Marvel Studios, an owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is currently in pre-production on the action sci-fi feature films “The Avengers: Age of Ultron” and “Ant-Man”. The Disney casting director (contracted by Disney’s Marvel Studios) has been sending out casting notices as “Untitled Marvel Project”, leading many to speculate that the casting is for “The Avengers: Age of Ultron” or “Ant-Man”. Indeed it is the same casting director that holds auditions for both films. Casting calls are now underway, and the filming schedules for both films are now available.
Marvel Studios and The Walt Disney Studios are now in pre-production on the upcoming sci-fi themed superhero feature film “The Avengers: Age of Ultron”, and casting directors are auditioning actors for starring, co-starring, and supporting roles. The film’s photo doubles and stand-ins for the starring actors, as well as general extras and featured background actors will be cast closer to the start of filming. The locations where outdoor principal photography will take place are in and around London, England. Indoor sound stage filming will take place at Shepperton Studios. Shooting begins in February, 2014.
The true story behind the 1964 Walt Disney Productions musical film Mary Poppins is being made into a modern behind-the-scenes movie titled “Saving Mr. Banks”. Walt Disney Pictures will begin shooting September, 2012 in Los Angeles and Maryborough, Queensland, Australia. Casting for starring and supporting roles is underway. One very coveted role will be the child actor who plays Mary Poppins author P.L. Travers at 7 years old. Auditions are taking place in Los Angeles, with additional casting in Queensland, Australia. The film’s extras, photo doubles, and stand-ins will be cast in both Los Angeles and Australia.
Morning Wood Productions in association with FilmNation Entertainment are set to begin shooting a teen comedy feature film titled “Premature”. Top industry veteran casting director Bill Marinella has been contracted to cast all of the movie’s extras, and an open casting call has been scheduled in the Atlanta, GA area. The starring and co-starring roles have been cast in Los Angeles, while additional casting for smaller speaking roles will take place in Georgia.
The next chapter in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, “Thor 2” is now in pre-production and the casting director in Los Angeles is getting ready to audition talent for new co-starring and supporting roles. The bulk of filming will take place in London, England with some additional filming in Los Angeles. There will also be auditions in London for principal acting roles. Extras, photo-doubles, and stand-ins will be hired in London and various areas of the United Kingdom. Filming on “Thor 2” will begin in August, 2012.
The Universal Pictures feature film “Snow White and the Huntsman” heading into production in August, 2011 and casting for supporting roles, day players, extras, photo-doubles, and stand-ins for the films stars is underway and will countinue through the end of shooting in December, 2011. The filming locations will be in in the City of Durham, UK area in North East England, in London at the Pinewood studios, and other various locations in the UK.