ABC’s Secrets & Lies names Extras Casting Director

Congrats again to Ashli Bogart who has officially been deemed Extras Casting Director for ABC’s Secrets & Lies. Ashli did extras casting on the pilot. Production begins in mid-July. If you haven’t haven’t done so already, make sure you register on her web site to be considered on any projects she is working on. www.extrassignup.com. Ashli is also the Extras Casting Director for Sleepy Hollow.

 

ABOUT SECRETS & LIES (Series)  – ABC
STATUS:  Pre-Production
PRODUCER: Aaron Kaplan, Tracey Robertson, Nathan Mayfield
WRITER/PRODUCER: Barbie Kligman
UPM: David Brightbill
DIRECTOR: Charles McDougall
CAST: Ryan Phillippe, Natalie Martinez, Juliette Lewis, KaDee Strickland, Belle Shouse, Clifton Collins, Jr., Indiana Evans, Charles Dutton, Steven Brand, Kate Ashfield
CREW RESUMES TO: secretsandliesresumes@gmail.com

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SLEEPY HOLLOW: First casting call for season 2!

sleepy hollow 2Ok folks, here we go! First casting call for the second season of Sleepy Hollow Season 2! Extras casting director, Ashli Bogart is ready for your submissions. See Below:

Wilmington, NC- LOOKING FOR MEN TO PLAY REVOLUTIONARY SOLDIERS. WOULD LOVE TO GET SOME REENACTORS AS WELL!

We are looking for Caucasian men 18y/o-50y/o to play Revolutionary Era soldiers. The actual date of filming for the battle scene is WED MAY 7TH (PLEASE KEEP IN MIND THIS CAN ALWAYS CHANGE AND IF IT DOES WE Will CONTACT YOU ASAP). If selected we ask that you be available for what could be a 12+hr day. Call time may start VERY VERY early in the AM. The pay is a guaranteed $64 for up to 8 hr and time and a half after 8 hr. I know some of you live outside of Wilmington and understand if you do not want to commute for all the dates listed. Please keep in mind that we do not cover travel or housing expenses.

If you are available for MAY 7th you MUST be available to attend a paid Battle rehearsal on Tuesday May 6th. I don’t know how long you would be needed so again we ask that you be available all day for the rehearsal. You will be paid $64/8 for THAT rehearsal day as well.

IN ADDITION: Since we are dealing with period costumes you must be available to come in for a fitting on MONDAY APRIL 28TH OR TUESDAY APRIL 29TH.

VERY IMPORTANT NOTES ABOUT APPEARANCE
-We need men who can fit Jacket Sizes 38-44 (please note that these are very fitted costumes and true to size so if you are larger than a 44 we will most likely not be able to use you)
-Must be willing to be clean shaven and not have long sideburns
-ABSOLUTELY NO FACIAL PIERCINGS
– NO VISIBLE TATTOOS ON NECK, FACE, AND HANDS

So to recap on the dates needed:
WED MAY 7- Actually filming date of battle scene
TUE MAY 6- Battle Sequence Rehearsal
MON APRIL 28 OR TUE APRIL 29- Fitting for costume

If you are available and interested please first register at www.extrassignup.com if you haven’t done so already. Once you have done that please email sleepyhollowextra@gmail.com SUBJECT: BATTLE SCENE. Email a recent photo, contact information, your location, height, weight and wardrobe size information.

CASTING CALL: FX’s How and Why – Curly Haired White Boy (submission deadline TOMORROW)

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Do I have your attention?  Good!  FX’s How and Why’s extras casting director, Ashli Bogart, is looking  for a Caucasian Male 5’8 around 140 lb age 15-25 with brown curly hair who resides in or near Wilmington, NC.

