Walt Disney Pictures feature film Pirates of the Caribbean 5 day player and extras casting calls are now officially underway.
The Disney casting team for Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is currently accepting submissions and registration from males and females to be considered for day player roles, featured background players, and general extras. To be considered, all talent and crew members must be legally eligible to work in Queensland, Australia. The work permit documents and information are available for download here. Submission and registration instructions are posted below.
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales continues the saga of Captain Jack Sparrow, played by three-time Academy Award nominee Johnny Depp. The film series has been a huge box office success for Disney, having pulled in over $3.7 billion at the box office. Shooting on Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales will take place in Queensland, Australia beginning February, 2015. Additional cast members include Academy Award winner Javier Bardem playing the film’s villain, Captain Brand. Academy Award winner Geoffrey Rush is also returning to play Captain Barbossa. Hawaii International Film Festival Rising Star Award winner Brenton Thwaites has been cast in the role of a British soldier who teams up with Jack Sparrow. Adam Brown, Delroy Atkinson, and Danny Kirrane have also joined the cast in undisclosed roles.
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales centers on a down-on-his-luck Captain Jack Sparrow who finds the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost pirates led by his old nemesis, the terrifying Captain Salazar, escape from the Devil’s Triangle, determined to kill every pirate at sea… including him. Captain Jack’s only hope of survival lies in seeking out the legendary Trident of Poseidon, a powerful artifact that bestows upon its possessor total control over the seas.
Ten-time Primetime Emmy Award winner Jerry Bruckheimer is producing Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, while Barry H. Waldman is serving as executive producer. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is scheduled to hit theaters on July 7, 2017. Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures will handle domestic and international distribution.
Pirates of the Caribbean 5 Day Player and Extras Casting
The casting director for Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is currently accepting submissions for day player acting roles, and extras can now register for work. All ages and types are being considered, depending on the specific needs for given dates. No experience is necessary, however professional resumes should be submitted if available. All actors, extras, and crew members must be legally eligible to work in Queensland, Australia. The 2015 Australia Actors Resource Guide eBook contains the information and documents for adults, minors, and foreign talent who would like to work as an actor, extra, or crew member on film and television productions in Australia:
• Victoria Actors Resources
• New South Wales Actors Resources
• South Australia Actors Resources
• Queensland Actors Resources
• Tasmania Actors Resources
• Western Australia Resources
Each State’s section contains the following:
– Casting Directors List
– Talent Agents and Managers List
– Modeling Agents
– Acting Classes and Schools List
– Headshot Photographers List
– Training and Schools
– Performers Unions
– Misc. Industry Resources
In addition to the following Resources:
• Guidelines on entry into Australia of foreign actors.
• Australian Entertainment Visa Application
• Sydney and NSW Entertainment Industry Child Labour Laws
• Application for Certificate to Import Foreign Actors into Australia
• General Talent Agent Information
• Audition Tips
• How To Make an Audition Video
• Sample Actors Resume
• Sample Beginning Actors Resume
• Sample Cover Letters
• Entertainment Industry Terminology
• Non-Immigrant USA Visa Application
• USA Child Actor Work Permit Requirements
• USA Immigration Work Permits and Visas for Actors
• PDF Users Guides
All 2015 Actors Resource Guide eBook are available here.
‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’ Extras Casting
Extras can register for fully paid work by submitting a recent clear color 3/4 length photo along with name, age, location, and contact information including cell phone number to the following:
Please choose one of the following categories, and select the one that you fit into. Put the category name into to SUBJECT LINE of your email submission:
• PIRATE (males)
• VILLAGER (males and females)
• BRITISH SOLDIER (if submitting for this category, please specify if you are knowledgeable in how to march, hold guns and fire replica muskets.
You MUST be available to work in the southeastern region of Queensland, Australia. You MUST be available for full day/night bookings with no conflict. Shooting can run upwards of 12 hours+ per booking.
‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’ Day Player Principal Actor Casting
Please only submit by postal mail, no personal unannounced drop-offs, and absolutely no phone calls. Submit an 8×10 color professional headshot and resume to the following:
Pirates of the Caribbean 5
Day Player Submission
Ronna Kress Casting
333 S Beverly Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
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Film Crew Members
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is still accepting submissions from experienced film crew members and craftsmen who are located in Queensland, Australia for on-call fill-in work. Please submit resumes to the following:
Absolutely NO actor or extra submissions to this email address, they will be discarded.
Australia Production Office
Sparrow Films, Inc.
Oxenford QLD 4210
United States Production Office
Sparrow Films, Inc.
2600 W Olive Avenue
Burbank, CA 91505
Walt Disney Pictures
500 S Buena Vista Street
Burbank, CA 91521
Jerry Bruckheimer Films
1631 Tenth Street
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Mukiri Productions PTY LTD
South Yarra, Victoria
Barry H. Waldman
Johnny Depp – Captain Jack Sparrow
Brenton Thwaites – British Soldier
Javier Bardem – Captain Brand
Geoffrey Rush – Captain Barbossa
Adam Brown – TBA
Delroy Atkinson – TBA
Danny Kirrane – TBA
The continuing adventures of Captain Jack Sparrow, said to have supernatural elements in a movie set in fictional historical New Orleans.