Atlanta casting call for ‘Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda’


The feature film “Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda” will begin shooting on March 6th in Atlanta, GA and casting is now underway. The current casting needs are posted below. To be considered, all actors and extras must be legally eligible to work in the entertainment industry in Atlanta, GA. You can find eligibility and work permit information in the Atlanta Actors Resource Guide eBook. “Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda” is based on the novel by Becky Albertalli.

“Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda” centers on 17-year-old Simon Spier, who hasn’t told anyone he’s gay, and the secret is starting to weigh on him. He becomes involved in a heartfelt exchange of emails with another gay young man whom he knows only as Blue, and over time he feels that he’s really found his soulmate. When the school clown, Martin, discovers the emails and threatens to expose Simon unless he helps him win over Abby, the girl Simon’s best friend Nick is crushing on, Simon finds himself in a terrible web of deceit and lies until finally, against his will, he’s outed, and has to deal with a brand new reality.

Starring in “Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda” is Young Entertainer Awards nominee Nick Robinson playing the role of Simon Spier, Teen Choice Awards nominee Alexandra Shipp as Abby Suso, and Logan Miller as Martin Addison. Also joining the cast are Katherine Langford as Leah Burke, and Jorge Lendeborg Jr. as Nick Eisner. Primetime Emmy Award nominee Greg Berlanti is directing from an adapted screenplay written by Writers Guild of America WGA Award nominees Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger. Producers are Marty Bowen, Black Reel Awards nominee Wyck Godfrey, BAFTA Film Award nominee Isaac Klausner, and Pouya Shahbazian. Executive producer is Black Reel Awards nominee Timothy M. Bourne.

“Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda” Casting Call Details

The casting director for “Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda” is currently accepting email submissions from talent to portray the following roles. You must be willing to work as a local hire in Atlanta, GA.

The star of our Movie is Nick Robinson from Jurassic World. We are seeking to find younger versions of him starting at age 3. If you feel like your son fits that description then please email submit. Please Send pictures, include age, HT, WT and all parent contact info.
If you fit the description then please email [email protected]
Email Subject Line: SIMON AGE (insert son’s age)

Seeking a young African American female 10 year old to portray a younger version of an actor. Please Send pictures, include age, HT, WT and all parent contact info. Please make sure pictures are clear and in focus.
If you fit the description then please email [email protected]
Email Subject Line: YOUNG RUBY

Seeking male and female students 17-19 Years Old. You must be at least 16 years old no exceptions.
Any ethnicity.
If you fit the description then please email [email protected]
Include 3 pics (head, body and profile).
This will work Multiple days. Homeschool children are encouraged to apply.
Email Subject Line: HIGH SCHOOL

Principal Actor Casting Director (speaking roles only)

Denise Chamian Casting
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 available to work in Atlanta, GA can submit resumes to the following:

[email protected]


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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. You can follow Alan Baltes at his Verified Facebook Profile ( and his Verified Twitter Page (

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