LOS ANGELES FILM & TV

PRODUCTION LISTINGS

Compiled by C. Ryanne Laratonda

The following listings are not casting notices but instead reflect the best general information available about current casting assignments. Do your homework and use them wisely. Do not phone or visit casting directors’ offices. Unless otherwise instructed, all contact with casting directors should be through the mail. Blind mass mailings are not recommended.

 

FEATURE FILMS: CURRENTLY SHOOTING 

American Sniper (Action) Based on the memoir by Chris Kyle titled “American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History,” this film follows Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle as he balances family and being at war. With Bradley Cooper. Casting: Cami Patton, 4640 Lankershim Blvd., Ste. 511, North Hollywood, CA 91602. Shoots through May 1; location TBA.

American Ultra (Comedy) A stoner and his girlfriend become the target of a government man hunt. With Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg. Directed by Nima Nourizadeh. Casting: Jeanne McCarthy, 1750 Ocean Park Blvd., Ste. 208, Santa Monica, CA 90405. Shoots through June 10 in New Orleans.

Avengers: Age of Ultron (Action) An evil robot is accidentally created by Tony Stark, and the Avengers must stop it. Directed by Joss Whedon. With Robert Downy Jr., James Spader, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Jeremy Renner, Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Thomas Kretschmann, Paul Bettany, and Soohyun. Casting: Sarah Finn, 588 N. Larchmont Blvd., First Fl., Los Angels., CA 90004. Shoots through August in the United Kingdom, South Africa, Italy, and South Korea.

The Best of Me (Drama) Two former small-town high school sweethearts return home for a funeral and must deal with past feelings for each other. Based on the Nicholas Sparks novel. Director: Michael Hoffman. Casting: Lora Kennedy, 4000 Warner Blvd., Bldg. 95, Ste. 130, Burbank, CA 91522. Shoots through May 19, in Wilmington, N.C. 

Cake A woman survives a car accident that killed her child and must find a way to go on. Directed by Daniel Barnz. With Jennifer Aniston. Casting: Lindsay Graham and Mary Vernieu, Betty Mae, Inc., 13375 Beach Ave., Marina del Rey, CA  90292. Shoots through June 2; location TBA.

Crawlspace (Drama) In this film, a family moves into a new home and finds out that the previous owners were murdered by someone living inside the walls of the house. Directed by Phil Claydon. With Erin Moriarty and Michael Vartan. Casting: Mary Vernieu and Venus Kanani, Betty Mae, Inc., 13375 Beach Ave., Marina del Rey, CA 90292. Shoots through April 29; location TBA.

Fallen (Romance) A woman is courted by two men, unaware at first that they are angels who have vied for her love for centuries. With Addison Timlin, Jeremy Irvine, and Harrison Gilbertson. Directed by Scott Hicks. Casting: Ronna Kress, 333 S. Beverly Dr., Ste. 109, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Shoots through April 26 in Budapest, Hungary. 

Fantastic Four (Action) A reboot of the Marvel franchise, this film focuses on the superhero team the Fantastic Four: Mr. Fantastic, Invisible Woman, Human Torch, and the Thing. With Miles Teller. Directed by Joshua Trank. Casting: Ronna Kress, 333 S. Beverly Dr., Ste. 109, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Shoots through May 31 in Louisiana. 

Fathers and Daughters (Drama) While trying to get over her fear of emotional involvement with her boyfriend, a woman thinks back on her relationship with her famous father. With Russell Crowe, Aaron Paul, Amanda Seyfried, Octavia Spencer, and Diane Kruger. Directed by Gabriele Muccino. Casting: Mary Vernieu and Marisol Roncale, Betty Mae Casting, 13375 Beach Ave., Marina del Rey, CA 90292. Shoots through May 8 in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Get Hard (Comedy) When an innocent, rich, white-collar guy is wrongly sentenced to prison, he pays his car wash guy to show him how to prepare. With Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart. Directed by Etan Cohen. Casting: Allison Jones, 601 N. Larchmont Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90004. Shoots through May 15 in New Orleans.

Gods of Egypt (Action) A young god relies on a human thief to take revenge on his uncle who killed his father and left him blind. Directed by Alex Proyas. With Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Gerard Butler, Geoffrey Rush, Brenton Thwaites, and Courtney Eaton. Casting: John Papsidera, Automatic Sweat, 2656 S. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90034. Began shooting March 20 in Australia.

Goosebumps (Fantasy) Zach moves with his family to a new home and his neighbor is R.L. Stine, the horror author. When monsters from Stine's imagination come to life, Zach and Stine's niece race to fight them. With Jack Black and Dylan Minnette. Directed by Rob Letterman. Principal casting: Jeanne McCarthy and Nicole Abellera, 1750 Ocean Park Blvd., Ste. 208, Santa Monica, CA 90405. Background casting: Rose Locke, Catrett Locke Casting [no office info available].  Shoots through June in Toronto, Ontario.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay (Part One) (Drama) This drama is based on the book “Mockingjay” by Suzanne Collins. Starring Natalie Dormer, Jennifer Lawrence, and Julianne Moore. Casting: Debra Zane, Shayna Markowitz, and Bridget Cohen, 5225 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 536, Los Angeles, CA 90036. Shoots through June in Europe, Atlanta, Boston, and Los Angeles.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay (Part Two) (Drama) This drama is based on the book “Mockingjay” by Suzanne Collins. Starring Natalie Dormer, Jennifer Lawrence, and Julianne Moore. Casting: Debra Zane, 5225 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 536, Los Angeles, CA 90036. Shoots through June in Europe, Atlanta, Boston, and Los Angeles.

Knock Knock (Horror) In this film, two young girls unexpectedly arrive at the house of a married man, seduce him, and continue to wreak havoc on his life. Directed by Eli Roth. With Keanu Reeves, Lorenza Izzo, Ana de Armas, Colleen Camp, and Aaron Burns. Casting: Sheila Jaffe, 6671 Sunset Blvd., Bldg. 1509, Ste. 104, Los Angeles, CA 90028. Shoots through May in Santiago, Chile.

A Light Beneath Their Feet (Drama) In this film, a high school senior is faced with the choice of going to college or taking care of her bipolar mother. Directed by Valerie Weiss. With Taryn Manning and Kurt Fuller. Los Angeles casting: Alyssa Weisberg, 1666 Euclid St., Santa Monica, CA 90404. Chicago casting: Claire Simon, 1512 N. Fremont, Ste. 204, Chicago, IL 60622. Shoots through April 27; location TBA.

The Moon and the Sun (Fantasy) Louis XIV of France believes that the capture and death of a mermaid will bring him eternal life, but his secret daughter has befriended the mermaid. With Fan Bingbing, Bill Nighy, and Pierce Brosnan. Directed by Sean McNamara. Casting: Deborah Aquila and Jen Smith, Aquila/Wood Casting, 1680 N. Vine St., Ste. 806, Los Angeles, CA 90028. Shoots through April 30 in France and Australia.

Night at the Museum 3 (Comedy) This film is a sequel to the original movie, where a new security guard at the Museum of Natural History discovers that an ancient curse causes the exhibits to come to life at night. With Ben Stiller, Robin Williams, and Dan Stevens. Directed by Shawn Levy. Casting: Donna Isaacson and Brehan Fitzgerald, Twentieth Century Fox Feature Casting, 10201 W. Pico Blvd., Bldg. 12, Rm. 201, Los Angeles, CA 90035. Shoots through May 23, in Vancouver, B.C., and London.

One Christmas Eve (Drama, ABC) This TV movie is about what happens when a series of misadventures befall a newly divorced mother and her children on Christmas Eve. Casting: Jeremy Gordon, Lisa Beach, and Sarah Katzman, 606 N. Larchmont Blvd., Ste. 311, Los Angeles, CA 90004. Currently shooting in Canada. 

Taken 3 (Action) This film is the second sequel to the 2012 movie “Taken.” Directed by Olivier Megaton. With Liam Neeson, Forest Whitaker, Maggie Grace, Jon Gries, and Famke Janssen. Casting: John Papsidera, Automatic Sweat, 2656 S. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90034. Shoots through May in Los Angeles and Atlanta, Ga.

Term Life (Comedy) A man who is in a dangerous, illegal business takes out a life insurance policy to help his estranged daughter. Then he has to take her on the run with him and stay alive for 21 days. With Vince Vaughn and Hailee Steinfeld. Directed by Peter Billingsley. Casting: Sarah Halley Finn, 588 N. Larchmont Blvd., First Fl., Los Angeles, CA 90004. Shoots through April 21; location TBA.

The Veil (Horror) The lone survivor of a cult’s mass suicide returns to the scene of the event with a documentary film crew 30 years later. With Jessica Alba and Thomas Jane. Directed by Phil Joanou. Casting: John Barba and Lisa Fields, 2329 Purdue Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90064. Shoots through May 3; location TBA.

  

FEATURE FILMS: UPCOMING

All Eyes on Me (Drama) This biopic follows rapper Tupac Shakur’s career, including his time at Death Row Records and his involvement in the rivalry between East Coast and West Coast rappers, culminating in his murder in 1996. Casting: Mary Vernieu and Michelle Wade Byrd, 13375 Beach Ave., Marina del Rey, CA  90292. Shoots in June in Los Angeles, Atlanta, and Las Vegas.

Ant-Man (Action) Using a rare group of subatomic particles, a biochemist gains the ability to radically grow or shrink in size, as well as telepathically communicate with insects, making him the unlikely superhero known as Ant-Man. Directed by Edgar Wright. With Paul Rudd. Casting: Sarah Halley Finn, 588 N. Larchmont Blvd., First Fl., Los Angeles, CA 90004. Begins shooting in June in San Francisco and Atlanta. 

Avatar 2 (Sci-Fi) This sequel to the 2009 blockbuster “Avatar” will feature the continued adventures of former Marine Jake Sully on the planet Pandora. With Sigourney Weaver, Sam Worthington, Joel David Moore, and Zoe Saldana. Directed by James Cameron. Casting: Margery Simkin, 606 N. Larchmont Blvd., Ste. 4B, Los Angeles, CA 90004. Shoots Oct. 1, 2014–March 1, 2015, in Manhattan Beach, Calif.

Batman Vs. Superman (Adventure) Batman and Superman face off in this film, based on the famous DC Comics franchise. With Henry Cavill, Ben Affleck, Amy Adams, and Laurence Fishburne. Directed by Zack Snyder. Casting: Lora Kennedy and Kristy Carlson, Warner Bros. Feature Film Casting, 4000 Warner Blvd., Bldg. 95, Ste. 130, Burbank, CA 91522. Shoots May–October, in Detroit.

#BCarefulWhatUWish4 (Romantic Comedy) A disillusioned author puts his great American novel aside to write a commercial romance novel under a pseudonym, which becomes an overnight success. With Jill Whelan, Peter Patrikios, Luke Healy, and Suanne Spoke. Directed by Michelle Pollino. Casting: Lorna Johnson, 10201 W. Pico Blvd., Crafts Bldg., Ste. 430, Los Angeles, CA 90064. Shooting in Philadelphia begins summer 2014.

Black Mass (Drama) This film follows the true crime story of FBI corruption and the New England mob scene that involved James “Whitey” Bulger. Directed by Scott Cooper. With Johnny Depp, Joel Edgerton, and Guy Pearce. Casting: Francine Maisler, 10202  W. Washington Blvd., Poitier Bldg., Ste. 3200, Culver City, CA 90232. Shoots in May in Boston.

NEW Captain Fantastic (Drama) After a decade of living in the secluded forests of Washington state, a tragic event forces a father and his six children to return to modern day society. Directed by Matt Ross. With Viggo Mortensen. Casting: Jeanne McCarthy, 1750 Ocean Park Blvd., Ste. 208, Santa Monica, CA 90405. Shoots this summer; location TBA.

Conversations With Andy (Drama) This film is based on a true story about a young boy who meets Andy Warhol and seeks his help in planning a party to keep his soon-to-be-divorced parents together. Directed by Rotimi Rainwater. With Ty Simpkins, David Mazouz, and Willow Shields. Casting: Nancy Nayor, 6320 Commodore Sloat Dr., Second Fl., Los Angeles, CA 90048. Shoots spring 2014 in New York City.

Cook (Drama) When a young girl and her dying mother inherit a black male cook who will live with them, their lives change forever. Directed by David Anspaugh. Casting: Mary Vernieu, Betty Mae, Inc., 13375 Beach Ave., Marina del Rey, CA 90292. Shoots in 2014; location TBA.

The Coward (Comedy) A coward hires a criminal to fight a duel in his place, but things get complicated when he wins. With Adam Driver and Chris O’Dowd. Directed by Max Winkler. Casting: Jeanne McCarthy and Nicole Abellera, 1750 Ocean Park Blvd., Ste. 208, Santa Monica, CA 90405. Shoot date/location TBA.

Crazy for the Storm (Adventure/Drama) The extreme sports upbringing of a young California boy helps him survive a plane crash that kills his father and strands him on an icy peak during a blizzard. Based on the book “Crazy for the Storm: A Memoir of Survival,” by Norman Ollestad. With Sean Penn and Josh Brolin. Directed by Sean Penn. Casting: Francine Maisler, 10202 W. Washington Blvd., Poitier Bldg., Ste. 3200, Culver City, CA 90232. Shoots in 2014; location TBA.

The Crow (Action) One year after being murdered while attempting to rescue his fiancé from thugs, a rock musician is resurrected and seeks revenge. With Luke Evans. Directed by F. Javier Gutierrez. Casting: Sheila Jaffe, 6671 W. Sunset Blvd., Bldg. 1509, Ste. 104, Los Angeles, CA 90028. Shoots in 2014 in New Mexico and Detroit.

Dallas in Wonderland (Thriller) A documentary team finds their lives in danger when they go to Dallas to film a re-creation of the assassination of JFK. Directed by Ryan Page. Casting: Ricki G. Maslar, 5020 Alcove Ave., Valley Village, CA 91607. Shoots in Texas; dates TBA.

Deadfall (Thriller) Friends on a hunting trip get lost in the woods before realizing that unseen predators are stalking them. With Milo Ventimiglia, Ryan Kwanten, and Rachel Nichols. Casting: Eyde Belasco, 3780 Wilshire Blvd., Seventh Fl., Los Angeles, CA 90010. Shoots in South Africa in 2014.

Dearly Beloved (Horror) A bride unravels on her wedding day, uncovering a sinister conspiracy among her fiancé and his family that may just be in her head. Casting: Donna Morong, 1103 N. El Centro, Los Angeles, CA 90038. Shoots in Ireland and the U.K; dates TBA.

Director’s Cut (Horror) This film follows a psychotic murderer as he stalks a film actress while believing that he is actually directing her film. Directed by Adam Rifkin. With Penn Jillette, Lexi Love, Adam Rifkin, Lawrence O’Donnell, Glenn Beck, Dionne A. Zavala, Rod Fielder, Derek A. Zavala, Javier Andy Zavala, Jr., and Mac McPherson. Casting: Dori Zuckerman, [no office info available]. Shoots in May; location TBA.

Don’t Mess With Texas (Comedy) In Texas, a policewoman and a female prisoner are both on the run from a group of crooked cops. Directed by Anne Fletcher. With Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara. Casting: Cathy Sandrich Gelfond, 3000 W. Olympic Blvd. Bldg. 3, Ste. 2323, Santa Monica, CA 90404. Begins shooting in May in New Orleans, La.

Exit 147 (Thriller) When a father and daughter on a road trip get pulled over by a local sheriff, their lives quickly turn upside down. With Taylor Kitsch. Directed by Julian Jarrold. Casting: Sarah Halley Finn, 588 N. Larchmont Blvd., First Fl., Los Angeles, CA 90004. Shoots dates and location TBA.

