Jennifer Lawrence is committed to filming “Untitled X-Men Sequel” in January, 2012.
The next film in The Hunger Games trilogy, “Catching Fire“, will begin filming in North Carolina this coming Fall, 2012 with new director Francis Lawrence. Four-time Academy Award nominee Gary Ross announced that he will not be returning to direct Catching Fire, and there is a good chance that a different casting director will also be hired. It is most often the director who chooses the casting director, and three-time Casting Society of America Artios Award winner Debra Zane has cast every film that Gary Ross has directed or produced since 1998 including “Pleasantville”, “Seabiscuit”, and “The Tale of Despereaux“. Zane would likely cast Ross’ next project instead of “Catching Fire”.
Robert De Niro’s production company Tribeca Productions and major film studio The Weinstein Company will begin production on the feature film “Silver Linings Playbook” in October, 2011. The film’s casting directors are auditioning principal actors in Los Angeles, and in Philadelphia where shooting will take place. The film’s extras, stand-ins, and photo doubles are being cast in the greater Philadelphia area only.
Principal photography on “The Hunger Games” began on May 19, 2011. According the the Screen Actors Guild, shooting will continue through September 3, 2011. Locations include the North Carolina communities of Hildebran, Charlotte, Asheville, and Wilmington among others. Casting for the films extras, stand-ins and photo doubles will continue throughout filming. Some small speaking roles will also be cast as minor script changes occur during the shoot.
The extras casting director for the Lionsgate feature film “The Hunger Games” are holding a new open casting call in Shelby, NC for local area adults to work as background performers on the film. The production will be hiring over one thousand extras throughout filming, in addition for stand-ins and photo doubles for the film’s stars.
The extras casting director for the Lionsgate feature film “The Hunger Games” are holding open casting calls in Concord, NC and Shelby, NC for local area residents to work as background performers on the film. The production will be hiring over one thousand extras throughout filming, in addition to stand-ins and photo doubles for the film’s stars. There is a special need for Children and adults with interesting character faces, but all types will be needed.
Casting for Lionsgate‘s feature film “The Hunger Games” lead roles are taking shape as Jennifer Lawrence signs on to play Katniss Everdeen. Now casting calls are out for the film’s other lead roles, and actors for the supporting roles will be auditioning soon.