(PLEASE READ VERY CAREFULLY AND ONLY APPLY IF YOU MEET THE REQUIREMENTS)

Ashli is in need of a Caucasian Male 5’8 around 140 lb age 15-25.  If you are older and look younger than you are, that is acceptable.  We need the male to have a head full of brown curly hair. Would like someone who wears similar sizes: Shirt- men small, Pant- 29×30. You don’t have to match wardrobe sizes exactly, just be close as possible to the height.

This person will be used for a photo that will be used in the pilot. At the moment the photo shoot is scheduled for MONDAY APRIL 28. Since an exact time is not known yet, they ask that whoever is selected have a flexible schedule. The pay is $64/8hr. If you meet the requirements and you are available please email the most recent photo, age, height, weight, wardrobe sizes and contact information to howandwhyextras@gmail.com SUBJECT: BOBBY. DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING IS THE AM OF WED APRIL 23!!

THE WILMYWOOD DAILY – 04/17/2014 – Sleepy Hollow, How and Why, Max Steel, Under the Dome and more.

Happy Thursday my awesome peeps!  Let’s get right to it!

My article for Entertainment Weekly’s “The Community” section is out and like I said on Facebook recently, it is my dream article. It’s all about Wilmington, so begging and pleading with you to share it!  I cannot tell you how excited I am to be able to bring awareness to the Wilmington film scene and share it with the world!  SHARE NOW: http://bit.ly/RsiY2N I am totally counting on you!  Thank you in advance my fabulous peeps!  Send me a message and let me know you have shared it!

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Mattel’s Max Steel is two weeks away from going into production and they are prepping like mad. My sources tell me that Max McGrath himself, Ben Winchell could be arriving as soon as this weekend in Wilmywood! His counterpart Ana Villafane who plays Sydney Gardner should be arriving soon after.

sleepy hollow 2A surprising turn of events came out yesterday regarding FOX’s Sleepy Hollow. It looks as though the massive production will be going in a different direction when it comes to background talent.  A new extras casting director was named for season two.  Ashli Bogart will be taking on the monster that is Sleepy Hollow.  READ MORE.

timguinee And speaking of flying in, Wilmywood welcomes writer/director Charlie Kaufman into town. He’s gearing up for FX’s How and Why which begins production at the end of the month. And guess who is making a return! Just as Revolution’s Graham Rogers came back for Red Zone, we welcome another Revolution alum back for our FX pilot. Tim Guinee, who played Danny’s father on Rev, is returning for the comedy pilot. As I was checking in with the handsome devil as I do from time to time, I got the exciting news confirmed yesterday. “I’m really excited to come back to Wilmington,”  Tim said. “It’s like coming home.”  Although Tim has been all over the place filming TV shows and features, he’s been in NC quite a lot for our Charlotte show, Homeland.  Welcome back,  Tim! We love you!

And since it is Throwback Thursday, he’s a hilarious memory from 2012! NBC’s Revolution star David Lyons donated money to inflict pain on his cast members during our radiothon – Sorry Tim Guinee, but it’s flu shot time!

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Under the Dome is headed back to the Brooklyn Arts District again so get ready for some road closures and some snap, crackle, booms and pops.  Yes, they get to play with loud toys again.  They will be off tomorrow for Good Friday and will resume shooting Monday in Wilmington.

Heading over to Charlotte for a spell, the feature film Max which starts production in a few weeks has announced more cast members for their “war dog”  flick.  Joining Josh Wiggins are Thomas Haden Church and Jay Hernandez.

And congrats to Banshee‘s Geno Segers and Afton Williamson. They were just upgraded to series regulars! Woop Woop! Congrats!

Make sure to check out the CW’s Primetime News at 10pm tonight as I will bring you all the Wilmywood news for the week via boob tube with “What’s Up In Wilmywood.”

LOOKING FOR THOSE FILM=JOBS STICKERS? Sunrise Broadcasting has a few.  Feel free to stop by and grab you one while they last at 25 N. Kerr Ave. (near the intersection of Market and Kerr across from the new Walgreens). Offices are open 8:30am-5:30pm M-F.

