Sign up: Adults. Sign up: Minors. Welcome to Central Casting, the leading background casting company in the entertainment industry. Want to get on sets of your favorite movies and TV shows? At Central Casting, we book hundreds of Backgroun Actors, Stand-Ins, and doubles every day. Talent Onboarding is now open across all our offices to register adults and minors. Welcome to Central Casting, the leading background casting company in the entertainment industry. Want to get on sets of your favorite movies and TV shows? At Central Casting, we book hundreds of Backgroun Actors, Stand-Ins, and doubles every day. Talent Onboarding is now open across all our offices to register adults and minors. Follow this link to sign up an adult. Follow this link to sign up a minor.

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  • Central Casting is always looking for talented individuals to join our casting staff. If you’re interested in casting Background Actors and Stand-Ins in popular movies and TV shows, learn more about our Casting Director and other staff opportunities in Los Angeles, New York, Atlanta, and New Orleans on our Careers page.

Important COVID-19 Return to Work Agreement information for Background Actors

  • Don’t miss out on getting booked! As many productions move towards mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations (subject to disability or religious exception), there are some updates to the casting process on these productions you should know, including how to help us let productions know that you are able to comply with their vaccination policy. 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.

What does the COVID-19 Return to Work Agreement mean for Background Actors?

  • As some productions move towards mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations, Central Casting BG can now voluntarily notate in your profile if you are fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine or have a disability or sincerely held religious belief that prevents vaccination.

    Providing this information is voluntary and will only be used for productions mandating vaccinations as per the Return To Work agreement. Once notated in your profile, please do not provide any additional information regarding this item to Central Casting. If additional information is required, Production (not Central Casting) will ask you for it.

    To update, log in to your online profile and go to the “Key Information” section of your profile and scroll to the “COVID-19 vaccination” field. For more information, click here.

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#tbt to 1934 as Background Actors ride the elevator to the Central Casting office in the Hollywood and Western Building.

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#tbt to 1934 as Background Actors ride the elevator to the Central Casting office in the Hollywood and Western Building.
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During Latinx and Hispanic Heritage Month we celebrate the generations of Latinx and Hispanic Americans who have positively influenced and enriched the entertainment industry.

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During Latinx and Hispanic Heritage Month we celebrate the generations of Latinx and Hispanic Americans who have positively influenced and enriched the entertainment industry.
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Sad to hear the news of Norm Macdonald passing at the age of 61 today. His unique style of comedy will be missed. What will you remember him most for?

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Sad to hear the news of Norm Macdonald passing at the age of 61 today. His unique style of comedy will be missed. What will you remember him most for?
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Today we honor the first responders and remember those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.

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Today we honor the first responders and remember those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.
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Impeachment: American Crime Story premieres tonight on FX. Great job to our Los Angeles casting team including Kristan and Erica for booking these amazing looking 90’s scenes. Check it out!

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Impeachment: American Crime Story premieres tonight on FX. Great job to our Los Angeles casting team including Kristan and Erica for booking these amazing looking 90’s scenes. Check it out!
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