Tuesday, May 29, 2012
The young cast includes Jessica Barden, Jacob Anderson, Sophie Stuckey, Duane Henry, Calum MacNab and Adam Deacon as six tearaway teenagers who break into an abandoned, condemned tower block to make mischief and party.
Mercy Point, a high-rise tower block conceived and built in the sixties, condemned in the nineties. Abandoned by all, it is now home to a brooding malevolence, and what resides within its empty floors is truly terrifying.
LLOYD (Jacob Anderson) a young man in his early 20′s, is facing the reality of fatherhood, determined to rise above the pervading knife culture and bleak environment he calls home. He’s back after time away in jail, reunited with the crew he left behind: GARY (Calum MacNab) – pyromaniac joker of the pack, JASON (Adam Deacon) – Lloyd’s Alpha male rival, COL (Duane Henry)– Jason’s slow-witted lackey with a crush on; KELLY (Jessica Barden) – boisterous and text obsessed, joined at the hip to; JEMMA (Sophie Stuckey) – Lloyd’s pregnant girlfriend.
A deranged tenant (played by Geoff Bell) living a solitary existence, is on a mission to eradicate what he sees as vermin invading his home. And just like rats the kids can run, they can hide, but no one knows this tower like this tenant...
Comedown is due for release later this year.
Tom, originally from Bath, is a graduate of CSSD and played Brett Aspinall in two of the early series of Waterloo Road, as well as starring as George Best in the ITV drama Best:His Mother's Son. He has recently been seen as a regular as in HBO's acclaimed series Luck, and will be seen later this year in Hiam Abbass's directorial debut, Inheritance.
In the new film, Tom will play the leading role of physician Rob Cole, who searches for the scientific truth of illness and healing in a medieval world dominated by religion and superstition.
Oscar-winner Kingsley will play Ibn Sina, the so-called “doctor of all doctors” while Skarsgard, seen most recently in Disney/Marvel blockbuster The Avengers, will play Barber, Rob Cole’s first mentor.
Shooting on The Physician is set to start in Morocco and Germany next month.
Sunday, May 20, 2012
Friday, May 18, 2012
Thursday, May 17, 2012
22 year old Imogen (represented by Independent Talent) has just filmed on The King of Soho alongside Steve Coogan, and has a number of films coming out this year including British indie Comes A Bright Day.
A Long Way Down is about four people who meet on New Year's Eve, all having gone to the top of a tall building with the intention of killing themselves.
The script has been written by the multi-talented Jack Thorne (How I Live Now, The Scouting Book For Boys, Skins, The Fades).
The film is due to start shooting in London on 3rd September for eight weeks.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Joanna (represented by Ken McReddie Associates) is originally from Dundee and landed the lead role of Cathy in Martina Cole's The Runaway for Sky1, alongside Jack O'Connell, whilst she was still at drama school in Cardiff. Her first feature film role is in What Maise Knew, alongside Julianne Moore, Alexander Skarsgard and Steve Coogan, due out this year.
Based on the novel by Emile Zola, The Ladies' Paradise is a rags-to-riches story set in the 1890s when Denise arrives in the city and falls in love with the intoxicating and dangerous charms of the modern world. Made homeless by the death of her father, and with nothing to live on but her wits, Denise comes to work as a shop girl at the glittering store, just at the moment when society is waking up to the joys and temptations of shopping. But behind the dazzling facade of the store, she finds a world of intrigues, affairs and shopfloor power struggles.
The eight-part series will also star Emun Elliott as the owner of the store, and Matthew McNulty (Misfits, Spike Island) as Dudley his right-hand man. The cast also includes Sarah Lancashire, David Hayman, and Elaine Cassidy.
The series is set to start filming on location outside Durham in June.
Karla Crome (represented by Troika) stars as Jess, described as a kind of female version of Larry David – smart and articulate, She’s the person who will say the un-sayable, the person who’ll question social norms and etiquette.
Karla is a graduate of Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts and is also a talented writer, with her play If Chloe Can recently produced by the National Youth Theatre. She is about to be seen playing Riley in Sky1's new drama series Hit and Miss.
Nathan graduated from the Manchester School of Theatre at the Manchester Metropolitan University in 2009, and has since appeared in Casualty and Shameless.
Both original cast member Nathan Stewart-Jarrett who plays Curtis and Series 3's Rudy played by Joe Gilgun are returning for Series 4.
No news as yet on the replacement for Lauren Socha, who has been written out in the wake of her conviction for racial-aggravated assault.
Series 4 of Misfits is being directed by Nirpal Bhogal (Sket) and will return to E4 in late 2012.
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
NEW FACES FOR CLARKS KIDS SPRING / SUMMER 2013 PHOTO SHOOT!!
Are your children between 4 and 12, fresh faced, energetic, full of life and keen to participate in a Clarks Kids campaign? If so, please send one head shot and one full length shot, in colour, to email@example.com.
Please include age / height / shoe size of your child as well as your own contact name, email and mobile number in your submission.
We will contact you only if your child has been selected to attend the casting in London.