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That just about does it for me; I will have more Wilmywood updates for you tomorrow morning (unless something breaks) and every weekday morning we do “What’s Up in Wilmywood” at 7:30am & 8:30am LIVE on Sunny 104.5.  And on Thursdays during Cape Fear CW‘s Primetime News at 10!  Got Scoop?  Email me: sheila_brothers@yahoo.com.  Or message me on Wilmywood’s FB  or on Twitter You can also just post your comments below!  Until then, that’s a wrap!!

 

New Extras Casting Director Named for Sleepy Hollow

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A surprising turn of events came out yesterday regarding FOX’s Sleepy Hollow. It looks as though the massive production will be going in a different direction when it comes to background talent.  A new extras casting director was named for season two.  Ashli Bogart will be taking on the monster that is Sleepy Hollow. Now, before I get pummeled with questions, I cannot tell you why, just that changes have occurred.

If you are interested in working as an extra please make sure you visit www.extrassignup.com and register. When speaking with Ashli yesterday, she said, “If you have already registered you do not need to do it again. For continuity between seasons it would be very helpful that if you have worked on Sleepy Hollow as an extra, photo double and a stand in to please email me at sleepyhollowextra@gmail.com and include your photo, contact information and what roles you have played.”

Production begins for Sleepy Hollow‘s sophomore season the first week in May.

THE WILMYWOOD DAILY – 04/15/2014 Casting Call for How and Why, Casting for Eminem look alike, John Elvis lands movie role and more!

Under the Dome  will be headed to the sound stages today Screen Gems,  good thing with the chances of rain today.  Speaking of Under the Dome, our fabulous extras casting director Vanessa has a special need for another project.   Check it out.

EminemCASTING CALL: I am looking for 30 Caucasian males 5ft 8 and up that look like the rapper Eminem with the bleached hair. This works April 28th downtown Wilmington for an hour or less and you walk away with $50 cash. This is not for tv or film it is a promotional event for a local company. Think something like a Flash Mob to the song “Will the Real Slim Shady Please Stand-Up” except you don’t have to actually dance unless you want to.  If you have already submitted back in Feb. please resubmit and I will send you a link with the confirmation info:  To submit please email slimshadycasting@gmail.com with the subject line: “Eminem Male” please include a full body and head shot and include the following info:
FULL NAME:
AGE:
PHONE NUMBER:
HEIGHT/WEIGHT:
LOCATION:

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Congrats to our Domie John Elvis who booked a major supporting role in Texas Rising, also starring Bill Paxton (The Traveller), Ray Liotta, Brendan Fraser, Christopher McDonald (The Squeeze) and our One Tree Hill Alum Chad Michael Murray!  They will be shooting the flick in Durango, Mexico.  Production begins in mid-May.   Don’t worry he is scheduling this flick in between his time on Under the Dome!  He’s not leaving us!
AshliBogartOne more casting call.  Ashli Bogart needs a bully!
WILMINGTON, NC- TEEN BOY CASTING CALL FOR FX PILOT (PLEASE READ VERY CAREFULLY AND PLEASE ONLY SUBMIT IF YOUR CHILD MEETS THE REQUIREMENTS) I am looking for submissions for 14-16 yr old boys any ethnicity who has a background in sports, martial arts or gymnastics and it would also be helpful if they have worked as an extra before. I am going to need a handful of boys for a scene that will need to be able to take directions for choreographed movements that will look like a fight, BUT NO ACTUAL PHYSICAL CONTACT (MAYBE SOME LIGHT SHOVING) SHOULD TAKE PLACE WITH IN THE SCENE. So looking for boys who have good body control and can take directions so that is why I am focusing on boys with sports, martial arts or gymnastics background. As of right now the scene is scheduled for WED APRIL 30 (please note that this can always change) and we ask that if you submit your child that they are available all day. The pay for this specialty extra is $120/12hr. I am really looking for boys in the Wilmington area or close surrounding areas because we will be setting up “auditions” for some day next week most likely after school and then whoever is selected will than need to be available for a rehearsal day as well. If interested please send recent photos (shoulders up and full body length), contact information, location, age, weight, height and wardrobe sizes to howandwhyextras@gmail.com SUBJECT: BULLY
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Now, yes I know it feels quite slow with just one production running right nwo, but trust me when I tell you, it’s about to get nuts!  And we sure do have a lot of local crew members working full time and they get paid more than peanuts, so how about a hand for all those jobs!!  Let’s review all that is coming! The end of April will bring us the start of production for Max Steel, The Sin Seer and FX’s How and Why.  Right on their heels is Sleepy Hollow, then a few weeks later we expect The Longest Ride to start up.  Of course this summer we can expect The Heart as well as the highly anticipated Untitled Armored Car project aka Loomis Fargo. That is a lot of freakin’ jobs folks!

