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.

WELCOME TO

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.

 

Notices

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-12am 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.

Check out our Articles section

Articles are available now. Each article has a quick poll. Be sure to cast your votes. Keep checking back as we continue to post regular new content.

We are holding in-person photo updates for one week only! Photo Updates sessions are for registered Background Actors who wish to update their main profile photos. At these optional sessions, our staff will take a new headshot and full-body shot and will have you complete any outdated paperwork.

Reserve Now: www.centralcasting.com/nolaupdates/

Please note: Photo Updates are for registered Background Actors only. We will not be signing up any new Background Actors at these sessions.
... See MoreSee Less

We are holding in-person photo updates for one week only! Photo Updates sessions are for registered Background Actors who wish to update their main profile photos. At these optional sessions, our staff will take a new headshot and full-body shot and will have you complete any outdated paperwork.

Reserve Now: https://www.centralcasting.com/nolaupdates/

Please note: Photo Updates are for registered Background Actors only. We will not be signing up any new Background Actors at these sessions.

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! ... See MoreSee Less

Want to get paid to work as a Background Actor with Central Casting? Sign up now so you're active and eligible to work when production ramps up! Learn more and reserve a spot for Talent Onboarding on our website:

www.centralcasting.com/sign-up/
... See MoreSee Less

Want to get paid to work as a Background Actor with Central Casting? Sign up now so youre active and eligible to work when production ramps up! Learn more and reserve a spot for Talent Onboarding on our website:

https://www.centralcasting.com/sign-up/

**NOW CASTING STAND IN FOR NEW FILM: ARMORED***
FILMING IN PEARLINGTON, MISSISSIPPI *MUST BE A MISSISSIPPI RESIDENT!*

- This film is an approved production working under the Interim Agreement. -

NO VAX REQUIRED AND NO PRE EMPLOYMENT TESTING
DATE: Wednesday, September 27, 2023
RATE - $182/12 for Filming
____________________________________________________________________
Need a MALE STAND IN that can portray 50s-60 year old CAUCASIAN, and around 5'8- 5'10 in height, with the same matching skin tone, hair color, and look as the Actor in the photo below.

You do NOT need to be registered with Central Casting to submit.
*To submit, please send:
1. Full Name
2. Contact info (Phone Number & Email)
3. Current Photos (full body photo preferred) and please also include current height, weight, and sizes.
4. Are you currently registered with central casting?
5. Are you fully available to work Wednesday 9/26
6. Are you currently a Mississippi Resident?
7. Do you have Stand In/Photo Double Experience?
Send to: Red@centralcasting.com
Subject Line: ROOK STAND IN
... See MoreSee Less

**NOW CASTING STAND IN FOR NEW FILM: ARMORED***
FILMING IN PEARLINGTON, MISSISSIPPI *MUST BE A MISSISSIPPI RESIDENT!*

- This film is an approved production working under the Interim Agreement. - 

NO VAX REQUIRED AND NO PRE EMPLOYMENT TESTING
DATE: Wednesday, September 27, 2023
RATE - $182/12 for Filming
____________________________________________________________________
Need a MALE STAND IN that can portray 50s-60 year old CAUCASIAN, and around 58- 510 in height, with the same matching skin tone, hair color, and look as the Actor in the photo below. 

You do NOT need to be registered with Central Casting to submit.
*To submit, please send:
1. Full Name 
2. Contact info (Phone Number & Email)
3. Current Photos (full body photo preferred) and please also include current height, weight, and sizes.  
4. Are you currently registered with central casting?
5. Are you fully available to work Wednesday 9/26
6. Are you currently a Mississippi Resident?
7. Do you have Stand In/Photo Double Experience?
Send to: Red@centralcasting.com
Subject Line: ROOK STAND IN

**NOW CASTING RUN OF SHOW STAND IN FOR NEW FILM: ARMORED***
FILMING IN PEARLINGTON, MISSISSIPPI *MUST BE A MISSISSIPPI RESIDENT!*

