WWE Feature Film Open Casting Calls in Hollywood and New York

WWE Studios, the theatrical division of World Wrestling Entertainment, is holding open casting calls in Los Angeles this Saturday, February 6 and in New York, February 7, to find a young male actor to fill the starring role in its upcoming film, tentatively titled, “Big Red.”

Aspiring actors for the role of Stanley aka ”Big Red” must be young males between 13 and 16 years old, at least five-feet, eight-inches tall with red or light-colored hair. Applicants who do not meet the criteria will not be admitted to the audition. The character is described as “being very thoughtful and older than his years with a very soulful and peaceful quality about him.”

The film will begin production in New Orleans at the end of February for four weeks.

Open Call Details


Los Angeles

Sunset Gower Studios
1438 North Gower Street
Building 35, Suite 270
Hollywood, CA 90028
(Street parking only. Enter on Gower Street)
Click Here for directions.


Saturday, February 6, 2010
10:00am - 5:00pm


New York

330 West 38th Street
Suite 170 (between 8 and 9th Avenues)
New York, NY 10018
Click Here for directions.


Sunday, February 7, 2010
11:00am - 4:00pm

Production Companies:

Do NOT send photos and resumes to the production companies (they will most likely end up in the trash can), they do not cast the films. They hire casting directors who sort through the thousands of submissions.

WWE Studios
11400 W. Olympic Blvd.
Suite 800
Los Angeles, CA 90064

824 Distributors Row
Harahan, LA 70123

Principal Actor Casting:

Denise Chamian
Ania Kamieniecki-O'Hare
1438 N. Gower St.
Bldg. 35, Ste. 270
Hollywood, CA 90028

Extras Casting:

Coulon Casting
1215 Prytania St. Ste. 409
New Orleans, LA 70130

Producer: David Calloway

Starring: To Be Cast


Andy Nichol, a happy 12-year-old with friends, a paper route, and a crush, idolizes his favorite teacher, Mr. Simon. However, when Mr. Simon pairs Andy with Big Red, the frequently bullied school outcast, for a lengthy English assignment, Andy fears being relegated to geek status. While navigating the ups and down of 8th grade, Andy learns to appreciate Big Red’s quiet dignity and compassion, stands up to a bully, and helps Big Red repair a fractured friendship.

Open Casting Call for "True Grit" Extras in Austin, Texas area

The Austin, TX extras casting director is holding an open casting calls for people to appear as background actors in the film. The film will be shooting in the Austin, Granger, and Blanko, Texas areas during April and May of 2010.

They are looking for reliable people to portray looks specific to the 1870's and 1900. Start growing your hair now if interested in working in the film.

Seeking: Unique "character" faces. We are most interested in people with natural features.

Hair Notes: If you want to be considered - start growing your hair now. Women should have long hair that is not colored in any way - no highlights, full head colors or semi permanent colors. Men should have some length, especially on top. Crew cuts are not suitable - as the hair will not have time enough to grow. Men should grow their facial hair, including beard, mustache, sideburns.

Body Types: People from this time period did not have modern enhancements - meaning they did not have braces, implants, etc. They weren't weight lifters - people worked hard, but not in a gym. Body types were most often average to slim. Women will be wearing corsets and long dresses.

Other: The casting director is most interested in people willing to work more than one day. Looking for responsible people with flexible schedules. 10 years of age and older. All minors must have consent of parent/guardian and must indicate date of birth. If you don't have a resume, please list any performing/background experience you may have.

To Submit: There are two ways to submit. Preferred is in-person (ONLY on dates, below). If this is impossible, you may submit by mail. Follow instructions below.

In-Person Interviews (bring legal form & copy of ID):


Austin Studios
1901 East 51st. Street (Red Bldg)
Austin TX 78723
Click Here for directions.


Thursday, February 4, 2010
11:00am - 7:00pm

Friday, February 5, 2010
11:00am - 7:00pm

Saturday, February 6, 2010
11:00am - 7:00pm

Mail Submissions:

Austin Studios
c/o Extras Casting
Debbie DeLisi
1901 East 51st. Street
Austin TX 78723

Submissions Must Include: Headshot & one page resume, if you have them. Also, you must include current snapshots (face and body). List all pertinent contact information, include your place of residency and anything else we should know about you. Remember- this is a period film. If you want to be considered, it's best to send us a natural, current photos (no makeup or glamour). All submissions are non-returnable. Include age, height, weight, measurements, etc. List any scheduling conflicts between 4/23/2010 - 5/26/2010. Preference will be given to those with flexible schedules.

Families & TX residents encouraged to submit.