Sarah-Michelle-Gellar-Ringer-Comic-Con37 years ago, the world became a little safer when Buffy The Vampire Slayer herself was brought into the world. April 14 is the day to be exact. This NY girl has been in the film industry since she was first discovered at the ripe old age of 4! Sarah Michelle Gellar is linked to NC film with I Know What You Did Last Summer which filmed in and around NC in 1997. The film went to Burgaw, Durham and Southport.

The Emmy award winner was not yet Mrs. Freddie Prinze Jr., but she did work on the film with him. Sarah is of course known to be a part of the TV family as well as big screen with her role as Buffy, but she has also done voiceover work for The Simpsons, American Dad and Robot Chicken. She can be seen AND heard as “Sydney Roberts” on the television show, The Crazy Ones. Happy Birthday from Wilmywood, Sarah

220px-28_Days_PosterLast but not least, Happy Release-a-versary to 28 Days. (April 14, 2000) The film was shot in many NC locations including Asheville, Black Mountain and right here in Wilmywood where many of our EUE/Screen Gems stages and crew were utilized. This story of a newspaper columnist who is court ordered to rehab was brought to life by director, Betty Thomas as well as the film’s star– Oscar AND Golden Globe AND MTV movie award AND SAG award AND Teen Choice award winner, Sandra Bullock! (She must have a huge mantel at home!

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That just about does it for me; I will have more Wilmywood updates for you tomorrow morning (unless something breaks) and every weekday morning we do “What’s Up in Wilmywood” at 7:30am & 8:30am LIVE on Sunny 104.5.  And on Thursdays during Cape Fear CW‘s Primetime News at 10!  Got Scoop?  Email me: sheila_brothers@yahoo.com.  Or message me on Wilmywood’s FB  or on Twitter You can also just post your comments below!  Until then, that’s a wrap!!

THE WILMYWOOD DAILY – 04/14/2014 Mtv Movie Awards, PaxEast Afterglow, Casting Call for How and Why and More.

By Sheila Brothers and April Vickery

Goood Morning!  Hope you had a great Azalea Fest Weekend.  This was the first Azalea Fest I have missing in 13 years.  Geesh!  But hey, it was worth it to follow our local boys, Hank and Jed Movie Pictures to Boston for PAX East.  A crazy time and worth every bit of dragging ass this morning!  Here’s a few pics from the weekend.

Our Domies are running two Units today. They will be splitting counties, one in Southport as they head back to the church and the other next to Screen Gems on One Tree Hill Way.

JuliaSarahStoneFX’s How and Why put out their first casting call over the weekend, and Ashli’s definitely got a tough one to cast!  But hey, this is Wilmywood!  So, spread the word for our girl!  See below:

WILMINGTON,NC-HOW AND WHY PILOT LOOKING FOR CAUCASIAN MALE AND FEMALES (WOULD LOVE TO FIND TWINS ). THERE IS A LOT OF INFORMATION SO PLEASE READ VERY CAREFULLY AND ONLY SUBMIT IF YOU MEET REQUIREMENTS.