- This film is an approved production working under the Interim Agreement. -
NO VAX REQUIRED AND NO PRE EMPLOYMENT TESTING!
DATES: Start Work Wed Sep 20,2023 to Tues Oct 3, 20203 (must be fully available all dates not including weekends)
RATE - $182/12 for Filming
____________________________________________________________________
Need a MALE STAND IN that can portray CAUCASIAN WITH DARK BROWN HAIR, and around 5'7- 5'11 in height, with the same matching skin tone, and hair color, and look as the Actor in the photo below.
You do NOT need to be registered with Central Casting to submit.
*To submit, please send:
1. Full Name
2. Contact info (Phone Number & Email)
3. Current Photos (full body photo preferred) and please also include current height, weight, and sizes.
4. Are you currently registered with central casting?
5. Are you fully available to work fulltime the next two weeks from Wed Sep 20,2023 to Tues Oct 3, 20203?
6. Are you currently a Mississippi Resident?
7. Do you have Stand In/Photo Double Experience?
Send to: Red@centralcasting.com
Subject Line: CASEY STAND IN
... See MoreSee Less

**NOW CASTING RUN OF SHOW STAND IN FOR NEW FILM: ARMORED***
FILMING IN PEARLINGTON, MISSISSIPPI *MUST BE A MISSISSIPPI RESIDENT!*

- This film is an approved production working under the Interim Agreement. - 
NO VAX REQUIRED AND NO PRE EMPLOYMENT TESTING!
DATES: Start Work Wed Sep 20,2023 to Tues Oct 3, 20203 (must be fully available all dates not including weekends)
RATE - $182/12 for Filming
____________________________________________________________________
Need a MALE STAND IN that can portray CAUCASIAN WITH DARK BROWN HAIR, and around 57- 511 in height, with the same matching skin tone, and hair color, and look as the Actor in the photo below. 
You do NOT need to be registered with Central Casting to submit.
*To submit, please send:
1. Full Name 
2. Contact info (Phone Number & Email)
3. Current Photos (full body photo preferred) and please also include current height, weight, and sizes.  
4. Are you currently registered with central casting?
5. Are you fully available to work fulltime the next two weeks from Wed Sep 20,2023 to Tues Oct 3, 20203? 
6. Are you currently a Mississippi Resident?
7. Do you have Stand In/Photo Double Experience?
Send to: Red@centralcasting.com
Subject Line: CASEY STAND IN

**NOW CASTING RUN OF SHOW STAND IN FOR NEW FILM: ARMORED***
FILMING IN PEARLINGTON, MISSISSIPPI *MUST BE A MISSISSIPPI RESIDENT!*
- This film is an approved production working under the Interim Agreement. -

NO VAX REQUIRED AND NO PRE EMPLOYMENT TESTING!

DATES: Start Work Wed Sep 20,2023 to Tues Oct 3, 20203 (must be fully available all dates not including weekends)
RATE - $182/12 for Filming
____________________________________________________________________
Need a MALE STAND IN that can portray CAUCASIAN WITH DARK BROWN HAIR, and around 5'7- 5'10 in height, with the same matching skin tone, and hair color, and look as the Actor in the photo below.

You do NOT need to be registered with Central Casting to submit.
*To submit, please send:
1. Full Name
2. Contact info (Phone Number & Email)
3. Current Photos (full body photo preferred) and please also include current height, weight, and sizes.
4. Are you currently registered with central casting?
5. Are you fully available to work fulltime the next two weeks from Wed Sep 20,2023 to Tues Oct 3, 20203?
6. Are you currently a Mississippi Resident?
7. Do you have Stand In/Photo Double Experience?

Send to: Red@centralcasting.com
Subject Line: JAMES STAND IN
... See MoreSee Less

**NOW CASTING RUN OF SHOW STAND IN FOR NEW FILM: ARMORED***
FILMING IN PEARLINGTON, MISSISSIPPI *MUST BE A MISSISSIPPI RESIDENT!*
- This film is an approved production working under the Interim Agreement. - 

NO VAX REQUIRED AND NO PRE EMPLOYMENT TESTING!

DATES: Start Work Wed Sep 20,2023 to Tues Oct 3, 20203 (must be fully available all dates not including weekends)
RATE - $182/12 for Filming
____________________________________________________________________
Need a MALE STAND IN that can portray CAUCASIAN WITH DARK BROWN HAIR, and around 57- 510 in height, with the same matching skin tone, and hair color, and look as the Actor in the photo below. 

