Steven King series ‘Castle Rock’ schedules open casting call

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The Steven King series “Castle Rock” is seeking all ages and types to work as fully paid extras, and an open casting call has now been scheduled.

All ages and types are welcome to attend the open casting call on July 18, 2017. Email submissions are also being accepted. The series is based on the stories of Stephen King, and will intertwine characters and themes from the fictional town of Castlerock. Executive producers are two-time Primetime Emmy Award winner J.J. Abrams, Writers Guild of America WGA Award nominee Sam Shaw, and Dustin Thomason. Shaw and Thomason will serve as showrunners. The cast includes Screen Actors Guild Awards nominee André Holland as Henry Deaver, BTVA People’s Choice Voice Acting Award winner Melanie Lynskey as Molly Strand, two-time Fright Meter Awards nominee Jane Levy as Jackie, and Academy Award winner Sissy Spacek as Ruth Deaver. “Castle Rock” will air on Hulu in 2018.

Castle Rock Open Casting Call Details

The Hulu series “Castle Rock” is holding the following open casting call for extras. Anyone over the age of 18 is welcome to attend, both union and non-union. Parents/Legal Guardians of minors can simply fill out the extras submission form below. Shooting will take place in Massachusetts from July 31, 2017 through December, 2017. All talent, including minors and foreign actors/extras MUST have legal eligibility to work in the entertainment industry in Boston, MA and in the United States. The requirements and documentation can be found in the Boston Actors Resource Guide eBook.

Where:

Orange Town Hall Auditorium
6 Prospect Street #1
Orange MA 01364

When:

Tuesday July 18, 2017
3:00pm – 7:00pm

Be prepared to have your photo taken and fill out a registration form with all clothing sizes. If you cannot attend the open call, please fill out the Submission Form below. After you fill out the extras registration form, email a RECENT PHOTO (not a headshot) to CastleRockExtras@Gmail.com. Use “NON UNION SUBMISSION” in the subject line.

Castle Rock Extras Info Form

NOTE: SAG-AFTRA members who can not attend the open casting call, and are interested in background work on the show may also fill out the submission form without attending the open call. After filling out the submission form, SAG-AFTRA members must email your current photo to CastleRockExtras@gmail.com and use “SAG SUBMISSION” in the subject line, and be sure to include your SAG-AFTRA ID Number.

Principal Actor Casting Director (speaking roles only)

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 8×10 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. Click Here to purchase 9 x 12 Clear Full Face Window Envelopes. Click Here to purchase the best resume and cover letter paper.

Crew Members

Experienced crew members can submit resumes only to the following:

castlerockresume@gmail.com


Production Companies:

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).

Olive Aveenue Productions, LLC
100 Studio Way
Main Building, Second Floor
Devens, MA 01434

Bad Robot Productions
1221 Olympic Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90404

Warner Bros. Television
4000 Warner Blvd.
Burbank, CA 91522

HULU
2500 Broadway
Santa Monica, CA 90404

Executive Producers:

J.J. Abrams
Sam Shaw
Dustin Thomason

Producer:

Robin Sweet

Writers:

Sam Shaw Writer (created by)
Dustin Thomason Writer (created by)
Stephen King
Candice Philpot
Gina Welch
Marc Bernardin
Lila Byock
Tom Spezialy
Heather Thomason
Vinnie Wilhelm

Director:

Daniel Attias (pilot)

Starring:

Melanie Lynskey – Molly Strand
André Holland – Henry Deaver
Jane Levy – Jackie
Sissy Spacek – Ruth Deaver

Story:

A psychological-horror series set in the Stephen King multiverse, Castle Rock combines the mythological scale and intimate character storytelling of King’s best-loved works, weaving an epic saga of darkness and light, played out on a few square miles of Maine woodland. The fictional Maine town of Castle Rock has figured prominently in King’s literary career: Cujo, The Dark Half, IT and Needful Things, as well as novella The Bodyand numerous short stories such as Rita Hayworth and The Shawshank Redemption are either set there or contain references to Castle Rock. Castle Rockis an original suspense/thriller – a first-of-its-kind reimagining that explores the themes and worlds uniting the entire King canon, while brushing up against some of his most iconic and beloved stories. André Holland will play Henry, a death row attorney with a unique and complicated history in Castle Rock, Maine.

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In 2002, Alan became interested in working on committees at the Screen Actors Guild, and has served on the Background Actors Committee and the Native American Committee. On February 26, 2008, Alan Baltes became "A United Journey For Humanity's Creative Innovators Advocating A Global Difference Honoree". Alan Baltes founded his company, AB Media Publishing LLC in 2007, which publishes the "Actors Resource Guides" for actors among others. His company also publishes a network of casting calls and auditions information websites. Alan is also an IMDb Pro News Desk Partner. In 2014, Alan Baltes opened a PR Services division of his company, providing publicity services for entertainment industry professionals. Alan is also a film and television casting director, with credits ranging from extras to lead role actors. Alan Baltes is the proud parent of two amazing young daughters, and strives to educate young actors about the trials and tribulations of an entertainment industry career.

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