Casting Call for Walt Disney Pictures feature film ‘Fright Night’

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Walt Disney Pictures and Dreamworks are currently in pre-production on the feature film remake of the 1980’s classic comedy-horror picture about a teenager who discovers his neighbors are vampires. The film stars Colin Farrell as a vampire, and Anton Yelchin plays the teenage neighbor.

Shooting will take place in Albuquerque, New Mexico from July 26, 2010 through October 1, 2010. The extras casting director, Tina Kerr is seeking locals to work on the film. She is seeking all types, and here are some special needs: 18+ year olds to look like younger, high school students, 16 to 17 year olds, various high school clique types: nerds, jocks, cheerleaders, asians, stoners, etc., teacher types with professional attire, parents of high school students, Las Vegas Showgirls, poker players, vampire types.

Standins and Photos Doubles for lead actors plus many other General Extra roles are needed.

Those interested may fill out an online application:

Walt Disney Pictures Fright Night Casting Call

The film has a scheduled release date of August 19, 2011.

See the post titled Headshot and Resume Information regarding how to submit for principal acting roles.

Please submit photos and resumes by mail only.
No phone calls or personal drop-offs.

Principal Actor Casting (Los Angeles):

Allison Jones
1438 N. Gower Street
Box 3
Building 5, Suite 309
Los Angeles, CA 90028

Extras Casting (New Mexico):

Tina Kerr
On Location Casting
2132A Central Ave. SE
Suite 295
Albuquerque, NM 87106

Production Companies:

Do NOT send photos and resumes to the production companies (they will most likely end up in the trash can), they do not cast the films. They hire casting directors who sort through the thousands of submissions.

Walt Disney Pictures
500 S. Buena Vista Street
Burbank, CA 91521

Dreamworks
100 Universal City Plaza
Building 5121
Universal City, CA 91608

Michael De Luca Productions
10202 W. Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232

Gaeta/Rosenzweig Films
2629 Main Street
Suite 300
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Vincent Production, Inc.
1011 Lamberton Place NE
Suite A
Albuquerque, NM 87107

Producers:

Michael De Luca
Michael Gaeta
Alison Rosenzweig
Lloyd Ivan Miller
Josh Bratman

Director: Craig Gillespie

Starring:

Colin Farrell
Anton Yelchin
Toni Collette
David Tennant
Christopher Mintz-Plasse
Imogen Poots

Story:

A remake of the 1985 horror comedy “Fright Night,” about Charley Brewster (Yelchin), a teenager who discovers that his neighbors are vampires. Farrell has the plum role of the vampire, named Jerry, who on the surface appears to be a cool guy but is really preying on the neighborhood. Collette is Yelchin’s mom, who at first disapproves of the new arrival but changes her attitude when she meets the magnetic man and – surprise – doesn’t believe her son when he tries to tell her Jerry is a vampire. Tennant will play Peter Vincent, the host of a late-night horror show. In the remake, he’s a Las Vegas magician whose show revolves around horror-movie imagery. Vincent claims to be a vampire expert, but when the teen turns to him for assistance, he’s less than helpful. Mintz-Plasse is playing Evil Ed, Yelchin’s friend who feels slighted that Charlie has left his nerdy past behind and thus joins the vampire’s coven.

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