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Open casting call for actress to play Lilith in Gearbox Software 'Borderlands 2'

Gearbox Borderlands 2 Lilith Open Casting Call

Lilith will appear in "Borderlands 2" as an NPC (Non-Player Character).
Gearbox Software

The video game developers for the upcoming Gearbox Software "Borderlands 2" are holding an open casting call for an actress to portray the character of Lilith. The person chosen will appear in the game "Borderlands 2" as the live action version of the character and additionally may be invited to participate in promotional events and trade shows. The chosen candidate will be required to sign a standard likeness rights and work for hire contract and will be paid $1,000 per day of shooting.

Borderlands 2 is a science fiction–based first-person shooter with RPG (role-playing game) elements and the sequel to 2009's Borderlands. It is currently under development by Gearbox Software for the Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 platforms. The game is expected to be released in the distributor's 2013 fiscal year, which begins in April 2012 and ends in March 2013.

Once a human, Lilith at one point was turned into a siren, so she is one of only six Sirens. they are a group of people with unbelievable powers, but no way to control them. She comes to Pandora in search of another Siren, in an effort to find out more about herself. Lilith's most iconic ability is called "Phase Walk", where she will teleport herself into another dimension where Lilith becomes invisible and can sneak around enemies with massively increased speed. Upon revealing herself, she detonates a shock-wave that can do area effect damage to all enemies.

Casting Call Details

• You must be female, between the ages of 18 and 30.
• You must able to provide your own transportation.
• You must be on-set in the Dallas, TX area for testing and shooting.
• You must be available during the first three weeks of December.
• You do not need to have any past acting or modeling experience.
• You must exhibit a range of facial expressions and emotions.
• You will be expected to follow direction.
• In the Borderlands Universe, a Siren can project a live-action image of herself into the minds of those she wishes to communicate with. Your look need not be exact, but expressive of Lilith in the mind’s eye – similar to how the Guardian Angel was portrayed in the original Borderlands.

They will choose a candidate that has "sufficient plausible" resemblance to the character Lilith from the video game Borderlands. This is a contract job opportunity.

Click for Lilith sample poses.

Click for Guardian Angel footage.

Open Casting Call Details

Where:

Janimation
4000 East Side Avenue
Dallas, TX 75226
Click Here for directions.

When:

December 7, 2012
10:00am - 4:00pm

You only need to bring yourself – They will have cameras for headshots and forms to collect your information.

Select candidates from the open casting call will be invited to attend a more in-depth screen test.

If you are unable to attend the open casting call, you can submit a minimum of one photograph of your face. Feel free to submit more photos if you feel that they will help show your expressive range. Close-ups of facial features, especially the eyes, are extremely helpful. Submit to the following:

casting@gearboxsoftware.com

Put "Lilith Casting" in the SUBJECT LINE, and include all of your contact information in the body of your email.

Note: For larger files (over 2MB), please provide links to online photo(s) instead of attaching them to your email.

About Gearbox Software

Gearbox is a company best known for their early work on the Half-Life series and WWII video game series Brothers in Arms.In January 1999, Gearbox Software was formed by five people from Rebel Boat Rocker: Brian Martel, Randy Pitchford, Landon Montgomery, Rob Heironimus, and Stephan Bahl. Everyone except for Montgomery had previously worked at 3D Realms. Gearbox got their start by developing the expansions for Half Life. Their experience in game consoles began when they ported Half Life to the Playstation 2, and from there they formed relationships with different publishers when the company after they pursued additional port work. Their work in this field includes bringing Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 and Halo: Combat Evolved to the PC. Gearbox's first original game was Brothers In Arms: Road To Hill 30, released in 2005. Soon after, the sequel - Brothers In Arms: Earned In Blood--was released. Both games received very positive awards and went on to not only top sales charts but win multiple awards. The games were especially praised for the squad based gameplay and historical accuracy. Brothers In Arms: Hell's Highway was released a few years later in 2008. Games currently in development are "Aliens: Colonial Marines," "Brothers in Arms - Furious 4," and "Borderlands 2". (2012)

Indie film 'When the Bough Breaks' open casting call in Savannah, GA

When the Bough Breaks Savannah Casting Call

"When the Bough Breaks" will shoot from December 5, 2011 to January 11, 2012.
AB Media Publishing, LLC

Vitamin A Films and Cinemarket Films are holding an open casting call for featured and general background extras in Geaorgia who are interested in working on their Indie film "When the Bough Breaks". The film will shoot in and around the Savannah, GA area beginning December 5, 2011.

Serbian filmmaker Peter Antonejevic will direct "When the Bough Breaks" from a screenplay written by Nissar Modi. Antonejevic recently directed the film "Little Murder" starring Josh Lucas and Terrence Howard - his first directing gig since the 2002 film "Run for the Money" starring Christian Slater and Val Kilmer. His only other english speaking directorial credit is the 1998 film "Savior" starring Dennis Quaid, Nastassia Kinski, and Stellan Skarsgard.

Warren Ostergard and Paul Conway will produce under the banner of Vitamin A Films, Peter D. Graves will produce for Cinemarket Films. Graves has served as executive producer on such hit films as "Tomorrow, When the War Began," "Terminator Salvation," "Planet 51," "Killer Elite," and the upcoming "Mine Games".

"When the Bough Breaks" will shoot at Meddin Studios, which last year opened a 22,000-square-foot digital studio on Louisville Road. In the last 18 months, Meddin has produced seven films and is looking to quadruple its production facilities. State tax incentives up to 30 percent for film companies that shoot in Georgia in recent years have brought in an almost constant flow of production work, and have helped grow Savannah’s available crew and production staff. A locally based studio further fuels that growth.

Open Casting Call Details

The extras casting department for "When the Bough Breaks" is seeking people within reasonable driving distance of the Savannah, GA area to work on the film as featured background performers and general extras. All types and ages are needed. Any ethnicity.

Where:

Meddin Studios
2315 Louisville Road
Savannah, GA 31415
Click Here for directions.

When:

Tuesday November 29, 2012
2:00pm - 8:30pm

Bring a recent color snapshot if available, and all contact information.

Principal Actor Casting

See the post titled Headshot and Resume Information regarding how to submit for acting roles.

Please submit photos and resumes by mail only.
No phone calls or personal drop-offs.

Los Angeles:

Donald Paul Pemrick
Dean E. Fronk
14724 Ventura Blvd.
Penthouse Suite
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

Extras Casting

Savannah:

"When the Bough Breaks" Extras
WTBB Productions, LLC
c/o Meddin Studios
2315 Louisville Road
Savannah, GA 31415

Production Companies:

Do NOT send photos and resumes to the production companies, as they will most likely end up being thrown away. They do not cast the films, rather they hire casting directors who sort through the thousands of submissions.

Cinemarket Films
7981 Woodrow Wilson Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90046

Vitamin A Films
http://www.vitaminafilms.com
warren@vitaminafilms.com

WTBB Productions, LLC
wtbb2011@gmail.com

Producers: Peter D. Graves, David Jones, Warren Ostergard, Paul Conway

Director: Peter "Gaga" Antonejevic

Starring: TBA

Story:

A pregnant young woman is visited by the ghostly apparition of a teenage girl who had been murdered and is now hell-bent on revenge.

Open casting call for 13-16 year old aspiring Pop Stars

Thanks to Amy Malin, President and Founder of Trueheart Events for sending me this open casting call to post for her music industry executive clients coming to L.A. from Miami Beach on Saturday, November 12th and Sunday, November 13th. - Alan Baltes

Beautiful Katy Perry from Goleta California

 Talent scouts are looking for the next Katy Perry!

Seeking Teen Pop Star With An Attitude!

The songwriters and producers behind some of
Rihanna and Katy Perry’s biggest hits are looking for
the next BIG superstar to sign to a major label recording deal!

If you are between the ages of 13-16 years old and think you have what it takes to explode on to the music scene, then now is your chance to audition for the opportunity of a lifetime.  Are you the next Avril Lavigne or Justin Timberlake???

If you can't make the casting call please email us a clear photo of yourself, your demo and/or a link to your Facebook, MySpace or YouTube page with a video that shows you can rock.

Be sure to include your contact info in your email
Put “Pop Star With An Attitude!” in the subject line to:


Come meet our talent scouts at our Casting Call

Saturday, November 12th & Sunday, November 13th 2011
Millennium Dance Complex
5113 Lankershim Blvd.
North Hollywood, CA 90601

1pm-5pm both days

You will be asked to sing a cappella

Girls may sing either “California Gurls” by Katy Perry or “Till The World Ends”
by Britney Spears
Guys may sing either “Yeah Yeah Yeah” by Chris Brown or “One Time”
by Justin Beiber

Please bring a recent picture of yourself to the casting call.

Will begin writing and recording in LA, New York and Miami in early 2012.

Open casting call for NBC's 'Grimm' in Portland, Oregon

NBC Grimm Portland Open Casting Call

NBC's "Grimm" Premieres October 28, 2011 and will air Fridays 9/8c
AB Media Publishing, LLC

Universal Media Studios and Hazy Mills Productions are shooting a new fantasy crime drama series titled "Grimm" in the Portland, Oregon area. The local casting director is holding an open casting call for Portland area talent 18 and older, males and females, who can pass for late teens in an upcoming episode. Actors who are not chosen for this particular episode may be kept on file for future episodes, as the casting directors is expanding her roster of the over-18 to play younger category.

Set in present-day Portland, Oregon, the series puts a new twist on the stories of the Brothers Grimm in which a homicide detective learns that he is a descendent of a group of hunters known as "Grimms", who fight to keep humanity safe from the supernatural creatures of the world. Upon learning of his destiny and that he is the last of his kind, he has to protect every living soul from the sinister storybook characters that have infiltrated the real world.

The series stars David Giuntoli who plays the starring role of homicide detective Nick Burkhardt. Russell Hornsby plays Hank Griffin, Nick's homicide partner. Bitsie Tulloch portrays Juliette Silverton, Nick Burkhardt's girlfriend. Claire Coffee takes on the role of venerable assassin Schlauraffen who works for the creatures that embrace the darker side of the Brothers Grimm world.

"Grimm" is executive produced by Sean Hayes and Todd Milliner. Marc Buckland directed the pilot, which was written by David Greenwalt and Jim Kouf. Filming for the pilot started March, 2011 in Portland, Oregon. NBC announced in May, 2011 that the network picked up the pilot to series. "Grimm" will premier on October 28, 2011, and if the ratings are good, NBC could add nine additional episodes to the initial season.

Open Casting Call Details

"Grimm" is under AFTRA contract, however both AFTRA members and non-union talent are welcome to attend the open casting call.

Where:

Lana Veenker Casting
1430 SE 3rd Avenue
Suite 100
Portland, OR 97212
Click Here for directions.

When:

Wednesday October 19, 2011
2:00pm - 6:00pm

Be prepared to possibly read for the casting director and have your photo taken. Pacific Northwest talent can also find submission instructions for Lana Veenker Casting on the following website:

Casting Scoop

If you can not attend the open casting call and are submitting a headshot and resume by mail, actors please put your AFTRA membership number on your resume.

Note: Talent can join AFTRA online at www.aftra.org or at their local branch office.

Current costs to join AFTRA:

$1663.90 ($1600.00 + $63.90), covering initiation fee and the first payment of bi-annual dues.

Principal Actor Casting

See the post titled Headshot and Resume Information regarding how to submit for acting roles.

Please submit photos and resumes by mail only.
No phone calls or personal drop-offs.

Los Angeles:

Marlo Tiede
Donna Rosenstein Casting
800 S Main Street
Suite 202
Burbank, CA 91506

Portland:

Lana Veenker Casting
1430 SE 3rd Avenue
Suite 100
Portland, OR 97212

Extras Casting

Portland:

Danny Stoltz
Extras Only
635 NW 16th Avenue
Suite A
Portland, OR 97209
Click Here to register with Extras Only.

Production Companies:

Do NOT send photos and resumes to the production companies, as they will most likely end up being thrown away. They do not cast the films, rather they hire casting directors who sort through the thousands of submissions.

"Grimm" Production Office
Open for Business, LLC
2127 NW 26th Avenue
Portland, OR 97210

"Grimm" Writers Office
4024 Radford Avenue
Roy Rogers Building
Studio City, CA 91604

Hazy Mills Productions
4024 Radford Avenue
Building 7
2nd Floor
Studio City, CA 91604

Universal Media Studios
100 Universal City Plaza
Building 1360
3rd Floor
Universal City, CA 91608

Producers:

Sean Hayes
David Greenwalt
Jim Kouf
Todd Milliner
Lori Hitner
Steve Oster

Directors:

Various directors are used.

Starring:

David Giuntoli - Nick Burckhardt
Claire Coffee - Adalind Schade/Schlauraffen
Russell Hornsby - Hank Griffin
Bitsie Tulloch - Juliette Silverton
Kate Burton - Aunt Marie
Silas Weir Mitchell - Eddie Monroe
Sasha Roiz - Captain Renard
Reggie Lee - Sgt. Wu

Story:

This drama series is inspired by the classic Grimm's Fairy Tales. Remember the fairy tales your parents used to tell you before bedtime? Those weren’t stories, they were warnings. Nick Burkhardt (David Guintoli) thought he prepared himself for the realities of working as a homicide detective until he started seeing things he couldn’t quite explain. When his ailing Aunt Marie (Kate Burton) arrives, Nick's life turns upside down when she reveals they are descendants of an elite group of hunters, also known as “Grimms,” who fight to keep the balance of humanity safe from the supernatural creatures of the world. As Nick digs deeper into her past, he realizes that he will have to shoulder the responsibility of his ancestors, and contend with a larger-than-life mythology of the Brothers Grimm that is now all too real. As a Grimm, he sees things that other people can't, including evil creatures straight out of the darkest fairy tale. And as a Grimm, Nick must battle the forces of evil - even at grave and ever-present risk to his own life.

Universal Pictures open casting call for 'Pitch Perfect' starring Anna Kendrick

Baton Rouge Pitch Perfect Open Casting Call

"Pitch Perfect" is casting people of all types and ages especially college age.
AB Media Publishing, LLC

Gold Circle Films in association with Universal Pictures are hosting an open casting call for their feature film "Pitch Perfect," which is based on a true story. In addition to general background extras, there are featured extra roles and stand-in roles for the film's stars that will be up for grabs. All ages and types are needed, especially college age people. Shooting begins October 17, 2011 in Baton Rouge Louisiana. These are fully paid positions.

"Pitch Perfect" takes a behind-the-scenes look at the bizarre, inspiring, and hilarious world of competitive collegiate a cappella. Universal Pictures will be hoping to capitalize on the recent success of the similarly themed "Glee" television series that has garnered cult status worldwide, and the popularity of the hit reality competition series "The Sing Off".

Jason Moore will direct his first feature film from an adapted screenplay written by two-time Primetime Emmy nominated Kay Cannon. Moore has directed various episodes of the television shows "Dawson's Creek," "One Tree Hill," "Everwood," and "Brothers & Sisters". Moore also has a background directing Broadway Theatre, and was nominated for a Tony Award for the musical "Avenue Q". "Pitch Perfect," is based on GQ Magazine writer Mickey Rapkin's non-fiction book "Pitch Perfect: The Quest for Collegiate A Cappella Glory".

Primetime Emmy Award nominated actress Elizabeth Banks and Max Handelman are producing "Pitch Perfect" with their company, Brownstone Productions. President of Gold Circle Films, Paul Brooks, will also produce. Executive Producer will be Scott Niemeyer, also of Gold Circle Films. Jeff Levine, who started out in the business working as Nicolas Cage's assistant, will co-produce "Pitch Perfect".

Open Casting Call Details

Where:

Pitch Perfect Productions, LLC
1885 Wooddale Blvd.
Wooddale Towers
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
No phone calls or emails please.
Click Here for directions.

When:

Saturday Oct 15, 2011
10:00am - 2:00pm

They will take your photo and personal information. For example: all clothing sizes, contact information, any special skills you have, etc. You will be put in the "Pitch Perfect" Database to work as a background performer.

If you are located within reasonable driving distance of either Baton Rouge or New Orleans and are unable to attend the open casting call, or you are under the age of 18, you can still be considered to work on "Pitch Perfect" by registering with Caballero Casting on the following website:

Caballero Casting "Pitch Perfect" Extras Registration

Pay rate for this film varies between $80-$150/day depending on the hours worked. The pay is higher for stand-ins and photo-doubles. Minors and foreign talent must be legally eligible to work in the state of Louisiana and United States. Candidates must also be available for production from October 17, 2011 through December 16, 2011.

The 2012 Louisiana Actors Resource Guide includes the following information and documents for minors and foreign talent who would like to audition for "Pitch Perfect" or work as an extra on the film:

• USA Child Actor Work Permit Requirements
• Louisiana Child Performer Law Information Sheet
• Louisiana Child Performer Trust Act Sheet
• Louisiana Minor Trust Deduction Guidelines
• Louisiana Minor Intention To Employ Form
• Louisiana Employment of Minors in Theatrical Performances or Exhibitions
• Louisiana Film, TV, and Commercials Minor Labor Law Summary
• Immigration Work Permit Information
• Non-Immigrant Visa Application

In addition to the following Louisiana Actors Resources:

• Audition Tips
• How To Make an Audition Video
• Casting Directors List
• Talent Agents List
• Acting Coaches, Classes, and Schools List
• Headshot Photographers List
• Actors Unions
• Sample Actors Resume
• Sample Beginning Actors Resume
• Sample Cover Letters
• General Talent Agent Information
• Entertainment Industry Terminology
• Miscellaneous Resources
• PDF Users Guide

The 2012 Louisiana Actors Resource Guide eBook is available here.

Principal Actor Casting

See the post titled Headshot and Resume Information regarding how to submit for acting roles.

Please submit photos and resumes by mail only.
No phone calls or personal drop-offs.

Los Angeles:

Kerry Barden
Paul Schnee
Barden/Schnee Casting
1513 6th Street
Suite 105
Santa Monica, CA 90401

New York:

Kerry Barden
Paul Schnee
Barden/Schnee Casting
150 West 28th Street
Suite 402
New York NY 10001

Extras Casting


Baton Rouge:

Brent Caballero
Caballero Casting
9522 Brookline Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
No Phone Calls!

Production Companies:

Do NOT send photos and resumes to the production companies, as they will most likely end up being thrown away. They do not cast the films, rather they hire casting directors who sort through the thousands of submissions.

Pitch Perfect Productions, LLC
1885 Wooddale Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Universal Pictures
100 Universal City Plaza
Universal City, CA 91608

Gold Circle Films
233 Wilshire Blvd
Suite 650
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Producers: Elizabeth Banks, Max Handelman, Jeff Levine

Director:

Jason Moore

Starring:

Anna Kendrick - Beca
Brittany Snow - Chloe
Rebel Wilson - Fat Amy
Alexis Knapp - Stacie
Utkarsh Ambudkar - Donald
Brock Kelly - Howie
Anna Camp - Aubrey
Hana Mae Lee - Lilly
Adam DeDine - Jesse
Skyler Astin - Benji

Story:

A romantic comedy set in the world of competitive collegiate a cappella groups. Fiercely competitive UMass undergraduate a capella groups Divisi (all girls) and Treblemakers (all boys) practice and perform throughout the year in the quest for the a capella nirvana: winning the "International Championship of Collegiate A Capella" (ICCA) that's held each spring at Carnegie Hall. With Divisi undergoing some intense interpersonal strife - most of their members have graduated, singer Chloe (Brittany Snow) has vocal chord nodes and their leader Aubrey (Anna Camp) insists on keeping the group in its same old groove - the stakes are high, particularly with the inclusion of freshman-with-a-bad-attitude, Beca Mitchell (Anna Kendrick), whose good ideas are routinely shot down by Aubrey. Beca's also trying hard not to fall in love with fellow freshman Jesse (Adam DeDine), a nice guy and a new member of the Trebles - whose guys are, according to the age-old Divisi tradition, off-limits to the Divisi girls.

Open casting in Schenectady for feature film 'How I Live Now' seeking girls 14-19

Casting Society of America Artios Award winning casting director Cindy Tolan is conduction an open casting call in Schenectady, NY for the feature film "How I Live Now". The open call is open to Caucasian girls between the ages of 14 and 19 for the lead role of Daisy in the film. The producers are hoping to find an unknown talent with no previous acting experience. This is a role that could easily launch an acting career. Shooting will take place in the United Kingdom starting in late Spring or early Summer 2012.

The story centers on of a 15-year-old girl from Manhattan named Daisy who goes to spend an idyllic summer in the English countryside with cousins she has never met. Young love blossoms. But a world war breaks out and the kids are suddenly not alright. They're thrust into the terrifying atmosphere of an occupying military force and Daisy becomes an unlikely heroine.

Academy Award winner Kevin Macdonald will direct "How I Live Now" from an adapted screenplay written by Jeremy Brock and Tony Grisoni. Macdonald's directorial credits include Fox Searchlight Pictures' "The Last King of Scotland," Universal Pictures' "State of Play," Focus Features' "The Eagle," among numerous award winning documentaries. Tony Grisony is the writer of the "Red Riding Trilogy".

Alasdair Flind and Charles Steel are producing for London's Cowboy Films, the same company the produced "The Last King of Scotland" also directed by Kevin Macdonald. Andrew Ruhemann and Charles Steel will produce Passion Pictures. Ruheman won a 2011 Academy Award for Passion Pictures animated short film "The Lost Thing".

The open casting call will take place at the same Erie Boulevard location in Schenectady, NY where more than 2,000 hopefuls snaked around the block and waited for hours on June 4, 2011 during an open casting call for "A Place Beyond the Pines." That film, which hired more than 1,500 local people as extras, wrapped Saturday September 24th after 10 weeks of shooting in the city and across the Capital Region.

You must be legally able to be employed in the United Kingdom to work as an actor or extra in the feature film "How I Live Now". The following is available in the 2012 London Actors Resource Guide eBook:

• United Kingdom Entertainer Visitor Application Form
• Foreign Actors United Kingdom Visa Information Sheet
• Foreigner United Kingdom Employment Application Form
• London Child Actor Information Sheet
• London Child Actor Chaperone Information
• London Child Stage Performance Application Form
• London Child Work Permit Application Form
• London Employment of Children Bylaws Sheet

The 2012 London Actors Resource Guide eBook is available here.

Open Casting Call Details

Where:

Ellis Hospital School of Nursing
1473 Erie Boulevard
Schenectady, NY 12305
Click Here for directions.
Parking is in the rear of the building off Front Street.

When:

Sunday September 25, 2011
Sign-in from 12:00pm noon - 2:00pm

Teen girls who come to Sunday's casting call for "How I Live Now" will need to bring a photo or publicity shot, although acting experience is not a requirement. Each girl should also bring a resume with name, date of birth, address and contact information, including the names and contact information for parents or guardians of minors. Those who are cast will need a U.S. passport. The film is expected to be shot in England during late Spring or early Summer 2012. Some shooting may also be done in New York.

Principal Actor Casting

See the post titled Headshot and Resume Information regarding how to submit for acting roles.

Please submit photos and resumes by mail only.
No phone calls or personal drop-offs.

New York:

Cindy Tolan Casting
27 W. 20th Street
Suite 606
New York, NY 10011

United Kingdom:

Nina Gold Casting
117 Chevening Rd
London NW6 6DU
UK

Extras Casting

United Kingdom:

Casting Collective
Olympic House
317-321 Latimer Rd.
London W10 6RA
UK

Production Companies:

Do NOT send photos and resumes to the production companies, as they will most likely end up being thrown away. They do not cast the films, rather they hire casting directors who sort through the thousands of submissions.

"How I Live Now" Production Office
c/o Cowboy Films
26 Nassau Street
London W1W 7AQ

Cowboy Films
40 Langham Street
London W1W 7AS
UK

Film4
124 Horseferry Rd
London SW1P 2TX
UK

Passion Pictures
County House
33 - 34 Rathbone Place
London W1T 1JN

Momentum Pictures1
184-192 Drummond Street
2nd Floor
London NW1 3HP
UK

Prontagonist Pictures
4th Floor
Waverley House, 7
12 Noel Street
London W1F 8GQ
UK

Producers:

John Battsek
Andrew Ruhemann
Charles Steel
Alasdair Flind

Director:

Kevin Macdonald

Starring:

To Be Cast

Story:

Daisy is sent from New York to England to spend a summer with cousins she has never met. They are Isaac, Edmond, Osbert and Piper. And two dogs and a goat. She's never met anyone quite like them before - and, as a dreamy English summer progresses, Daisy finds herself caught in a timeless bubble. It seems like the perfect summer. But their lives are about to explode. Falling in love is just the start of it. War breaks out - a war none of them understands, or really cares about, until it lands on their doorstep. The family is separated. The perfect summer is blown apart. Daisy's life is changed forever - and the world is too. Based on the award-winning novel by Meg Rosoff.

20th Century Fox comedy film 'Call Me Artie' casting children and adults

Atlanta Call Me Artie Us and Them Open Casting Call

"Call Me Artie" will shoot in Atlanta, GA through December 7, 2011.
AB Media Publishing, LLC

Chernin Entertainment and Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation will begin shooting the family comedy feature film "Call Me Artie" on October 10th, 2011 in the Atlanta, GA area. The casting directors are casting supporting roles and smaller speaking roles in Atlanta, and the extras casting director, Bill Marinella, is holding an open casting call for kids and adults to work on the film. These are fully paid positions.

The film stars three-time Golden Globe nominated actor Billy Crystal, Academy Award winning actress Marisa Tomei, two-time Academy Award nominated actress Bette Midler, 2011 Young Artist Award winning 11-year-old actress Bailee Madison, and experienced television commercial/voice over child actor Joshua Rush. Rush's credits also include stints on NBC's "Heroes" and "Chuck".

Andy Fickman is directing "Call Me Artie" from a script originally written by Lisa Addario and Joe Syracuse. Lowell Ganz and Babaloo Mandel re-wrote the final script. Billy Crystal came up with the story behind the film. Samantha Sprecher and Billy Crystal will produce for his company Face Productions, Peter Chernin will produce for Chernin Entertainment.

"Call Me Artie" will film from October 10, 2011 through December 7, 2011 in the Atlanta, GA area.

Open Casting Call Details

Where:

AMTC
2000 Powers Ferry Rd SE
Marietta, GA 30067
Click Here for directions.

When:

Sunday October 2nd, 2011
4:00pm - 8:00pm

Who:

• All ages 5 yrs and up, male and female, any ethnicity.
• Seeking Violin playing girls and boys 11-14.
• Little League referees, umpires, and coaches.
• Really good BMX and Skateboard Adults 18-33.
• Upscale resort types in beachwear ages 30-40 yrs.
• Specifically seeking Asian, Russian, Latino, and International Guests.
• Seeking real Symphony musicians and conductors.
• Actors with real bartending and waitress skills for featured bit roles.

Adults must bring two forms of legal ID with you - Passport or Drivers License and Social Security Card. Children must bring birth certificate. This job guarantees a minimum pay of $100/12hrs. Please wear your best upscale looks and bring a few color snapshots wearing different upscale wardrobe. The best wardrobe always gets booked.

Parents MUST bring recent color snapshot(s) of your kids. Height, weight, all wardrobe sizes, age, date of birth, parents name and contact number MUST be written on the back of the photo(s), or stapled on the photo(s).

Note: "Call Me Artie" has been using the working title of "Us & Them". A working title is the temporary name of a film used during its development. Working titles are used primarily for two reasons - the first being that an official title has not yet been decided upon and the working title is being used as a filler for naming purposes, the second being to intentionally disguise the production of a high profile film. In some cases a working title may ultimately be used as the official title. This "title ruse" is now a very common practice by which these high-profile films or television series is given a fake working title to keep its production a secret, and to prevent price gouging by suppliers, casual theft and undesirable attention. It this case, the production office and company in Atlanta is named Call Me Artie, LLC. In addition, the crew members are using "Call Me Artie" as their current position on their resumes.

Principal Actor Casting

See the post titled Headshot and Resume Information regarding how to submit for acting roles.

Please submit photos and resumes by mail only.
No phone calls or personal drop-offs.

Los Angeles:

Marcia Ross Casting
4444 Riverside Drive
Suite 103
Burbank, CA 91505
(studio level casting only)

New York:

Kathleen Chopin
12 W. 32nd Street
Suite 12
New York, NY 10001


Extras Casting

Atlanta:

Bill Marinella Casting
500 Bishop Street Northwest
Atlanta, GA 30318-4366
Click Here to pre-register with Bill Marinella Casting Atlanta.

Production Companies:

Do NOT send photos and resumes to the production companies, as they will most likely end up being thrown away. They do not cast the films, rather they hire casting directors who sort through the thousands of submissions.

"Us & Them" Production Office
c/o Call Me Artie, LLC
1888 Emery Street NW
Suite 300
Atlanta, GA 30318

Chernin Entertainment
1733 Ocean Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Walden Media
1888 Century Park East
14th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067

Face Productions
335 N. Maple Drive
Suite 175
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
10201 W Pico Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90035

Producers:

Peter Chernin
Samantha Sprecher
Billy Crystal

Director:

Andy Fickman

Starring:

Billy Crystal
Bette Midler
Marisa Tomei
Bailee Madison

Story:

Explores the differences in parenting philosophies between the last two generations, or how "parent" morphed from a noun into a verb. In the film, Billy Crystal plays Fresno AAA baseball broadcaster Artie Decker, a grandfather forced to take care of his grandchildren (Joshua Rush, Bailee Madison), by the 21st century rules of his estranged daughter (Marisa Tomei), their mother (Bette Midler), who has gone on a weeklong work vacation. In the process, he is confronted with what seems to him an absurd world of negotiating with kids, Little League games where everyone gets a hit, tailored meals and "feelings". Ultimately, he reverts to an old-school justice style of discipline.

Open auditions announced for Lythgoe Family Productions of "A Snow White Christmas"

Lythgoe Family Productions Los Angeles Open Casting Call Snow White
A Snow White Christmas Los Angeles Open Auditions

"A Snow White Christmas" runs November 29 - December 18, 2011 at the El Portal Theatre.
AB Media Publishing, LLC

Lythgoe Family Productions has announced open auditions for "A Snow White Christmas", with Radio Disney covering the event and celebrity judges participating. The production's casting directors are searching for 14 Child Performers (2 casts) to play the 7 Dwarfs and other dancing ensemble members. Must be between the ages of 6 - 16 years. Strong dancing, great physicality/acting for interpreting the Dwarf roles, and singing is a major plus!

"A Snow White Christmas" will be starring Neil Patrick Harris as "The Magic Mirror", Marina Sirtis as "The Wicked Queen", and Lindsay Pearce as "Snow White". The play is a new and exciting version of the age old fairy tale with modern music and comical twist.

The play is being directed by Bonnie Lythgoe, a British dancer who has became a very successful producer, director, and choreographer of various theatre productions. Lythgoe produced/directed and choreographed the Christmas 2006 version of "Peter Pan" starring Henry Winkler, and "Cinderella" starring Patrick Duffy. Bonnie came to American public attention as a producer on the first three series of American Idol, and then producer and judge on the reality television series "So You Think You Can Dance".

The choreographer is Mark Ballas of "Dancing with the Stars" fame. Musical Director is Michael Orland, who worked as associate musical director on 62 episodes of "American Idol". Songs in "A Snow White Christmas" include "Born This Way" by Lady Gaga, "YMCA" by Village People, and "Thriller" by Michael Jackson.

Rehearsals on "A Snow White Christmas" begin early November, 2011 and the show opens November 29, 2011. It will run through December 18, 2011 at the El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood, CA.

Open Auditions Details

Celebrity Guest Judges TBD.

Where:

Westfield Culver City
6000 Sepulveda Boulevard
Culver City CA 90230-6482
Click Here for directions.

Sign up will be on Level 1, Center Court near Macy's.

Click Here for Westfield Culver City Mall Map.

When:

Friday September 30, 2011 - 8:00am sign-in.
(Good LA, Radio Disney and others will be covering the event on this day.)

Saturday October 1, 2011 - 10:00am sign-in.

Please bring a picture and resume. Come prepared to learn a group dance combination at 8:00am if you are coming in as an individual. If you are part of a dance group, team or company, you may come prepared with a 60 second routine of your choice in groups of 4-10. Please email the casting producer at casting@mpient.com to specify this and your group name, they will set a time for your audition. CD player will be provided, and they will then make cuts within the groups from there. Music and Sides will be provided for callbacks. Please be prepared to stay for a few hours.


Production Companies:

Do NOT send photos and resumes to the production companies, as they will most likely end up being thrown away. They do not cast the films, rather they hire casting directors who sort through the thousands of submissions.

Magic Pictures International
c/o Josh Pyatt
William Morris Endeavor
9601 Wilshire Blvd
3rd Floor
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Lythgoe Family Productions
7800 Beverly Blvd
Suite 202
Los Angeles, CA 90036

Producers:

Kris Lythgoe
Bonnie Lythgoe,
Jason Haigh-Ellery
Becky Baeling

Director:

Bonnie Lythgoe

Choreographer:

Mark Ballas

Musical Director:

Michael Orland

Casting Producer:

Mario Mosley

Starring:

Lindsay Pearce - Snow White
Marina Sirtis - Wicked Quenn
Neil Patrick Harris - Magic Mirror
David Figlioli - Herman The Huntsman
Erich Bergen - Prince Harry
Jonathan Scott Meza - Muddles

Story

The wicked Queen discovers that Snow White has become the fairest in the Kingdom. Knowing she must get rid of Snow White incase she meets the Prince, The Queen orders Herma, her huntsman and her court jester Muddles to kill Snow White in the forest. Not being able to do the deed, Herman and Muddles direct Snow White to the Young Miners Cottage Annex where the seven Dwarves live. She can hide there while they pretend to the Queen they killed her. Unfortunately their plan is scuppered when the Mirror tells the Evil Queen Snow White is still alive. Disguised as an old lady the Queen enters the Dwarves cottage and hands over a poisonous apple to Snow White. She takes a bite and falls into a deep sleep. Muddles and Herman knowing that Snow White is in trouble, discover that a true loves kiss is the only thing that can save her. They find the Prince to take him to Snow White. Once they are all at the castle the Prince kisses Snow White, bringing her back to life and Herman breaks the Mirror taking all the Queens evil powers away. Snow White and the Prince marry and live happily ever after.

Open casting call announced for 'Heartland' starring Dennis Quaid and Heather Graham

Untitled Ramin Bahrani Heartland Casting Call

"Heartland" is casting children through seniors as actors and extras.
AB Media Publishing, LLC

Casting directors for the independent feature film "Heartland" are holding an open casting call in DeKalb, Illinois on Sunday September 18, 2011. They are seeking local talent for small speaking roles, extras, and stand-ins for the film's stars. All ages and types are needed, no experience is necessary. Shooting is taking place in the DeKalb area which is approximately 60 miles east of Chicago.

The film has a fantastic cast that includes Dennis Quaid, Heather Graham, Zac Efron, and Kim Dickens. The main starring roles are being cast out of New York by casting director Douglas Aibel. For 20 years he has been the artistic director of the Vineyard Theater, a small downtown New York company known for producing world premieres of plays. The smaller speaking roles are being hired by Casting Society of America member Jennifer Rudnicke of Paskal Rudnicke Casting in Chicago. Extras are being cast by Erin Stewart of Chicago's Atmosphere Casting.

Independent Spirit Award winning Ramin Bahrani will direct "Heartland" from a screenplay that he wrote with Hallie Elizabeth Newton. Bahrani's 2007 film "Chop Shop" was named as the 6th best film of the decade by film critic Roger Ebert, who also hailed Bahrani as "the director of the decade". His first feature film in 2005, "Man Push Cart," premiered at the Venice Film Festival and screened at the Sundance Film Festival. The film won over ten international prizes, was released theatrically around the world, and was nominated for three Independent Spirit Awards.

Open Casting Call Details

Where:

The Egyptian Theatre
135 North 2nd Street
DeKalb, IL 60115-3203
Click Here for directions.

When:

Sunday, September 18, 2011
2:00pm - 6:00pm

The following types are being cast:

One-line speaking roles

• Young men ages 18 to 28.
• Males and Females ages 30s to 70s.
• Married couple, ages 50s to 70s.

Featured extras (non-speaking roles)

• Young men ages 14 to 28.
• Males and Females ages 30s to 70s.

Church background extras (non-speaking roles)

• All ages welcome.
• Congregation needed for scripted church scene.

Sycamore Speedway extras (non-speaking roles)

• All ages and types. Typical auto racing fans.

• Although not required, it's always a good idea to bring a pen or pencil and be prepared to fill out a form with your clothing sizes, physical stats, and contact information.

If you are unable to attend this open casting call, you can submit a recent color snapshot or headshot/resume and the following information:

• Name, phone number, e-mail address, age, ethnicity, hair color, eye color, height, weight.

• Women also include your: dress and shoe size, bust/waist/hip measurements.

• Men include your: Coat/suit, shoe, shirt (neck/sleeve), and pants (waist/inseam) sizes.

• If submitting via email, attach your photo - jpg format only, no files larger than 1MB.

Submit to:

"Untitled Ramin Bahrani Project"
c/o Atmosphere Casting
PO Box 802629
Chicago, IL 60680-2629

or

farmfilmextras@gmail.com

If you have a child (under the age of 16) and would like him/her to be considered for work on 'Heartland', please register them via email: farmfilmextras@gmail.com.

Include name, phone number, e-mail address, age and date of birth, ethnicity, hair color, eye color, height, weight, your child's clothing sizes and attach a recent photo (jpg format only, no files larger than 1MB). The photo does not have to be professional, it can be a color snapshot.

Your child will also need a valid Illinois Department of Labor Employment Certificate, also known as a "work permit". The paperwork needed to obtain a child work permit is available in the 2011 Chicago Actors Resource Guide eBook. The following is included:

• USA Child Actor Work Permit Requirements
• Illinois Child Labor Laws Information Sheet
• Illinois Child Employment Certificate Application
• Illinois Teenage Employment Certificate Application
• Illinois Night Hours Waiver Certificate Application
• Illinois Parent/Guardian Approval Form
• Illinois Child Statement of Physical Fitness
• Illinois Child Labor Complaint Form

Note: This "Untitled Ramin Bahrani Film" has been using the working title of "Heartland". A working title is the temporary name of a film used during its development. Working titles are used primarily for two reasons - the first being that an official title has not yet been decided upon and the working title is being used as a filler for naming purposes, the second being to intentionally disguise the production of a high profile film. In some cases a working title may ultimately be used as the official title. This "title ruse" is now a very common practice by which these high-profile films or television series is given a fake working title to keep its production a secret, and to prevent price gouging by suppliers, casual theft and undesirable attention. It this case, it is unknown if the film will be titled "Heartland" or will have a different title to be named at a later date.

Filming will continue through mid-late October, 2011 in DeKalb. "Heartland" is due to be released in theaters sometime in 2012.

Principal Actor Casting

See the post titled Headshot and Resume Information regarding how to submit for acting roles.

Please submit photos and resumes by mail only.
No phone calls or personal drop-offs.

New York:

Douglas Aibel
"Heartland" Casting
c/o Vineyard Theatre
180 E. 15th St.
New York, NY 10003

Chicago, IL:

Jennifer Rudnicke
"Heartland" Principal Actors
c/o Paskal Rudnicke Casting
10 W. Hubbard Suite 2-N
Chicago , IL 60610

Extras Casting:

Illinois:

Erin Stewart
"Heartland" Extras
Atmosphere Casting
P.O. Box 802629
Chicago, IL 60680-2629

Production Companies:

Do NOT send photos and resumes to the production companies, as they will most likely end up being thrown away. They do not cast the films, rather they hire casting directors who sort through the thousands of submissions.

"Heartland" Production Office
1600 E. Lincoln Hwy
Dekalb, IL 60115

Bankside Films
3 Richmond Buildings
4th Floor
London W1D 3HE
UK

Black Bear Pictures
185 Franklin St
4th Floor
New York, NY 10013

Killer Films
18 E. 16th Street
4th Floor
New York, NY 10003

Benaroya Pictures
311 N. Robertson Blvd.
Suite 686
Beverly Hills, CA 90211

Producers:

Christine Vachon
Pam Koffler
Michael Benaroya
Justin Nappi
Brian Young
Andrew Levitas
Phil Hunt
Rose Ganguzza
Moe Al Turki
Ron Curtis

Writer/Director:

Ramin Bahrani

Starring:

Dennis Quaid - Henry Whipple
Heather Graham - Meredith Crown
Zac Efron - Dean Whipple
Kim Dickens - Irene Whipple
Maika Monroe - Cadence Farrow

Story:

The story is about Henry Whipple (Dennis Quaid) an ambitious farmer with 3,700 acres and is a salesman for Liberty Seed Company. Whipple wants to expand his empire but gets caught up in the genetically modified foods debate with a company called AgriWarrior, and has a rivalry with Liberty Seeds top sales team of Jim Johnson and Sons. Zac Efron plays Dean Whipple, his rebellious son who would rather be a race car driver. Heather Graham plays Meredith Crown, who is having an affair with Henry behind his devoted wife's (Kim Dickens) back. Newcomer Maika Monroe will play Zac Efron’s girlfriend named Cadence Farrow.

Updated 'The Voice' Season 2 open casting calls and video submission information

The Voice Season 2 Open Casting Calls

Click on the above banner to download the full-size "The Voice" Season 2 flyer.
Print it out and pass it along to help spread the news!

Note regarding San Francisco auditions: The location has been changed for the auditions in San Fransisco on August 23, 2010. Here is the new venue:

South San Francisco Conference Center
255 South Airport Boulevard
S San Francisco, CA 94080
Click Here for directions.

The mega hit NBC reality talent show "The Voice" is holding open casting calls and accepting audition video DVD's for season 2, which will begin production in mid-October, 2011. Auditions for season 2 of The Voice will be sweeping the nation beginning July 2011. Applicants must be willing to travel to Los Angeles, CA for up to one week in September/October, 2011 for the final selection process.

The Voice is a vocal competition series hosted by Carson Daly, and features four top world renowned musician coaches who want to coach only the most talented artists. The show's format features three stages of competition: the first begins with the "Blind Auditions", then the competition enters the "Battles", and finally, the "Live Shows". The winner receives $100,000 and a major record deal.

"The Voice" premiered on April 26, 2011 on the NBC and immediately became a huge hit, and has averaged almost 13 million viewers so far in season 1. In May, 2011 it was confirmed that the network had renewed the show for a second season. "The Voice" Season 2 will air Mondays at 8/7c on CBS this coming winter 2011/2012. NBC will broadcast a special hour-long episode of "The Voice" following the network’s exclusive coverage of Super Bowl XLVI on Sunday, February 5, 2012.

"The Voice Season 2" casting producers are looking for solo artists and duos that perform all types of music: pop, rock, rhythm and blues, hip-hop, alternative, latin, country, blues, indie. They want to know your story and why you are The Voice.


How To Apply

• Create an Artist Account by clicking here. You will receive a registration number and once you've confirmed your e-mail address, you'll be able to customize your Artist Profile.

• Choose an audition city where an open casting call will be held. You will be assigned a specific date to audition in your selected city. Only come to the audition on this day.

• Print your artist audition pass. 48 hours before your audition day, you will receive your personal Artist Audition Pass. It will be e-mailed to you.

• You must print out your Artist Audition Pass and bring it to the open casting call along with a photo ID in order to audition.

Auditions

• Only attend your assigned audition day.

• Do not forget your printed Artist Audition Pass and your Photo ID.

• You may be asked to a callback so please plan accordingly.

Open Casting Call Cities and Dates

Chicago, IL: July 15th and 16th, 2011
Navy Pier, Festival Hall A
600 East Grand Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
Click Here for directions.

New York, NY: July 22nd, 23rd, and 24th, 2011
Izod Center
50 State Route 120
East Rutherford, NJ 07073
Click Here for directions.

Nashville, TN: July 29th and 30th, 2011
Municipal Auditorium
417 Fourth Avenue North
Nashville, TN 37201
Click Here for directions.

Atlanta, GA: August 5th, 2011
Atlanta Convention Center at AmericasMart
240 Peachtree St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
Click Here for directions.

Orlando, FL: August 11th, 2011
Loews Royal Pacific Resort
6300 Hollywood Way
Orlando, Florida, 32819
Click Here for directions.

Houston, TX: August 17th, 2011
Reliant Center – 2nd Floor
One Reliant Park (McNee entrance off Kirby Drive)
Houston, TX 77054
Click Here for directions.

San Fransisco, CA: August 23, 2011
South San Francisco Conference Center
255 South Airport Boulevard
S San Francisco, CA 94080
Click Here for directions.

Los Angeles, CA: August 30th and 31st, 2011
LA Forum
3900 West Manchester Blvd.
Inglewood, CA 90305
Click Here for directions.

Please plan to be at the audition all day. It is suggested to bring snacks and water.

To audition, you must be a United States resident and be 16 years of age or older.

Click here for "The Voice Season 2" eligibility requirements.

If you are unable to attend one of the open casting calls for "The Voice Season 2," you can submit a audition video DVD via postal mail. You only need to make an audition DVD if you can't attend one of the open casting calls and are submitting through the mail.

How To Apply Via Postal Mail

• Complete and sign the application and release form (coming soon).

• Perform two songs and tell us about yourself. Be creative.

• DVD must be no longer then 5 minutes in length.

• DVD must be labeled clearly with your name, phone number and registration number.

• The registration number must be obtained when you create an Artist Account.

• You need to create an Artist Account before sending a video submission.

Click Here to create an artist account.

• Include a still photo of yourself.

Mail the DVD, Photo, application and release form to:

The Voice Season 2 Casting
3000 Olympic Blvd.
Building 4
Suite 2372
Santa Monica, CA 90404

Adding a video link in your Artist Account profile will NOT count as a video submission. The only way to submit an Official Video Submission is to follow these guidelines and mail in a DVD. Only make a video if you cannot attend an open call.

Deadline for DVD submission are Friday, August 26th, 2011 by 12:00am PST.

If you have any questions send an email to info@thevoicecasting.com or call 1-855-404-SING (7464).

20th Century Fox open casting call for NBC series 'The Playboy Club'

*** "The Playboy Club" has been cancelled ***

The show premiered to a only 5 million viewers on September 219, 2011 and then plummeted to a mere 3.8 million the following week. It's a bummer because I personally loved the show. I think it was a huge mistage airing on the same night as Dancing With The Stars.

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NBC The Playboy Club Open Casting Call

"The Playboy Club" will air Mondays 10/9c starting September 19, 2011.
AB Media Publishing, LLC

The new NBC historical fiction television series "The Playboy Club" is now in production in Chicago, and an open casting call will be held on August 20, 2011 for people interested in working as a background artists on the show. The series regulars and larger guest starring roles are cast in Los Angeles and New York, while smaller speaking roles and extras are cast in Chicago.

Academy Award winning Brian Grazer is producing with Francie Calfo and Robin Gurney under the banner of Imagine Entertainment. Chad Hodge wrote the script and is also co-producing. Primetime Emmy winner Alan Taylor directed "The Playboy Club" pilot episode. Taylor's television directing credits include "The West Wing," "Six Feet Under," "Sex and the City," "Lost," "The Sopranos," "Mad Men," and "Boardwalk Empire".

The cast includes the amazingly beautiful and talented Amber Heard as Playboy Bunny Maureen. Heard recently starred opposite Johnny Depp in the feature film "The Rum Diary," and also starred with Twilight's Kellan Lutz in the film "Syrup". Jeff Hephner was originally cast as the series male lead before being replace by Eddie Cibrian for the role of Nick Dalton before shooting on the pilot episode began.

Development on "The Playboy Club" began back in 2009. Originally the series was called "Bunny Tales" before being changed to "Playboy" and finally the current title. The series is a co-production by 20th Century Fox Television and Imagine Entertainment. NBC ordered the pilot in January 2011, its first drama pilot order for the 2011–2012 television season. NBC announced on May 12, 2011 that it had picked up the pilot as a series

Playboy founder Hugh Hefner has the authority to review scripts for the series but according to writer/producer Chad Hodge, Hef has been very hands-off. Hefner recorded a narration for the pilot it will not be used in future episodes. A younger version of Hefner will appear in the series but will only be seen from the back.

Open Casting Call Details

Here is what the extras casting director is seeking:

• Chicago area locals.
• Men and women, 18 - 80 years, any ethnicity.
• All types.
• Dress in early 1960’s attire - dark suits for men, dresses for women.
• Bring a pen.
• Be prepared to list all clothing sizes.
• This is fully paid work.
• Both AFTRA members and non-union people are welcome to attend.

Where:

Chicago Academy For the Arts
1010 West Chicago Avenue
Chicago, IL 60642
Click Here for directions.

When:

Saturday August 20, 2011
11:00am - 3:00pm

If you are unable to attend the open casting call, local Chicago area people can register via either email or postal mail. If submitting by email attach a recent color photo (jpg format only, no files larger than 1MB), and put "The Playboy Club Extras Registration" in the subject line. If submitting by postal mail, send a 3-1/2" x 5" recent color snapshot.

Please include the following information:

• Name, phone number, e-mail address, age, ethnicity, hair color, eye color, height, weight.

• Women also include your: dress and shoe size, bust/waist/hip measurements.

• Men also include your: coat/suit, shoe, shirt (neck/sleeve), and pants (waist/inseam) sizes.

Note: This is for local Chicago area hires only. Transportation and accommodations to Chicago are not provided for extras.

Send to:

playboyextra@gmail.com

Joan Philo Casting
"The Playboy Club" Extras
3929 N Southport #2
Chicago, IL 60613


Principal Actor Casting

See the post titled Headshot and Resume Information regarding how to submit for acting roles.

Please submit photos and resumes by mail only.
No phone calls or personal drop-offs.

This show is under AFTRA contract. Actors please put your AFTRA membership number on your resume.

Los Angeles:

Scott Genkinger
100 Universal City Plaza
Bungalow 5165
Universal City, CA 91608

New York:

Jennifer McNamara Shroff
"Playboy" Casting
30 Rockefeller Plaza
Suite 1623E
New York, NY 10112

Chicago:

Jennifer Rudnicke
Mickie Paskal
"Playboy" Casting
10 W. Hubbard St
Floor 2E, Suite 2N
Chicago, IL 60610

Extras Casting

Chicago:

Joan Philo Casting
"The Playboy Club" Extras
3929 N Southport #2
Chicago, IL 60613

Production Companies:

Do NOT send photos and resumes to the production companies, as they will most likely end up being thrown away. They do not cast the films, rather they hire casting directors who sort through the thousands of submissions.

"The Playboy Club" Production Office
2558 W. 16th Street
Second Floor
Chicago, IL 60608

Imagine Television
9465 Wilshire Blvd.
7th Floor
Beverly Hills, CA 90212

Twentieth Century Fox Television
10201 W. Pico Blvd.
Building 103
Los Angeles, CA 90035

Producers:

Brian Grazer
Francie Calfo
Chad Hodge
Jason Burns
Dick Rosenzweig

Directors:

Alan Taylor
Lesli Linka Glatter

Note: Additional directors work various episodes. In television shows composed of individual episodes, the television director's role differs from that of a film director in that he or she may work only on some television episodes as opposed to the director of an entire film production. In episodic television productions, the major creative control resides with a producer of the show. The television producer with creative control is called the showrunner.

Starring:

Eddie Cibrian - Nick Dalton
Amber Heard Bunny Maureen
Leah Renee - Bunny Alice
Jenna Dewan - Bunny Janie
Naturi Naughton - Bunny Brenda
Laura Benanti - Bunny Mother Carol-Lynne
David Krumholtz - Billy Rosen
Troy Garity - John Bianchi
Wes Ramsey - Max
Dewan Tatum - Janie
Sean Maher - Sean

Story:

A provocative new drama about a time and place that challenged the social mores, where a visionary entrepreneur created an empire and an icon changed American culture. It’s the early ‘60s, and the legendary Playboy Club in Chicago is the door to all of your fantasies - and the key is the most sought-after status symbol of its kind. Inside the seductive world of the bunny, the epitome of beauty and service, the clientele rubs shoulders with the decade’s biggest mobsters, politicos and entertainers. Nick Dalton (Eddie Cibrian) is one of the city’s top attorneys and the ultimate playboy, rubbing elbows with everyone in the city's power structure. With mysterious ties to the mob, Nick comes to the aid of Maureen (Amber Heard), the stunning and innocent new bunny who accidentally kills the leader of the Bianchi crime family. Dating Nick is Carol-Lynne (Laura Benanti), a bombshell and established star at the club who knows her days as a bunny are numbered and finds herself continually at odds with Billy (David Krumholtz), the club's general manager. Adding to the charm of the Playboy club is Janie (Dewan Tatum), the carefree life of the party who is dating Max (Wes Ramsey), an overly protective bartender.

2011 NBC Universal 'Stand-Up for Diversity' comedy talent search

The dates and locations are now available for the 2011 NBC Universal “Stand-Up for Diversity” comedy search. Comedians of diverse backgrounds are welcome to attend the open auditions. Every year NBC Universal chooses several cities across the USA and holds both auditions and live showcases of the best diverse stand-up comedians in America. At the conclusion of the comedy talent search, a select group of comedians are flown to Los Angeles to perform for top industry players at NBC Universal and industry-wide.

The national search seeks to find the funniest comics of diverse backgrounds and will be holding open calls in four major U.S. markets. The most-promising stand-up comedians will be awarded a talent holding deal with NBC Universal, along with other opportunities to be announced later this year.

The highly anticipated talent search includes auditions in Seattle on August 7, Dallas August 21, and New York on September 18. The search will culminate in Los Angeles with a final industry showcase in early December. The promising event will present the entire industry with a first look at the nation’s freshest comedic talent as selected by NBC Universal.

Many of the comics from the NBC Universal Stand-Up for Diversity program have signed with top Hollywood agents, met with the entertainment industry's leading casting directors and executives, worked on NBC Universal TV shows and launched new career milestones.

A few of the NBC Universal Stand-Up for Diversity past participants include the following:

● Eric Andre - Recently cast in ABC's single-camera comedy pilot "Don't Trust the Bitch".

● Ian Edwards - Writing credits include "Saturday Night Live," "Chocolate News" and "The Boondocks".

● Brandon T. Jackson - Starred in hit films "Tropic Thunder" and "Percy Jackson & The Olympians". Recently cast as co-lead in CBS pilot "Film Fiend".

● Hannibal Buress - Currently a writer on NBC’s "30 Rock".

