From the producers of “Wizards of Waverly Place” starring Selena Gomez.
Auditions for the brand new Disney Channel half-hour comedy sitcom pilot “Fantasma” are now underway for the series regulars. Casting is taking place in Los Angeles, where the show will be videotaped. Both union and non-union extras will be hired when shooting begins in July, 2012. The storyline follows a family that moves into an old house, and they soon discover that there is a perky teenage girl already living there – and she just so happens to be a ghost!
Caroline Sunshine of the Disney Channel series “Shake It Up”.
Kids and tweens now have the opportunity to shake it up and break it down with the return of Disney Channel’s popular dance competition “Make Your Mark: Shake It Up Dance Off.” Last year, more than 12 million viewers watched the two-night finale event, skyrocketing it to #1 among Kids 6-11 and Tweens 9-14 for both nights. This year, kids once again have the opportunity to compete for the Grand Prize – a performance in an episode of Disney Channel’s top-rated series “Shake It Up.”
Dianna Agron won a Screen Actors Guild Award in 2010 for Glee.
The smash hit musical comedy-drama television series “Glee” is casting new series regulars to make up the new high school glee club for the show’s fourth season. Filming is scheduled to start in late July, however rehearsals will possibly begin in early July. The show’s extras will be cast closer to the start of shooting in July. “Glee” is filmed at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles utilizing a single-camera setup. Season 4 of “Glee” will launch on a new night and time on Thursday September 13, 2012 at 9:00-10:00pm ET/PT.
Hunger Games star Liam Hemsworth career is soaring with major projects.
Liam Hemsworth’s last film before shooting commences on “Catching Fire” is now casting for lead roles. The film is titled “Paranoia” and also stars Academy Award nominated actors Harrison Ford and Gary Oldman. It is being described as a corporate espionage thriller that follows a war between rival telecom companies. Auditions are taking place in Los Angeles and New York. The extras, stand-ins, and photo doubles will be hired in the filming locations of Philadelphia and New York.
Anna Faris will not be returning for “Scary Movie 5”.
Weinstein Company and Dimension Films are now in pre-production on “Scary Movie 5” after a two year wait. The casting directors have sent out casting calls for several lead roles that require dance skills as well as the ability to play comedy in a grounded dramatic style. Other roles for non-dancers of various ages are also being cast. Extras will be hired in both Los Angeles and Vancouver, where shooting will take place beginning June 15, 2012.
Two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster plays the lead role of Michelle.
ABC Family is now in production on a new ballet drama series called “Bunheads”, and the casting directors are auditioning actors for co-starring, guest starring, and day player roles. Extas and stand-ins are also being cast throughout the season. The show centers on a Las Vegas showgirl who impulsively marries a man named Hubble Flower and moves to his sleepy coastal town of Paradise, California after he passes away. She inherits his house, his mother Fanny Flowers along with her dance studio and students.
Among Disney Channel movies to be cast is Ashley Tisdale’s “Adventure Quest”.
Disney Channel and Disney XD are searching for talent ages 9-18 years for possible upcoming projects. The casting directors are looking for male and female talent of any ethnicity and dialect. In addition to acting talent, they will be looking for those with strong singing, dancing, and athletic abilities of any type. They will consider all talent, both experienced and inexperienced with these particular skill sets. Also welcome are newcomers that have done Community Theatre, Acting workshops, etc. Videotaped auditions are also being accepted from talent who can not travel to the auditions.