Paramount Pictures subsidiary Nickelodeon Movies in association with Platinum Dunes and Mednick Productions are getting ready to begin production on the live-action feature film “Ninja Turtles,” based on the legendary comic book series by Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird. Casting directors are holding auditions for starring, co-starring, and supporting roles. The extras casting director will be hiring featured and general background performers throughout filming, which is taking place from April 13 through July 31, 2013. Shooting will be at the largest and most sophisticated studio complex outside of Hollywood, Steiner Studios in Brooklyn. Additional principal photography will take place at various locations in New York City and surrounding areas.
Primetime Emmy winner Lucy Barzun Donnelly is currently executive producing the indie film “Friends with Kids” in New York. The multi-talented Jennifer Westfeldt is directing from a script that she wrote herself. The cast includes Megan Fox who apparently has become a serious actor. The film is currently seeking kids and babies to work as extras in NYC.