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I am assisting the casting directors for the Netflix series "Mindhunter" to invite talent to attend an open casting call on Saturday August 6, 2016 in Moundsville, WV. All ages and types are needed including children. This series is based on the novel "Mind Hunter: Inside FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit" written by Mark Olshaker and John E. Douglas. Set in 1979, the show centers on the inquisitive and skilled FBI Agent Bill Tench. Along with fellow serial killer investigator in the behavioral science unit, FBI agent Holden Ford, Tench interviews serial killers to help them solve current murders.
Starring in "Mindhunter" is Holt McCallany as Bill Tench, and Jonathan Groff as Holden Ford. Also starring is Cotter Smith as Shepard, Unit Chief of FBI National Training Academy; and Anna Torv as Wendy, a psychologist. "Mindhunter" is executive produced by Academy Award winner Charlize Theron and two-time Academy Award nominee David Fincher. Also executive producing is Jennifer Orme Erwin, who acquired the television rights to the novel. "Mindhunter" will air on Netflix in 2017.
Mindhunter Open Casting Call Details
This open casting call is for David Fincher's "Mind Hunter" series for Netfix. The series shoots primarily in the Pittsburgh area, however there will be shooting in the Moundsville, WV area. This is a PERIOD PIECE that is set in the late 1970's. Long and full hair, sideburns, afros, character types a plus. We also need law enforcement and prisoner types.
Sleep Inn of Moundsville
8 Wal Mart Drive
Moundsville, WV 26041
Saturday August 6th, 2016
10:00am - 4:00pm
• Children must apply online before arrival.
• ALL ages welcome, we need kids!
• Please wear classic 1970's style clothing such as Levis 501 / Pencil Skirts / Blue Collar/White Collar / Working Class Men & Women.
• Come hair & makeup ready.
Prior to attending this open casting call, fill out the free registration form at the following (please select Pittsburgh as the "Metro Area):
Netflix Mindhunter Talent Registration
Note: It is recommended that you use the Google Chrome browser when registering. You must use a laptop or PC to load photos.
You photos should be color, recent, and only you in the photos. No hats or sunglasses, against a plain light colored wall. Must be well lit and clear, in focus. There is a photo cropping tool on the website database, please use it.
Principal Actor Casting Director (speaking roles only)
See the post titled Headshot and Resume Information regarding how to submit for acting roles.
Submit photos and resumes by mail only.
No phone calls or personal drop-offs.
Laray Mayfield Casting
5631 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Julie Schubert Casting
330 W. 38th Street
New York NY 10018
Starring and supporting roles are mainly being cast through talent agents. You can find comprehensive listings and submission addresses for talent agents here. However, if you are not signed with an agent and wish to self-submit, I highly recommend that your 8x10 color headshot and resume along with the cover letter be sent in a 9 x 12 Clear Full Face Window Envelope with the photo visible in the window.
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Crew members and vendors in Pittsburgh can submit resumes and info to the following:
Absolutely NO actor or extras submissions to this email address, they will be discarded.
Do NOT send photos and resumes to the production companies, as they will end up being thrown away. They do not cast the films, rather they hire casting directors who sort through the thousands of submissions (see above).
Mindhunter Production Office
40 24th Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15522
Denver and Delilah Films
100 Universal City Plaza
Universal City, CA 91608
Panic Pictures/No. 13
5620 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90405
Jen X Productions, Inc.
16601 Marquez Avenue
Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
345 North Maple Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
David Fincher (pilot episode)
Jonathan Groff - Holden Ford
Holt McCallany - Bill Tench
Anna Torv - Wendy
Cotter Smith - Shepard
Based on the book by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker about Douglas, a former FBI agent who pursued some of the most notorious serial killers and rapists, developing profiling techniques to catch them.
The independent feature film "We The Animals" will film in upstate New York this Summer, and there is an open casting call scheduled for May 28, 2016. There are starring and supporting roles for both adults and children. There is no previous acting experience necessary to audition. The film, based on the best-selling novel "We the Animals" by Justin Torres, tells the story of the harsh, yet loving dynamic of a mixed-race, working-class family, seen through the eyes of the youngest son as he discovers his artistic identity.
Emmy Award nominee Jeremiah Zagar will direct "We The Animals" from an adapted screenplay that he wrote with Dan Kitrosser. Jeremy Yaches will produce. This is a passion project for Zagar, who has been developing this film for several years with the support of the Sundance Institute and the Independent Filmmaker Project.
We The Animanls Open Casting Call Details
All talent are required to be legally eligible to work in the entertainment industry in New York and in the United States. The 2016 New York Actors Resource Guide eBook contains the information and documents for adults, minors, and foreign talent who would like to work as an actor or extra on film productions in New York. All Actors Resource Guide eBooks are available here.
The following roles are available:
DUSTIN: Ages 12-14, Caucasian male, a skinny quirky kid who lives with his grand father on a farm not far from Ma and the kids. He’s an outsider and inwardly lacks confidence, but puts on a bit of bravado to cover it up.
PREGNANT WOMAN: Mid 20’s to mid 30’s, female, 7-8 months pregnant by August.
OLD MAN: Ages 60-80 years old, Caucasian male, interesting character face, a farmer in upstate New York, Dustin’s grandfather, practical and unsentimental, not unkind but quick to run the kids off his land when they make trouble.
GEORGE: Late 40s to early 60s, a large bulky Caucasian male, at least 6'2", preferably taller, he’s the security guard whose shift follows Paps’ night shift at the factory where they both work.
TOWN WOMAN: 20’s to 30’s, female. Resident in town.
CONCERNED CITIZEN: 40’s - 60’s. A nice small lady. Concerned for the boys’ well being after she almost hits them in her minivan when they are playing in the street.
SCHOOL BOYS: 3-4 Caucasian boys. Ages 12-14. Tough kids from school. Group of friends welcome.
HAGGARD MAN: 30’s – 70’s, male. Dirty hair. Quirky. Is collecting change with a cat on his lap when the boys walk by.
KEVIN: Ages 25-55 male. Owner of a drug store in town.
Open Casting Call Time & Location
1 Kennedy Plaza
Utica, NY 13502
Saturday, May 28, 2016
10:00am - 5:00pm
If you are unable to attend the open casting call, email your headshot and resume to the following casting director: