Welcome to Central Casting, the leading background casting company in the entertainment industry. Want to get on the set of your favorite movies and TV shows? At Central Casting, we book hundreds of Background Actors, Stand-Ins, and doubles every day. Make a reservation for Talent Onboading to registed at one of our offices. Sign up: Adults. Sign up: Minors.

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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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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.

Now hiring multiple positions

  • Central Casting is looking for talented individuals to join our casting staff in our Los Angeles, New York, and Georgia offices. Learn more about our casting positions and other staff opportunities on our Careers page.

COVID-19 booster requirement effective March 15, 2022

  • Updates to the Return to Work Agreement regarding productions with a mandatory vaccination policy for Zone A. For details, see the Return to Work Agreement page.

Update to online profile regarding vaccination status

  • In your online profile, you now have the option to specify if you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or are seeking religious/medical exemption. Log in to your profile, open the “Key Information” tab, and scroll to the “COVID-19 vaccination question” to update. You can learn more on our Return to Work Agreement page.

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.

Introducing SmartVoucher

  • Central Casting is excited to announce SmartVoucher, our new digital voucher platform. In order to use SmartVoucher, you will need to claim your online profile if you haven’t already. You can find more information on SmartVoucher on the Talent page. 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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Blonde starring Ana de Armas as Marilyn Monroe is now available to stream on Netflix. Really great work by Los Angeles Casting Director Kristan! This film had many large calls and many scenes featuring great performances by our Background Actors. Leave a comment if you catch yourself on screen!

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Did you catch last night's season premiere of The Rookie? Lots of great featured shots of our Central Casting Los Angeles Background Actors. Great casting this season by Jimmy and Kira!

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Did you catch last nights season premiere of The Rookie? Lots of great featured shots of our Central Casting Los Angeles Background Actors. Great casting this season by Jimmy and Kira!

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Season 6 of SEAL Team is available to stream on Paramount+. Check out some of the great casting this season by Los Angeles Casting Directors Sara V and Taylor. Good job to all our LA Background Actors who appear in this one!

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Great job by our New York team of Keith and Lane on season 5 of New Amsterdam! You can get your minors in scenes like this by signing up for our Central Casting New York Talent Onboarding events on Monday, September 26 or Monday, October 10. Learn more and reserve now at centralcasting.com/nykids ... See MoreSee Less

Great job by our New York team of Keith and Lane on season 5 of New Amsterdam! You can get your minors in scenes like this by signing up for our Central Casting New York Talent Onboarding events on Monday, September 26 or Monday, October 10. Learn more and reserve now at centralcasting.com/nykidsImage attachment
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