Extraordinary (Thriller) Determined to help find money for her sick mother, a female fighter specializing in “fantasy sessions” for her male clients becomes involved with a woman starting an elite female fight club. Directed by Jay Blumenfield. Casting: Craig Campobasso, P.O. Box 800735, Santa Clarita, CA 91308. Shoots in Arizona and Las Vegas in 2014.

A Fall From Grace (Thriller) In this film, a streetwise detective is on the hunt for the person who killed a series of young girls. Directed by Jennifer Lynch. With Willow Shields, David Lynch, Paz Vega, Vincent D’Onofrio, Benicio Del Toro, and Forest Whitaker. Casting: Jory Weitz, Apothecary Films, P.O. Box 97, Venice, CA 90294. Begins shooting in May in St. Louis, Mo.

Final Girls (Horror, Comedy) After the death of her mother, an 80s scream queen, a girl and her friends find themselves transported back in time and into her mother's most famous horror movie. Directed by Todd Strauss-Schulson. With Malin Akerman and Taissa Farmiga. Casting: Kerry Barden and Paul Schnee, 1513 Sixth St., Ste. 105, Santa Monica, CA 90401. Begins shooting April 21; location TBA.

Girlfriend’s Day (Comedy) An over-the-hill greeting-card writer tries to come up with the perfect card for the latest new holiday, Girlfriend’s Day. With Bob Odenkirk, Bryan Cranston, Amber Tamblyn, and Fred Armisen. Directed by Michael Stephenson. Casting: Jeanne McCarthy, 1750 Ocean Park Blvd., Ste. 208, Santa Monica, CA 90405. Shoots 2014 in Los Angeles.

Gold (Drama) Based on a true story, this drama centers on a mining scandal involving the discovery of a large amount of gold in the jungles of Indonesia in 1993. Casting: Kim Coleman, 5225 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 415, Los Angeles, CA 90036. Shoots this Spring; location TBA.

Good Kids (Comedy) The summer after graduation, four Cape Cod high school “good” kids are on a mission for reinvention. With Nicholas Braun and Jane Levy. Directed by Chris McCoy. Casting: Tineka Becker [no office info available]. Shoot date/location TBA.

Guidance (Comedy) A disillusioned high school counselor lies on behalf of a student who reminds him of himself to help him get into a better college. With Seann William Scott and Leslie Bibb. Directed by Ira Rosensweig. Casting: Rachel Tenner, 8949 W. Sunset Blvd., Ste. 202, W. Hollywood, CA 90069. Shoot date/location TBA. 

Hellbent (Horror) After her husband goes missing in a tragic mining accident, a distraught woman joins the rescue crew only to discover a demonic presence underground. Directed by Eric England. Casting: John Barba and Lisa Fields, c/o 310 Casting Studios, 2329 Purdue Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90064. Shoots summer 2014 in Michigan.

Hemlock Drive (Comedy) Three estranged siblings are called home by their eccentric mother upon news of her imminent death, which turns out to be not so imminent. Starring Adam Brody and Malin Akerman. Casting: Cathy Henderson-Martin, 201 Five Cities Dr., Ste. 134, Pismo Beach, CA 93449. Shoots in Louisiana; dates TBA.

Hotel 33 (Horror) Based on a true story, this horror film centers on a detective’s investigation into the disappearance of 32 people on the opening night of the Grand Hotel in Williamsport, Pa., in 1953. With Jason Patric. Directed by Kellie Madison. Casting: Anne McCarthy, Engine Media Group, P.O. Box 1859, Venice, CA 90291. Shoots September–December; location TBA.

Insurgent (Romance, Sci-fi) This film is based on the book written by Veronica Roth, and is a sequel to the 2014 film “Divergent.” Directed by Robert Schwentke. With Shailene Woodley, Theo James, and Kate Winslet. Casting: Mary Vernieu and Venus Kanani, Betty Mae, Inc., 13375 Beach Ave., Marina del Rey, CA 90292. Begins shooting in May; location TBA.

The Intern (Comedy) When the owner of an internet company gets assigned an intern who's a retiree, he becomes a valuable resource and the two develop a relationship. Directed by Nancy Meyers. With Robert De Niro. Casting: Laray Mayfield [no office info available]. Shoots in 2014; location TBA.

Invertigo (Action) After a satellite crashes in New York, it creates an area of reverse gravity that threatens the entire planet. Directed by D.J. Caruso. Casting: Deborah Aquila and Tricia Wood, 1680 Vine St., Ste. 806, Los Angeles, CA 90028. Shoot dates TBA in New York; Budapest, Hungary; and New Orleans.

Jem and the Holograms (Adaptation) A former orphaned teenager and a music executive who has a secret rock star life joins her sisters on a music-driven scavenger hunt across Los Angeles in search of a final message left by their father. Directed by Jon M. Chu. Casting: Terri Taylor, 2417 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90057 Begins this spring; location TBA.

Jurassic World (Adventure) This film is the fourth movie in the popular film franchise about a theme park that is home to living dinosaurs. Directed by Colin Trevorrow. With Irrfan Khan, Jake M. Johnson, Omar Sy, and Ty Simpkins. Casting: John Papsidera, Automatic Sweat, 2656 S. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90034. Shoots June 2–Aug. 18 in Hawaii and Louisiana.

Landmine Goes Click (Drama) After being trapped and tortured on top of an armed landmine, and American tourist returns to Russia to get revenge on the man who destroyed his life. Directed by Levan Bakhia. Casting: Sherrie Henderson and Dan Velez, Dream Big Casting, LLC, 950 N. Cahuenga Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90038. Begins shooting in April in Europe and Georgia.

Little House On the Prairie (Drama) This film is based on the well-known book about the life of Laura Ingalls Wilder. Directed by David Gordon Green. Casting: Rachel Tenner, 8949 W. Sunset Blvd., Ste. 202, W. Hollywood, CA 90069. Shoots in the fall; location TBA.

Live by Night (Drama) The Prohibition era is the setting for this film about a young gangster and his climb through the violence and glamour of the period. Based on the novel “Live by Night” by Dennis Lehane. With Ben Affleck. Directed by Ben Affleck. Casting: Lora Kennedy, Warner Bros. Feature Film Casting, 4000 Warner Blvd., Bldg. 95, Ste. 130, Burbank, CA 91522. Shoots fall 2014; location TBA.

The Longest Ride (Romance) In this film, two love stories intertwine as an elderly man lies trapped in a car accident reminiscing about his deceased wife and a young bull rider falls in love. Directed by George Tillman, Jr. Casting: Mary Vernieu and Lindsay Graham, 13375 Beach Ave., Marina del Rey, CA 90292. Begins shooting in May; location TBA.

Lore (Action/Fantasy) A young man joins a secret organization and is given the task of protecting mankind from the mythical beasts of folklore. With Dwayne Jonson. Directed by David Green. Casting: Ronna Kress, 333 S. Beverly Dr., Ste. 109, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Shoot date/location TBA.

Max Steel (Action) After nanobot technology leaves him with superhuman abilities, a 19-year-old boy is recruited by a secret agency. Directed by Stewart Hendler. Casting: Rich Delia, 8581 Santa Monica Blvd., Ste. 575, West Hollywood, CA 90069. Shoots April 21–May 21; location TBA.

Me & Earl & The Dying Girl (Drama) A young man in high school gets a new perspective on life when he befriends a classmate who is dying of leukemia. Directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon. Casting: Angela Demo, 5225 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 400, Los Angeles, CA 90036. Shoots in 2014; location TBA.

Meadowland (Thriller) After a woman’s son disappears, her healing process takes an unexpected turn when she seeks a relationship with a neglected boy. Directed by Reed Morano. With Olivia Wilde. Casting: Richard Hicks, 5225 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 736, Los Angeles, CA 90036. Begins shooting in July in New York.

The Measure of a Man (Drama) A bullied teenager is mentored by a Wall Street executive at his summer job while his mother’s independence and career upset her marriage. With Christina Hendricks, Riley Griffiths, and Madisen Beaty. Directed by Terry Loane. Casting: Eyde Belasco, 3780 Wilshire Blvd., Seventh Fl., Los Angeles, CA 90010. Shooting begins spring 2014, in Connecticut and New York.

Midnight Masquerade (Drama, Hallmark) This TV movie follows a lawyer who falls in love with his firm's new client, and tries to save her before his conniving bosses cheat her out of her fortune. Casting: Shana Landsburg, [no office info available.] Shoots in April in Ontario, Canada.

Mission: Impossible 5 (Action) This film is based on the Paramount TV series that aired on CBS from 1966–1973. Directed by Christopher McQuarrie. With Tom Cruise and Simon Pegg. Casting: Mindy Marin, Casting Artists, Inc./Bluewater Ranch, 1433 Sixth St., Santa Monica, CA 90401. Begins shooting June 18; location TBA.

Monster Trucks (Animated) This film follows an action-packed story about super-sized trucks. Directed by Chris Wedge. Casting: Joseph Middleton, Paramount Pictures Features Casting, 5555 Melrose Ave., Sturges Bldg., Rm. 203, Los Angeles, CA 90038. Shoots at the beginning of May or June in Vancouver.

NEW The Nest (Comedy) Two adult sisters decide to throw one last party in their parents’ house before it is sold. Directed by Jason Moore. With Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. Casting: Kerry Barden and Paul Schnee, 1513 Sixth St., Ste. 105, Santa Monica, CA 90401. Begins shooting in June in New York.

Nobody Wants the Night (Drama) Set in 1909, this film is about two women from different worlds who are in love with the same man and struggle to survive in an inhospitable, icy landscape while waiting for him to return. Directed by Isabel Coixet. With Willem Dafoe, Juliette Binoche, and Rinko Kikuchi. Casting: Monika Mikkelsen, 5225 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 501, Los Angeles, CA 90036. Begins shooting April 21 in Norway.

November Criminals (Drama) A teenager explores the darker side of Washington, D.C., in order to solve the mystery of the death of a fellow student. With Chlöe Grace Moretz, Travis Tope, and Catherine Keener. Directed by Sacha Gervasi. Casting: Terri Taylor, 5225 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 600, Los Angeles, CA 90036. Begins shooting in 2014; location TBA.

One Small Mistake (Thriller) In this film, a man who was just released from prison becomes the suspect in the murder of his wife and son. Directed by Alexander Harvey. With Omar Epps. Casting: Angela Terry and Barbara Stordahl, 5555 Melrose Ave., Marx Bldg., Ste.108-109, Los Angeles, CA 90038. Shoots in April in Sudbury, Ontatrio, Canada.

Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 (Comedy) In this film, Paul Blart attends a security guard expo in Las Vegas with his daughter, where he’s mocked by casino security until he helps them take on a group of dangerous art thieves. Directed by Andy Fickman. With Kevin James, Molly Shannon, David Henrie, and Raini Rodriguez. Casting: Marcia Ross, 4444 Riverside Dr., Ste. 103. Burbank, CA 91505. Begins shooting April 21 in Las Vegas, Nev.

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (Action) The fifth film in the popular Disney franchise continues the saga of Captain Jack Sparrow. With Johnny Depp. Directed by Joachim Ronning and Espen Sandberg. Casting: Ronna Kress, 333 S. Beverly Dr., Ste. 109, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Shoots in 2014 in New Orleans and Puerto Rico.

Pitch Perfect 2 (Comedy) This is film a sequel to “Pitch Perfect,” which told the story of what happens when a young woman joins her college’s a cappella group. Directed by Elizabeth Banks. With Elizabeth Banks, Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, and Brittany Snow. Casting: Kerry Barden and Paul Schnee, 1513 Sixth St., Ste. 105, Santa Monica, CA 90401. Begins shooting on May 27; locations TBA.

Playing With the Enemy (Drama) After being scouted by the Dodgers, a young man is drafted into the service in WWII and sent to guard German prisoners at a POW camp, where he teaches them to play baseball. Directed by Jim Sheridan. Casting: Paul Weber, 8430 Santa Monica Blvd., Ste. 201, West Hollywood, CA 90069. Shoots this spring in Louisiana.

Point Break (Remake) (Action) Remake of the 1991 film about an FBI agent who must infiltrate a criminal ring while also falling deep into the adrenaline-fueled world of surfing. Directed by Ericson Core. Casting: John Papsidera, Automatic Sweat, 2656 S. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90034. Begins shooting June 9; location TBA.

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (Drama) A woman searches for love and independence in a world where a deadly virus has created zombies. Based on the novel by Seth Grahame-Smith. With Lily Collins. Directed by Burr Steers. Casting: John Papsidera, Automatic Sweat, 2656 S. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90034. Shoots in London and Ireland; date TBA.

Prima (Comedy) This film follows an ambitious, overweight ballerina and her overbearing mother as they relentlessly pursue stardom. With Jackie Earle Haley, Bailee Madison, and Vera Farmiga. Directed by Evan Greenberg. Casting: Barbara Fiorentino, Amber Horn, and Danielle Aufiero, 5225 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 636, Los Angeles, CA 90036. Begins shooting in May in Massachusetts.

The Raven (Action/Sci-Fi) A man with special powers is pursued relentlessly by the government. With Gerard Butler. Directed by Ricardo de Montreuil. Casting: Sheila Jaffe, 6671 Sunset Blvd., Bldg. 1509, Ste. 104, Los Angeles, CA  90028. Shoots this spring in Toronto. 

San Andreas (Thriller) After a devastating earthquake hits California, a man travels across the state to rescue his estranged daughter. Directed by Brad Peyton. With Dwayne Johnson. Casting: Deborah Aquila and Tricia Wood, 1680 N. Vine St., Ste. 806, Los Angeles, CA 90028. Begins shooting April 22 in Australia.

Scouts vs. Zombies (Comedy) In this film, a troop of boy scouts on a weekend camping trip must protect an island town from a zombie outbreak and save the local girl scout troop. Directed by Christopher B. Landon. With Tye Sheridan and Logan Miller. Casting: Nicole Daniels and Courtney Bright, [no office info available]. Shoots in May in Atlanta, Ga.

Sea Isle (Drama) A priest who was convicted of pedophilia tries to pay off a victim who is making new charges, but the injured party wants the truth instead of money. Directed by Michael Mendelsohn. With Chris Noth and Angela Bassett. Casting: Ricki G. Maslar, 5020 Alcove Ave., Valley Village, CA 91607. Begins shooting in July in Mobile, Ala.

Selma (Drama) This film follows the historic marches that took place in Selma, Alabama in 1965, marking the political and emotional peak of the civil rights movement. Directed by Ava DuVernay. With David Oyelowo. Casting: Aisha Coley, 7336 Santa Monica Blvd., Ste. 611, W. Hollywood, CA 90046. Shoots in 2014 in New Orleans, Washington, D.C., and Alabama.

Sicario (Drama) In this film, a female police officer follows two rangers across the Mexican border in pursuit of a dangerous drug lord. Directed by Denis Villeneuve. With Emily Blunt and Benicio Del Toro. Casting: Francine Maisler, 10202 W. Washington Blvd., David Lean Bldg., Ste. 230, Culver City, CA 90232. Begins shooting in June in New Mexico. 

6 Miranda Drive (Thriller) When a supernatural force follows a family home from a camping trip, the demon begins to feed off of their fears and secrets. Directed by Greg McLean. With Kevin Bacon and Radha Mitchell. Casting: Terri Taylor, 2417 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90057. Begins shooting April 21; location TBA.

Spectral (Action) A special ops team battles supernatural beings that have overtaken New York City. Casting: Cathy Sandrich Gelfond and Amanda Mackey Johnson, 606 N. Larchmont Blvd., Ste. 4B., Los Angeles, CA 90004. Begins shooting in July; location TBA.

Star Wars: Episode VII (Sci-Fi) This is the sequel to “Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope” (1977), directed by George Lucas and starring Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, and Carrie Fisher. Directed by J.J. Abrams. Casting: April Webster, Alyssa Weisberg, and Nina Gold, 4585 Electronics Place, Los Angeles, CA 90039. Begins shooting May 14 in London and Morocco.

