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34 minutes ago
Central Casting

*** NON UNION SUBMISSIONS***
Must be registered with Central Casting!!!!!

Must pass COVID test to work. Even if you test negative, you are not confirmed for work unless we send you details confirming the shoot day.

Colleen is taking submissions for a show that will test 2/1 to work 2/3

Looking for men to portray caucasian
Must have a strong build and a beard
Height: 5’10-6'2
Playing age: 30s-40s

If this is you, please submit with a Full Name, Phone Number, and current photo to:
ColleenTSubmissions@CentralCasting.com
Subject Line: Statue

NOTE: As a condition of working on set, all talent are required to get Covid-19 test at a production sanctioned testing facility prior to any work date.
Must be okay with any form test (nasal swabs, etc). Additional testing may also be done on workdays. While at the test facility and on set, Production requires that a face mask that covers your nose and mouth be worn.
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18 hours ago
Central Casting

*** UNION OR NON UNION SUBMISSIONS ONLY ***

Must be registered with Central Casting!!!!!

Must pass COVID test to work. Even if you test negative, you are not confirmed for work unless we send you details confirming the shoot day.

Kira is taking submissions for a show seeking Male BG appearing 20-26 yr and of any ethnicity to portray a same sex male couple to kiss on camera. We are accepting submissions from real couples or individual background who are willing to kiss another male background actor. Include information for both BG in your submission if submitting as a couple.

Covid test MONDAY 1/31, work WEDNESDAY 2/2, with possible recalls THURSDAY-SATURDAY 2/3-2-5.

If this is you, please submit your full name, their full name (if applying with a partner), and phone number in 000-000-0000 format to:

KiraRSubmissions@CentralCasting.com

Subject line: Kissing

NOTE:
This production is requiring all cast & crew, including background actors, to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and to be considered for work you MUST FALL INTO EITHER OF THE TWO FOLLOWING CATEGORIES: (1) fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine (meaning more than 14 days have passed since you received both the initial and second shot of Pfizer or Moderna, or since you received the single shot of Johnson & Johnson) or (2) have a disability or sincerely-held religious belief that prevents vaccination.
Failure to provide satisfactory evidence will result in your not being hired for the project and/or turned away from set (as though no offer of work was given). In such case, you will NOT be eligible for payment because you were not employed/hired. The production, not Central Casting, will collect your evidence; thus, do NOT send your evidence to Central Casting.
Regardless of vaccination, you must still test negative for COVID-19 on one or more tests to be arranged by production prior to the first production work date.
As a condition of working on set, all talent are required to get Covid-19 test at a production sanctioned testing facility prior to any work date. Must be okay with any form test (nasal swabs, etc). Additional testing may also be done on workdays. While at the test facility and on set, Production requires that a face mask that covers your nose and mouth be worn.
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18 hours ago
Central Casting

*** UNION OR NON UNION SUBMISSIONS ONLY ***
Must be registered with Central Casting!!!!!

Must pass COVID test to work. Even if you test negative, you are not confirmed for work unless we send you details confirming the shoot day.

Kira is taking submissions for a show seeking female background appearing 18tly to portray Caucasian to be a hand double who can play piano and read sheet music.

Covid test FRIDAY 2/11, work MONDAY 2/14.

We will be inviting background to submit a paid self-tape audition with sheet music provided.

If this is you, please submit your full name, a photo of your hands, list of piano experience, and phone number in 000-000-0000 format to:

KiraRSubmissions@CentralCasting.com

Subject line: Piano

NOTE:
This production is requiring all cast & crew, including background actors, to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and to be considered for work you MUST FALL INTO EITHER OF THE TWO FOLLOWING CATEGORIES: (1) fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine (meaning more than 14 days have passed since you received both the initial and second shot of Pfizer or Moderna, or since you received the single shot of Johnson & Johnson) or (2) have a disability or sincerely-held religious belief that prevents vaccination.
Failure to provide satisfactory evidence will result in your not being hired for the project and/or turned away from set (as though no offer of work was given). In such case, you will NOT be eligible for payment because you were not employed/hired. The production, not Central Casting, will collect your evidence; thus, do NOT send your evidence to Central Casting.
Regardless of vaccination, you must still test negative for COVID-19 on one or more tests to be arranged by production prior to the first production work date.

