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U.K. Greenlit: Sky Atlantic and BBC Dramas Attach CDs, Prepare to Shoot

Greenlit means a project is officially a go, so all you have to do is follow these leads to stay up to date. You never know where you’ll find an opportunity to land an audition! “Riviera”Sky Atlantic drama “Riviera” is gearing up to film a second series on location in France. The show, which stars Julia Stiles as art dealer Georgina, begins filming in May with casting director Kate Ringsell attached. “MotherFatherSon”The BBC’s upcoming political and psychological thriller “MotherFatherSon” begins filming in May. Written by Tom Rob Smith (“London Spy”), the eight-part series is an “unflinching study of power” and a family turning on itself. Casting director Julie Harkin is attached. Check out Backstage’s London audition listings!
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Rumorville: Felicity Jones, Eddie Redmayne + Russell Crowe May Be Heading Up the Casts of New Films

Welcome to Rumorville! Here you can learn about casting news that’s about to break in Hollywood. These speculations might be only rumors, but that doesn’t mean you can’t follow the trail all the way to the audition room. “The AeronautsEddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones might be pairing up again for Amazon Studios. The former onscreen couple each earned an Oscar nom for their portrayals of Stephen and Jane Hawking, and Redmayne ended up winning the statue. They’re looking to re-enter the world of science in “The Aeronauts” based on the true story about two hot air balloonists that go on a journey to discover the secrets of the heavens. Their roles are not yet confirmed, but London-based Julie Harkin is attaching talent for the film, which seems to be actively looking to fill its cast list. “Master and Commander 2”Russell Crowe is stirring up intrigue
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John C. Reilly and Steve Coogan Now Filming Laurel & Hardy Biopic + More U.K. Projects

Welcome back to our weekly roundup of what’s casting. We’ve got more British feature films for you this week with their all-important casting directors attached as well as a couple of theatre opportunities. As always, let us know what you think, what you’d like to see more of and most importantly, if you got the job! Film “Stan and Ollie”For those of you who are Bristol or South West based (or don’t enjoy a scenic train journey) “Stan and Ollie” is the true story of Laurel and Hardy and their grueling post-war tour of British theatres. Starring John C. Reilly and Steve Coogan, the feature has just begun filming in Bristol. Contact Andy Pryor Casting for more information or submit a CV and Backstage link through the website contact form. “Vs.”An “urban rites of passage drama set in the hostile and exciting U.K.
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Wamg Giveaway – Win the Blu-ray of The Take Starring Idris Elba

A rouge CIA agent helps a small-time criminal in the intense-action film, The Take, available now on Digital HD and on Blu-ray and DVD on February 7, 2017 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. This powerful story stars Idris Elba (Star Trek Beyond, Beast of No Nation) and Richard Madden (Game of Thrones).The Take Blu-ray™ and DVD include exciting bonus content that take viewers on a journey behind-the-scenes and inside the making of the film.

Idris Elba stars as Sean Briar, a rogue CIA agent who isn’t afraid to step on a few toes to solve a case. While roaming the streets of Paris, a pickpocket (Richard Madden) swipes a bag containing a bomb and inadvertently ruins a bank heist attempt by corrupt French government officials. Now labeled as a terrorist threat and running for his life, the only person who can save him is Sean. This unlikely duo join forces
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The Titan feature film Casting Call

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The Titan - Feature Film

Julie Harkin Casting are looking for the following fantastic role for a 5-6 year old Genuine American boy (based in the UK)!

'The Titan' is an elevated sci-fi feature film produced by Brian Kavanaugh-Jones’ Automatik, Ben Pugh and Rory Aitken’s 42 and Arash Amel, starring Sam Worthington, Ruth Wilson and Sofia Boutella. Lennart Ruff directs the project which is based on a original story by Amel. Max Hurwitz has written the screenplay. Set in a not too distant future, the story tracks the journey of a military family who are relocated in order to take part in a ground-breaking experiment of man’s genetic evolution into space.

The overall dates for shooting are approximately mid January - end of March 2016, and the film shoots in Gran Canaria.

Please find a character breakdown for the role of Lucas below:

Lucas Janssen

Lucas Janssen is
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Casting call for Fortitude 2

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Fortitude 2

Julie Harkin Casting are looking for the following South East Asian character for Fortitude 2.

The critically acclaimed dramatic crime thriller written by Simon Donald for Sky Atlantic produced by Fifty Fathoms/Tiger Aspect is back. Fortitude 2; the next chapter.

Dennis Quaid will play Michael Lennox.10 episodes x 1hr

Overall Shoot Period: Early January - End July 2016

Bianca Mankyo (Female - playing age 17-19 but must be over 18)

Polite daughter to Hong Mankyo who works stacking shelves at his supermarket. A computer hacker in her spare time, Bianca has been meeting with Michael Lennox and provided him with secret data on King Crab population and locations. She is the ex girlfriend of Rune, but they haven’t talked in a while; she loved him very much and took the break up hard. Scathing of Edie, Rune’s new girlfriend. Recently she's been paranoid and doesn’t feel safe anymore.

Artist
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London Film Review: ‘War Book’

London Film Review: ‘War Book’
The Cold War may be over, but our planet is no safer from the dangers of escalating nuclear conflict, according to “War Book,” a modestly achieved British chamber piece that reunites the director (Tom Harper) and screenwriter (Jack Thorne) of 2009’s “The Scouting Book for Boys.” Largely confined to a wood-paneled meeting room, the pic presents animated discussions between a U.K. government minister and several aides as they work through the implications of a nuclear device exploding in South Asia. An alarming (or perhaps alarmist) scenario and cast names should help this verbose drama hit its target as talking-point TV, with occasional theatrical berths.

