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Michael Bay casting director Maryellen Aviano hiring extras for Transformers: The Last Knight

The Paramount Pictures feature film "Transformers: The Last Knight" has now begun production in the Detroit, Michigan area and anyone interested in working on the film as an extra can submit photos and contact information by email to Michael Bay casting coordinator Maryellen Aviano. Shooting will run for 8-weeks in the Detroit area before moving on to London for additional filming. Two-time Academy Award nominee Mark Wahlberg has returned to reprise his role as Cade Yeager, along with Daytime Emmy Awards nominee Peter Cullen as the voice of Optimus Prime, and Josh Duhamel as Lt. Colonel William. Joining the cast of “Transformers: The Last Knight” is Academy Award winner Anthony Hopkins, Empire Awards winner Laura Haddock, Imagen Award nominee Isabela Moner, Primetime Emmy Award winner Stephen Merchant, Academy Award winner Jean Dujardin, and Jerrod Carmichael. Directors Guild of America DGA Award winner Michael Bay is directing “Transformers: The Last Knight
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Michael Bay casting director Maryellen Aviano hiring extras for Transformers: The Last Knight

The Paramount Pictures feature film "Transformers: The Last Knight" has now begun production in the Detroit, Michigan area and anyone interested in working on the film as an extra can submit photos and contact information by email to Michael Bay casting coordinator Maryellen Aviano. Shooting will run for 8-weeks in the Detroit area before moving on to London for additional filming. Two-time Academy Award nominee Mark Wahlberg has returned to reprise his role as Cade Yeager, along with Daytime Emmy Awards nominee Peter Cullen as the voice of Optimus Prime, and Josh Duhamel as Lt. Colonel William. Joining the cast of “Transformers: The Last Knight” is Academy Award winner Anthony Hopkins, Empire Awards winner Laura Haddock, Imagen Award nominee Isabela Moner, Primetime Emmy Award winner Stephen Merchant, Academy Award winner Jean Dujardin, and Jerrod Carmichael. Directors Guild of America DGA Award winner Michael Bay is directing “Transformers: The Last Knight
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Casting calls for Warner Bros. Pictures 'Batman vs. Superman' - Los Angeles Acting Auditions Examiner

Crown City Pictures, Syncopy, and Atlas Entertainment in association with DC Entertainment and Batfilm Productions are now in pre-production on the Warner Bros. Pictures action adventure sci-fi feature film “Batman vs. Superman”. This is the current working title of the film. Casting is underway for the lead and supporting roles in the film. Maryellen Aviano, the casting director who hosted the recent Star Wars: Episode VII meet-and-greet sessions in the United States, is the extras casting coordinator for “Batman vs. Superman”. Open casting calls will be posted here. Submission instructions for acting roles is now posted below. Film crew members can now submit via email. Starring in “Batman vs. Superman” is Teen Choice Awards winner Henry Cavill playing the role of Clark Kent/Superman, the last son of Krypton. Cavill is reprising his role from “Man of Steel”. He is currently playing the role of Napoleon Solo opposite Armie Hammer in the Warner Bros.
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Star Wars: Episode VII Casting Call Now Accepting Online Auditions

Star Wars: Episode VII Casting Call Now Accepting Online Auditions
Last week, we reported on a Star Wars: Episode VII casting call that revealed details about two young characters named Rachel and Thomas, which are most likely code names.

The production is holding casting calls in various U.S. and U.K. cities, but now it has been revealed that prospective young actors can submit their video auditions online at OpenCastingCall2013.com, which also has information about "meet & greet" opportunities with casting director Maryellen Aviano. Take a look at the detailed character descriptions below.

Seeking Young Woman To Play 17-18 Year Old. Must Be Beautiful, Smart And Athletic. Open To All Ethnicities (Including Bi And Multi Racial). Must Be Over 16.

Rachel

Was quite young when she lost her parents. With no other family, she was forced to make her way in a tough, dangerous town. Now 17, she has become street smart and strong. She is able to take care of
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Disney Accepting Video Auditions Nationwide for Star Wars: Episode VII

Disney and director J.J. Abrams are widening their search for actors to play characters in Star Wars: Episode VII. As Saoirse Ronan said about a month ago, they're auditioning everyone in Hollywood, and now they're auditioning anyone nationwide who wants to send in a video submission. Casting calls will still happen in the U.K. and a few U.S. cities, and there's a possibility of a meet-and-greet with casting director Maryellen Aviano (Inception). I can only imagine the nightmare of who has to watch all of these even though they obviously won't watch from start to finish, and they may not even start based on a headshot. Hit the jump for more including descriptions of the roles, and how to submit an audition tape. Star Wars: Episode VII opens in 3D on December 18, 2015. Disney is looking for actors to play "Rachel" and "Thomas", which are almost certainly code names.
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'Star Wars' to Hold Open Auditions Online

'Star Wars' to Hold Open Auditions Online
Actors who missed the opportunity to audition for Star Wars: Episode VII are getting a second chance in the U.K., according to the BBC. Hopefuls may now try out online for two roles, detailed below, by visiting Cast It Talent's website.

