New open casting calls for Disney film ‘A Wrinkle in Time’


The official Disney talent search for ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ in now underway. Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures will begin production on the family adventure fantasy feature film “A Wrinkle in Time” this coming Fall, 2016 and the casting team is searching for a young male actor to play a lead role. Disney has scheduled in-person open casting calls for Saturday October 1, 2016 in Cleveland, Sunday October 9, 2016 in Pittsburgh, and Sunday October 9, 2016 in Richmond, VA. “A Wrinkle in Time” will be directed by Golden Globe Award nominee Ava DuVernay from an adapted screenplay written by Academy Award winner Jennifer Lee, based on the multiple award winning novel of the same name by Madeleine L’Engle. To be considered talent MUST have legal eligibility to work in the entertainment industry in both Atlanta and in Los Angeles, CA where shooting will take place. Details below.

“A Wrinkle in Time” tells the story of Meg Murry and her little brother, Charles Wallace, who have been without their scientist father, Mr. Murry, for five years, ever since he discovered a new planet and used the fourth dimension time/space travel concept known as a tesseract to travel there. Joined by Meg’s classmate Calvin O’Keefe, and guided by the three mysterious astral travelers known as Mrs. Whatsit (Reese Witherspoon), Mrs. Who (Mindy Kaling) and Mrs. Which (Oprah Winfrey), the children brave a dangerous journey to a planet that possesses all the evil in the universe in order to find Mr. Murry

Peabody Award winner James Whitaker will produce “A Wrinkle in Time” along with Catherine Hand, Cary Granat, and Ed Jones. Douglas C. Merrifield will serve as executive producer. Production companies are Whitaker Entertainment, Reel FX, and Forward Movement. Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures will handle domestic distribution. “A Wrinkle in Time” is scheduled to be released in theaters in July 28, 2017.

Disney Open Casting Call Details

The casting team for the Walt Disney Pictures feature film “A Wrinkle in Time” is currently conducting a talent search for a male child talent to play the following lead role:

CHARLES WALLACE – Male, must be 5-7 yrs old to play 5. Must be mixed-race, such as Caucasian/Black. He is EXTREMELY intelligent and articulate, much older than his years, like a well-read college professor trapped in the body of a 5 year old. Despite his youth, he is a strong, brave soul, delightful, sweet, innocent and loving. Someone we fall in love with. Like Meg, he undergoes a life-changing transformation during their intergalactic journey. LEAD ROLE.

To be considered, you must be legally eligible to work on film productions in Los Angeles, California and in the United States. The Los Angeles Actors Resource Guide eBook contains the information and documents for adults, teens, children, and foreign talent who would like to work as an actor or extra on film productions in Los Angeles and the United States. All Actors Resource Guide eBooks are available here.

Pittsburgh, PA Open Casting Call

Talent must first submit the following via email to be invited to an in-person audition in Pittsburgh, PA:

• Child’s name and “Disney Audition” in the subject line
• Child’s name in the body of the email
• Child’s age
• City of residence
• 1-2 recent photos
• Parent’s name and phone number

The auditions will be taking place on October 9, 2016 from 12:00pm to 6:00pm.

Email the above to

Richmond, VA Open Casting Call


WCVE Video Productions
23 Sesame Street
Richmond, VA 23235


Sunday October 9, 2016
1:00pm – 5:00pm

Cleveland, Ohio Open Casting Call

Talent must first submit the following via email to be invited to an in-person audition in Cleveland, OH:

• Child’s name and “Disney Audition” in the subject line
• Child’s name in the body of the email
• Child’s age
• City of residence
• 1-2 recent photos
• Parent’s name and phone number

The auditions will be taking place on October 1st from 11:30am to 5:30pm.

Email the above to

If you are unable to attend the open casting calls, you can submit a current color headshot (and resume if available), along with your full name, parents/legal guardians full name(s) and contact information including phone number(s), the location where you live, and NAME of the role for which you wish to be considered.

Send your submission to:

To submit by postal mail:

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

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

A Wrinkle in Time Submission
Aisha Coley Casting
7336 Santa Monica Blvd.
Ste. 611
Los Angeles, CA 90046


Talent Agents are also submitting their actors for these roles. 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 through postal mail, 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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Film Crew Members & Production Assistants

Experienced film crew members and production staff available to work in Los Angeles can submit resumes to the following:

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).

Tesseract Productions, Inc.
2600 W. Olive Avenue
Sixth Floor
Burbank, CA 91505

Whitaker Entertainment
500 South Buena Vista Street
Old Animation Building 2H-8
Burbank, CA 91521

Reel FX
2115 Colorado Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90404

Forward Movement
4515 Van Nuys Blvd.
Suite 402
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
500 S. Buena Vista Street
Team Disney Building
Burbank, CA 91521

Executive Producers:

Douglas C. Merrifield


Jim Whitaker
Catherine Hand
Cary Granat
Ed Jones


Jennifer Lee


Ava DuVernay


Oprah Winfrey
Reese Witherspoon
Mindy Kaling
Storm Reid


After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send her, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him.


About Author

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.