An Inside Look at the Casting Process

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An Inside Look at the Casting Process


Many people have asked me lately, How does the casting process work? Actors are always curious about what goes on behind closed doors so here is my attempt to clarify the process for you.

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Danny McBride HBO Pilot

Asian actors, aged 8 and older, are wanted for an HBO pilot starring Danny McBride. Filming will take place on July 20 in Charleston, South Carolina. Pay is $125 for 12 hours of work.


War+Lovers,a dramatic musical featuring a love story set during the Vietnam War, is now casting a lead role and an understudy. A female actor, aged 2030, is wanted for the lead singing and acting role. There is also a role for an Asian female actor, aged 2030, as an understudy for all roles, including Vietnamese female characters, the lead singer, and an American college student.

Extras for Liquor Brand Photo Shoot

A popular liquor brand is now casting 25 party goers, aged 2535, to be featured as background in a print shoot. A casual, friendly look is wanted for the ad. The shoot will take place on July 16 in East Hampton, New York with a rain date for backup on July 23.Pay is $200 for an 8- to 10-hour shoot.
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