Streets of Southie (Action) Fresh out of prison, a man must answer to his South Boston neighbors’ suspicions about him while seeking revenge on his father. With Earl DMX Simmons. Directed by Andrzej Bartkowiak. Casting: Valerie McCaffrey, 4924 Balboa Blvd., Ste. 172, Encino, CA 91316. Shooting begins in 2014 in Boston.

Table 19 (Comedy) The exploration of what marriage means to wedding guests through the point of view of those quarantined at the table for random guests whom no one expected to show up. Directed by Jeff Blitz. With Mark Duplass. Casting: Lauren Kurnit, Casting Associate, Twentieth Century Fox Feature Casting, 10201 W. Pico Blvd., Bldg. 12, Rm. 201, Los Angeles, CA 90035. Shooting begins in 2014; location TBA.

The Tank (Thriller) This film follows six people who enter an isolation tank that is designed to mimic the trip to Mars. Directed by Kellie Madison. Casting: Michael Hothorn, [no office info available]. Begins shooting April 21 in Ohio.

Terminator: Genesis (Action) This film is a reboot of the 1984 Terminator franchise. Directed by Alan Taylor. With Arnold Schwarzenegger and Emilia Clarke. Casting: Ronna Kress, 333 S. Beverly Dr., Ste. 109, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Begins shooting April 21 in New Orleans, La.

Three Little Words (Drama) A woman’s traumatic childhood in foster care is examined in this film, based on the memoir “Three Little Words” by Ashley Rhodes-Courter. With Reese Witherspoon and Amanda Seyfried. Directed by James Mangold. Casting: Sheila Jaffe Casting, 6671 W. Sunset Blvd., Bldg. 1509, Ste. 104, Los Angeles, CA 90028. Shoot date and location TBA.

Through the Looking Glass (Fantasy) This film is the sequel to the 2010 film, “Alice in Wonderland” that was directed by Tim Burton. Directed by James Bobin. With Johnny Depp and Mia Wasikowska. Casting: John Papsidera, Automatic Sweat, 2656 S. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90034. Begins shooting July 14 in London.

Time After Time (Musical) Unhappy with the choices her mother made earlier in life, a teenager tries to change things by going back to 1985, a world where people often break out into song. Directed by Brad Buecker. Casting: Kerry Barden and Paul Schnee, 1513 Sixth St., Ste. 105, Santa Monica, CA 90401. Shoots in 2014 in New York. 

Trainwreck (Comedy) A girl who is a mess tries to get her life together. With Amy Schumer. Directed by Judd Apatow. Casting: Allison Jones, 601 N. Larchmont Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90004. Beings shooting in June; location TBA.

To Reach the Clouds (Biopic) This film tells the true story of French high-wire artist Philippe Petit’s walk between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center on August 7, 1974. Directed by Robert Zemeckis. With Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Casting: Victoria Burrows and Scot Boland, 333 W. Washington Blvd., Ste. 309, Marina del Rey, CA 90292. Begins shooting in May; location TBA.

2:22 (Thriller) This film follows an air traffic controller who investigates a strange flash of light in the sky and soon discovers an ominous pattern of events which seem to be controlling his life. Directed by Paul Currie. With Teresa Palmer. Casting: Deborah Aquila and Tricia Wood, 1680 Vine St., Ste. 806, Los Angeles, CA 90028. Shoot date TBA in Sydney, Australia.

Virgins America (Comedy) In this remake of the movie directed by Ben Palmer and starring Simon Bird and James Buckley, four high school grads take a road trip. Directed by Jim Field Smith. Casting: Joseph Middleton and Kimberley Hope, 5555 Melrose Ave., Sturges Bldg., Room 203, Los Angeles, CA 90038. Shoots in 2014.

When the Street Lights Go On (Drama) In the early 1980s, the murders of a student and a high school teacher cast everyone in a small town under suspicion. With Chlöe Grace Moretz. Directed by Brett Morgen. Casting: Laray Mayfield [no office info available]. Shoot dates and location TBA.

The Whole Truth (Drama) This film is a courtroom thriller. Directed by Courtney Hunt. With Daniel Craig and Renee Zellweger. Casting: Mary Vernieu, Betty Mae, Inc., 13375 Beach Ave., Marina del Rey, CA 90292. Begins shooting May 5; location TBA.

Why We Broke Up (Comedy) Based on the 2011 book by Daniel Handler. When a teenaged girl and her athlete boyfriend break up, she has to find ways to recover. With Hailee Steinfeld. Directed by Beth McCarthy Miller. Casting: Christian Kaplan, 10201 W. Pico Blvd., Bldg. 12, Room 201. Los Angeles, CA 90035. Shoot date/location TBA.

The Woman In Gold (Drama) An elderly Jewish refugee works with a lawyer to sue the Austrian government to get back the artwork she believes was stolen by the Nazis from her family during World War II. With Helen Mirren. Directed by Simon Curtis. Casting: Deborah Aquila and Jen Smith, 1680 N. Vine St., Ste. 806, Los Angeles, CA 90028. Shoots in May in Germany.

Your Voice in My Head (Drama) In this drama based on true events, a British girl living in NYC and working for the Obama election campaign struggles with bipolar disorder with the help of her therapist, who is battling cancer. With Emma Watson. Directed by Francesca Gregorini. Casting: Deborah Aquila and Tricia Wood, 1680 N. Vine St., Ste. 806, Los Angeles, CA 90028. Shoots summer 2014, in London and New York.

  

PILOTS

(All projects shoot in Los Angeles unless otherwise noted.)

The Astronaut Wives Club (Drama, ABC) This show tells the true story of the wives beside NASA’s biggest heroes during the height of the space race. Directed by Nick Cassavetes. With JoAnna Garcia and Azure Parsons. Casting: Patrick Rush, 3808 W. Riverside Dr., Ste. 201, Burbank, CA 91505. Begins shooting this fall in Houston, Texas. Begins shooting this fall. Ordered to series.

Better Call Saul (Drama, AMC) A prequel to the series “Breaking Bad,” this show will focus on the evolution of the Goodman character before he ever became Walter White’s lawyer. With Bob Odenkirk and Jonathan Banks. Casting: Sherry Thomas and Sharon Bialy, 5933 W. Slauson Ave., Ste. 2105, Culver City, CA 90230. Begins shooting May 30 in Albuquerque, N.M. Ordered to series.

Buzzy’s (Comedy, TBS) This show follows an eclectic cast of stylists working in a barbershop in a Boston suburb. Casting: Julie Ashton, 6253 Hollywood Blvd., Ste. 505, Los Angeles, CA  90028. Began shooting April 17 in Los Angeles. Also casting in New York.

The Club (Drama, ABC) This show follows the lives of both the privileged members and the working-class staff at a private country club. With Callie Hernandez and Chris Conroy. Casting: Risa Bramon Garcia and Toby Guidry, c/o the BGB Studio, 10999 Riverside Dr., Ste. 301, N. Hollywood, CA 91602. Also casting in New York. Ordered to series.

Cocked (Drama, Amazon) An estranged son must return to work with his father and brother at his family’s gun manufacturing company after a corporate rival, run by their uncle, moves to take them over. Casting: Donna Rosenstein, 100 Universal City Plaza, Trailer 6123, Universal City, CA 91608. Shoot dates and location TBA.

Cosmopolitan (Drama, Amazon) A group of young American expatriates in Paris have a difficult time assuaging their loneliness as they search for love and friendship in a foreign city. Directed by Whit Stillman. Casting: Rich Delia, 8581 Santa Monica Blvd., Ste. 575, W. Hollywood, CA 90069. Currently shooting in Paris, France.

Cuz-Bros (Comedy, CBS) This show follows a successful, suave ladies’ man who perfect life gets turned upside down when his mess of a cousin needs a place to stay. Directed by Pamela Fryman. Casting: Beth Lipari and Bruce Newberg, 606 N. Larchmont Blvd., Ste. 311, Los Angeles, CA 90004. Begins shooting April 23. Also casting in New York.

Dig (Drama, USA) This show tells the story of an FBI agent stationed in Jerusalem who, while investigating the murder of a woman archaeologist, uncovers a conspiracy 2,000 years in the making that threatens to change the course of history. Casting: Junie Lowry-Johnson and Libby Goldstein, 1041 N. Formosa Ave., Formosa Bldg., Room 94, Los Angeles, CA 90046. Shoots early June in Jerusalem, Israel. Ordered to series.

Duty (Comedy, Comedy Central) The mean high school jock who once had a perfect life has suffered some unfortunate circumstances, and is now forced to move back home and try to become a nice guy. With Laura Steinel and Gil Ozeri. Casting: Josh Einsohn, 5555 Melrose Ave., Bldg. 213, Ste. 110, Los Angeles, CA 90038. Shoots in June in Los Angeles.

Fifth Wheel (Comedy, NBC) The show follows a young woman who confronts her new reality after her last single friend gets engaged. Casting: Susan Vash, 500 S. Buena Vista St., Production Bldg., Third Fl., Burbank, CA 91521. Shooting TBA in Los Angeles. Also casting in New York.

Hand of God (Drama, Amazon) This show follows a powerful judge who thinks he can speak to God. Directed by Mark Forster. With Ron Pearlman. Casting: Kerry Barden, 1513 6th St., Ste. 105, Santa Monica, CA 90401. Currently shooting in Los Angeles. Also casting in New York.

Hieroglyph (Drama, Fox) In ancient Egypt, a thief is released from prison to steal for the pharaoh. Directed by Miguel Sapochnik. With Reece Ritchie, Condola Rashad, Antony Bunsee, Caroline Ford, John Rhys-Davies, Max Brown, and Kelsey Chow. Casting: Richard Hicks, 525 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 736, Los Angeles, CA 90036. Shoots through May 15 in Los Angeles and Albuquerque, N.M. Also casting in New York. Ordered to series.

How and Why (Comedy, FX) This show follows a brilliant scientist who can explain how and why a nuclear reactor works, but has no clue when it comes to real life. Directed by Charlie Kaufman. With John Hawkes, Michael Cera, and Catherine Keener. Casting: Jeanne McCarthy and Nicole Abellera, 1750 Ocean Park Blvd., Ste. 208, Santa Monica, CA 90405. Begins shooting April 28 in Wilmington, N.C.

Hysteria (Drama, Amazon) This show is about a doctor who returns to her hometown to investigate an epidemic among high schools girls that may be spreading through the use of technology. With Mena Suvari. Casting: Sharon Bialy, 5933 W. Slauson Ave., Ste. 2105, Culver City, CA 90230. Shoots in May; location TBA.

Laughs Unlimited (Drama, HBO) After a tour of duty in the Middle East, a combat medic returns home to find her husband divorcing her and taking her daughter, and she hides her PTSD to get a job as a Sacramento police officer. Directed by Oren Moverman. Casting: Mark Bennett, 5225 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 302, Los Angeles, CA 90036. Shoots in 2014 in California. Also casting in New York.

The Librarians (Drama, TNT) Four people with extraordinary talents are selected to work for the Library, an ancient fellowship of knowledge and heroism, and they travel the world protecting the innocent from a secret world of magic. Directed by Dean Devlin. With Noah Wyle, Bob Newhart, and Jane Curtin. Casting: Angela Terry and Barbara Stordahl, 5555 Melrose Ave., Marx Bldg., Ste.108-109, Los Angeles, CA 90038. Began shooting April 10 in Portland, Ore. Ordered to series.

Life Happens (Drama, OWN) This show is about single women from different walks of life who form a support group following an incident at their children’s school. Casting: Kim Coleman, 5225 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 415, Los Angeles, CA 90036. Atlanta Casting: Rhavynn Drummer, Tyler Perry Studios Casting, 541 10th St., Ste. 172, Atlanta, GA 30318. Shooting in Atlanta at the beginning of May.

Marco Polo (Drama, Netflix) This show follows a young Marco Polo as he finds himself at the center of a brutal war between two empires in 13th century China. Directed by Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandberg, and Daniel Minahan. With Benedict Wong and Joan Chen. Casting: Marc Hirschfeld, 4024 Radford Ave., Bldg. T, Ste. 102, Studio City, CA 91604. Begins shooting in May in Malaysia. Ordered to series.

The Mistake (Comedy, CBS) A couple who just “finished” raising their kids discover they are pregnant. Directed by Andy Ackerman. With Julianna Guill. Casting: Susie Farris, 5225 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 522, Los Angeles, CA 90036. Begins shooting in April. Also casting in New York.

The Money Pit (Comedy, NBC) Inspired by the hilarious DreamWorks movie, this show follows a newlywed couple as they navigate the challenges of modern romance while their house crumbles around them. Directed by Marc Buckland. Casting: Lauren Grey, [no office info available]. Shoot dates TBA in Los Angeles.

The Mysteries of Laura (Drama, NBC) This show follows the life and relationships of a female homicide detective who can handle murderous criminals, but has some trouble with her ex-husband and mischievous twin sons. Directed by Joseph McGinty Nichol. With Debra Messing and Laz Alonso. Casting: Scott Genkinger, Scott Genkinger/Deborah George Casting, 4024 Radford Ave, Bldg. 7, Second Fl., Office 10, Studio City, CA 91604. Began shooting March 24 in New York. Also casting in New York.

Navy Street (Drama, DirecTV) A former athlete who lost his career to drug addiction returns to his hometown MMA gym, claiming to be a changed man. With Frank Grillo, Jonathan Tucker, Nick Jonas, Kiele Sanchez, Matt Lauria, and Joanna Going. Casting: Kate Caldwell [no office info available]. Begins shooting May 5.

Real Rob (Comedy) This show follows Rob, his Mexican wife Patricia, Rob’s incompetent assistant whom he cannot fire because he is his friend, and Rob’s personal stalker. With Rob Schneider, Patricia Azarcoya Schneider, and Jamie Lissow. Casting: Marcia Ross, 4444 Riverside Dr., Ste. 103, Burbank, CA 91505. Began shooting March 10 in Los Angeles and Winter Park, Fla.

Recovery Road (Drama, ABC Family) This show follows a high school girl who falls in love with someone in rehab, and the couple’s efforts to continue the relationship when they get out. Casting: Scott Genkinger and Debbie George, 4024 Radford Ave, Bldg 7, Second Fl., Office 10, Studio City, CA 91604. Begins shooting in June.

Scream (Horror, MTV) This show is an adaptation of the hit horror film series, where a masked murderer takes out teenagers while adhering to the rules of slasher movies. Casting: Eric Souliere and Sara Isaacson, [no office info available]. Begins shooting June 4.

NEW Sense8 (Drama, Netflix) This show follows a group of people around the world who are suddenly mentally linked, and must work together to combat those who see them as a threat to society. Directed by Lana Wachowski, Andy Wachowski, Tom Tykwer, and James McTeigue. L.A. Casting: Carmen Cuba, 846 N. Cahuenga Blvd., Ste. A200, Los Angeles, CA 90038. San Francisco Casting: Nina Henninger, 5214F Diamond Heights Blvd., #626, San Francisco, CA 94131. Shoots this summer in the U.K., Seoul, Mumbai, Nairobi, Berlin, Mexico City, San Francisco, and Chicago. Ordered to series.

Sober Companion (Comedy, Fox) A charming, but self-destructive attorney finds his world turned upside down when a court-appointed, and highly unconventional, sober companion takes control of his life. Directed by Don Scardino. With Justin Long, Pete Davidson, and Ally Maki. Casting: Julie Ashton, 6253 Hollywood Blvd., Ste. 505, Los Angeles, CA 90028. Began shooting April 14.

Strange Calls (Comedy, ABC) This show follows a good-hearted, bumbling Boston cop who is exiled to night duty on Nantucket Island, where strange, unexplainable occurrences are the norm. Directed by Ruben Fleischer. Casting: Jeanne McCarthy and Nicole Abellera, 1750 Ocean Park Blvd., Ste. 208, Santa Monica, CA 90405. Shoot date and location TBA.

