Third times a charm for FOX’s ‘Shot Fired’ Extras Casting

It’s been musical casting for FOX’s Shots Fired, starring Helen Hunt, Richard Dreyfuss, and Stephen Moyer, is filming in Charlotte, NC. It started with Extras Casting Director Tona Dalquist. She decided to pass on the project a few weeks in. Then NCasting took over for another two weeks. And now it looks like Vanessa is stepping down as well. She will be helping the new Extras Casting Directors make a smooth transition and  Vanessa’s casting assistant Keema Mingo will remain on the show.

Marinella Hume Casting will be taking over from here. They are out of Atlanta, so If you worked on Sleepy Hollow after they moved to Georgia, you probably know who they are. Go to web site now: http://marinellahumecasting.com/

Check on NCasting’s Facebook page for an upcoming open call for background actors in the Charlotte area soon.

 

FOX’s ‘Shots Fired’ gets new Extras Casting Director.

Tona Dahlquist of Tona B Dahlquist Casting who is the Extras Casting Director for Dirty Dancing as well as FOX’s Shots Fired (starring Helen Hunt, Richard Dreyfuss and True Blood vet Stephen Moyer) posted yesterday that she was stepping down as ECD for the Fox show.

After serious thought and consideration, we have decided it is best for us, as well as production, for us not to continue on Shots Fired after Episode 1. We are letting everyone know Thursday will be our last day handling the extras. Don’t worry of feel bad, it was our choice. If we have you booked for Tuesday or Thursday, you remain booked and will receive your information from us as usual. Please know how very thankful we are to all of you for helping us out on this episode. You guys were FANTASTIC! We love you all and as always -stay tuned to the casting pages for our other casting needs. The series will continue filming until July in the Charlotte area. We wish it and all of the crew nothing but the best. The show will be a good show everyone. Please know my decision was personal and not based on any law passed or story line. Please continue to support the show if interested in filming. As I said, I wish nothing but the best for the show and all of the crew.

Well you know how many folks react to things, so it was a very smart on Tona’s part to add that her decision was personal and NOT based on any law passed or story line. She wants everyone to continue to support the show. – LOVE YOU Tona!

Well, 16 hours later, a new Extras Casting Director has been named – it’s yet another respected ECD we all know and love. Please congratulate Vanessa Neimeyer of NC Casting. She will be taking on the role effective immediately, so please refer to her Facebook page for all background acting opportunities in the Charlotte area.

I can tell you right now Vanessa will be looking for A LOT of teenagers for Thursday. So, if you are in the Charlotte, NC area, be on the lookout!

CHARLESTON, SC: NCasting scores extras casting for WEtv series.

Congratulations to Vanessa Neimeyer of NCasting.  Sadly, she will be leaving Wilmington for a while, but she must go where the work is.  And this time around she will head to Charleston, SC. We are happy to report she will be the extras casting director for the upcoming television series for WEtv (Women’s Entertainment Television, South of Hell.

Eight 60-minute episodes of this supernatural thriller from  Sonar Entertainment and Blumhouse Television were ordered this past Spring.  The series is set in Savannah, GA and revolves around Maria Abascal, a demon hunter whose power stems from within. The premiere episode will be directed by Eli Roth and the network plans on a 2015 premiere.

Many of the folks who worked on Under the Dome are working on this project including producers and crew.  Production begins October 20th.

Vanessa will be doing an open call soon in Charleston, SC.  Stay tuned to her facebook casting page for all the details.

If you want to work  on this project, email Vanessa at sohextras@gmail.com with the subject that includes your “AGE/SEX/ETHNICITY/LOCATION”
Please include a current head and body shot with the following info:
FULL NAME
AGE
PHONE NUMBER
LOCATION
HEIGHT/WEIGHT
SIZES/MEASUREMENTS
VEHICLE COLOR/MAKE/MODEL
DO YOU HAVE PREVIOUS EXTRA WORK EXPERIENCE
DO YOU HAVE PREVIOUS STAND IN EXPERIENCE
WHAT IS YOUR AVAILABILITY MON/TUE/WED/THURS/FRI ON A TYPICAL WEEK

 

