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'Furious Seven' director James Wan launches worldwide talent search - Los Angeles Acting Auditions | Examiner.com

Today Acting-Auditions.org is reporting that Warner Bros. Pictures and "Furious Seven" director James Wan have launched a worldwide talent search to find four talented kids to play lead and supporting roles in the feature film "The Conjuring 2: The Enfield Poltergeist". Award winning British casting director Rose Wicksteed is accepting submissions from child actors in any area for these roles, and she has specified that there is no previous acting experience required. Shooting will take place in London beginning in September, 2015 and continuing through the end of November, 2015. Additional filming will take place in Los Angeles. "The Conjuring 2: The Enfield Poltergeist" continues the story of real-life paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren, and the true tale of the Enfield Poltergeist. Academy Award nominee Vera Farmiga and Golden Globe Award nominee Patrick Wilson play the Warrens.
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'Alleycats' begins shoot with Eleanor Tomlinson, Sam Keeley

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'Alleycats' begins shoot with Eleanor Tomlinson, Sam Keeley
Exclusive: Shoot underway on thriller backed by The Fyzz Facility.

Filming is underway in London on illegal bike-racing thriller Alleycats, backed by The Fyzz Facility.

Screen Stars of Tomorrow Eleanor Tomlinson (Poldark) and Sam Keeley (What Richard Did) star alongside John Hannah (Four Weddings and a Funeral), John Lynch (The Fall), Rizzle Kicks singer Jordan Stephens, Camilla Rutherford (Gosford Park), Virgile Bramly (Point Blank) and Josh Whitehouse (Northern Soul). 

The Fyzz Facility and Elephant Gun Films have backed the debut feature from director Ian Bonhôte, a thriller set in the world of illegal bike racing in London.

Andy Ryder produces, writers are Simon Uttley, Max Kinnings and Anthea Anka. Casting director is former Screen Star of Tomorrow Rose Wicksteed.

Co-producer is Emma Lamont (Shelby) and executive producers are Robert Jones (The Usual Suspects), Wayne Marc Godfrey (Cake), and David Gilbery (War Pigs).

The production also raised money through a Kickstarter campaign.

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Screen, British Council celebrate UK Stars at Lff

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Screen International is working with British Council to present Screen’s UK Stars of Tomorrow tonight at an intimate industry dinner during the BFI London Film Festival.

A select group of the 2014 stars, and several alumni from past years, will be celebrated at an invitation-only international industry dinner tonight at Kettners.

This is the first time that Screen’s Stars of Tomorrow have been presented at Lff. The event is supported by British Council and Casting Society of America (Csa), and will be held in association with We Are UK Film.

Briony Hanson, Director of Film, British Council, said: “Connecting the brightest and best filmmakers, both established and up-and-coming, to international audiences and counterparts is absolutely at the heart of what we do at British Council Film. So we are thrilled to be partnering on this event which will give the UK Stars of Tomorrow a focused opportunity to meet and greet key players from the international
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Screen unveils 2014 UK Stars of Tomorrow

Screen unveils 2014 UK Stars of Tomorrow
Screen International is today unveiling its 2014 UK Stars of Tomorrow, profiling rising actors, writers, directors, producers and heads of department.Click here for the digital edition [Subscribers]Gallery: UK Stars of Tomorrow 2014

The 2014 Class of Screen International UK Stars of Tomorrow are: (click on each name for individual profile)

The Actors

Jamie Blackley

The South London native will star opposite Chloe Grace Moretz in If I Stay for Warner Bros/MGM.

Olivia Cooke

The 20-year-old Manchester native is already a familiar face in the Us, where she stars in TV series Bates Motel.

Sophie Cookson

The Oxford School of drama graduate landed the female lead in Matthew Vaughn’s Kingsman: The Secret Service.

McKell David

At just 17, this Harrow teenager is a veteran of his own YouTube show and will star in three new features: Don’t Grow Up, Legacy and Montana.

Calvin Demba

The 20-year-old East Ender has just shot an episode of Babylon and will star
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Casting call for feature film shooting in Northern Ireland

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Casting Call For Feature Film Shooting In Northern Ireland

Rose Wicksteed Casting is looking for 6 teenagers for supporting roles in a British feature film 'The Survivalist'

Casting in Belfast 23rd-26th May 2014

Age 13-20 - male & female (Must be over 13 for licensing hours)

Must Be Based In Ireland Or Northern Ireland..

Paid

The script has been developed through Northern Ireland Screen’s New Talent Focus scheme, which included input from BFI and Film4 executives. It topped the UK Brit List last year and ranked on Hollywood’s Black List for the year’s best un-produced scripts.

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Writer/Director: Stephen Fingleton.

One of Screen’s Stars of Tomorrow 2013. His BFI funded shorted film Slr starred Liam Cunningham, won Best Irish Film at the Oscar qualifying Foyle Film Festival, and was nominated for an Ifta.

Producers: The Fyzz Facility - Wayne Marc Godfrey & Robert Jones

Producers and Company Director of The Fyzz Facility,
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Open Casting Call for UK Feature Film

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Open Casting Call for UK Feature Film developed with the BFI

Postcards From London

Rose Wicksteed | Casting is looking for a Lead Male for a British feature film supported by the BFI.

Jim - Age 18-24

Attractive. He should have an edge to him, a sexiness and charisma. Everyone falls in love with him.

Shooting May/June 2013 in London.

No acting experience necessary. Can be from anywhere in the UK.

Paid

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The Writer/Director is Steve Mclean whose first feature film was nominated in the Us at the Independent Spirit Awards & at Sundance Film Festival. This will be his second feature.

The Producer is Gavin Emerson who has previously been nominated for 3 BAFTA awards.

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If you would like to be considered, please email us a recent photo and the following details as soon as possible.

1) Full Name

2) Date of Birth

3) Age

4) Where you live i.e village, town, city.

Email to: casting@rosewicksteed.
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