Survivor’s Remorse (Comedy, Starz) Two young, hotshot basketball players from one of the toughest neighborhoods in Philadelphia struggle with both the rewards and guilt that come with their current success. Casting: Kim Coleman, 5225 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 415, Los Angeles, CA 90036. Begins shooting April 23 in Atlanta, Ga.

Taxi 22 (Comedy, CBS) This show centers on a politically incorrect cab driver in New York City who seems to always be on the brink of a breakdown. Directed by Rob Greenberg. Casting: Susan Edelman, 13273 Ventura Blvd., Ste. 210, Studio City, CA 91604. Shoot dates TBA in Toronto. Also casting in New York.

Texas Rising (Drama, History) This miniseries tells the tale of Texas history in 1836. Directed by Roland Joffe. With Bill Paxton, Brendan Fraser, Ray Liotta, and Michael Rapaport. Casting: Fern Champion, Think Factory Media, 11050 Santa Monica Blvd., Third Fl., Los Angeles, CA 90025. Shoot date TBA in Durango, Mexico.

NEW Things You Shouldn’t Say Past Midnight (Comedy, DirecTV) This show explores modern day relationships while upholding the idea that good things don’t happen after midnight. Casting: Wendy O’Brien, 2233 Barry Ave., Second Fl., Los Angeles, CA 90064. Begins shooting in May. Ordered to series.

Unstrung (Drama, ABC Family) This show follows a brother and sister who are good-looking and successful world tennis champions. As the duet climbs the ranks, a devastating family secret is revealed that could ruin everything. Casting: Amber Horn and Danielle Aufiero, 5225 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 636, Los Angeles, CA  90036. Shoots in June; location TBA.

Untitled Kessler Zelman Project (Drama, Netflix) When their black sheep brother returns home, the siblings of the Rayburn family, who run an inn on the Florida Keys, find their secrets and scars revealed. Casting: Debra Zane, 5225 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 536, Los Angeles, CA 90036. Began shooting March 24 in Florida. Ordered to series.

Untitled Steve McQueen/Matt Carnahan Project (HBO) A young African-American man’s experience entering New York high society with a past that's not what it seems. Casting: Francine Maisler, 10202 W. Washington Blvd., David Lean Bldg., Ste. 230, Culver City, CA 90232. Shoots dates and location TBA.

Weird Loners (Comedy, Fox) Four clueless misfits form an extended family of “weird loners” who support each other no matter what. Directed by Jake Kasdan. With Zach Knighton, Nate Torrence, and Becki Newton. Casting: Leslie Litt, 10202 W. Washington Blvd., Gable Bldg., Ste. 126, Culver City, CA 90232. Begins shooting May 5 in Los Angeles. Also casting in New York.

  

TV SERIES

(All projects shoot in Los Angeles unless otherwise noted.)

An asterisk (*) denotes a new TV series.

*About a Boy (Comedy, NBC) A serial bachelor develops a relationship with the geeky boy who moves in next door. With David Walton and Minnie Driver. Casting: Cami Patton, 4640 Lankershim Blvd., Ste. 511, North Hollywood, CA 91602. Premiere TBA.

*The Affair (New York) (Drama, Showtime) An affair between two married people has repercussions for both marriages. With Maura Tierney, Ruth Wilson, and Dominic West. Casting: Junie Lowry-Johnson and Libby Goldstein, 1041 N. Formosa Ave., Formosa Bldg., Rm. 94, Los Angeles, CA 90046.

*Almost Human (fka Inhuman) (Vancouver, B.C.) (Drama/Sci-fi, Fox) In the near future, human police officers are paired with human-like androids. With Michael Ealy, Minka Kelly, and Lili Taylor. Casting: April Webster and Sara Isaacson, 3000 Olympic Blvd., Ste. 2261, Bldg. 5, Santa Monica, CA 90404. Premiered Nov. 4.

American Dad (Comedy, Fox) A screwball family full of radically different personalities tries to figure out how to love and trust one another in a bipartisan world. Casting: Linda Lamontagne, 5700 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 325, Los Angeles, CA 90035.

American Horror Story (Horror, FX) A drama/horror about a coven of witches. Casting: Eric Dawson and Eric Souliere, 4705 Laurel Canyon Blvd., Ste. 301, Valley Village, CA 91607.

Anger Management (Comedy, FX) Based on the 2003 movie about a man who is ordered to attend anger management classes with a therapist who has his own problems keeping a lid on his emotions. Starring Charlie Sheen, Selma Blair, Shawnee Smith, and Daniela Bobadilla. Casting: G. Charles Wright, 411 N. Hollywood Way, Bldg. 29R, Burbank, CA 91505.

A.N.T. Farm (Comedy, Disney) A musical prodigy and her fellow gifted students in the Advanced Natural Talents program struggle to fit in. Casting: Brice/Gergely Casting, 1040 N. Las Palmas Ave., Bldg. 33, Second Fl., Los Angeles, CA 90038. 

Arrested Development (Comedy, Netflix) The continuing adventures of the Bluth family. With Jason Bateman, Portia de Rossi, Jessica Walter, Michael Cera, Tony Hale, and Will Arnett. Casting: Allison Jones, 601 N. Larchmont Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90004. First season for Netflix wrapped. Premiered May 26.

Arrow (Vancouver, B.C.) (Drama, the CW) A series adaptation of DC Comics’ “Green Arrow.” With Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, and Susanna Thompson. Casting: David Rapaport, 1438 N. Gower St., Bldg. 5, Ste. 208, Los Angeles, CA 90028.

Austin & Ally (Comedy, Disney) An outgoing singer and a shy songwriter join forces to make beautiful music. Starring Ross Lynch and Laura Marano. Casting: Carol Goldwasser, 201 N. Occidental Blvd., Bungalow 4, Los Angeles, CA 90026. 

Awkward (Comedy, MTV) A high school sophomore who feels like no one notices her has an accident that leads everyone to believe she tried to commit suicide. Casting: Barbara Fiorentino and Danielle Aufiero, 5225 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 678, Los Angeles, CA 90036.

Baby Daddy (Comedy, ABC Family) A 20-something becomes an unwitting father when an ex-girlfriend leaves a newborn on his doorstep. Casting: Alyson Silverberg [no office info available].

*Back in the Game (Comedy, ABC) A recent divorcée moves in with her estranged father and reluctantly signs up to coach her son’s Little League team, awakening long-dormant competitive instincts. With James Caan, Griffin Gluck, Ben Koldyke, and Maggie Lawson. Casting: Lisa Miller Katz [No office info available]. Premieres Sept. 25.

*Backstrom (Drama, Fox) An abrasive cop, renowned for hunting down bad guys, heads up an elite crimes unit within the Portland police department. With Rainn Wilson, Dennis Haysbert, Kristoffer Polaha, Page Kennedy, Beatrice Rosen, Thomas Dekker, and Genevieve Angelson. Directed by Mark Mylod. Casting: Rick Millikan, 10201 W. Pico Blvd., Bldg. 1, Room 142, Los Angeles, CA 90035. Shoots in Vancouver, B.C.

*Bad Teacher (Comedy, CBS) A foulmouthed divorcée gets a job as a teacher to search for a new husband. Based on the 2011 film starring Cameron Diaz. With Ari Graynor, Ryan Hansen, and David Alan Grier. Casting: Bruce H. Newberg, 606 N. Larchmont Blvd., Ste. 311, Los Angeles, CA 90004. Premiere TBA.

Ballers* (Miami and Los Angeles) (Comedy, HBO) This show is about the lives of retired athletes living in Miami. With Dwayne Johnson, Omar Benson Miller, Troy Garity, and John David Washington. Directed by Peter Berg. Casting: Sheila Jaffe, 6671 W. Sunset Blvd., Bldg. 1509, Ste. 104, Los Angeles, CA 90028.

Bates Motel (Vancouver, B.C.) (Drama, A&E) A look at the early life of Norman Bates, future serial killer and extreme mama’s boy. With Rebecca Creskoff, Kenny Johnson, and Michael Vartan. Casting: April Webster and Sara Isaacson [Los Angeles casting office closed]. First season wrapped. Premiered March 18, 2013.

*Battle Creek (Drama, CBS) Two detectives with very different world views are teamed up in Battle Creek, Mich., and must decide which tactics and philosophies would be best used to clean up the streets. Created, written, and directed by Vince Gilligan. With Josh Duhamel, Kal Penn, Janet McTeer, Edward Fordham, Aubrey Dollar, and Dean Winters. Casting: Bialy/Thomas & Associates, 5933 W. Slauson Ave., Ste. 2105, Culver City, CA 90230.

Beauty and the Beast (Toronto) (Drama, the CW) A reboot of the 1980s series in which the classic fairy tale is reimagined through the relationship between a New York D.A. and a beast who lives in a secret world beneath the city. With Kristen Kreuk. Casting: Sherman/Knight Casting, 1438 N. Gower St., Bldg. 5, Rm. 306, Los Angeles, CA 90028.

Being Mary Jane (Atlanta) (Drama, BET) The host of a successful talk show wishes she could be as successful in her personal life as she is at her job. Casting: Tracy “Twinkie” Byrd, c/o BET Talent, 10635 Santa Monica Blvd., Second Fl., Los Angeles, CA 90025. Premiered July 2.

*Believe (New York) (Drama, NBC) A man is sprung from prison to protect a young girl with special powers, though she won’t be able to use them for seven years. With Jake McLaughlin and Johnny Sequoyah. Casting: April Webster, 1221 Olympic Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90404. Premiere TBA.

*Benched (Comedy, USA) A high-powered corporate lawyer has a career-ending meltdown when she’s passed over for partner and winds up working at the only place that will have her now: the public defender’s office. With Eliza Coupe, Jay Harrington, Oscar Nuñez, Jolene Purdy, and Jack McGee. Directed by Michael Fresco. Casting: Wendy O’Brien, 2233 Barry Ave., Second Fl., Los Angeles, CA 90064. Shoots Oct. 28–31.

*Betas (Comedy, Amazon) Four socially awkward computer geeks must overcome their lack of social skills in order to sell the brilliant app they developed. With Joe Dinicol, Margo Harshman, Charlie Saxton, and Karan Soni. Casting: Alyssa Weisberg, 2600 W. Olive Ave., 6th Fl., Burbank, CA 91505.

*Betrayal (Chicago) (Drama, ABC) A photographer begins an affair with a lawyer who turns out to be defending a client whom her husband is prosecuting. Based on the Dutch series “Overspel.” With Hannah Ware, Stuart Townsend, and James Cromwell. Casting: Veronica Collins Rooney, 800 S. Main St., Ste. 210, Burbank, CA 91506. Shoots through December. Premiered Sept. 29.

The Big Bang Theory (Comedy, CBS) Four scientists try to navigate dating and their social lives. Valko/Miller Casting, 3500 W. Olive Ave., Ste. 780, Burbank, CA 91505.

*Big Time in Hollywood, FL (Comedy, Comedy Central) Two delusional brothers are kicked out of their parents’ house and, using their self-proclaimed filmmaking skills, concoct a scheme to squeeze “severance pay” out of them. With Alex Anfanger, Kathy Baker, and Stephen Tobolowsky. Casting: Rachel Tenner and Lauren Grey, 8949 W. Sunset Blvd., Ste. 202, West Hollywood, CA 90069.

*The Black Box (New York) (Drama, ABC) A world-renowned neuroscientist secretly struggles with her own mental illness while keeping another big secret from her fiancé and family. Directed by Simon Curtis. With Kelly Reilly, Ditch Davey, David Ajala, Ali Wong, Laura Fraser, David Chisum, and Siobhan Williams. Casting: Deb Aquila, Aquila/Wood Casting, 1680 Vine St., Ste. 806, Los Angeles, CA 90028. Premieres April 24.

Bob’s Burgers (Animation, Fox) An animated comedy about a family-run burger joint and the colorful neighborhood surrounding it, including the rival pizza joint across the street. Kristen Schaal and Eugene Mirman star. Casting: Julie Ashton, 6253 Hollywood Blvd., Ste. 505, Los Angeles, CA 90028.

The Bold and the Beautiful (Soap, CBS) Two families entwined through personal relationships and activities in the glamorous world of fashion in Los Angeles. Casting: Christy Dooley, 7800 Beverly Blvd., Ste. 3371, Los Angeles, CA 90036.

Bones (Crime, Fox) A highly skilled forensic anthropologist and an FBI agent work together on investigations when the standard methods of identifying a body are useless. Casting: Rick Millikan, 10201 W. Pico Blvd., Bldg. 71, Los Angeles, CA 90035.

*Braddock & Jackson (Comedy, FX) Two lawyers from vastly different backgrounds develop a partnership after they meet in court on the worst day of their lives. With Kelsey Grammer and Martin Lawrence. Casting: Alexis Frank Koczara and Christine Shevchenko, 5555 Melrose Ave., Lucy Bungalow, Ste. 206, Los Angeles, CA 90038.

The Bridge (Drama, FX) Law enforcement officers from the U.S. and Mexico must cooperate to catch a serial killer operating on both sides of the border. With Diane Kruger and Demián Bichir. Casting: Rebecca Mangieri and Wendy Weidman, Creative Casting, 12233 W. Olympic Blvd., Ste. 370, Los Angeles, CA 90064. Shoot date/location TBA. Premiered July 10.

*The Brink (Comedy, HBO) This show focuses on a geopolitical crisis and how it effects three different men: the Secretary of State, a Navy pilot, and a Foreign Service officer. These three must band together to save the world. Directed by Jay Roach. Casting: David Rubin and Melissa Pryor, Firefly Casting, 145 S. Fairfax Ave., Ste. 301, Los Angeles, CA 90036.

*Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Comedy, Fox) A group of detectives do their best to solve crimes on the outskirts of New York City. With Andy Samberg, Andre Braugher, and Terry Crews. Casting: Juel Bestrop, 4024 Radford Ave., Tucker House, Second Fl., Studio City, CA 91604. Shoot date TBA. Premiered Sept. 17.

Bullet in the Face (Montreal) (Comedy, IFC) A “former” criminal attempts to infiltrate his old gang after he is captured by police. Casting: Ivy Isenberg, 2740 Magnolia Blvd., Ste. 301, Burbank, CA 91505.

Bunheads (Drama, ABC Family) A former Las Vegas showgirl takes a job at her mother-in-law’s small-town dance studio. Casting: Jeanie Bacharach [no office info available].

Burn Notice (Miami) (Action, USA) After he’s set up and fired from the CIA, a special ops agent puts his training to use as a private detective as he tries to figure out who betrayed him. Casting: Zane/Pillsbury Casting, 585 N. Larchmont Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90004.

*Cabot College (Comedy, Fox) A century-old, all women's college in rural Maine has recently opened its doors to men, with disquieting repercussions. Directed by Pamela Fryman. With Jack Cutmore-Scott, Brandon Jones, Fortune Feimster, Margaret Cho, Asif Ali, Ely Henry, Tituss Burgess, and Bonnie Dennison. Casting: Julie Ashton-Barson, 6253 Hollywood Blvd., Ste. 505, Los Angeles, CA 90028. Begins shooting in early March.

Californication (Drama, Showtime) A novelist who’s addicted to both sex and drugs takes a shot at raising his teenage daughter on his own after seeking the splendors of L.A. Casting: Felicia Fasano, 8621 Hayden Place, Culver City, CA 90232.

Castle (Crime, ABC) A novelist follows an NYPD detective on the job to gather material for his best-selling books based on her. Casting: Donna Rosenstein, 800 S. Main St., Ste. 202, Burbank, CA 91506.

*Chasing Life (fka Terminales) (Drama, ABC Family) A prime-time soap about a woman’s life after she is diagnosed with a terminal illness. With Italia Ricci. Casting: Brett Greenstein and Collin Daniel, Greenstein/Daniel Casting, 6671 W. Sunset Blvd., Ste. 1527, Los Angeles, CA 90028. Premiere TBA.