As a condition of working on set, all talent are required to get Covid-19 test at a production sanctioned testing facility prior to any work date. Must be okay with any form test (nasal swabs, etc). Additional testing may also be done on workdays. While at the test facility and on set, Production requires that a face mask that covers your nose and mouth be worn.
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19 hours ago
Central Casting

*** UNION OR NON UNION SUBMISSIONS ONLY ***
Must be registered with Central Casting!!!!!

Must pass COVID test to work. Even if you test negative, you are not confirmed for work unless we send you details confirming the shoot day.

Kira is taking submissions for a show seeking female background appearing 50-70 yrs old and can play Caucasian to be a hand double. False nails and makeup will be added to hand so must not have any allergies.

Open availability in February.

If this is you, please submit your full name, a photo of your hands, and phone number in 000-000-0000 format to:

KiraRSubmissions@CentralCasting.com

Subject line: Shadow

NOTE:
This production is requiring all cast & crew, including background actors, to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and to be considered for work you MUST FALL INTO EITHER OF THE TWO FOLLOWING CATEGORIES: (1) fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine (meaning more than 14 days have passed since you received both the initial and second shot of Pfizer or Moderna, or since you received the single shot of Johnson & Johnson) or (2) have a disability or sincerely-held religious belief that prevents vaccination.
Failure to provide satisfactory evidence will result in your not being hired for the project and/or turned away from set (as though no offer of work was given). In such case, you will NOT be eligible for payment because you were not employed/hired. The production, not Central Casting, will collect your evidence; thus, do NOT send your evidence to Central Casting.
Regardless of vaccination, you must still test negative for COVID-19 on one or more tests to be arranged by production prior to the first production work date.

As a condition of working on set, all talent are required to get Covid-19 test at a production sanctioned testing facility prior to any work date. Must be okay with any form test (nasal swabs, etc). Additional testing may also be done on workdays. While at the test facility and on set, Production requires that a face mask that covers your nose and mouth be worn.
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20 hours ago
Central Casting

*** UNION AND NON UNION SUBMISSIONS ***

Must be registered with Central Casting!!!!!

Must pass COVID test to work. Even if you test negative, you are not confirmed for work unless we send you details confirming the shoot day.

Sierra is taking submissions for a show seeking Male and Female background to portray Indigenous Warriors of Comanche Heritage.

Covid test TUESDAY 2/15, work WEDNESDAY 2/16 in Santa Clarita.
If this is you, please submit your full name, and phone number in 000-000-0000 format to:
SierraPSubmissions@CentralCasting.com
Subject line: Warrior

NOTE:
This production is requiring all cast & crew, including background actors, to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and to be considered for work you MUST FALL INTO EITHER OF THE TWO FOLLOWING CATEGORIES: (1) fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine (meaning more than 14 days have passed since you received both the initial and second shot of Pfizer or Moderna, or since you received the single shot of Johnson & Johnson) or (2) have a disability or sincerely-held religious belief that prevents vaccination.
Failure to provide satisfactory evidence will result in your not being hired for the project and/or turned away from set (as though no offer of work was given). In such case, you will NOT be eligible for payment because you were not employed/hired. The production, not Central Casting, will collect your evidence; thus, do NOT send your evidence to Central Casting.

Regardless of vaccination, you must still test negative for COVID-19 on one or more tests to be arranged by production prior to the first production work date.

As a condition of working on set, all talent are required to get Covid-19 test at a production sanctioned testing facility prior to any work date. Must be okay with any form test (nasal swabs, etc). Additional testing may also be done on workdays. While at the test facility and on set, Production requires that a face mask that covers your nose and mouth be worn.
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1 day ago
Central Casting

*** UNION SUBMISSIONS***
Must be registered with Central Casting!!!!!

Must pass COVID test to work. Even if you test negative, you are not confirmed for work unless we send you details confirming the shoot day.

Colleen is taking submissions for a show that will test 1/28 to work
1/31 and 2/1.

