives. Talent who become candidates will be pre-screened by the casting executives at CBS, and subsequently the casting directors for “The Young and The Restless” and “The Bold and The Beautiful” will audition the actors on a regular basis for various roles on the shows.
Chuck Lorre Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television are in pre-production on a new multi-camera 1/2 hour comedy series pilot for CBS titled “Mom”. Shooting begins mid-April, 2013 in Los Angeles. Casting directors in Los Angeles and New York are holding auditions for series regulars, possible recurring, and guest starring roles. The extras will be cast throughout production in Los Angeles. There will be a classroom of fourth graders cast as extras, as well as many other types and ages.
Dreamworks Television and Amblin Television are in pre-production on a new science-fiction drama television series titled “Under The Dome” based on the novel by Steven King published in November 2009. Casting directors in Los Angeles and New York are conducting auditions for the show’s series regulars and recurring roles. Shooting will take place in Wilmington, NC beginning in March, 2013. All stand-ins for the series principal actors and all background performers will be cast in Wilmington. “Under The Dome” is scheduled to premier on Monday June 24, 2013 at 10pm on CBS.
The hit Teen Choice Awards nominated CBSreality series “Big Brother 14” is currently holding open casting calls and accepting online applications. This is the first season with the new application process. In addition to casting for the new Houseguests, extras will be cast throughout the season from July through mid to late September, 2012. The extras are audience members in the studio when evicted guests are interviewed by Julie Chen. Applicants must be 21 years of age or older, and be a United States Citizen to apply. Big Brother 13 posted its largest audience and highest adults 18-49 rating since 2004.
Warner Bros. Television and Chuck Lorre Production’s hit CBS multi-camera sitcom “The Big Bang Theory” is currently in production on it’s fifth season and casting for principal actors and extras is ongoing in Los Angeles. The series is now the number one show on Thursday night primetime, beating out Fox‘s “American Idol“, and continues to show steady growth in the ratings. “The Big Bang Theory” has been extended by CBS through the 2013–2014 season.
Amy Smart plays a passenger on her honeymoon in the thriller “Flight 7500”. Creative Commons
CBS Films in association with Vertigo Entertainment and Ozla Pictures are set begin principal photography on the supernatural thriller film “Flight 7500”. The casting directors are auditioning actors for supporting and day player roles, and the extras are being cast throughout filming. There will be many featured background actor roles for airport personnel and passengers, as well as passengers on the plane that the film takes place in. Shooting will take place in Los Angeles beginning October 31, 2011.
Sam Rockwell stars opposite Christopher Walken and Colin Farrell in “Seven Psychopaths”. Creative Comons.
Blueprint Pictures has partnered with CBS Film to produce the comedy feature film “Seven Psychopaths”. Shooting is set to begin November, 2011 in Los Angeles and the casting directors are auditioning actors for supporting and day player roles. The extras, stand-ins and photo-doubles for the film’s stars will be hired in Los Angeles closer to the start of shooting.