Children’s Hospital (Comedy, Adult Swim) This comedy takes a humorous look at the lives of the staff of a children’s hospital. Casting: Anya Colloff, CFB Casting, 4322 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 220, Los Angeles, CA 90010.

*The Christmas Spirit (Drama/Hallmark Channel) A contemporary spin on the film “It’s a Wonderful Life.” With Nicollette Sheridan. Directed by Jack Angelo. Casting: Penny Perry, Perry/Reece Casting, 500 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Ste. 600, Los Angeles, CA 90049. Shoot date/location TBA.

The Cleveland Show (Comedy, Fox) This spinoff of “Family Guy” features Peter Griffith’s black, accident-prone buddy, Cleveland Brown, and his wife as they experience culture clash in the form of wacky neighbors in Virginia. Casting: Linda Lamontagne, 5700 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 325, Los Angeles, CA 90035.

The Client List (Vancouver, B.C.) (Drama, Lifetime) A recent divorcée with mounting debt takes a job at a day spa but quickly learns it offers more than massages. With Jennifer Love Hewitt and Cybill Shepherd. Casting: Massalas/Digman Casting, 14955 Calvert St., Van Nuys, CA 91411.

*The Comedians (Comedy, FX) A veteran comedian is reluctantly paired with a younger, edgier comedian for a late-night comedy sketch show. With Billy Crystal and Josh Gad. Directed by Larry Charles. Casting: Allison Jones, 601 N. Larchmont Blvd., Los Angels, CA 90004.

Comedy Bang! Bang! (Sketch Comedy, IFC) This sketch comedy show features special guests and animated segments. Casting: Dream Big Casting, 1258 N. Highland Ave., Ste. 305, Los Angeles, CA 90038.

Community (Comedy, NBC) “The Soup” host Joel McHale stars as Jeff Crocker, a smooth-talking lawyer who is forced to return to community college when his undergrad degree is revoked. Out of sheer survival, he pairs up with a misfit study group headed by Chevy Chase. Casting: Juel Bestrop [No office info available].

Cougar Town (Comedy, CBS) A 40-something divorcée with a 17-year-old son boldly goes where few in her small Florida town have gone before when she jumps back into the dating scene. Courteney Cox stars. Casting: Romano/Benner Casting, 4060 Ince Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232.

Covert Affairs (Drama, USA) A broken-hearted linguist trains to become a CIA operative, then is pulled for a secret assignment. Casting: Susie Farris, 5225 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 522, Los Angeles, CA 90036.

Crash & Bernstein (Comedy, Disney XD) A boy starved for male companionship on account of his many sisters is astonished when one of his male dolls comes to life. With Cole Jenson. Casting: Sheila Guthrie, Guthrie/Goddard-Smythe Casting, 1201 W. Fifth St., Ste. T550, Los Angeles, CA 90017.

*The Crazy Ones (Comedy, CBS) In this comedy set in the advertising world, a brilliant and zany ad executive works alongside his daughter, who is his polar opposite, at his agency. With Robin Williams, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jimmy Wolk, and Hamish Linklater. Casting: Nikki Valko, Ken Miller, 3500 W. Olive Ave., Ste. 930, Burbank, CA 91505. Premiered Sept. 26.

Criminal Minds (Crime, CBS) An elite team of unique FBI profilers analyzes the country’s most twisted criminal minds, anticipating their next moves before they strike again. Casting: Scott David, April Webster & Associates, 4585 Electronics Place, Los Angeles, CA 90039. CSI Carol Kritzer, Ulrich/Dawson/Kritzer Casting, 4705 Laurel Canyon Blvd., Ste. 301, Valley Village, CA 91607.

*Crisis (Chicago) (Drama/Thriller, NBC) A Secret Service agent is tasked with protecting the president’s son, who has been kidnapped along with a group of fellow students. With Gillian Anderson, Rachael Taylor, Dermot Mulroney, and Michael Beach. Casting: Robert Ulrich, Ulrich/Dawson/Kritzer Casting, 4705 Laurel Canyon Blvd., Ste. 301, Valley Village, CA 91607. Premiere TBA.

Curb Your Enthusiasm (Comedy, HBO) A look at the daily life of comedian and “Seinfeld” co-creator Larry David. Casting: Dorian Frankel, 5225 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 308, Los Angeles, CA 90036.

*Dads (Comedy, Fox) Two successful 30-somethings have their lives upended when their dads move in with them. With Seth Green, Peter Riegert, and Giovanni Ribisi. Casting: Nikki Valko and Ken Miller, Valko/Miller Casting, 3500 W. Olive Ave., Ste. 780, Burbank, CA 91505. First season wrapped. Premiered Sept. 17.

Dallas (Drama, TNT) A modern reimagining of the drama that ran through the ’80s, this time focusing on the children of Brothers Bobby and J.R. Ewing. Patrick Duffy and Jordana Brewster star. Casting: Patrick J. Rush Casting, 3808 W. Riverside Dr., Ste. 201, Burbank, CA 91505.

Days of Our Lives (Soap, NBC) Set in the fictitious Midwestern town of Salem, this show follows the Bradys, the Hortons, and the DiMeras, and the multi-layered storyline elements of romance, adventure, mystery, comedy, and drama. Casting: Marnie Saitta, 3400 W. Olive Ave., Ste. 315, Burbank, CA 91505.

*Deep Tech (Comedy, HBO) Set in Silicon Valley, this series focuses on a “techie” who develops his own music app and forms a tech company with a group of equally awkward people. With TJ Miller, Thomas Middleditch, Josh Brener, and Lindsey Broad. Directed by Mike Judge. Casting: Jeanne McCarthy and Nicole Abellera, 1750 Ocean Park Blvd., Ste. 208, Santa Monica, CA 90405.

Defiance (Toronto) (Sci-fi, SyFy) Based on the video game of the same name, this series is set far in the future, with aliens and humans living together on an Earth ravaged by war. With Grant Bowler. Casting: Junie Lowry-Johnson and Libby Goldstein, 1041 N. Formosa Ave., Formosa Bldg., Rm. 94, Los Angeles, CA 90046. First season wrapped. Premiered April 15.

Devious Maids (Atlanta) (Drama, Lifetime) Follows the lives of four maids who work for rich families in Beverly Hills. Based on a telenovela. With Dania Ramirez, Roselyn Sanchez, and Ana Ortiz. Casting: Scott Genkinger, Junie Lowry-Johnson Casting, 12001 Ventura Pl., Ste. 202, Studio City, CA 91604. First season wrapped. Premiered June 23.

Dexter (Crime, Showtime) Dexter Morgan leads a double life as an incredibly likeable forensics expert for the Miami Police Department and as an emotionless vigilante who murderers other killers who can’t otherwise be brought to justice. Casting: Shawn Dawson, Ulrich/Dawson/Kritzer, 4705 Laurel Canyon Blvd., Ste. 301, Valley Village, CA 91607.

*The Divide (Drama, WEtv) An impassioned case worker delves into the case of a death-row inmate she believes was wrongly convicted and confronts an equally passionate district attorney in her search for the truth. With Marin Ireland, Joe Anderson, Paul Schneider, and Damon Gupton. Directed by Tony Goldwyn. Casting: Kerry Barden and Paul Schnee, 1513 Sixth St., Ste. 105, Santa Monica, CA 90401. Shoots through Dec. 25.

Dog With a Blog (Comedy, Disney Channel) A talking, social-network-savvy dog helps his new owners’ children overcome their differences. Casting: Carol Goldwasser, 201 N. Occidental Blvd., Bungalow 4, Los Angeles, CA 90026.

*Dominion (South Africa) (Drama, Syfy) In this drama set 25 years in the future, in the wake of a war between angels and mankind and based on the characters from the feature “Legion,” a young soldier finds out he’s been selected to save humanity. Casting: Bonnie Zane and Gayle Pillsbury, 585 N. Larchmont Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90004.

Drop Dead Diva (Atlanta) (Comedy, Lifetime) Resurrected Fox series about a selfish, shallow model-actor who dies in an accident and returns in the body of a brilliant, plus-sized attorney. Casting: Carol Kritzer, Ulrich/Dawson/Kritzer, 4705 Laurel Canyon Blvd., Ste. 301, Valley Village, CA 91607.

Eagleheart (Comedy, Cartoon Network) A low-level TV executive is sent to Texas to produce the action series “Eagleheart” and finds himself stuck in a never-ending power struggle with his temperamental star. Chris Elliot stars. Casting: Dorian Frankel, 5225 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 308, Los Angeles, CA 90036.

Eastbound and Down (Comedy, HBO) After his major league baseball career crashes and burns, a man returns to his hometown to teach physical education at a local middle school, where he unfortunately runs into all the people he kicked to the curb on his way up. Stars Danny McBride. Casting: Sheila Jaffe, 6671 Sunset Blvd., Bldg. 1509, Ste. 104, Los Angeles, CA  90028.

*Enlisted (Comedy, Fox) Three brothers working on a small Florida army base get to know each other again. With Geoff Stults, Chris Lowell, Keith David, and Parker Young. Casting: Wendy O’Brien, 2233 Barry Ave., Second Fl., Los Angeles, CA 90064.

The Exes (Comedy, TV Land) Three divorced guys live in an apartment building where their sexy divorce lawyer is also their landlord. Casting: Sheila Guthrie, Guthrie/Goddard-Smythe Casting, 4024 Radford Ave, Bungalow 5, Studio City, CA 91604.

*Extant (Drama/Sci–Fi, CBS) In this futuristic thriller, an astronaut tries to reconnect with her family when she returns after a year in space. Directed by Allen Coulter. With Halle Berry, Pierce Gagnon, Hiroyuki Sanada, Camryn Manheim, Goran Visnjic, and Grace Gummer. Casting: Ronna Kress, 333 S. Beverly Dr., Ste. 109, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Premieres in summer 2014.

Family Guy (Comedy, Fox) Animated series about a bizarre New England family, all lead by a thick-headed dad who is as tactless as he is clueless. Casting: Linda Lamontagne, 5700 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 325, Los Angeles, CA 90036.

Family Tree (Comedy, HBO) A man takes advantage of his free time while unemployed to explore his family origins. With Chris O’Dowd. Casting: David Rubin, Firefly Casting, 12233 W. Olympic Blvd., Ste. 256, Los Angeles, CA 90064. First season wrapped. Premiered May 12.

*Fargo (Drama, FX) Inspired by the Coen Brothers film, this series features a new case and new characters. With Billy Bob Thornton, Martin Freeman, Colin Hanks, and Kate Walsh. Directed by Adam Bernstein. Casting: Rachel Tenner, 8949 W. Sunset Blvd., Ste. 202, W. Hollywood, CA 90069. Shoots through March 1, in Canada.

*Finding Carter (Drama, MTV) A teenager's world is shattered when she discovers that the mother she loves actually abducted her when she was 3. Directed by Scott Speer. Casting: Angela Demo and Barbara McCarthy, 5225 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 400, Los Angeles, CA 90036.

The Following (New York) (Drama, Fox) A serial killer uses social media to create a network of killers and find victims. With James Purefoy, Jeananne Goossen, and Kevin Bacon. Casting: GO Casting, 6464 Sunset Blvd., Ste. 970, Los Angeles, CA 90028.



The Fosters (Drama, ABC Family) A lesbian couple raises a brood of foster and biological children. Casting: Scott Genkinger, Junie Lowry-Johnson Casting, 12001 Ventura Pl., Ste. 202, Studio City, CA 91604. Premiered June 3.

Franklin & Bash (Comedy, TNT) A pair of street-savvy longtime friends, who are also attorneys, are recruited by a high-profile law firm. Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Breckin Meyer star. Casting: Pagano/Manwiller Casting, 35136 Anza Dr., Santa Clarita, CA 91355.

Friend Me (Comedy, CBS) Two friends who move from Indiana to Los Angeles for a job have different approaches to life in their new city. Starring Christopher Mintz-Plasse. Casting: Marc Hirschfeld, 5555 Melrose Ave., Marx Brothers Bldg., Rm. 108–109, Los Angeles, CA 90038.

*Friends With Better Lives (Comedy, CBS) A look at six friends at different stages of their romantic lives, all wondering who has it best. With Brooklyn Decker, James Van Der Beek, Zoe Lister-Jones, and Kevin Connolly. Casting: Susie Farris, 5225 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 522, Los Angeles, CA 90036.

*From Dusk Till Dawn (Drama, El Rey Network) This series centers on career criminal Seth Gecko and his older, seriously unstable brother Richie as they are being pursued by a Texas Ranger. With Don Johnson, Jake Busey, Adrianne Palicki, and Lane Garrison. Directed by Robert Rodriguez. Casting: Mary Vernieu and Michelle Wade Byrd, Betty Mae, Inc., 13375 Beach Ave., Marina del Rey, CA 90292. Shoots through March 7, in Austin, TX.

*Full Circle (Drama, DirecTV) Explores the connectedness of our society by focusing on 11 people whose lives intertwine in unexpected ways. Casting: Carmen Cuba, 846 N. Cahuenga Blvd., Ste. A200, Los Angeles, CA 90038. Premiere TBA.

The Game (Atlanta) (Comedy, BET) Follows the lives of three women who all have relationships (romantic or familial) with three players on a professional football team. Tia Mowry and Wendy Robinson star. Casting: Sheila Guthrie, 100 Universal City Plaza, Bldg. 2128, Ste. D, Universal City, CA 91608.

*Gang Related (Drama, Fox) A prominent member of an elite Los Angeles Gang Task Force takes on gangs while balancing ties to members of those same gangs. With Ramon Rodriguez, Terry O’Quinn, Robert “RZA” Diggs, and Cliff Curtis. Casting: Megan Branman and Dylann Brander, 10201 W. Pico Blvd., Bldg. 89, Los Angeles, CA 90064. Premiere TBA.

General Hospital (Soap, ABC) Intimate glimpses into the personal and professional lives of the doctors and nurses attached to the Internal Medicine Division, seventh floor, of General Hospital in Port Charles, New York. Casting: Mark Teschner, 4151 Prospect Ave., Stage 4, Fifth Fl., Los Angeles, CA 90027.

*Getting On (Comedy, HBO) The nurses in a geriatric hospital have stressful jobs and stressful lives. Based on a BBC series. Casting: Junie Lowry-Johnson and Libby Goldstein, Junie Lowry-Johnson Casting, 1041 N. Formosa Ave., Formosa Bldg., Rm. 94, Los Angeles, CA 90046. Premiere TBA.

Glee (Comedy, Fox) Set at a Midwestern high school, a Spanish teacher takes the glee club, populated by teenage misfits, and turns it around. Casting: Robert Ulrich, Ulrich/Dawson/Kritzer Casting, 4705 Laurel Canyon Blvd., Ste. 301, Valley Village, CA 91607.

*The Goldbergs (fka How the F Am I Normal) (Comedy, ABC) A man looks back on his hectic family life growing up in the 1980s. With Wendy McLendon-Covey, George Segal, and Jeff Garlin. Casting: Leslie Litt [no office info available]. Premiered Sept. 24.

Good Luck Charlie (Teen, Disney) Two teens are left in charge of their younger sister when their parents have to go back to work. Bridgit Mendler stars. Casting: Stiner/Block Casting, 1201 W. 5th St., M120, Los Angeles, CA 90017.

The Goodwin Games (Comedy, Fox) After the death of their father, three siblings return home to divvy up the inheritance. With Becki Newton, T.J. Miller, and Scott Foley. Casting: Marisa Ross, 10201 W. Pico Blvd., Bldg. 104, Ste. 200, Los Angeles, CA 90035.