We have one actress who will be playing triplets. I am in need to find 2 photo doubles (would LOVE to find twins!!) who can match her from behind to be used when we need to see all three triplets in a shot. We do have a young actress playing the role, but she is playing a tomboy so from behind it is very likely she will look like a boy. With that said, I would accept options of boys and girls but everyone would need to prepare to alter hair to match how they decided to have the actress look (but I am also seeing if production would consider using wigs). It would also be great if child has some acting experience because they might be asked to read lines off camera in some scenes.

This is a paid position, but the rate has not been finalized, but it shouldn’t be less than $125 per day. Those selected would need to be available to work in Wilmington, NC on Thursday May 1st, Friday May 2nd, Monday May 5th and Tuesday May 6th (please note that these dates can always change). Because this is such a specific look I am looking for, I am willing to consider kids from outside of the Wilmington area, but please note that we will not be able to pay for travel and lodging.

So here is what I am looking for: 11-15 yr old Males and Females 5’4 ½” and petite. I am not sure what color they are going to have our actresses’ hair, so I would open it to blondes and brunettes. The following sizes are in reference to girl sizes: Top/shirt- xs or 0, pants/skirt: 0, hips: 28, 7 or 7.5 shoe. In reference for boys, just need options of small petite guys who wear size small.
If interested and you meet requirements please send recent photos (one shoulder and up, one full body length facing the camera and then one photo full body length facing away from camera), age, height, weight, wardrobe sizes, contact information, and your location to howandwhyextras@gmail.com SUBJECT:PHOTO DOUBLE

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So this weekend was the MTV Movie Awards and as usual, the presenters, nominees and winner reminded us all of what a great time awards show should be. Congratulations to Wilmywood shot We’re the Millers for taking home a couple of golden popcorn awards.

Breakthrough performance

WINNER: Will Poulter, We’re the Millers

Nominees: Liam James, The Way Way Back; Michael B. Jordan, Fruitvale Station; Margot Robbie, The Wolf of Wall Street; Miles Teller; The Spectacular Now

Best kiss

WINNER: Emma Roberts, Jennifer Aniston and Will Poulter, We’re the Millers

Nominees: Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Adams, American Hustle; Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Scarlett Johansson, Don Jon; James Franco, Ashley Benson and Vanessa Hudgens, Spring Breakers; Shailene Woodley and Miles Teller, The Spectacular Now

cats eyeOn Saturday, the Wilmywood flick Cat’s Eye turned 29 years old. The horror movie written by author Stephen King (maybe you’ve hear of him) and directed by Lewis Teague  incorporates a stray kitty into three different suspense stories. The film stars a young Drew Barrymore who was also the lead in another little NC film by Stephen King’s Firestarter in 1984!

Speaking of novels up on the big screen, have you caught up with Resurrection? Our beloved NC boy Jason Mott (author The Returned which the story is based on) and Kevin Sizemore are making NC film proud. Last night , Kevin’s character “Gary” was introduced and boy did he make an entrance!! Only a couple of more shows before the season finale. You have all week to catch up and then be on Twitter to live chat with the cast using the #Resurrection hashtag.

Speaking of that ABC hit show, it looks like the EW Community folks want me to save my interview with Jason for the finale. They have something in mind that I am quite excited about for this week, so I am happy to oblige!

 

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That just about does it for me; I will have more Wilmywood updates for you tomorrow morning (unless something breaks) and every weekday morning we do “What’s Up in Wilmywood” at 7:30am & 8:30am LIVE on Sunny 104.5.  And on Thursdays during Cape Fear CW‘s Primetime News at 10!  Got Scoop?  Email me: sheila_brothers@yahoo.com.  Or message me on Wilmywood’s FB  or on Twitter You can also just post your comments below!  Until then, that’s a wrap!!