Casting for extras, stand-ins and photo doubles for ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ begins

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The Third and final installment in Nolan’s Batman film series is now heading into principal photography and casting for extras, stand-ins, and photo doubles for the film’s stars has begun. There will also be principal actor casting Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, New York, and London.

Three time Academy Award nominee Christopher Nolan will direct “The Dark Knight Rises” from a screenplay that he wrote with his brother Jonathan. Syncopy is a production companies for “The Dark Knight Rises” that is owned by Christopher Nolan and Emma Thomas.

The Dark Knight Rises goes into production in India on May 6, 2011. The shoot in India will be a short one with only Christian Bale filming scenes there at Mehrangarh Fort located in Jodhpur city in Rajasthan state. Shooting in Pittsburgh will take place for four to six weeks. The production will move to the United Kingdom before returning to the U.S. and shoot in New York. The majority of filming will then take place in Los Angeles, mainly in sound stages at the Warner Brothers studios in Burbank.

The Screen Actors Guild currently lists the filming dates for “The Dark Night Rises” as May 6, 2011 through November 14, 2011.

Los Angeles area talent who wish to work on “The Dark Knight Rises” as an extra, stand-in, or photo double can download the following form, fill it out and email it to the extras casting directors:

The Dark Knight Rises Casting Registration Form.

Email the form to:


The extras registration forms for London, Pittsburgh, and New York are listed below. Casting information updates will be posted throughout filming.

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 and New York:

Jennifer Cram
John Papsidera
“The Dark Night Rises” Casting
Automatic Sweat
5243 W. Washington Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90016


Nancy Mosser Casting
“The Dark Night Rises” Extras
c/o Blackbird Studios
3583 Butler Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15201


Lucinda Syson
“The Dark Night Rises” Casting
1St Floor
33 Old Compton St
London W1D 5JT
United Kingdom 

Extras Casting

Los Angeles:

Smith & Webster-Davis Casting
“The Dark Night Rises” Extras
4924 Balboa Street
Suite 431
Encino, CA 91316
Registration Information Line: (310) 364-3521
The Dark Knight Rises Los Angeles Casting Registration Form.


Nancy Mosser Casting
“The Dark Night Rises” Extras
c/o Blackbird Studios
3583 Butler Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
The Dark Knight Rises Los Angeles Casting Registration Form.


Casting Collective
“The Dark Night Rises” Extras
Olympic House
317-321 Latimer Rd.
London W10 6RA
The Dark Knight Rises London Casting Registration Form.

New York:


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.

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

Batfilm Productions
333 Crestmont Road
Cedar Grove, NJ 07009

Subconscious Productions (LA)
1201 W. 5th Street
Suite F330
Los Angeles, CA 90017

Subconscious Productions (NY)
110 Leroy Street
6th Floor
New York, NY 10014

DC Entertainment
1700 Broadway
7th Floor
New York, NY 10019

Legendary Pictures
4000 Warner Blvd.
Bldg 76
Burbank, CA 91522

Atlas Entertainment
9200 W. Sunset Blvd.
10th Floor
West Hollywood, CA 90069

Syncopy, Inc.
4000 Warner Blvd.
Bldg. 81 Room 203
Burbank, CA 91522


Christopher Nolan
Emma Thomas
Chuck Roven
Michael Uslan
Jordan Gordberg


Christopher Nolan


Anne Hathaway – Selina Kyle/Catwoman
Christian Bale – Bruce Wayne/Batman
Marion Cotillard – Miranda Tate
Joseph Gordon-Levitt – Officer John Blake
Gary Oldman – Commissioner Jim Gordon
Juno Temple – Holly Robinson
Morgan Freeman – Lucius Fox
Josh Pence – Young Ra’s Al Ghul
Michael Caine – Alfred
Tom Hardy – Bane


Christopher Nolan’s Batman franchise continues with this Warner Bros. release, the third in the series. The story will pick up after the events of The Dark Knight, with Christian Bale returning as the Caped Crusader – this time pitted against the deadly Bane (Tom Hardy) and Selina Kyle, aka Catwoman (Anne Hathaway).