Looking for men to portray Caucasian and can match the hair of the attached photo

If this is you, please submit with a Full Name, phone number and current selfie to:
ColleenTSubmissions@CentralCasting.com
Subject Line: Heckler

NOTE: As a condition of working on set, all talent are required to get Covid-19 test at a production sanctioned testing facility prior to any work date.
Must be okay with any form test (nasal swabs, etc). Additional testing may also be done on workdays. While at the test facility and on set, Production requires that a face mask that covers your nose and mouth be worn.

This production has a mandatory vaccination policy for all Zone A workers, including Background Actors, Stand-Ins, and other talent ages 12 and above, working on its set. To be eligible to work on this production, you must be either (1) fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine (Pfizer, Moderna, or Johnson & Johnson) or (2) have a disability or sincerely held religious belief that prevents vaccination. Any offer of work is “conditioned” on you providing adequate proof to Production that you meet either of the two criteria mentioned above. If you are unable to show adequate proof to Production, then you are ineligible to be hired for this Production. Please answer “yes” to this message if you can supply adequate proof to Production.
If you answer “yes,” you are hereby attesting to the fact that you will provide such adequate proof to Production. Do not send your proof to Central Casting. Production will collect and verify your proof.
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*** UNION SUBMISSIONS***
Must be registered with Central Casting!!!!! 

Must pass COVID test to work. Even if you test negative, you are not confirmed for work unless we send you details confirming the shoot day. 

Colleen is taking submissions for a show that will test 1/28 to work 
1/31 and 2/1. 

Looking for men to portray Caucasian and can match the hair of the attached photo

If this is you, please submit with a Full Name, phone number and current selfie to:
ColleenTSubmissions@CentralCasting.com 
Subject Line: Heckler

NOTE: As a condition of working on set, all talent are required to get Covid-19 test at a production sanctioned testing facility prior to any work date. 
Must be okay with any form test (nasal swabs, etc). Additional testing may also be done on workdays. While at the test facility and on set, Production requires that a face mask that covers your nose and mouth be worn.

This production has a mandatory vaccination policy for all Zone A workers, including Background Actors, Stand-Ins, and other talent ages 12 and above, working on its set.  To be eligible to work on this production, you must be either (1) fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine (Pfizer, Moderna, or Johnson & Johnson) or (2) have a disability or sincerely held religious belief that prevents vaccination.  Any offer of work is “conditioned” on you providing adequate proof to Production that you meet either of the two criteria mentioned above.  If you are unable to show adequate proof to Production, then you are ineligible to be hired for this Production.  Please answer “yes” to this message if you can supply adequate proof to Production.  
If you answer “yes,” you are hereby attesting to the fact that you will provide such adequate proof to Production.  Do not send your proof to Central Casting.  Production will collect and verify your proof.
1 day ago
Central Casting

*** UNION SUBMISSIONS ONLY ***
Must be registered with Central Casting!!!!!

Must pass COVID test to work. Even if you test negative, you are not confirmed for work unless we send you details confirming the shoot day.

Kira is taking submissions for a show seeking background to portray 30-50 year olds who can comfortably flip an egg in a pan. Covid test MONDAY 1/31, work WEDNESDAY 2/2 in San Pedro.

If this is you, please submit your full name, and phone number in 000-000-0000 format to:

KiraRSubmissions@CentralCasting.com

Subject line: Omelette

NOTE:
This production is requiring all cast & crew, including background actors, to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and to be considered for work you MUST FALL INTO EITHER OF THE TWO FOLLOWING CATEGORIES: (1) fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine (meaning more than 14 days have passed since you received both the initial and second shot of Pfizer or Moderna, or since you received the single shot of Johnson & Johnson) or (2) have a disability or sincerely-held religious belief that prevents vaccination.
Failure to provide satisfactory evidence will result in your not being hired for the project and/or turned away from set (as though no offer of work was given). In such case, you will NOT be eligible for payment because you were not employed/hired. The production, not Central Casting, will collect your evidence; thus, do NOT send your evidence to Central Casting.
Regardless of vaccination, you must still test negative for COVID-19 on one or more tests to be arranged by production prior to the first production work date.

