Marc Platt Productions and Phantasma Films in association with Bold Films are in pre-production on the feature film “How To Catch a Monster” written and directed by Ryan Gosling. The casting director is conducting and online open casting call searching for starring and co-starring roles in the film. Shooting will take place in the Detroit, Michigan area beginning in May, 2013. They are currently looking for a boy who looks between 3-6 years of age and a male who is over 18 and appears to be between 17-19 years of age. Additional roles will be cast through open casting calls.
Ken Romer of MFT Entertainment, a subsidiary of Swamp Daddy Productions LLC, is currently seeking look-a-likes for President Barack Obama and several other country’s leaders to appear in a national commercial for Pizza Hut. Candidates selected from emailed photo submissions will be invited to attend a casting call in the Detroit, Michigan area. The shoot will take place in the Charter Township of Clinton, MI on a weekday around noon. This is expected to be a relatively short one-day shoot based on the directors estimation.
Summit Entertainment is set to begin filming ‘I, Alex Cross‘ on August 8th in Cleveland, and then move to Detroit from September, 2011 through October 3rd, 2011. There will be an open casting call on July 23 in Cleveland for featured extras, general background extras, photo doubles, and stand ins for the film’s stars. The production is expected to hire more than 1,700 cast members and extras in the Cleveland area.
Disney‘s “Oz: The Great and Powerful” will begin shooting in July. Auditions for the film’s co-stars and supporting players continues in Los Angeles, and casting for additional speaking roles, extras, photo doubles, and stand-ins for the film’s main stars has begun in Detroit and Pontiac, Michigan.