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CENTRAL CASTING

the leading background casting company in the entertainment industry


At Central Casting, we book hundreds of Background Actors, Stand-Ins, and Doubles every day.

Make a reservation for Talent Onboarding to register at one of our offices.

 

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Preparing for production’s return

With the SAG-AFTRA strike ending, Central Casting is excited to cast our Background Actors in our movies and TV shows. We are busy preparing for filming to ramp up. As our shows return to production, we will reach out with availability inquiries and post to our Jobs page. Until then, we recommend updating your profile and photos with your current look and sizes so our Casting Directors have your accurate information when considering you for work. We can’t wait to get you back on set!

Update sizes in your online profile

Has it been a while since you updated your sizes? Have you not yet populated sizes in your online profile? Casting Directors often use these measurements when booking their shows. If you don’t have your sizes or have inaccurate measurements in your profile, you may be missing out on job opportunities. Learn more.

Central Casting’s new text message number – it’s shorter and always the same!

Text messages from Central Casting will be sent from a new number. It’s shorter – only 5 digits, and it’s always the same 5-digit number. You can be assured that all messages you receive from this number are from us here at Central Casting. We know some of our Background Actors had some difficulty receiving text messages, this new number will help ensure all messages are delivered.

To respond to availability inquiries, you still must click the provided link or log in to your online profile. And of course if you’re going to be late or need to cancel, you must call your Central Casting office. This new text number does not accept replies.

Direct Deposit for Background Actors

Central Casting is excited to announce a direct deposit payment option for Background Actors! If you’d like to be paid by direct deposit instead of paper checks, you can sign up through myEP once then will receive all payment via direct deposit for productions where Central Casting provides casting services and Entertainment Partners handles payroll. Learn More.

Tech support chat

Our tech support chat is now available between 6am-6pm PT for technical help with your online profile, email updates, required training questions (Los Angeles and New York only), and more. Note: technical support and casting are separate. If you need to cancel, are going to be late, have questions about your booking, or other casting related inquiries, you must contact your Central Casting office.

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Don't miss the season 6 premiere of The Rookie tonight on ABC! Great work by Casting Directors Jimmy and Kira who book many of our Los Angeles Background Actors in this series. Let us know if you catch yourself on scre#centralcastings#backgroundactorsc#TheRookieo#abc #laactorsctors ... See MoreSee Less

Dont miss the season 6 premiere of The Rookie tonight on ABC! Great work by Casting Directors Jimmy and Kira who book many of our Los Angeles Background Actors in this series. Let us know if you catch yourself on screen!

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Here's a fun scene from last week's premiere of The Neighborhood featuring our Los Angeles Background Actors booked by Sara V. and Stephanie! Don't miss an all new episode to#centralcasting##backgroundactorsa#TheNeighborhoodt#CBSi#laactors #cbs #laactors ... See MoreSee Less

Heres a fun scene from last weeks premiere of The Neighborhood featuring our Los Angeles Background Actors booked by Sara V. and Stephanie! Dont miss an all new episode tonight on CBS.

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Hope all our Background Actors are enjoying Presidents’ Day weekend!

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Hope all our Background Actors are enjoying Presidents’ Day weekend!
 
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Check out our New York Background Actors in action in the season premiere of FBI: Most Wanted. Tune in for more great background casting this season by Anne and Jason Tuesdays on CBS!

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Check out our New York Background Actors in action in the season premiere of FBI: Most Wanted. Tune in for more great background casting this season by Anne and Jason Tuesdays on CBS!

#centralcasting #backgroundactors #fbimostwantedcbs #cbs #nyactorsImage attachment
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