Open casting call scheduled for “Daddy’s Home 2”

The comedy feature film “Daddy’s Home 2” will begin shooting on March 20, 2017 in Boston, MA and there is an in-person open casting call scheduled for Saturday, March 4th. The producers are looking to hire a large number of extras, and people from ages 7 – 90 are welcome to attend. There is no experience necessary, and the positions are paid. Speaking roles are also being cast through auditions in Los Angeles. Film crew members can submit resumes to the production office email address posted below. Filming will run through May 24, 2017.

“Daddy’s Home 2” is the sequel to the 2015 film “Daddy’s Home,” which has grossed over $240 million worldwide. Returning to reprise their roles are two-time Academy Award nominee Mark Wahlberg, and two-time Golden Globe Award nominee Will Ferrell. Joining the cast for “Daddy’s Home 2” are two-time Academy Award winner Mel Gibson, and two-time Academy Award winner John Lithgow. This time around, father and stepfather, Dusty (Wahlberg) and Brad (Ferrell), are now working together to give their kids a perfect Christmas. When Dusty’s Dad (Gibson) and Brad’s Dad (Lithgow) arrive, their blended family conflicts rise to the surface.

Sean Anders is directing “Daddy’s Home 2” from a screenplay that he wrote with John Morris. Will Ferrell is producing along with Adam McKay and Kevin Messick. “Daddy’s Home 2” is currently scheduled to be released in theaters on November 10, 2017.

Boston Casting Call for Daddy's Home 2

Daddy’s Home 2

Daddy’s Home 2 Open Casting Call Details

All types of people, any ethnicity, from ages 7 through senior citizens, are welcome to attend the following open casting call. There is no experience necessary, and this is for fully paid extra work.


Slate Casting
Motion CYC Studio
162 Columbus Avenue
Boston MA 02116


Saturday March 4, 2017
10:00am – 3:00pm
Doors close at 3:00pm sharp.

All actors, extras, stand-ins, photo-doubles and crew members are required to be legally eligible to work in the entertainment industry in Boston, MA and in the United States. There is information and documents for adults, minors, and foreign talent who would like to work on film productions in Boston, MA and the United States.

Principal Actor Casting Director (speaking roles only)

Allison Jones Casting
1725 Silver Lake Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90026


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.

Film Crew Members

Experienced film crew members available to work in Boston, MA can submit resumes too.

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).

Daddy’s Home 2 Production Office
425 Medford Street
Charlestown, MA 02129

Gary Sanchez
1041 N Formosa Avenue
Formosa S Building
West Hollywood, CA 90046

Legendary Pictures
2900 West Alameda Avenue
Suite 1500
Burbank, CA 91505


Will Ferrell
Adam McKay
Kevin Messick

Line Producer:

Molly Allen

Production Manager:

Haley Sweet

Production coordinator:

Shari Blakney


Sean Anders
John Morris


Sean Anders

1st Assistant Director:

Matt Rebenkoff


Mel Gibson
Linda Cardellini
Mark Wahlberg
Will Ferrell
John Lithgow


The shenanigans continue again in round two of Will Ferrell and Adam McKay’s comedy.