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.
Dew Drop Fairy
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.
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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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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.
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Laha Films 137 W 57th Street
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.
Linda Goldstein Knowlton
Mackenzie Foy – Clara
Helen Mirren – Mother Ginger
Keira Knightley – Sugar Plum Fairy
Morgan Freeman – Drosselmeyer
A live action retelling of the classic tale based on the story The Nutcracker and the Mouse King