As a condition of working on set, all talent are required to get Covid-19 test at a production sanctioned testing facility prior to any work date. Must be okay with any form test (nasal swabs, etc). Additional testing may also be done on workdays. While at the test facility and on set, Production requires that a face mask that covers your nose and mouth be worn.
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2 days ago
Central Casting

***UNION and NON UNION SUBMISSIONS***
Must be registered with Central Casting!!!!!

Must pass COVID test to work. Even if you test negative, you are not confirmed for work unless we send you details confirming shoot day.

Hayley is taking submissions for a show that will Covid Test & Fit this Thursday 1/27 and the TEST/WORK on Monday 1/31, both dates at Sony.

Looking for men appearing in his 20's to 40's to portray a Caucasian Male photo double who fits these sizes and with hair similar to this picture.

6’2”
Waist 36
Inseam 34
Chest 42
Shoe 13/14

If this is you, please submit with a Full Name, A CURRENT SELFIE, and Phone Number to:
HayleyBsubmissions@centralcasting.com

Subject Line: DRIVE

NOTE: As a condition of working on set, all talent are required to get Covid-19 test at a production sanctioned testing facility prior to any work date.

Must be okay with any form test (nasal swabs, etc). Additional testing may also be done on workdays. While at the test facility and on set, Production requires that a face mask that covers your nose and mouth be worn.
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***UNION and NON UNION SUBMISSIONS***
Must be registered with Central Casting!!!!!

Must pass COVID test to work. Even if you test negative, you are not confirmed for work unless we send you details confirming shoot day.

Hayley is taking submissions for a show that will Covid Test & Fit this Thursday 1/27 and the TEST/WORK on Monday 1/31, both dates at Sony.

Looking for men appearing in his 20s to 40s to portray a Caucasian Male photo double who fits these sizes and with hair similar to this picture.

6’2”
Waist 36
Inseam 34
Chest 42
Shoe 13/14 

If this is you, please submit with a Full Name,  A CURRENT SELFIE, and Phone Number to:
HayleyBsubmissions@centralcasting.com

Subject Line: DRIVE

NOTE: As a condition of working on set, all talent are required to get Covid-19 test at a production sanctioned testing facility prior to any work date.

Must be okay with any form test (nasal swabs, etc). Additional testing may also be done on workdays. While at the test facility and on set, Production requires that a face mask that covers your nose and mouth be worn.
3 days ago
Central Casting

***NON-UNION ONLY SUBMISSIONS***
Must be registered with Central Casting!!!!!
**RUSH COVID TEST TODAY 1/24**

Must pass COVID test to work. Even if you test negative, you are not confirmed for work unless we send you details confirming shoot day.

Hayley is taking submissions for a show that will Rush Test Today 1/24, Test again Tomorrow 1/25, Work Wednesday 1/26, with possible recall on Thursday 1/27.

Looking for men and women appearing in their 20s to 30s who can portray Latinx.

If this is you, please submit with a Full Name and Phone Number to:
HayleyBsubmissions@centralcasting.com

Subject Line: BARREL RUSH

NOTE: As a condition of working on set, all talent are required to get Covid-19 test at a production sanctioned testing facility prior to any work date.

Must be okay with any form test (nasal swabs, etc). Additional testing may also be done on workdays. While at the test facility and on set, Production requires that a face mask that covers your nose and mouth be worn.

Promised Land has a mandatory vaccination policy for all Zone A workers, including Background Actors, Stand-Ins, and other talent ages 5 and above, working on its set. To be eligible to work on this production, you must be either (1) fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine (Pfizer, Moderna, or Johnson & Johnson) or (2) have a disability or sincerely held religious belief that prevents vaccination. Any offer of work is “conditioned” on you providing adequate proof to Production that you meet either of the two criteria mentioned above. If you are unable to show adequate proof to Production, then you are ineligible to be hired for this Production. Please answer “yes” to this message if you can supply adequate proof to Production.
If you answer “yes,” you are hereby attesting to the fact that you will provide such adequate proof to Production. (Note: If you are selected, only Production will collect and verify your proof of disability/religious belief (if applicable to you), but both Central Casting and Production will each separately collect and verify your proof of vaccination.)
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