Thursday, June 2, 2016

Casting call for lead role in new Disney feature film

Lucy Bevan Casting are looking for the young lead role in Disney's 'The Nutcracker', which is due to shoot in the Autumn 2016. Lasse Hallström ('Chocolat', 'The Hundred-Foot Journey', 'What's Eating Gilbert Grape’)is directing, and Mark Gordon and Lindy Goldstein are producing.

Any applicants should email a recent photo and contact details to THIS CASTING IS NOW CLOSED


Set in the 1850s in Victorian England, the film is a live action retelling of the classic tale based on the story 'The Nutcracker and the Mouse King' by E.T.A. Hoffman

Clara (Female) - aged 13-17 years

Lead role. Clever, creative and independent, Clara goes against female societal conventions of the period. At the beginning of the story she is lacking in confidence, struggling to cope with the death of her mother and trying to find her footing in the adult world. Uninterested in beauty and fashion, Clara is most herself when inventing contraptions and going on adventures; she is most comfortable in her own imagination. As she grows through the film we find her to be self sufficient, strong willed, curious, witty, inventive and ultimately confident in herself. She can be any height or ethnicity.


  1. What should be on the application form

  2. Are there any other roles needed ?

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    1. Hiya, how do you know? Is that the final deadline to apply or to audition? Thanks

  4. Hi, has anyone heard back from this?

  5. Hi! Where will the auditions take place and what day(s) will it take place?

  6. I haven't heard anything back, so I don't know if I got an audition or if I have one and I need to show up on the day, but surely auditions need to happen soon if it plans on shooting in Autumn 2016

  7. Some of the other characters for the film have already been cast so I think the auditions for Clara must've already taken place unfortunately :(( I haven't heard anything from them either though so you never know I guess!

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  9. They announced that Mackensie Foy who played Renesmee in Twilight got the part of Clara yesterday.

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