UNDER THE DOME – EXTRAS CASTING FOR THIS MONDAY


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FROM VANESSA AT NCASTING: CASTING CALL: Monday March 3rd, in the BURGAW area… I need men and women 18-55 years old and of all ethnicities that are in good shape as you may be asked to do physical activity in the scene. This role is either “MALE TOWER FOLK”, “FEMALE TOWER FOLK,” or “ETHNIC TOWER FOLK,”

I also need pick up trucks and a car that are NOT red or white. For the truck or car you will get an additional bump $15 if the vehicle is parked in the scene and $25 if the car is driven by you in the scene. “PICK-UP TRUCK” or “CAR”

NOTE*** if you have already been contacted by me for an upcoming scene is episode 1 of season 2 please do not apply.

This is for new extras to the show or people who are have been established as being Inside the Dome. This works 12 or more hours on March 3rd this upcoming Monday and pays 64/8 and time and a half after 10 hours. To submit please email utdbackground@gmail.com subject line “MALE TOWER FOLK”, “FEMALE TOWER FOLK,” “ETHNIC TOWER FOLK,” “PICK-UP TRUCK” or “CAR” based on which role breakdown fits the one you are applying for. Include a head and body shot and the following information:
FULL NAME:
AGE:
PHONE NUMBER:
LOCATION:
HEIGHT/WEIGHT:
SIZE/MEASUREMENTS:
MAKE/MODEL/COLOR OF VEHICLE:
HAVE YOU BEEN IN AN EPISODE OF UNDER THE DOME BEFORE:
IF SO WERE YOU IN THE SEASON FINALE:
IF YES WHAT SCENE:
ARE YOU COMFORTABLE WITH PHYSICAL ACTIVITY:

THE WILMYWOOD DAILY – 02/17/2014 Crew/Cast Call for UTD, Hangin’ with Orlando Jones, Ryan Phillippe, EBD on DVD, Doraleous and more.

Happy Monday my Wilmywood peeps! Man, what a busy weekend.  I think I posted like 5 blogs.  So, let’s recap and add a few more details!

EBD_4Over the weekend we were reminiscing about last summer and Eastbound & Down as the release date for DVD and Blu-Ray was set for the 4th and final season of our HBO show.  May 13th is the arrival date.  So get ready to sit back and enjoy 240 minutes worth of Kenny Effin’ Powers. PRE-ORDER NOW

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CREW: UTD is now hiring for the 2nd season.  Crew, please send your resume to UTDproduction@gmail.com

CASTING: Vanessa Neimeyer of NCasting will hold an open casting call for UNDER THE DOME SEASON 2 this Sunday, February 23rd from 5:30pm-10pm (updated time).  You don’t have to attend to be considered, but it will be a fun little get together.  GET DETAILS NOW

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Ryan1ABC’s Secrets & Lies is in need of a male who can work as a photo double AND a stand in for Ryan Phillippe for the filming of the television pilot in Wilmington, NC.  Must be available the entire shooting schedule (February 28- March 19). GET DETAILS NOW

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Orlando Jones is back!  Presenting an absolutely fun and crazy evening with Orlando Jones: Tainted Love and you have the chance to hang with the man himself at the Brooklyn Arts Center.

Wanna win a pair of VIP passes to the event?  These passes give you the best seats, PLUS a meet and greet with Orlando.  Though each VIP s a $100 value, the experience is priceless! All you gotta do is click join to enter! ENTER TO WIN VIP PASSES NOW!

This will be a SOLD OUT event, so buy your tickets now!  There will be two showtimes.

Show 7:00-9:30pm BUY TICKETS.  Show 10:00-12:30pm BUY TICKETS

General Admission $30.  Balcony (standing) $20.  VIP $100

If you haven’t seen the hilarious web series, Tainted Love: WATCH IT NOW!