*Gotham (Drama, Fox) Taking place when Gotham City Commissioner James Gordon is still a police detective, this show tells the origin stories of Gordon and the villains who made Gotham City famous. Directed by Danny Cannon. With David Mazouz, Jada Pinkett Smith, Carmen Bicondova, Ben McKenzie, Robin Lord Taylor, Zabryna Guevara, Sean Pertwee, Donal Logue, and Erin Richards. Casting: Sharon Bialy and Sherry Thomas, 5933 W. Slauson Ave., Ste. 2105, Culver City, CA 90230.

Graceland (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) (Drama, USA Network) Agents from a variety of state and federal law enforcement agencies live together in an undercover house to launch joint operations. With Vanessa Ferlito and Daniel Sunjata. Casting: Bonnie Zane and Gayle Pillsbury, Zane/Pillsbury Casting, 585 N. Larchmont Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90004. First season wrapped. Premiered June 6.

*Gracepoint (Drama, Fox) This show follows the media frenzy and police investigation surrounding the mysterious death of a young boy found dead on a beach near a cliff. With David Tennant, Anna Gunn, and Jacki Weaver. Directed by James Strong. Casting: Junie Lowry-Johnson and Libby Goldstein, 1041 N. Formosa Ave., Formosa Bldg., Room 94, Los Angeles, CA 90046.

Grey’s Anatomy (Drama, ABC) A medical drama that follows the personal and professional lives of the doctors at Seattle Grace Hospital. Casting: Linda Lowy and John Brace, 4151 Prospect Ave., News Center Bldg., Second Fl., Los Angeles, CA 90027.

Grimm (Portland, Ore.) (Drama, NBC) A crime drama set in a world where the creatures and characters from Grimm’s fairy tales aren’t just, well, fairy tales. Casting: Marlo Tiede and Donna Rosenstein, 800 S. Main St., Ste. 202, Burbank, CA 91506.

Ground Floor (Comedy, TBS) A take on “Romeo & Juliet” in which the feuding sides are not families but groups of workers occupying different floors of a building—the execs on the top floor, the maintenance staff on the ground floor. With John C. McGinley, Skylar Astin, Rene Gube, and Rory Scovel. Casting: Tracy Lilienfield [no office info available].

*Growing Up Fisher (fka Then Came Elvis) (Comedy, NBC) A boy watches his blind father and his mother, who doesn’t act her age, grow closer together despite being recently divorced. Casting: Jill Anthony Thomas [No office info available]. Shoot date TBA. Premiere TBA. Premiered Nov. 14.

*Halt & Catch Fire (Atlanta) (Drama, AMC) The rise of personal computers in the 1980s as seen from the unique viewpoints of three individuals: an engineer, a visionary, and a prodigy. With Scoot McNairy, David Wilson Barnes, Toby Huss, and Lee Pace. Casting:  Sharon Bialy and Sherry Thomas, 5933 W. Slauson Ave., Ste. 2105, Culver City, CA 90230. Shoot date TBA.

Hannibal (Toronto) (Drama, NBC) An FBI agent seeks help solving cases from a prominent psychiatrist who, unbeknownst to him, is a serial killer. With Hugh Dancy. Casting: Cami Patton and Christal Karge, 4640 Lankershim Blvd., Ste. 511, North Hollywood, CA 91602.

Happily Divorced (Comedy, TV Land) A woman’s husband comes out of the closet, so she re-enters the dating scene. Staring Tichina Arnold and Fran Drescher. Casting: Marc Hirschfeld, 5555 Melrose Ave., Marx Brothers Bldg., Rm. 108–109, Los Angeles, CA 90038.



*Happyland (Comedy, MTV) This comedy follows the ups and downs of teenagers working at a popular theme park. Casting: Brandi Brice and Dana Gergely, 5555 Melrose Ave., Bungalow 9, Los Angeles, CA 90038.

Hart of Dixie (Drama, the CW) An ambitious, young aspiring surgeon must put her aspirations aside after she inherits a small-town medical practice. Rachel Bilson stars. Casting: Molly Lopata [No office info available].

The Haunted Hathaways (Comedy, Nickelodeon) Two siblings discover that their family’s new home has other occupants. Casting: Brandi Brice and Dana Gergely, Brice/Gergely Casting, 5555 Melrose Ave., Bungalow 9, Los Angeles, CA 90038. First season wrapped. Premiered July 13.

Hawaii Five-O (Hawaii) (Drama, CBS) A contemporary take on the classic 1960s series. Starring Daniel Dae Kim and Scott Caan. Casting: Jennifer Cooper Casting, 4605 Lankershim Blvd., Ste. 202, North Hollywood, CA 91602.

*Helix (Drama, Syfy) A group of scientists investigating a possible disease outbreak in a high-tech research facility in the Arctic struggles to find the key to mankind’s salvation or ultimate demise. With Jordan Hayes. Casting: Liz Dean, Ulrich/Dawson/Kritzer Casting, 4705 Laurel Canyon Blvd., Ste. 301, Valley Village, CA 91607.

*Hello Ladies (Comedy, HBO) A smarmy British man searches Los Angeles for the woman of his dreams, but his standards might not be realistic. With Stephen Merchant, Nate Torrence, and Christine Woods. Casting: Allison Jones, 601 N. Larchmont Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90004. First season wrapped. Premiered Sept. 29.

*High Moon (Drama, Syfy) The secrets of a new species discovered on the moon are sought out by two boys who also reside in a colony on the moon. Based on the novel “The Lotus Caves” by John Christopher. Casting: Laura Schiff, Carrie Audino, Schiff/Audino Casting, 1201 W. Fifth St., Ste. M210, Los Angeles, CA 90017. Shoots in late August in Vancouver, B.C., and elsewhere in Canada. Premiere TBA.

Hit the Floor (fka Bounce) (Drama, VH1) A new cheerleader for a professional basketball team finds making friends more difficult than learning the routines. Casting: Lisa London and Catherine Stroud, London/Stroud Casting, c/o CAZT Audition Studios, 916 N. Formosa Ave., West Hollywood, CA 90046. First season wrapped. Premiered May 27.

Hot in Cleveland (Comedy, TV Land) Three women from Los Angeles, all in their 40s, are on their way to Paris when their flight has to make an emergency landing in Cleveland. They decide to stay when they discover that, in the Midwest, they’re still considered hot. Starring Wendie Malick, Valerie Bertinelli, and Jane Leeves. Casting:  Greenstein/Daniel Casting, 6671 Sunset Blvd., Ste. 1527, Los Angeles, CA 90028.

House of Lies (Comedy, Showtime) A look at the life of a successful but unscrupulous management consultant. Don Cheadle stars. Casting: Felicia Fasano, 8621 Hayden Place, Culver City, CA 90232.

How I Met Your Mother (Comedy, CBS) A comedy narrated through flashbacks from the future about Ted and how he fell in love. Casting: Marisa Ross, 10201 W. Pico Blvd., Bldg. 104, Ste. 200, Los Angeles, CA 90035.

The Hustle (Drama, Fuse) Rap duo Brooklyn’s Finest tries to make it in the rap game. With Y’Lan Noel and London Brown. Casting: Kim Coleman, 5225 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 415, Los Angeles, CA 90036. First season wrapped. Premiered June 19.

*I Didn’t Do It (Comedy, Disney) Twins tell a “he said/she said” tale in reverse chronology. With Olivia Holt, Austin North, Piper Curda, and Sarah Gilman. Casting: Peter Pappas, Nikki Valko, Ken Miller, and Lori Gottlieb, 3500 W. Olive Ave., Ste. 930, Burbank, CA 91505.

*Instant Mom (Comedy, Nickelodeon) A 20-something party girl marries an older man and becomes an instant stepmom but still strives to maintain her sense of fun. With Tia Mowry, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Michael Boatman, and Sydney Park. Casting: Vickie Thomas, 9021 Melrose Ave., Ste. 200B, West Hollywood, CA 90069. Premiered Sept. 29.

*Intelligence (Drama, CBS) An agent at U.S. Cyber Command has a microchip implanted in his brain that gives him special abilities. With Josh Holloway and Marg Helgenberger. Casting: Deborah Aquila and Tricia Wood, Aquila/Wood Casting, 1680 Vine St., Ste. 806, Los Angeles, CA 90028.

*Intruders (Drama, BBC America) This show is about a secret society devoted to finding immortality by seeking refuge in the bodies of others. With John Simm. Directed by Eduardo Sanchez and Daniel Stamm. Casting: Junie Lowry-Johnson and Libby Goldstein, 1041 N. Formosa Ave., Formosa Bldg., Room 94, Los Angeles, CA 90046. Begins shooting this spring in Vancouver, B.C.

*Ironside (New York) (Drama, NBC) This remake of the classic series that starred Raymond Burr features a New York City detective who doesn’t let confinement to a wheelchair slow down his crime-solving. With Blair Underwood, Neal Bledsoe, Kenneth Choi, and Spencer Grammer.  Casting: Mele Nagler, 100 Universal City Plaza, Trailer 7142, Universal City, CA 91608.

It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (Comedy, FX) Three buddies who own and run their neighborhood watering hole strive to find a balance between friendship and business, only to fall prey to purely personal interests again and again. Casting: Wendy O’Brien, 2233 Barry Ave., Second Fl., Los Angeles, CA 90064.

*Jennifer Falls (Comedy, TV Land) This show revolves around a career woman and mother who is forced to move back in with her mom after being let go from her high-powered, six-figure salary job. With Dylan Gelula, Nora Kirkpatrick, Joel David Moore, Jaime Pressly, Missi Pyle, and Jessica Walter. Directed by Lee Shallat Chemel. Casting: Sandi Logan, c/o CBS Radford, 4024 Radford Ave., Bungalow 7, Studio City, CA 91604. Pilot wrapped. Set to premiere summer 2014.

Jessie (Teen Comedy, Disney Channel) A Texas teen gets a job as a nanny for a wealthy New York family. Starring Debby Ryan. Casting: Sheryl Levine, 1040 N. Las Palmas Ave., Bldg. 26, Ste. 109, Los Angeles, CA 90038.

Justified (Drama, FX) A U.S. marshal struggles to reach a balance between work and family, a task complicated by the emergence of an old-time friend of his father’s with questionable motives. Timothy Olyphant stars. Casting: Cami Patton and Christal Karge, 4640 Lankershim Blvd., Ste. 511, North Hollywood, CA 91602.

Key & Peele (Comedy, Comedy Central) Single-camera sketch comedy featuring Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele playing multiple characters. Casting: Sherie Hernandez, Greenstein/Daniel Casting, 6671 Sunset Blvd., Ste. 1527, Los Angeles, CA 90028.

Kickin’ It (Comedy, Disney XD) The owner of an unsuccessful dojo hires a pro skateboarder to teach his students. Casting: Julie Ashton, 6253 Hollywood Blvd., Ste. 505, Los Angeles, CA 90028.

*Killer Women (New Mexico) (Drama, ABC) The only female Texas Ranger (the police force, not the baseball team) takes a no-nonsense approach to her job. With Tricia Helfer, Marc Blucas, Marta Milans, and Michael Trucco. Casting: Steve Brooksbank and Mary Jo Slater, Slater-Brooksbank Casting, 500 S. Buena Vista St., Stage 6, Ste. 523, Burbank, CA 91521.

King and Maxwell (Toronto) (Drama, TNT) Two former Secret Service agents set up a private investigation firm. With Rebecca Romijn, John Tenney, and Ryan Hurst. Casting: Susan Bluestein and Jason Kennedy, Bluestein/Kennedy Casting, 5555 Melrose Ave., Bldg. 213, Ste. 210, Los Angeles, CA 90038. Premiered June 10.

*Kirby Buckets (Comedy, Disney XD) Mixing live action and animation, the series revolves around a high school freshman who dreams of becoming an animator. Directed by David Bowers. With Jacob Bertrand, Mekai Curtis, Cade Sutton, Olivia Stuck, and Tiffany Espensen. Casting: Barbie Block and Sally Stiner, 450 S. Bixel, Ste. M-120, Los Angeles, CA 90017.

*Kirstie’s New Show (fka Giant Baby) (Comedy, TV Land) A self-absorbed Broadway actress is thrown for a loop when the son she gave up for adoption years ago re-enters her life. With Kirstie Alley and Rhea Perlman. Casting: Collin Daniel and Brett Greenstein, Greenstein/Daniel Casting, 6671 W. Sunset Blvd., Ste. 1527, Los Angeles, CA 90028. Premiere TBA. 

*The Knick (New York) (Drama, Cinemax) The series tells the story of the groundbreaking surgeons, nurses, and staff at Knickerbocker Hospital, which was located in downtown New York circa 1900. Directed by Steven Soderbergh. With Clive Owen, Andre Holland, Juliet Rylance, and Eve Hewson. Casting: Carmen Cuba and Wittney Horton, 846 N. Cahuenga Blvd., Ste. A200, Los Angeles, CA 90038. Premiere TBA.

Kroll Show (Comedy, Comedy Central) A sketch series, by comedian Nick Kroll, satirizing our television-obsessed culture and the rabid fan base it breeds. Casting: Dorian Frankel, 5225 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 308, Los Angeles, CA 90036.



Lab Rats (Teen Comedy, Disney XD) Two bionic military experiments escape from their lab when they are scheduled to be replaced by newer models, taking refuge with two siblings who must hide them from their handlers. Casting: Howard Meltzer, 1040 N. Las Palmas Ave., Bldg. 2, Los Angeles, CA 90038.

Last Man Standing (Comedy, ABC) A man struggles to maintain his masculinity in a world where he’s surrounded by women. Tim Allen stars. Romano/Benner, 4060 Ince Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232.

*The Last Ship (Drama, TNT) The crew of a naval destroyer faces a grim new reality after a pandemic decimates the world. Directed by Jonathan Mostow. With Eric Dane, Michaela McManus, Adam Baldwin, and Rhona Mitra. Casting: Denise Chamian, 1438 N. Gower St., Bldg. 35, Ste. 270, Los Angeles, CA 90028. Shoots in San Diego; dates TBA.

The League (Comedy, FX) A semi-improvised ensemble comedy following a group of old friends in a fantasy football league who care deeply about one another—so deeply that they use every opportunity to make each other’s lives miserable. Casting: Jeanne McCarthy and Nicole Abellera, 1750 Ocean Park Blvd., Ste. 208, Santa Monica, CA 90405.

*Legends (Los Angeles and Chicago) (Drama, TNT) An undercover FBI agent has the ability to transform himself into a different person for each mission but finds he is at a loss with respect to his own identity. With Sean Bean, Lux Haney Jardine, Steve Harris, and Ali Larter. Directed by David Semel and Brad Turner. Casting: Sara Isaacson and Eric Souliere [no office info available].

Legit (Comedy, FX) A comedian’s quest for respect and legitimacy is fraught with obstacles. With Jim Jefferies, Dan Bakkedahl, and DJ Qualls. Casting: Wendy O’Brien, 2233 Barry Ave., Second Fl., Los Angeles, CA 90064.

Let’s Stay Together (Comedy, BET) A successful pediatrician must juggle work, her family, and her fiancé’s family. Malinda Williams stars. Casting: Robi Reed, BET Talent, 10635 Santa Monica Blvd., Second Fl., Los Angeles, CA 90025.

*Liv & Maddie (Comedy, Disney Channel) A girl’s path to popularity at her high school is partially derailed when her identical twin, a TV star, returns to school. With Dove Cameron. Casting: Sheila Guthrie and Susan Goddard-Smythe, Guthrie/Goddard-Smythe Casting, 1040 N. Las Palmas Ave., Bldg. 2, Los Angeles, CA 90038. Premiered Sept. 15.

Longmire (New Mexico) (Drama, A&E) Based on the eponymous novel series by Craig Allen Johnson about a Wyoming lawman. Staring Robert Taylor and Katee Slackhoff. Casting: Junie Lowry-Johnson and Libby Goldstein, 1041 N. Formosa Ave., Formosa Bldg., Rm. 94, West Hollywood, CA 90046.