Open Auditions Details


Seattle, WA:

Seattle Comedy Underground at Swannies
109 S. Washington Street
Seattle, WA 98104
Click Here for directions.
comedyunderground.com

Auditions: Sunday August 7, 2011 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Showcase: Monday August 8, 2011 - 8:00pm

Dallas, TX:

Addison Improv Comedy Club
4980 Beltline Road
Suite 250
Dallas, TX 75254
Click Here for directions.
www.symfonee.com

Auditions: Sunday August 21, 2011 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Showcase: Monday August 22, 2011 - 8:0000pm

New York, NY:

Gotham Comedy Club
208 West 23rd Street
Between 7th and 8th Avenues
New York, NY 10011
Click Here for directions.
gothamcomedyclub.com

Auditions: Sunday September 18, 2011 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Showcase: Monday September 19, 2011 - 8:00pm

The following applies to all open casting calls and live showcases:

Comics can be any age to audition for the Stand-Up for Diversity program, but be aware that most of the comedy clubs where the showcases take place are 21 and up only. You can contact the club for age restriction details. The first 100 comics will be seen so it is encouraged that to arrive early. Comics will have one minute at the initial audition. A handful will be invited back later that day to perform a longer set and the top comics will be selected to perform in the showcase the following evening. If selected to perform in the showcase, you must have five minutes of polished material.

Any questions regarding the program can be directed to the NBC Universal Stand-Up for Diversity program at: diversity@nbcuni.com

Steven Spielberg feature film 'Lincoln' open casting calls

Academy Award-winning filmmaker Steven Spielberg is set to begin production on the highly anticipated major feature film 'Lincoln' late September, 2011 in Chicago and Virginia. The extras casting director is holding an open casting call in Richmond, VA seeking men above 20 years of age. There will also be another open casting call in August that includes women and children.

Spielberg will direct the film from a screenplay written by Academy Award nominated scribe Tony Kushner. The adapted screenplay is based on Doris Kearns Goodwin's bestseller "Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln," which follows Lincoln's leadership during the years of the American Civil War.

While consulting on a Steven Spielberg project in 1999, Kearns-Goodwin told Spielberg she was planning to write "Team of Rivals," and Spielberg immediately told her he wanted the film rights. DreamWorks finalized the deal way back in 2001 and the film has been in pre-production ever since.

The film will star Academy Award-winning actors Daniel Day-Lewis as Abraham Lincoln and Sally Field as Mary Todd Lincoln. Liam Neeson was attached to play the role of Abraham Lincoln from the start, but withdrew from the project in 2010, at which point Daniel Day-Lewis agreed to play the role.

Open Casting Call Details

Here is what the casting director is seeking:

• Males, 20 years of age and older with long hair and/or a beard.

• This is for paid extra work in the film.

• No guarantees of employment, final selection to be decided at later date.

Please bring a non-returnable recent snapshot, and be prepared to fill out a form with your physical stats, clothing sizes, and contact information.

Where:

Greater Richmond Convention Center
403 North Third Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Click Here for directions.

When:

Friday, July 22, 2011
10:00am – 5:00pm

Once parked, please enter the building through a main entrance at the corner of 3rd and Marshall Streets or 5th and Marshall Streets. Follow the facility sign posts directing you to meeting room E11C. This room is located on the first level, facing Marshall Street, at the bottom of the escalators and immediately adjacent to the Cyber Cafe (near the Atrium-style Registration Lobby).

Principal Actor Casting

See the post titled Headshot and Resume Information regarding how to submit for acting roles.

Please submit photos and resumes by mail only.
No phone calls or personal drop-offs.

New York:

Avy Kaufman
"Lincoln" Casting
180 Varick Street
16th Floor
New York, NY 10014

Richmond, VA:

Erica Arvold, CSA
PO Box 5165
Charlottesville, VA 22905
ericaarvoldcasting@gmail.com

Production Companies:

Do NOT send photos and resumes to the production companies, as they will most likely end up being thrown away. They do not cast the films, rather they hire casting directors who sort through the thousands of submissions.

DreamWorks SKG
100 Universal City Plaza
Building 10
Universal City, CA 91608

Amblin Entertainment
100 Universal Plaza
Building 477
Universal City, CA 91608

Touchstone Pictures
500 S Buena Vista Street
Burbank, CA 91521

Imagine Entertainment
9465 Wilshire Blvd.
7th Floor
Beverly Hills, CA 90212

Parkes/MacDonald Productions
1663 Euclid Street
Santa Monica, CA 90404

The Kennedy/Marshall Company
619 Arizona Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90401

The Weinstein Company
375 Greenwich Street
3rd Floor
New York, NY 10013

"Lincoln" Production Office
Office Seekers Productions, LLC
100 Universal City Plaza
Universal City, CA 91608

Producers:

Frank Marshall
Kathleen Kennedy
Laurie MacDonald
Walter Parkes

Director:

Steven Spielberg

Starring:

Daniel Day-Lewis
Sally Field
Tommy Lee Jones
Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Hal Holbrook
James Spader
John Hawkes
Tim Blake Nelson
Bruce McGill
Joseph Cross
David Costabile
Byron Jennings
Dakin Matthews
Boris McGiver
Gloria Reuben
Jeremy Strong
David Warshofsky
David Strathairn
Walton Goggins

Story:

The film will focus on the political collision of Abraham Lincoln and the powerful men of his cabinet on the road to abolition and the end of the Civil War. Day Lewis cast the bearded 16th president of the United States and Field as his wife Mary Todd. Jones will play Thaddeus Stevens, a Republican leader and congressman from Pennsylvania in the U.S. House of Representatives. Stevens was a staunch supporter of abolishing slavery and was critical to writing the legislation that funded the American Civil War.

World Famous Ringling Bros. Clown Alley Open Casting Calls

World Famous Ringling Bros Clown Alley

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This is a once-in-a–lifetime opportunity to audition to become part of The World Famous Ringling Bros. Clown Alley. Do you have an overactive funny bone and a heart the size of Texas? If so, casting directors for Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Clown College want to see your improvisational ability, sense of timing, and sincere desire to be a clown with The Greatest Show On Earth!

Please come to one of the open casting calls prepared to show, in a 3-5 minute routine, your ability to display exaggerated facial expressions and body language, your athleticism, or any unique physical skills, an understanding of comedy, as well as a sense of your personality and why you want to become a performer with Ringling Bros. Previous clowning experience is not required. Performers selected to travel with the Greatest Show on Earth must be 18 years of age or older, however younger auditioners are welcome to attend.

When candidates are selected at an audition to continue being evaluated, they will have an opportunity to see a performance of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, and a more detailed application will be filled out. From there, potentially, another meeting and an intensive training session will be held. The entire process will be reviewed to determine if there’s a mutual fit, and if so, a one year contract could be offered.

Open Casting Call Details

You MUST go to the following website and pre-register for the open casting call that you wish to attend:

www.buzzecc.com/auditions

Auditionees should not wear any clown makeup and should not wear any costumes. Loose, comfortable clothing should be worn. It is preferred, but not required, that you bring a headshot and a resume to your audition.

Anaheim, CA

Tuesday, August 2, 2011
10:00am - 1:00pm
Honda Center
2695 E. Katella Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92806
Click Here for directions.
Please check in at the Northeast Concierge Entrance.

Dallas, TX

Friday, August 5, 2011
10:00am - 1:00pm
American Airlines Center
2500 Victory Avenue
Dallas, TX 75219
Click Here for directions.

Portland, OR

Wednesday, September 14, 2011
10:00am - 1:00pm
The Rose Garden
One Center Court
Portland, OR 97227
Click Here for directions.

World Famous Ringling Bros. Clown style

The particular "Ringling Style" of clowning taught at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Clown College is rooted in the "American" type of clown performance, with an accent towards broad and slapstick type humor, as opposed to the "European" approach which is typically more stylized and elegant. Because of the "three ring" configuration of the Ringling Bros. show, and the bigger arenas that are needed to present such an attraction, audiences are larger and many patrons sit in balconies or upper decks, far above the action. In order to reach the people in every area of these larger arenas, clowns on the Ringling show must design their make up to be seen at a distance, and use their props and clear physical movements to show the audience what is happening during a gag, no matter where in the house they are seated. The training given at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Clown College is tailor made for the Ringling show, but could be transferred to other circus styles.