411135_10150598740818099_1899344791_oToday is our day!  Hank and Jed‘s new season of Doraleous & Associates premieres today at 12pm EST. 13 new episodes are coming our way.   Catch up and watch the first 36 now! D&A PLAYLIST

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Pushing_Buttons_81Staying on the local front, Dancing Honu Productions and The Lighthouse Film Company recently wrapped on their dark comedy, PUSHING BUTTONS.  Shot entirely in Downtown Wilmington, the dark comedy follows five accountants who find themselves stuck in an elevator on their way to a meeting.  Producers Marty Landau and Meredith Jackson teamed up with Writer/Director Jonathan Landau who then teamed up with Michael Kuhn and Les Franck. They worked with some great local crew members including Steve Thompson, Carl Rudisill, Bo Webb, Dan Turek, Craig Rogers, David Ryder, and Craig Theiman.    Pushing Buttons stars Tammy Arnold, Sam Robison, Devin McGee, Lee Armstrong, Meredith Jackson, Jeffrey Holler,  Michael Kuhn and Karman Franck.  SEE BEHIND THE SCENES NOW

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OPEN CASTING CALL FOR UNDER THE DOME SEASON 2

FROM OUR GIRL VANESSA NEIMEYER w/ NCASTING:

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OPEN CASTING CALL FOR UNDER THE DOME SEASON 2 2/23/14! 5:30pm-10pm.

I decided it would be best to go a head and have the open call for background actors and for stand-ins next Sunday, Feb 23rd. 5:30pm-10pm at 1200 North 23rd street Suite 207.

I am very interested in finding stand-ins for new characters and returning characters. To be considered for a main character’s stand-in you must have full availability. You may not be needed everyday but you could be needed many days a week. The pays is 125 for the 1st 10 hours and time and a half after that. You must be in the Wilmington area as we do not put anyone up or pay for travel. If you would like to be considered for a main character or day playing stand-in and have never worked with me I do encourage you to attend so I can talk to you. I will definitely need female red haired Caucasians that are between 5ft 7 or 5ft 8. To submit for extra work or stand-in work please bring a head shot and a full body shot that are 4×6 in size as we are not taking any photos. 

If you can not make it please know that I will be posting my casting calls on facebook and you can also submit via email.

(I haven’t released the new extras email for season 2 submissions)

I just want everyone to understand if you come to the open call that I will still need you to submit by email to individual casting calls throughout the season. IF YOU CAN NOT ATTEND THIS IN NO WAY KNOCKS YOU OUT OF BEING ABLE TO WORK AS A STAND-IN OR AN EXTRA. I like to have hard copies and virtual copies of people on file. This is all free. Come meet my new assistant Danecka Peyton and my new interns!

Also it will be a good time and we can all get together and talk about how excited we are to get back Under the Dome!

WHAT’S UP IN WILMYWOOD – 05/30/2013

 

Wilmywood Film Peep of the Day

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Matt McHugh, actor/stand-in

Howdy!  It’s a short Wilmywood blog this morning.  Not too much going on.  I can start with Eastbound and Down.  They are still casting background as they gear up for Season 4.  Wanna play “extra”? Kim Stewart just posted this morning: “Okay everybody I am in need of some super pretty girls aged 21-30 for East Bound!! The director would like photo options by Tuesday so please spread the word if you know some hotties 🙂 Please submit you a CURRENT photograph, name, age, phone number & wardrobe sizes to kimmieNCasting@gmail.com with the subject line EBD Club Scene. THANKS!!!”  Production begins around June 10th.

NatalieMartinezUnder the Dome is back on N 15th Street then they will head to the lot to finish off a night shot.  Rachelle LeFevre and a few of the main kids will be on set.  Meanwhile Natalie Martinez is spending her morning at Wrightsville Beach running the loop.  Yesterday, NPR released an interview with the main man, Stephen King, however it revolves around his latest novel, Joyland.Check it out!   

tammy_wilmywoodThe Tammy crew is back in Burgaw today shooting at the Pender County Courthouse and on various streets today.  You will see the lovely ladies, Susan Sarandon and Melissa McCarthy on set.  On a side note, if you remember due to the Oklahoma tornado tragedy, Melissa’s Mike and Molly season finale got pushed back because it contained some tornado content which would have been in very poor taste.  So, CBS has now rescheduled the finale on a special night and time — it will now air tonight at 8:30 p.m. EST.  “Mike & Molly” was recently renewed for for a 22-episode Season 4.

 That just about does it for me; I will have more Wilmywood updates for you tomorrow morning and every weekday morning at 8:30am LIVE on Sunny 104.5.  Got Scoop?  Email me: sheila@1045sunnyfm.com.  Or message me on Wilmywood’s FB .  Until then, that’s a wrap!