You do NOT need to be registered with Central Casting to submit.
*To submit, please send:
1. Full Name 
2. Contact info (Phone Number & Email)
3. Current Photos (full body photo preferred) and please also include current height, weight, and sizes.  
4. Are you currently registered with central casting?
5. Are you fully available to work fulltime the next two weeks from Wed Sep 20,2023 to Tues Oct 3, 20203? 
6. Are you currently a Mississippi Resident?
7. Do you have Stand In/Photo Double Experience?

Send to: Red@centralcasting.com
Subject Line: JAMES STAND IN

**NOW CASTING FOR NEW FILM: ARMORED***
FILMING LOCATED IN PEARLINGTON MISSISSIPPI
- This film is an approved production working under the Interim Agreement. -

NO VAX REQUIRED AND NO PRE EMPLOYMENT TESTING!
BOOKING ADULTS 18+

DATES: Wed Sep 20, 2023 [Filming]
RATE - $140/12 for Filming
ROLE: Church Goer

*Please only submit if you are a Mississippi Resident*
____________________________________________________________________
Booking Mississippi Background to film as a Church Goer for New Film.

You do NOT need to be registered with Central Casting to submit.
*To submit, please send:
1. Full Name + Date of Birth
2. Contact info (Phone Number & Email)
3. Current Photos (full body photo preferred) and please also include current height, weight, and sizes.
4. Are you currently registered with central casting?
5. Are you fully available to film on this date in Pearlington, Mississippi
6. Are you currently a Mississippi Resident?

Send to: Red@centralcasting.com
Subject Line: Church Goer

Thanks!
... See MoreSee Less

**NOW CASTING FOR NEW FILM: ARMORED***
FILMING LOCATED IN PEARLINGTON MISSISSIPPI 
- This film is an approved production working under the Interim Agreement. - 

NO VAX REQUIRED AND NO PRE EMPLOYMENT TESTING!
BOOKING ADULTS 18+ 

DATES: Wed Sep 20, 2023 [Filming]     
RATE - $140/12 for Filming
ROLE: Church Goer

*Please only submit if you are a Mississippi Resident* 
____________________________________________________________________
Booking Mississippi Background to film as a Church Goer for New Film. 

You do NOT need to be registered with Central Casting to submit.
*To submit, please send:
1. Full Name + Date of Birth
2. Contact info (Phone Number & Email)
3. Current Photos (full body photo preferred) and please also include current height, weight, and sizes.  
4. Are you currently registered with central casting?
5. Are you fully available to film on this date in Pearlington, Mississippi
6. Are you currently a Mississippi Resident? 

Send to: Red@centralcasting.com
Subject Line: Church Goer

Thanks!

***CALLING ALL TALENT in BATON ROUGE****

Want to SIGN UP with us for PAID background (movie extra) work, but can't make it to our office in New Orleans?

RSVP to Onboard with us on August 15th at the East Baton Rouge Main Library Branch on Goodwood.

Reservations are required, as space is limited.

Reserve now at www.centralcasting.com/br/

Appointments are every 15 minutes from 1:00pm - 5:30pm

This is a one-time only event, open to NEW talent who have not yet registered with us.

WHY ONBOARD NOW?
Most productions like to have their stand-ins, photo doubles, and some featured background roles selected before they even begin filming. If you are fully onboarded and active in our casting platform, the casting directors will be able to see your profile and send you messages for availability on future productions.

When you onboard with Central Casting, all of your employment paperwork is kept on file. This means less paperwork to fill out on set resulting in a quicker check in and smoother payment process.

WHAT DO I BRING TO MY ONBOARDING APPOINTMENT?
By federal law, you must present your original and unexpired I-9 documentation to your scheduled session. We cannot take copies, photos, or receipts of documents.

Examples of these documents can be found on our website here: www.centralcasting.com/i-9-documentation/

PLEASE NOTE:
- Everyone (including MINORS), must have valid photo ID. If choosing identification from List B, it MUST have a nondetachable photo of the person onboarding, contained within the document. Meaning, the photo cannot be stapled, glued, laminated, or taped onto the document.