*Looking (San Francisco) (Comedy, HBO) Three friends explore gay life in San Francisco. With Jonathan Groff, Frankie Alvarez, Murray Bartlett, and Russell Tovey. Directed by Andrew Haigh. Casting: Carmen Cuba, 846 N. Cahuenga Blvd., Ste. A200, Los Angeles, CA 90038. 

*Lost Angels (fka Los Angeles Noir) (Drama, TNT) Los Angeles chief of police William Parker and gangster Mickey Cohen struggle for control of Los Angeles in the 1940s and ’50s. With Jon Bernthal, Jeffrey DeMunn, and Milo Ventimiglia. Casting: Deborah Aquila and Tricia Wood, Aquila/Wood Casting, 1680 Vine St., Ste. 806, Los Angeles, CA 90028. Premiere TBA.

*The Lottery (Vancouver, British Columbia) (Drama, Lifetime) In a future where women are unable to give birth, a scientist successfully fertilizes 100 eggs, only to have them stolen by a government agency that decides to hold a lottery for surrogates. Directed by Danny Cannon. With Marley Shelton, Michael Graziadei, Lesley-Ann Brandt, and Louise Lombard. Casting: Elizabeth Barnes and Corbin Bronson, 650 N. Bronson Ave., Pickford Bungalow, Los Angeles, CA 90038. Also casting in New York.

Low Winter Sun (Detroit) (Drama, AMC) A detective is pulled into the criminal underworld after murdering a fellow cop. With Mark Strong. Casting: Cathy Sandrich Gelfond, Mackey/Sandrich Casting, 3000 W. Olympic Blvd., Bldg. 3, Rm. 2323, Santa Monica, CA 90404. First season wrapped. Premiered Aug. 11.

*Lucky 7 (Toronto) (Drama, ABC) The lives of seven service station employees are changed when they split a lottery jackpot. With Isiah Whitlock Jr., Matthew Long, Summer Bishil, and Lorraine Bruce. Casting: Sharon Bialy and Sherry Thomas, Bialy/Thomas Casting, 5535 Balboa Blvd., Ste. 210, Encino, CA 91316. First season wrapped. Premiered Sept. 24.

The Lying Game (Austin, Texas) (Drama, ABC Family) Two twins, separated at birth and now living very different lives, run into trouble when they find their birth mother. Casting: Payne/Ystrom Casting [No office info available].



Mad Men (Drama, AMC) Set in 1960s New York, the sexy, stylized, and provocative drama follows the lives of the ruthlessly competitive men and women of Madison Avenue advertising, an ego-driven world where key players make an art of the sell. Casting: Schiff/Audino Casting, 1201 W. Fifth St., Ste. M210, Los Angeles, CA 90017.

Magic City (Miami) (Drama, Starz) A period drama set in a Miami hotel shortly after Castro’s coup in Cuba. Casting: Cathy Sandrich Gelfond, Mackey/Sandrich Casting, 3000 W. Olympic Blvd., Bldg. 3, Rm. 2323, Santa Monica, CA 90404.

Major Crimes (Drama, TNT) A spinoff of “The Closer” focusing on Captain Raydor. With Mary McDonnell. Bruce H. Newberg, 606 N. Larchmont Blvd., Ste. 311, Los Angeles, CA 90004.

Maron (Comedy, IFC) A fictionalized look at the life of comedian and host of the super popular WTF podcast, Mark Maron. Casting: Dorian Frankel, 5225 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 308, Los Angeles, CA 90036.

*Married (Comedy, FX) A married man is given permission by his wife to get a mistress in order to save their marriage. With Nat Fox, Judy Greer, Brett Gelman, and Jenny Slate. Directed by Andrew Gurland. Casting: Rebecca Mangieri and Wendy Weidman, Creative Casting [no office info available]. Pilot wrapped.

*Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Action, ABC) Based on the Marvel comic, with Nick Fury leading an elite force of commandos in the Strategic Homeland Intervention Enforcement Logistics Division. With Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, and Elizabeth Henstridge.  Casting: Sarah Halley Finn, 588 N. Larchmont Blvd., First Fl., Los Angeles, CA 90004. Premiered Sept. 24.

Marvin, Marvin (Comedy, Nickelodeon) An adolescent alien poses as a human teenager and tries to blend in. With Lucas Cruikshank. Casting: Stordahl/Terry Casting, 5225 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 720, Los Angeles, CA 90036.

*Masters of Sex (Drama, Showtime) Chronicles the lives of sex researchers William Masters and Virginia Johnson; based on the book by Thomas Maier. With Lizzy Caplan and Michael Sheen. Casting: Risa Bramon Garcia, 10999 Riverside Dr., North Hollywood, CA 91602. First season wrapped. Premiered Sept. 29.

Melissa & Joey (Comedy, ABC Family) A politician hires a male nanny, or manny, to help her look after her recently incarcerated sister’s kids. Starring Joseph Lawrence and Melissa Joan Hart. Casting: Rick Millikan, 10201 W. Pico Blvd., Bldg. 1, Rm. 142, Los Angeles, CA 90035.

Men at Work (Comedy, TBS) A writer for a men’s magazine jumps back into the single life with both feet after he catches his girlfriend cheating. Starring Danny Masterson. Casting: Zane/Pillsbury Casting, 585 N. Larchmont Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90004.

The Mentalist (Drama, CBS) With an uncanny ability to read people, Patrick Jane, a fake TV psychic until a personal tragedy struck home, now uses his powers of observation as an independent consultant, helping the California Bureau of Investigation (CBI) solve serious crimes. Casting: Eric Dawson, Ulrich/Dawson/Kritzer Casting, 4705 Laurel Canyon Blvd., Ste. 301, Valley Village, CA 91607.

The Middle (Comedy, ABC) Patricia Heaton stars as Frankie Heck—the middle-class, middle-aged, middle-of-the-country wife, mother of three, and car salesperson at the No. 1 used-car dealership in Jasper, Ind. Life may not be glamorous or showy for Frankie, but she’s at home in the place where family comes first and folks do whatever it takes to keep that family together. Casting: G. Charles Wright, 411 N. Hollywood Way, Bldg. 29-R, Burbank, CA 91505.

*Mighty Med (Comedy, Disney XD) Two friends discover a hidden wing at a hospital that caters to superheroes. Casting: Sheryl Levine, 1040 N. Las Palmas Ave., Bldg. 26, Ste. 109, Los Angeles, CA 90038. Premiere TBA.

Mike & Molly (Comedy, CBS) An overweight couple struggles with life, love, and overeating. Casting: Valko/Miller Casting, 3500 W. Olive Ave., Ste. 780, Burbank, CA 91505.

*The Millers (Comedy, CBS) A recent divorcé’s life is further disrupted when his elderly father, a recent divorcé as well, moves in with him. With Will Arnett, Beau Bridges, and Margo Martindale. Casting: Dava Waite Peaslee, 21050 Lassen St., Chatsworth, CA 91311. Premiered Sept. 26.

*Mind Games (Chicago) (Drama, ABC) Brothers and partners Clark and Ross run an agency committed to using behavioral science to solve its clients’ cases. With Christian Slater, Steve Zahn, Cedric Sanders, and Wynn Everett. Los Angeles Casting: Jason La Padura and Natalie Hart [No office info available]; Chicago Casting: Mickie Paskal and Jennifer Rudnicke, 10 W. Hubbard St., Ste. 2N, Chicago, Il 60654. Premiere TBA.

The Mindy Project (Comedy, Fox) A single female ob-gyn juggles personal and professional lives. With Mindy Kaling. Casting: Jeanne McCarthy, 1750 Ocean Park Blvd., Ste. 208, Santa Monica, CA 90405.


Mistresses (Drama, ABC) Based on the BBC series about four women whose romantic entanglements produce all sorts of problems. Casting: Mary Jo Slater, Slater-Brooksbank Casting, 500 S. Buena Vista St., Stage 6, Ste. 523, Burbank, CA 91521. First season wrapped. Premiered June 3.

*Mixology (Comedy, ABC) Follows the exploits of the patrons of a swanky Manhattan bar over the course of a single evening of drinking and flirting. With Adam Campbell, Craig Frank, and Vanessa Lengies. Casting: Wendy O’Brien, 2233 Barry Ave., Second Fl., Los Angeles, CA 90064. Premiere TBA.

*Mob City (fka Los Angeles Noir) (Drama, TNT) Los Angeles chief of police William Parker and gangster Mickey Cohen struggle for control of Los Angeles in the 1940s and ’50s. With Jon Bernthal, Jeffrey DeMunn, and Milo Ventimiglia. Casting: Deborah Aquila and Tricia Wood, Aquila/Wood Casting, 1680 Vine St., Ste. 806, Los Angeles, CA 90028. Premiered Dec. 4.

Modern Family (Comedy, ABC) An international filmmaker documents the lives of three families: one with a stay-at-home mom, another in which a gay couple experiences fist-time fatherhood with the adoption of a Vietnamese child, and the third in which a 60-year-old man becomes an instant dad when he marries a 30-something Latina mother. Casting: Jeff Greenberg, 10201 W. Pico Blvd., Bldg. 226, Rm. 115, Los Angeles, CA 90035.

*Mom (Comedy, CBS) A newly sober single mother tries to keep on the straight and narrow. With Anna Faris, Allison Janney, and French Stewart. Casting: Ken Miller and Nikki Valko, Valko/Miller Casting, 3500 W. Olive Ave., Ste. 930, Burbank, CA 91505. Premiered Sept. 23.

Motive (Drama, ABC) A thrilling crime drama with a unique twist focusing not on who did the crime, but why the crime was committed in the first place. With Kristin Lehman, Louis Ferreira, Brendan Penny, and Lauren Holly. Casting: Sara Isaacson, 14958 Ventura Blvd., Ste. 200, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403. Shoots in Vancouver, B.C.

*Mr. Robinson (Comedy, NBC) A talented musician adjusts to his new life as a middle school music teacher where he maneuvers precocious kids, teacher politics and the temptations of single moms. With Craig Robinson, Ben Koldyke, Amanda Lund, Larenz Tate, and Jean Smart. Directed by Steve Pink. Casting: Juel Bestrop, 4024 Radford Ave., Tucker House, Second Fl., Studio City, CA 91604.

Mulaney (Comedy, Fox) This series is about an aspiring comedian coming of age while writing jokes for a game show host and dealing with his boss, his roommates, and his neighbors. With John Mulaney, Martin Short, Elliott Gould, Nasim Pedrad, Seaton Smith, and Zack Pearlman. Directed by Andy Ackerman. Casting: Jill Anthony Thomas, 4000 Warner Blvd., Bldg. 36, Burbank, CA 91522. Production begins in January. Also casting in New York.

*Murder in the First (Drama, TNT) Set in San Francisco, this drama centers on two homicide detectives investigating the murder of an apparent drug addict. With Taye Diggs, Kathleen Robertson, Bess Rous, and Steven Weber. Directed by Thomas Schlamme. Casting: Junie Lowry-Johnson, 1041 N. Formosa Ave., Formosa Bldg., Rm. 94, Los Angeles, CA 90046. Shoots in San Francisco; dates TBA. Premieres in summer 2014.

*Murder Police (Animated Comedy, Fox) A bumbling detective and his overly aggressive partner attempt to solve crimes in spite of their personal shortcomings. With Will Sasso, Jason Ruiz, Chi McBride, and Horatio Sanz. Casting: Scott Muller, 10201 W. Pico Blvd., Bldg. 1, Rm. 146, Los Angeles, CA 90035. Premiere TBA.

Nashville (Nashville) (Drama, ABC) A soap set in the Nashville music scene that follows two stars, one at the top and one on the rise. With Clare Bowen, Hayden Panatierre, Connie Britton, and Powers Boothe. Casting: Jeanie Bacharach [no office info available].

NCIS (Crime, CBS) Action drama with liberal doses of humor that focuses on the sometimes complex dynamics of a team forced to work together in high-stress situations. Casting: Bluestein/Kennedy Casting, 5555 Melrose Ave., Bldg. 213, Ste. 210, Los Angeles, CA 90038.

NCIS: Los Angeles (Drama, CBS) Procedural drama about the high-stakes world of the Office of Special Projects, a division of NCIS charged with apprehending dangerous and elusive criminals that pose a threat to the nation’s security. Casting: Bluestein/Kennedy Casting, 5555 Melrose Ave., Bldg. 213, Ste. 210, Los Angeles, CA 90038.

Necessary Roughness (Atlanta) (Drama, USA) After a woman becomes the therapist for a professional football team, word of her success spreads and she is sought out by all types of deeply damaged famous people. Casting: Donna Rosenstein, 800 S. Main St., Ste. 202, Burbank, CA 91506.

The Neighbors (Comedy, ABC) A family moves into a new condo only to discover that all of its neighbors are aliens. With Jamie Gertz and Lenny Venito. Casting: Susan Vash, 5555 Melrose Ave., Dreier Bldg., Rm. 112, Los Angeles, CA 90038.

*Neil, Inc. (Atlanta) (Drama, USA) This drama follows an investment banker and his wife, who are working through their stale relationship when he discovers that she is seeing a male escort. Casting: Bonnie Zane, 585 N. Larchmont Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90004. Pilot wrapped. Also casting in New York.

New Girl (Comedy, Fox) After a breakup, a woman moves in with three male roommates. Zooey Deschanel stars. Casting: Anya Colloff, CFB Casting, 4322 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 220, Los Angeles, CA 90010.

The Newsroom (Drama, HBO) This show goes behind the scenes at a cable news network. Starring Jeff Daniels, Olivia Munn, Allison Pill, and Sam Waterston. Casting: Francine Maisler, 10202 W. Washington Blvd., Poitier Bldg., Ste. 3200, Culver City, CA 90232.

*Night Shift (fka After Hours) (Albuquerque) (Drama, NBC) A group of former Army doctors find themselves reunited on the night shift at a Texas hospital. Casting: Junie Lowry-Johnson and Libby Goldstein, Junie Lowry-Johnson Casting, 1041 N. Formosa Ave., Formosa Bldg., Rm. 94, Los Angeles, CA 90046. Premiere TBA.

Nikita (Toronto) (Drama, the CW) Another TV reboot of the 1990 Luc Besson film about a murderer who is trained to be a secret agent. Maggie Q stars. Casting: Schiff/Audino Casting, 1201 W. Fifth St., Ste. M210, Los Angeles, CA 90017.

NTSF:SD:SUV (Comedy, Adult Swim) A parody of crime investigation procedurals. With Karen Gillan, Paul Scheer, Kate Mulgrew, and Brandon Johnson. Casting: Jeanne McCarthy and Nicole Abellera, 1750 Ocean Park Blvd., Ste. 208, Santa Monica, CA 90405.

Once Upon a Time (Vancouver, B.C.) (Drama, ABC) After an epic battle between good and evil, all the fairy-tale characters have their memories erased and are sent to live in exile in a small town in Maine. Casting: Veronica Collins Rooney, 800 S. Main St., Second Fl., Burbank, CA 91506.

*Once Upon a Time in Wonderland (Vancouver, B.C.) (Drama, ABC) A spinoff of ABC’s “Once Upon a Time,” set in Wonderland and focusing on the adventures of Alice and her companions. With Sophie Lowe, Michael Socha, Peter Gadiot, and Emma Rigby. Casting: Veronica Collins Rooney, 800 S. Main St., Ste. 210, Burbank, CA 91506. Premiered Oct. 10.

*The 100 (Vancouver, B.C.) (Drama, the CW) Ninety-seven years after a nuclear war destroys Earth, a space colony of humans sends 100 juveniles back to see if it’s ready to be re-inhabited. With Eliza Taylor, Bob Morley, Isaiah Washington, and Kelly Hu. Casting: Barbara Fiorentino and Danielle Aufiero, 5225 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 678, Los Angeles, CA 90036. Shoots Aug. 14–Dec. 1 in Langley, British Columbia. Premiere TBA.

