National talent search for lead role in “The Night” aka “The Purge 4”


The sci-fi horror feature film “The Night” is conducting a national talent search seeking a teen male to play one of the lead roles, a character named Anthony.

“The Night” is the fourth installment in the hugely popular “The Purge” film series, and is a prequel to the previous three films that will focus on the events that lead up to the very first Purge event. The movie will center on high school buddies who go out on an adventure one night, a night they will remember forever. “The Night” is being directed by James DeMonaco, who also directed the first three films in the series – “The Purge” (2013), “The Purge: Anarchy” (2014) and The Purge: Election Year” (2016). DeMonaco is also writer and producer. Additional producers are Saturn Award winner Michael Bay, Academy Award nominee Jason Blum, DVDX Award nominee Bradley Fuller, Sebastien Lemercier, and Andrew Form. Executive producers are Jeanette Brill and Couper Samuelson. “The Night” is scheduled to be released in theaters on July 4, 2018.

“The Night” Nation Talent Search Submissions

To be considered for acting roles in “The Night,” all talent must have legal eligibility to work on films in New York, where filming will take place from late September through November, 2017. That information can be found in the New York Actors Resource Guide eBook. The following role is being cast through self-made audition video submissions:

ANTHONY – Male, Caucasian, 15, Anthony is a very average kid. Not a super nerd, but also not super cool, Anthony is living with his family on Staten Island in 1982. He’s not the type to rock the boat or stand up for himself, but on this night, he embarks on a quest that pushes his boundaries and challenges him to be the strong and brave kid he has never been. LEAD ROLE.

It is completely free to submit for this role. Please follow all submission instructions on the following official “The Night” casting search webpage:

The Night Casting Search

“The Night” Additional Lead and Supporting Roles

“The Purge 4”
Terri Taylor Casting
2323 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90057


Additional starring and supporting roles for “The Night” 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.

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).

Blumhouse Productions
2401 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90057

Platinum Dunes
631 Colorado Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Executive Producers:

Jeanette Brill
Couper Samuelson


Sebastien Lemercier
Bradley Fuller
Andrew Form
James DeMonaco
Jason Blum
Michael Bay


James DeMonaco


James DeMonaco




High school buddies go out on adventure one night, a night they will remember forever.


About Author

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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