Open Casting Calls in UK for Major Motion Picture "Wuthering Heights"

Casting Director Gail Stevens (Slumdog Millionaire, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, UK casting for High School Musical 3) is holding open casting calls for a new major feature film called Wuthering Heights. She is seeking 2 Unknown Actors from Yorkshire, UK for the starring roles in the film.

Peter Webber is no longer attached to direct, and has been replaced with Oscar and BAFTA Award Winning director Andrea Arnold. Due to the departure of Peter Webber, the two actors originally cast for the two lead roles (Gemma Arterton, Ed Westwick) are also being replaced during these open casting calls.

Shooting will begin late April 2010, through June, 2010 in Scotland and Ireland.

Audition Breakdown

"Wuthering Heights" (Feature Film)

Based on Emily Brontë's classic novel.
Location: UK (Location TBC)
Dates (Shooting, Rehearsal, etc.): 8 weeks from end of April

Description: 16-24 years old.
Genuine Romany Gypsy / South Asian/Mediterranean / Indian / Mixed Race appearance.
Ideally from Yorkshire.
No experience necessary.

Description: 15-21 years old.
Pale-skinned, fair-haired, feisty.
Genuine Yorkshire actresses preferred. Light Yorkshire accent required.
No experience necessary.

Open Casting Call Details


Jurys Inn
119 Eyre Street
Sheffield S1 4QW
United Kingdom
0114 291 2222
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15th February 2010:
14 – 16 Year Olds: 10:30am
17 - 21 Year Olds: 2:30pm


Jurys Inn Leeds City Hotel
Kendell Street,
Brewery Place
Yorkshire LS10 1NE
United Kingdom
0113 283 8800
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16th February 2010:
14 – 16 Year Olds: 10:30am
17 - 21 Year Olds: 2:30pm


The Royal York Hotel
Station Road
York YO1 6
United Kingdom
01904 688 617
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17th February 2010
14 – 16 Year Olds: 10:30am
17 -21 Year Olds: 2:30pm

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.

Ecosse Films
Brigade House,
8 Parsons Green
London SW6 4TN

Hanway Films
24 Hanway St.
London W1T 1UH

Producers: Robert Bernstein, Douglas Rae

Director: Andrea Arnold

Principal Casting:

Gail Stevens
Greenhill House
90-93 Cowcross Street
London EC1M 6BF

Extras Casting: TBA

Starring: To Be Cast


No force of nature can match the destructive power of love. An orphan from the slums, the handsome, brooding Heathcliff finds true love with Cathy, the beautiful daughter of Yorkshire gentry. Cathy and Heathcliff are soul mates, the wild English moors provides the dramatic backdrop for their young passion. But after Cathy is forced to choose another man to marry, Heathcliff's devastating force is unleashed. An astonishing vision of perverted passion and passionate perversity.