For more information, please visit http://www.shooteurope.com/clarks-kids-casting/
ALL SUBMISSIONS TO BE RECEIVED BY FRIDAY 18TH MAY.
Friday, May 11, 2012
Twilight Saga‘s Karen Rosenfelt is producing, and filming is due to start this summer, with director Brian Percival (Downton Abbey) on board.
The WWII story involves Liesel Meminger, a foster girl living outside of Munich who survives by stealing books. Aided by her accordion-playing foster father, she learns to read and shares her stolen books with neighbors during bombing raids. One of those who benefits from the books is the Jewish man hidden in her basement before he is marched to Dachau.
This is an open breakdown for two roles:
BOY (9 - 14),
GIRL (9 - 14).
HERE IS YOUR ASSIGNMENT:
Please explain why you have NOT done your homework!
There needs to be 3 versions:
1. A truthful and logical explanation
2. An outrageously over the top made up story
3. A sad emotional real excuse that is almost too difficult to talk about
Remember to include a full body slate with your full name, height, and how old you are.
All submissions MUST be received with a self taped audition and uploaded to:
Submission details and taping instructions can be found at www.TheBookThiefCasting.com
Deadline for Submissions: Thursday, May 31, 2012
Sunday, May 6, 2012
|top row l-r, Lula, Imogen, Rhiannon, Connor. Bottom row l-r, Gus, Jade|
And there are some new faces too joining the school for the new term:
Waterloo Road Series 8 is currently filming and is due to be broadcast on BBC1 from September 2012.
Representing professional short and dwarf actors for work in Film and Television. Recent clients include Warner Bros, Universal Pictures, Sky and Comedy Central to name a few.
At present we are specifically looking for actors OVER 18yrs old UNDER 4ft 10ins to join our books for upcoming projects.
N.B. There is NO charge to join our books.
If you meet the above requirements you are welcome to attend our OPEN DAY where you will be able to meet with us and register your details. We will also be taking professional photos of you for our website (free of charge).
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OH SO SMALL PRODUCTIONS LTD. - OPEN DAY INVITE !!
DATE : SATURDAY 26th MAY 2012
TIME : ANYTIME between 10.00am and 5.00pm (allow yourself at least 30 mins for registration and photos please)
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The nearest underground station is Edgware Road (Circle/District Line and Bakerloo line), directly opposite the hotel. The Hilton London Metropole is located outside of London's Congestion Zone and has a car park with 170 spaces.
Please visit our website at www.ohsosmall.com for contact information should you have any questions.
D&B Management continues to search for talented children and young adults from 4-18 years. For further information and audition details please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 020 8698 8880.
Saturday, May 5, 2012
300 was the hugely successful adaptation of the cult graphic novel series by Frank Miller and Lynn Varley set in ancient Greece, featuring an epic array of Persians, Spartans and Greeks.
Calisto, a 16 year old whose desire to become the heroic man/soldier his father was, leads him to become the leader of a small band of soldiers. The film will also star Eva Green as Artemisia, and Australian actor Sullivan Stapleton as Themistocles.
Jack himself recently had to drop out of a role in Beautiful Creatures filming in the US due to visa issues, which may well have made him once again available for 300.
Represented by Conway Van Gelder, he will next be seen this year in the Michael Morpugo adaptation Private Peaceful, and then in The Liability.
Friday, May 4, 2012
Mark Jermin Management are looking for new children to represent from the ages of 4-18 years old.
They are holding workshop auditions next week (week commencing 7th May).
Parents of interested children should URGENTLY write in if they are looking for new representation.
Booking in is this weekend and submissions are needed ASAP.
Please send cvs and headshots to email@example.com
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
JULIEN has quite a complex form of CP, and the film centres around his and his father's decision to compete in an Iron Man contest together. The director is a French documentary film maker who has worked a lot with families who care for a child with a disability, so the inspiration for the story came through that.
They are looking to cast a boy of around 18 years old who has cerebal palsy to play the part of JULIEN. The film is being shot this summer in France. There will be no need for the boy to be able to speak French as JULIEN will use a communication device. The director is incredibly keen to cast someone who genuinely lives with cerebral palsy, and not an actor 'acting' it, so they have expanded the search to the UK.
KCC would like to reach out to as many boys who live with cerebal palsy in the UK as possible.
Please note that they do not require the boys to have had any experience in acting or performance before.
Notes on the character JULIEN
Julien has quite a complex form of Cerebral Palsy, he uses an electric wheelchair and because he has limited speech, also uses a communication device. Julien is 18 years old, so we are looking for a boy who could pass for that age. Julien’s intelligence is unaffected by his cerebral palsy.
Please feel free to go to the Kahleen Crawford Casting web site to see who they are.
If you are interested, please send a couple of photos (one full length, one close up) along with a little info i.e age, where you live, hobbies and interests etc to:
If they think you might be suitable for the part, they will get back in touch with you and take it to the next stage.
Ideally the boys should be aged 14 - 16 years old from the Bradford area with horse-riding skills.
To apply email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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