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That site also details a string of U.S. meet-and-greets with casting director Maryellen Aviano, who has cast extras for films including Man of Steel, The Hangover Part III and Django Unchained. Those began last week and
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"Star Wars: Episode VII": Us Casting Call

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Sneak Peek details of a Us casting call, in addition to the recent UK search, for Disney's upcoming Lucasfilm production of "Star Wars: Episode VII", opening December 18, 2015:

"...Seeking: Young woman to play 17-18 Years old. Must be beautiful, smart and athletic. Open to all ethnicities (including bi- and multi-racial).

"'Rachel': Was quite young when she lost her parents. With no other family, she was forced to maker her way alone in a tough, dangerous town. Now 17 she has become street smart and strong. She is able to take care of herself using humor and guts to get by.

"Always a survivor, never a victim, she remains hopeful that she can move away from this harsh existence to a better life. She is always thinking of what she can do to move ahead.

"Seeking: Young man to play 19-23 years old. Must be handsome, smart and athletic. Must be over
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'Star Wars: Episode VII' to Hold Casting Call in Chicago (Report)

'Star Wars: Episode VII' to Hold Casting Call in Chicago (Report)
Will the Force be strong in Chicago? Lucasfilm is setting its sights on the Windy City to find castmembers for its upcoming Star Wars: Episode VII, The Chicago Tribune reports. Casting director Maryellen Aviano will be in Chicago Nov. 14 in search of young actors to fill two roles. One will be for a female in the 17-18 range to play a character named Rachel. She is described as a “street smart, independent, athletic, natural beauty," with the role open to "all ethnicities, multi & bi-racial." Photos: 'Star Wars' Actors Then and Now A male in the

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Nationwide search for male and female to play lead roles in major Walt Disney Pictures film - La Acting Auditions Examiner | FeatureFilmCasting.com

Disney casting director Maryellen Aviano is searching for two young actors to play lead roles in a Walt Disney Pictures motion picture. Maryellen Aviano has cast such recent major feature films as "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," "Transformers 1-4," "Man of Steel," "Oz the Great and Powerful," "The Avengers," "Inception," "Hangover Part III" and "Django Unchained". Aviano has scheduled six meet-and-greet sessions across America to scout talent. In addition, audition videos will be accepted soon.
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Avengers Assemble! Open Casting Call Announced for Marvel's Avengers Movie

Are you a comic book fan? Ever dreamed of hearing Captain America shout out the clarion call, "Avengers Assemble!" Well, if you have some free time on your hands, and you live in the New Mexico area, you might have the opportunity to do just that. Marvel Studios Extras Casting Director Maryellen Aviano recently put out an open call for extras to appear in The Avengers, Marvel's super-team movie that will bring together the heroes (and villain?) from the Thor, Iron Man, Captain America and Hulk movies to face one threat too powerful and terrifying for any of the heroes to confront on their own. According to the announcement, shooting will begin in late-April and continue through late-July.

Next Showing: The Avengers opens May 4, 2012

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Behind the scenes: The Avengers assemble at ComiCon 2010

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Casting Call: "The Avengers" Assemble In New Mexico

From the New Mexico Film Office:

"Open Extras Casting Call: 'The Avengers'

When: Friday, March 25: noon-4pm

And Saturday, March 26: 10am-3pm

Where:

Hotel Albuquerque

(Weavers Room)

800 Rio Grande Blvd. Nw

Albuquerque, Nm

This is the official extras casting call for “The Avengers” feature film held by Marvel Studios Extras Casting Director Maryellen Aviano.

Scheduled to film Albuquerque area late April-late July.

We’d love to hire as many Nm residents as possible so please come well groomed & dressed in your business executive best!

Pictures will be taken at no charge.

Over 18 only, will accept current non-returnable pics of kids that can obtain work permits if necessary.

Bring a pen & No Phone Calls please!..."

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Open Casting Call For The Avengers In New Mexico

If you live down Mexico way it'l soon be time to dress smart and head out to meet the casting crew of The Avengers. There will be an Open Casting Call held at the end of the month in Albuquerque, shooting is expected to begin April 1. When: Friday, March 25: noon-4pm And Saturday, March 26: 10am-3pm Where: Hotel Albuquerque (Weavers Room) 800 Rio Grande Blvd. Nw Albuquerque, Nm map This is the official extras casting call for “The Avengers” feature film held by Marvel Studios Extras Casting Director Maryellen Aviano. Scheduled to film Albuquerque area late April-late July. We’d love to hire as many Nm residents as possible so please come well groomed & dressed in your business executive best! Pictures will be taken at no charge. Over 18 only, will accept current non-returnable pics of kids that can obtain work permits if necessary. Bring a pen & No Phone Calls please!
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