Pre-credits text explains that, since the 1960s, British civil servants have met to play out war-game scenarios, their discussions helping them to formulate government procedure in the event of nuclear attack. Now, in 2014, eight officials — plus the unexpected bonus of the defense secretary (Nicholas Burns
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Residue

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Game of Thrones stars Natalia Tena and Iwan Rheon are to star in a futuristic paranormal thriller, Residue which is currently shooting on location across Leeds and at Green Screen Studios.

Residue is a paranormal thriller following the lives of eight characters caught up in the aftermath of a freak explosion at the heart of a sprawling, futuristic city.

It marks the feature debut of director Alex Garcia, best known for directing episodes of urban superhero series Misfits and conspiracy thriller Utopia, and is written and executive produced by John Harrison for Matador Pictures.

The ensemble cast includes Natalia Tena (represented by Curtis Brown), best known for her role as Tonks in four of the Harry Potter series and currently starring in HBO fantasy series Game of Thrones, as Jennifer. She is joined by Iwan Rheon (also Curtis Brown) as Jonas, another Game of Thrones star, who came to prominence
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Alex Garcia's Residue begins shoot

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Alex Garcia's Residue begins shoot
Futuristic paranormal thriller to star Harry Potter’s Natalia Tena and Misfits/Game of Thrones actor Iwan Rheon.

Principal photography has begun today on paranormal thriller Residue, which will be be shot on location across Leeds and at Green Screen Studios.

The announcement was made by Content Media Corporation and Matador Pictures, which will produce the film in association with Gloucester Place Films, Green Screen Productions and Screen Yorkshire. Lead producer is Matador PicturesCharlotte Walls.

Residue is a paranormal thriller following the lives of eight characters caught up in the aftermath of a freak explosion at the heart of a sprawling, futuristic city.

It marks the feature debut of director Alex Garcia, best known for directing episodes of urban superhero series Misfits and conspiracy thriller Utopia.

Creator and writer John Harrison (Tales from the Dark Side) will also executive produce with Matador’s Nigel Thomas.

The ensemble cast includes Natalia Tena, best known for
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Fortitude Casting 10 - 12 year old Mixed Race Boy

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Julie Harkin Casting Cdg (Utopia, Misfits) are currently casting Fortitude a dramatic new crime thriller written by Simon Donald for Sky Atlantic and Starz produced by Fifty Fathoms/Tiger Aspect.

Thank You For Your Carrie Morgan Suggestions - That Role Is Now Closed

However! We are also looking for a 10 - 12 year old mixed race (dad is black, mum is white) Boy to play Liam Sutter.

If you would like to be considered for an audition, please send a recent picture, your Dob and your location in the UK to Rae at:

This Casting Is Now Closed

Closing Date: 22nd November

Liam Sutter (Male)

Liam is very close to his mum and not so close to his dad. A curious, happy, well-adjusted little boy. Hasn’t made many friends yet in Fortitude but hasn’t had much trouble fitting in. He’s close to Carrie Morgan. He’s not academically
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Sky Atlantic Series Auditions Girl Aged 9-12

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Julie Harkin Casting Cdg (Utopia, Misfits) are currently casting Fortitude a dramatic new crime thriller written by Simon Donald for Sky Atlantic and Starz produced by Fifty Fathoms/Tiger Aspect.

We are looking for an intelligent young actress (9-12 years old) for the role of Carrie Morgan, an independent, straightforward girl who appears throughout the series.

If you would like to be considered for an audition, please send a recent picture and your Date of Birth to Rae at:

This Casting Is Now Closed

Casting Breakdown:

Carrie Morgan (Female)

Carrie has been brought up by her dad and she’s indulged by him a lot. She’s older than her years because she has a natural realisation that things are tough for her dad and she tries her best to help him out. She’s very independently minded for a girl her age. She’s quite fearless and curious. She
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Open casting call in Manchester

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Are You From, And Based In Manchester?

We Are Looking For Male Actors For Brilliant Roles In A New Filmaged 16-22 (Must Be Over 16 By End Of June 2011)

Casting Director Of ‘MisfitsJulie Harkin Cdgis Casting ‘Spike Island’ for Fiesta Productions/ UK Film Council / Revolver

A Manchester based story of five local boys desperately trying to make it to the infamous Stone Roses gig at Spike Island.

Directed By Tom Green(Misfits)

Synopsis:Manchester.1990.The height of the Stone Roses fame.The five 16 year old friends are the embodiment of the 'Madchester' spirit. They've formed a band and are pretty damn good, now all they need to do is get to the Roses gig at Spike Island and get their demo into the right hands....

If You Would Like A Chance To Be Involvedin The Project Please Attend Our Open Audition on Saturday 12th March.

Come Along Any Time Between 10Am
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Cheerleaders 3D open casting

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Looking For Male & Female

Actors, Dancers, Gymnasts, Cheerleaders…Or People That Can Do All Four! Aged 16-22 (Must Be Over 16)

Casting Director Of ‘MisfitsJulie Harkin

Is Casting ‘Cheerleaders 3D’

A London based, 3D comedy dance film that will hit

our screens in late 2011.

Directed By Tom Harper (Misfits, This Is England) And Written By Ben Schiffer (Skins)

An American teacher on an exchange programme attempts to bring Cheerleading to a school in Hackney. In their quest to win the UK Cheerleading Championships, these inner London teenagers bring their own unique take to America’s latest export and discover that it can be a celebration of their own glittering identity.

If You Would Like A Chance To Be Involved In The Project

Please Attend Our Open Audition on

Saturday 29Th Or Sunday 30th January Between 11Am And 6Pm

At: Apiary Studios, 458 Hackney Road, London E2 9Eg

You will be asked
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