Auditions for ‘The Nutcracker and the Four Realms’ live-action film

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Auditions are currently being set up for new starring and supporting roles in the upcoming Walt Disney Pictures live-action feature film “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms”. Shooting will get underway this Fall, 2016 in London. To be considered, all actors MUST have legal eligibility to work in the entertainment industry in London, and the documentation and resources are available here.

“The Nutcracker and the Four Realms” is a live action adaptation of the Christmas Eve tale about a young girl who finds a Nutcracker doll among the family’s gifts and is charged by her parents to take special care of it. Under the cover of darkness, the Nutcracker comes to life, along with an evil Mouse King with seven heads, introducing Marie to the magical world of toys, and the brave Nutcracker who will change her life forever.

Starring in “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms” is Saturn Award nominee Mackenzie Foy as Clara, Academy Award winner Helen Mirren as Mother Ginger, two-time Academy Award nominee Keira Knightley as Sugar Plum Fairy, and Clara, Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman as Drosselmeyer. Remaining roles to be cast include those listed below.

Three-time Academy Award nominee Lasse Hallström will direct “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms” from an adapted screenplay written by Ashleigh Powell, based on characters by E.T.A. Hoffmann. Online Film & Television Association OFTA Award nominee Larry J. Franco is producing “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms” along with Academy Award nominee Mark Gordon and Lindy Goldstein. Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize nominee Linda Goldstein Knowlton is executive producer. “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms” will be distributed by Disney in 2018.

Roles:

Fritz
Snow Queen
Nutcracker Prince
Mouse King
Dew Drop Fairy
Mr. Stahlbaum
Mrs. Stahlbaum
Soldiers of the Nutcracker

Principal Actor Casting Director (speaking roles only)

All talent is required to be legally eligible to work in London and in the United Kingdom. The London Actors Resource Guide eBook contains the information and documents for adults, minors, and foreign talent who would like to work as an actor or extra on film and television productions in London and the United Kingdom. All Actors Resource Guide eBooks are available here.

Lucy Bevan
Oxford House
76 Oxford St
London W1D 1BS
UK

NOTE:

Starring and supporting roles are mainly being cast through talent agents. You can find comprehensive listings and submission addresses for talent agents here. However, if you are not signed with an agent and wish to self-submit, I highly recommend that your 8×10 color headshot and resume along with the cover letter be sent in a 9 x 12 Clear Full Face Window Envelope with the photo visible in the window.

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Production Companies:

Do NOT send photos and resumes to the production companies, as they will end up being thrown away. They do not cast the films, rather they hire casting directors who sort through the thousands of submissions (see above).

Mark Gordon Company/Lindy Goldstein Productions
12200 West Olympic Blvd.
Suite 250
Los Angeles, CA 90064

Laha Films 137 W 57th Street
7th Floor
New York, NY 10019

The Walt Disney Studios
500 S. Buena Vista Street
Burbank, CA 91521-0001

PHONE: 310-943-6401 FAX: 310-943-6402
STATUS: Fall 2016 LOCATION: United Kingdom
PRODUCER: Mark Gordon – Lindy Goldstein WRITER: Ashleigh Powell
DIRECTOR: Lasse Hallstrom LP: Larry Franco PC: Ella Daines-Smith

A live action adaptation of the Christmas Eve tale about a young girl who finds a Nutcracker doll among the

family’s gifts and is charged by her parents to take special care of it. Under the cover of darkness, the Nutcracker comes to life, along with an evil Mouse King with seven heads, introducing Marie to the magical world of toys, and the brave Nutcracker who will change her life forever.

Executive Producer:

Linda Goldstein Knowlton

Producers:

Larry Franco
Mark Gordon
Lindy Goldstein

Writer:

Ashleigh Powell

Director:

Lasse Hallstrom

Starring:

Mackenzie Foy – Clara
Helen Mirren – Mother Ginger
Keira Knightley – Sugar Plum Fairy
Morgan Freeman – Drosselmeyer

Story:

A live action retelling of the classic tale based on the story The Nutcracker and the Mouse King

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Alan Baltes was born in St. Paul, Minnesota and his family moved to Santa Barbara, California when he was 6 years old. He attended San Marcos High School in Santa Barbara, CA with classmates Cathy Ireland, Cady Huffman, Anthony Edwards, and Eric Stoltz. It wasn't until he met actor Don Stroud, that he became interested in acting. Alan attended a casting session with Don to help him read his lines and was noticed by the casting directors of the show "General Hospital". Alan ended up working 8 months on the show as a "Police Cadet McDonald" with fellow actors Mark Dacascos and Jack Wagner. Alan continued to work on various films, television shows, and commercials and also toured with the Native American Dance Theatre as Associate Producer. In 2002, Alan became interested in working on committees at the Screen Actors Guild, and has served on the Background Actors Committee and the Native American Committee. On February 26, 2008, Alan Baltes became "A United Journey For Humanity's Creative Innovators Advocating A Global Difference Honoree". Alan Baltes founded his company, AB Media Publishing LLC in 2007, which publishes the "Actors Resource Guides" for actors among others. His company also publishes a network of casting calls and auditions information websites. Alan is also an IMDb Pro News Desk Partner. In 2014, Alan Baltes opened a PR Services division of his company, providing publicity services for entertainment industry professionals. Alan is also a film and television casting director, with credits ranging from extras to lead role actors. Alan Baltes is the proud parent of two amazing young daughters, and strives to educate young actors about the trials and tribulations of an entertainment industry career.