‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ Detroit casting calls underway


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‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ Detroit casting calls are now underway. I am extremely happy to announce that the Paramount Pictures feature film “Transformers: The Last Knight” has now moved to the Detroit area, and the extras and actor casting call details are posted below. The film is currently using the working title of “E75”. Di Bonaventura Pictures and Bay Films in association with Amblin Entertainment and New Myth Entertainment will shoot the Paramount Pictures feature film “Transformers: The Last Knight” in the Detroit, Michigan area though late August, 2016 with additional filming to take place in London, Cuba, and in Iceland. Film crew members and production staff/assistants can also submit resumes to the production office email address posted below. All actors, extras, and crew members MUST have legal eligibility to work in the entertainment industry in Michigan and in the United States. Details below.

Two-time Academy Award nominee Mark Wahlberg has returned to reprise his role as Cade Yeager, along with Daytime Emmy Awards nominee Peter Cullen as the voice of Optimus Prime, and Josh Duhamel as Lt. Colonel William. Joining the cast of “Transformers: The Last Knight” is Academy Award winner Anthony Hopkins, Empire Awards winner Laura Haddock, Imagen Award nominee Isabela Moner, Primetime Emmy Award winner Stephen Merchant, Academy Award winner Jean Dujardin, and Jerrod Carmichael. Directors Guild of America DGA Award winner Michael Bay is directing “Transformers: The Last Knight” from an original screenplay written by Academy Award winner Akiva Goldsman. Bay is also executive producing under the banner of his production company Bay Films, along with three-time Academy Award winner Steven Spielberg for Amblin Entertainment. Producers are Academy Award winner Akiva Goldsman, Hugo Awards nominee Tom DeSanto, Black Reel Awards nominee Lorenzo di Bonaventura, and Black Reel Awards nominee Don Murphy.

“Transformers: The Last Knight” is scheduled to be released in theaters on June 23, 2017. Two additional sequels will be filmed, with release dates of June 8, 2018 and June 28, 2019 respectively.

Transformers: The Last Knight Detroit Casting Call Information

All talent are required to be legally eligible to work on film productions in Michigan and in the United States. The 2016 Michigan Actors Resource Guide eBook contains the information and documents for adults, minors, and foreign talent who would like to work as an actor or extra on film productions in Michigan and in the United States. All Actors Resource Guide eBooks are available here.

UPDATE: In addition to the below previously posted email submission details below, you can now also register with Real Style casting agency to be considered to work as a fully paid background performer on “Transformers: The Last Knight”. The below posted submission email address filled up very fast. You can register with Real Style by clicking here.

Maryellen Aviano, the extras casting coordinator for Michael Bay, is now accepting submissions from talent who are interested in working as fully paid extras on the Paramount Pictures feature film “Transformers: The Last Knight”. The pay-rate is non-union $70.00 for 8 hours plus overtime. Typical shooting days/nights run 10-12 hrs+. Meals also provided. Ages 16+ can submit, all types, any ethnicity. There will only be approximately 100 or so extras cast and rotated throughout the 8-week shooting schedule in the Detroit area. To be considered, please submit the following:

• Full name
• Location where you live
• Age
• Height
• Weight
• Contact information including phone number(s)
• Your availability (example, Monday – Saturday, both days and nights)
• All clothing sizes including shoe and hat
• Two recent color snapshots, one from the chest up, and one full length, only you in the photo, no hats or sunglasses, light even colored background, white preferred.
• Professional actor headshot and resume should be submitted IF available, but not required.

Email your submission to:

Transformers: The Last Knight Principal Actor Casting (speaking roles only)

Transformers: The Last Knight
Denise Chamian
606 N. Larchmont Blvd.
Suite 202
Los Angeles, CA 90004


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.

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Film Crew Members

Experienced film crew members, production staff/assistants, and vendors can submit resumes to the following:

e75resumes@gmail.com OR e75production@gmail.com


Production Companies:

E75 Detroit Production Office
1999 Centerpoint Parkway
Suite 300
Pontiac, MI 48341 e75resumes@gmail.com / e75production@gmail.com

E75 Production Office
5555 Melrose Avenue
Bungalow 4
Hollywood, CA 90038

Di Bonaventura Pictures
5555 Melrose Avenue
DeMille Building
2nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90038

Bay Films
631 Colorado Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Weed Road Pictures
4000 Warner Blvd.
Building 81, Suite 115
Burbank, CA 91522

Amblin Entertainment
100 Universal City Plaza
Building 5121
Universal City, CA 91608

New Myth Entertainment
111 Universal Hollywood Drive
Suite 2200
Universal City, CA 91608

2950 North Hollywood Way
Suite 100
Burbank, CA 91504

Paramount Pictures
5555 Melrose Avenue
Hollywood, CA 90038

Executive Producers:

Steven Spielberg
Michael Bay


Lorenzo Di Bonaventura
Don Murphy
Brian Goldner
Tom DeSanto


Michael Bay


Akiva Goldsman

Production Manager:

Billy Badalato

Production Supervisor:

Robb Earnest

Stunt Coordinator:

Mike Gunther


Mark Wahlberg – Cade Yeager
Josh Duhamel – Lt. Colonel William
Isabela Moner – Izabella
Peter Cullen – Optimus Prime
Anthony Hopkins – TBA
Stephen Merchant – TBA
Jerrod Carmichael – TBA
Jean Dujardin – TBA


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Producer. 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.