WHAT DO I WEAR?
Dress in your personal style, or how you want the casting directors to see you. We will take your headshot and full-length photo on our white backdrop, so refrain from wearing full white or cream. No logos or patterns that would detract from your face.

Reserve your spot!
www.centralcasting.com/br/
... See MoreSee Less

***CALLING ALL TALENT in BATON ROUGE****

Want to SIGN UP with us for PAID background (movie extra) work, but cant make it to our office in New Orleans?

RSVP to Onboard with us on August 15th at the East Baton Rouge Main Library Branch on Goodwood.

Reservations are required, as space is limited.

Reserve now at https://www.centralcasting.com/br/

Appointments are every 15 minutes from 1:00pm - 5:30pm

This is a one-time only event, open to NEW talent who have not yet registered with us. 

WHY ONBOARD NOW?
Most productions like to have their stand-ins, photo doubles, and some featured background roles selected before they even begin filming. If you are fully onboarded and active in our casting platform, the casting directors will be able to see your profile and send you messages for availability on future productions.

When you onboard with Central Casting, all of your employment paperwork is kept on file. This means less paperwork to fill out on set resulting in a quicker check in and smoother payment process.

WHAT DO I BRING TO MY ONBOARDING APPOINTMENT?
By federal law, you must present your original and unexpired I-9 documentation to your scheduled session. We cannot take copies, photos, or receipts of documents. 

Examples of these documents can be found on our website here: https://www.centralcasting.com/i-9-documentation/

PLEASE NOTE:
- Everyone (including MINORS), must have valid photo ID. If choosing identification from List B, it MUST have a nondetachable photo of the person onboarding, contained within the document. Meaning, the photo cannot be stapled, glued, laminated, or taped onto the document. 

WHAT DO I WEAR?
Dress in your personal style, or how you want the casting directors to see you. We will take your headshot and full-length photo on our white backdrop, so refrain from wearing full white or cream. No logos or patterns that would detract from your face. 

Reserve your spot!
https://www.centralcasting.com/br/

Want to work as a PAID Background Actor on movies and TV shows?

Central Casting Louisiana is coming to Slidell, LA to sign up new Background Actors to work on our upcoming productions. This is a great opportunity to get signed up and become part of our casting platform!

Reservations required. Reserve now at www.centralcasting.com/slidell
... See MoreSee Less

Want to work as a PAID Background Actor on movies and TV shows? 

Central Casting Louisiana is coming to Slidell, LA to sign up new Background Actors to work on our upcoming productions. This is a great opportunity to get signed up and become part of our casting platform!

Reservations required. Reserve now at https://www.centralcasting.com/slidell
Load more

Have a Question?

View FAQs for answers to commonly asked questions
or chat live with Technical Support.

All Jobs

Bookmark our jobs page to stay up to date
with all our latest jobs posts.

Sign Up

Become a Background Actor with Central Casting.
Get booked on movies and TV shows. It's free and easy to get started.

Need Help?

I want to sign up with Central Casting

To onboard yourself or a minor, follow the directions on the Sign Up page to fill out your online profile, upload photos, and e-sign forms.

I need to update my photo

To update your main profile photos, You can upload photos of your current look to your online profile. Scroll to the "Photographs" section, select the upload button, then choose the Artist's Choice slot.

I am having trouble with my online profile/need to update my email

See our Profile Management page for how-to videos and FAQs that may answer your question. If you need to change your email or need further assistance you can contact technical support through Tech Support Chat or helpme@centralcasting.com. Note: Tech Support Chat is for technical questions only, for casting inquiries please call your local Central Casting office.

I have payroll questions

Casting and payroll are handled separately, so if you have questions about a project where you were paid by Central Casting, please contact payroll at 855.500.2055. You can also sign up or log in to my.ep.com to view your pay history and change your contact information.

I have a question regarding my booking

If you have questions about getting booked or the casting process, please see the Talent page for more information. If it's an emergency, you can call 504.684.2550. Be ready to give your name, the Casting Director who booked you, and the name of the project you are working on.

If you are not booked, but have questions about the casting process, please visit the FAQs page or check our Articles as the answers to your questions are likely there.