*The Originals (Atlanta) (Drama, the CW) A spinoff of “The Vampire Diaries” that focuses on Klaus, the patriarch of an original family of vampires, who returns to New Orleans and finds it very different from the last time he was there—at its founding. With Joseph Morgan, Phoebe Tonkin, and Daniel Gillies. Casting: Greg Orson and Lesli Gelles, GO Casting, 6464 Sunset Blvd., Ste. 970, Los Angeles, CA 90028. Premiered Oct. 3.

Parenthood (Comedy, NBC) The everyday lives of members of different branches of the same family and the challenges of parenting in an era characterized by cell phones, MP3 players, and social networking. Casting:  Cami Patton, 4640 Lankershim Blvd., Ste. 511, North Hollywood, CA 91602.

Parks and Recreation (Comedy, NBC) Documentary-style comedy set in the office of the deputy chairman of Indiana’s Department of Parks and Recreations. Casting: Dorian Frankel, 5225 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 308, Los Angeles, CA 90036.

Perception (Vancouver, B.C.) (Drama, TNT) A neuroscientist uses his intimate knowledge of the human psyche to help the FBI crack difficult cases. Eric McCormack and Rachel Leigh Cook star. Casting: Mary Jo Slater, 500 S. Buena Vista St., Stage 6, Ste. 523, Burbank, CA 91521.

*Playing House (Comedy, USA) In this show, a single mother calls on her career-minded best friend to help her raise her child. Directed by Jeff Blitz, Tim Kirkby, and Fred Savage. With Lennon Parham, Jessica St. Clair, Zach Woods, Keegan-Michael Kay, and Brad Morris. Casting: Sherie Hernandez, Greenstein/Daniel Casting, 1030 Cole Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90038. Pilot wrapped. Premieres April 29.

*Power (New York) (Drama, Starz) A nightclub owner moonlights as the city’s top drug dealer, but is attempting to leave the drug business. He doesn’t know the police are investigating his organization. With Omari Hardwick, Lela Loren, Naturi Naughton, Diane Neal, and Joseph Sikora. Directed by Anthony Hemingway. Casting: Vickie Thomas, 9021 Melrose Ave., Ste. 200B, W. Hollywood, CA  90069. Began shooting Nov. 18. Also casting in New York.

Pretty Little Liars (Drama, ABC Family) A clique of high school girls are distressed to discover that some of their secrets, known only to them and a supposedly dead friend, are being exposed. Casting: Zane/Pillsbury Casting, 585 N. Larchmont Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90004.

Psych (Comedy, USA) A slacker with a photographic memory and a knack for sleuthing convinces his local police department he has ESP and opens a private agency billing himself as a psychic detective. Casting: Julie Ashton, 6253 Hollywood Blvd., Ste. 505, Los Angeles, CA 90028.

Raising Hope (Comedy, Fox) A slacker finds himself thrust into fatherhood when a one-night stand with a wanted felon results in her giving birth in prison. Starring Martha Pimpton, Garret Dillahunt, and Lucas Neff. Casting: Dava Waite Peaslee [No office info available].

*Rake (Drama, Fox) A brilliant, outspoken lawyer relishes taking cases that other lawyers won’t touch. With Greg Kinnear and Miranda Otto. Casting: Sharon Bialy and Sherry Thomas, Bialy Thomas Casting, 5933 W. Slauson Ave., Ste. 2105, Culver City, CA. Premiere TBA.

*Ravenswood (New Orleans) (Drama, ABC Family) Five strangers discover that they are connected by a curse that affects their town, and must delve into its history if they are to rid themselves of the curse. A spinoff of “Pretty Little Liars.” With Merritt Patterson. Casting: Bonnie Zane and Gayle Pillsbury, Zane/Pillsbury Casting, 585 N. Larchmont Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90004. Premiered in October.

Ray Donovan (Drama, Showtime) A professional fixer quietly deals with crises for Los Angeles’ rich and powerful. With Liev Schreiber, Jon Voight, and Elliott Gould. Casting: John Papsidera, Automatic Sweat, 2656 S. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90034. First season wrapped. Premiered June 30. 

Real Husbands of Hollywood (Comedy, BET) A spoof of “The Real Housewives” franchise done in sketch format. With Kevin Hart. Casting: Kim Coleman, 5225 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 415, Los Angeles, CA 90036.

*Reckless (Charleston, S.C., and New Orleans) (Drama, CBS) Sparks fly between a Northern lawyer and a local city attorney arguing opposing sides of a police sex scandal case in Charleston, S.C. With Cam Gigandet, Gregory Harrison, Shawn Hatosy, and Kim Wayans. Casting: Susan Edelman, 13273 Ventura Blvd., Ste. 210, Studio City, CA 91604. Premiere TBA.

Rectify (Drama, Sundance Channel) A man in prison for rape and murder is exonerated by DNA evidence after 19 years and must pick up the pieces of his life. With Abigail Spencer and Clayne Crawford. Casting: Junie Lowry-Johnson and Libby Goldstein, 1041 N. Formosa Ave., Formosa Bldg., Rm. 94, Los Angeles, CA 90046.

*The Red Tent (Drama, Lifetime) Set in Biblical times, this miniseries follows a young woman who is widowed at the hands of her jealous brothers, and begins a journey to find her place as an independent woman in a world ruled by men. Directed by Bronwen Hughes. Casting: Marcia Ross, 4444 Riverside Dr., Ste. 103, Burbank, CA 91505. Shoots from March 17–May 16 in Morocco.

Reed Between the Lines (Atlanta) (Comedy, BET) A psychologist and her English-professor husband experience typical struggles of raising three children. Casting: Robi Reed, BET Talent, 10635 Santa Monica Blvd., Second Fl., Los Angeles, CA 90025.

*Reign (Toronto) (Drama, the CW) A dramatic retelling of the teenage years of Mary, Queen of Scots, after her arrival in France. With Adelaide Kane and Toby Regbo. Casting: Gillian O’Neill and Lori Sugar, 1041 N. Formosa Ave., Santa Monica Bldg., Ste. Q, Los Angeles, CA 90046.

*Resurrection (fka The Returned) (Atlanta) (Drama, ABC) The residents of a small town receive a shock when their long-dead loved ones reappear as if nothing had ever happened to them. Based on the book by Jason Mott. With Omar Epps, Samaire Armstrong, Frances Fisher, and Kurtwood Smith. Casting: Deborah Aquila, Tricia Wood, and Jennifer Smith, Aquila/Wood Casting, 1680 Vine St., Ste. 806, Los Angeles, CA 90028. Premieres March 9.

Revenge (Drama, ABC) Years after her father is framed for a white-collar crime and dies in prison, a woman returns to the wealthy community where they lived to punish those responsible. Casting: Barnes/Bronson Casting, 650 N. Bronson Ave., Pickford Bungalow, Los Angeles, CA 90038.

Revolution (Wilmington, N.C.) (Drama, NBC) People struggle to survive on earth after all forms of energy seemingly cease to exist. With Graham Rogers, Tracy Spiridakos, and Anna Lise Phillips. Casting: April Webster [No office info available].

Rizzoli & Isles (Drama, TNT) In Boston, a detective and a medical examiner work together to solve crimes. Starring Angie Harmon and Sasha Alexander. Casting: Gary Zuckerbrod, 411 N. Hollywood Way, Bldg. 231R, Burbank, CA 91505.

Rogue (Vancouver, B.C.) (Drama, DirecTV) A cop with questionable morals searches for clues to the cause of her son’s death. With Thandie Newton. Casting: Junie Lowry-Johnson and Libby Goldstein, 1041 N. Formosa Ave., Santa Monica East Building, Rm. 94, West Hollywood, CA 90046.

*Rosemary’s Baby (Drama) This four-hour miniseries revolves around devil worship and the complex relationship between a young husband and wife. Directed by Agnieszka Holland. Casting: Margery Simkin, c/o Casting Society of America, 606 N. Larchmont Blvd., Ste. 4B, Los Angeles, CA 90004. Shoots through Feb. 28 in Paris.

*The Royals (Drama, E!) This drama focuses on the lives of a modern royal family and includes themes based on Shakespeare’s “Hamlet.” With Elizabeth Hurley, William Moseley, Tom Austen, and Alexandra Park. Directed by Mark Schwahn. Casting: Barbara Fiorentino, Amber Horn, Danielle Aufiero, 5225 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 636, Los Angeles, CA 90036. Shoots in the United Kingdom.

Saint George (Comedy, FX) A successful Mexican-American entrepreneur tries to balance his ex-wife, son, and mother, who lives with him, in addition to teaching history one night a week to “give back.” With George Lopez, Jenn Lyon, Kaden Gibson, and Adriana Barraza. Casting: Deborah Barylski, c/o Casting Society of America, 606 N. Larchmont Blvd., Ste. 4B, Los Angeles, CA 90004.

*Salem (Drama, WGN America) Set in 17th-century Massachusetts, this drama explores what really fueled the town’s infamous witch trials and uncovers the dark, supernatural truth hiding behind the veil of this infamous period in American history. Casting: Gail Goldberg and Sheila Jaffe, 6671 W. Sunset Blvd., Bldg. 1509, Ste. 104, Los Angeles, CA 90028.

Sam & Cat (Comedy, Nickelodeon) In this combination “iCarly”/”Victorious” spinoff, characters Sam Puckett and Cat Valentine team up to start a babysitting business. With Jennette McCurdy and Ariana Grande. Casting: Krisha Bullock, 6230 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028. First season wrapped. Premiered June 8.

Save Me (Comedy, NBC) After an accident, a woman believes she has the ability to talk to God. With Anne Heche, Michael Landes, and Alexandra Beckenridge. Casting: Donna Rosenstein and Kendra Castleberry, 800 S. Main St., Ste. 202, Burbank, CA 91506.

Scandal (Drama, ABC) A drama set in the high-stakes world of crisis management. Starring Kerry Washington. Casting: Linda Lowy and Will Stewart, 4151 Prospect Ave., News Center Bldg., Second Fl., Los Angeles, CA 90027.

*Sean Saves the World (Comedy, NBC) A father must deal with a temperamental new boss as well as his 14-year-old daughter, who just moved in with him. With Sean Hayes, Thomas Lennon, Samantha Isler, and Echo Kellum. Casting: Brett Greenstein and Collin Daniel, Greenstein/Daniel Casting, 6671 Sunset Blvd., Ste. 1527, Los Angeles, CA 90028. Premiered Oct. 3.

Second Generation Wayans (Atlanta) (Comedy, BET) A comedy about growing up in a famous Hollywood family. With Craig Wayans and Damien Wayans. Casting: Robi Reed, BET Talent, 10635 Santa Monica Blvd., Second Fl., Los Angeles, CA 90025.

*Secrets and Lies (Drama, ABC) A man finds the body of a dead boy and quickly becomes the suspect. Now he must find the killer to protect his family. Directed by Charles McDougall. With Ryan Phillipe, Juliette Lewis, Kadee Strickland, Belle House, Clifton Collins Jr., Indiana Evans, and Natalie Martinez. Casting: Rebecca Mangieri and Wendy Weidman, Creative Casting [no office info available].

See Dad Run (Comedy, Nick at Nite) A man becomes a stay-at-home dad after his wife returns to work. Starring Scott Baio. Casting: Marc Hirschfeld, 5555 Melrose Ave., Marx Brothers Bldg., Rm. 108-109, Los Angeles, CA 90038.

Shake It Up (Teen/Comedy Disney Channel) Two aspiring dancers get the gig of a lifetime when they land backup roles on a popular teen dance show. Starring Zendaya Coleman and Bella Thorne. Casting: Sheila Guthrie, Guthrie/Goddard-Smythe Casting, 1201 W. Fifth St., Ste. T550, Los Angeles, CA 90017.

Shameless (Drama, Showtime) Revolves around a working-class Chicago family whose eldest daughter must take care of her siblings due to her alcoholic father and absent mother. Starring William H. Macy and Emmy Rossum. Casting: John Frank Levey/Melanie Burgess Casting, 4000 Warner Blvd., Bldg. 17, Rm. 106, Burbank, CA 91522.

The Simpsons (Comedy, Fox) Homer and Marge Simpson and their children, Bart, Lisa, and Maggie, go about life among the crazy characters of Springfield. Casting: Bonita Pietila, 10201 W. Pico Blvd., Trailer 730, Los Angeles, CA 90035.

Single Ladies (Atlanta) (Comedy, VH1) Three best girlfriends, each with a different outlook on life, support each other as they struggle with careers, relationships, and the future. Casting: Billik/Wood Casting, 14044 Ventura Blvd., Ste. 309, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423.

*Sleepy Hollow (Charlotte, N.C.) (Drama, Fox) This modern retelling of “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” finds a resurrected Ichabod Crane teaming with the sheriff to solve supernatural mysteries. Casting: Beth Bowling and Kim Miscia, 609 Greenwich St., Sixth Fl., New York, NY 10014. Premiered Sept. 16.

*Songbyrd (Drama, E!) A Grammy-winning songwriter’s inspiration comes from deep emotional pain, which she uses to write a number of successful love songs. Directed by Andrew McCarthy. With Bethany Joy Lenz, Rumer Willis, Wes Brown, Eoin Macken, and Robert Hoffman. Casting: Scott Genkinger, 12001 Ventura Place, Ste. 202, Studio City, CA 91604. Also casts in New York. 

Sons of Anarchy (Drama, FX) Set in the world of modern-day motorcycle gangs, this drama features one particularly influential organized crime family and its adult son who’s reached a crossroads in his life. Casting: Wendy O’Brien Casting, 2233 Barry Ave., Second Fl., Los Angeles, CA 90064.

The Soul Man (Comedy, TV Land) In this spinoff from the series “Hot in Cleveland,” a reverend with a wild past clashes with his new neighbors after moving to St. Louis. With Cedric the Entertainer and Niecy Nash. Casting: Greenstein/Daniel Casting, 6671 W. Sunset Blvd., Ste. 1527, Los Angeles, CA 90028.

*Spoils of Babylon (Comedy, IFC) A family of dysfunctional oil scions constantly disrupts world events with its schemes and misdeeds. With Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig, and Tobey Maguire. Casting: Rachel Tenner [No office info available].

*Star Crossed (fka Oxygen) (New Orleans) (Drama, the CW) A pilot program to integrate humanoid aliens into a high school causes emotions to run high in the community. With Aimee Teegarden and Matt Lanter. Casting: Donna Rosenstein and Kendra Castleberry, 800 S. Main St., Ste. 202, Burbank, CA 91506. Premiere TBA.

*The Strain (Toronto) (Drama, FX) A viral outbreak causes panic, and those who are exposed to it either die or become vampires. With Corey Stoll, Mia Maestro, Sean Astin, and Ben Hyland. Casting: April Webster, 1666 Euclid St., Santa Monica, CA 90404. Shoots in Toronto.

Suburgatory (Comedy, ABC) A teenage girl’s life takes a turn for the worse when her family moves from the city to the suburbs. Casting: Payne/Ystrom Casting [no office info available].

Suits (Toronto) (Drama, USA) This legal drama follows a college dropout with a photographic memory, Mike Ross, and a corporate lawyer, Harvey Specter, who wind up combining their legal skills to handle cases. Casting: Zane/Pillsbury Casting, 585 N. Larchmont Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90004.

Sullivan and Son (Comedy, TBS) A white-collar corporate lawyer decides to move home to Pittsburgh and take over the neighborhood bar founded by his grandfather. Casting: Julie Ashton, 6253 Hollywood Blvd., Ste. 505, Los Angeles, CA 90028.

Supah Ninjas (Pittsburgh) (Action, Nickelodeon) After finding out he’s the descendent of a line of ninja warriors, a high school kid enlists two of his friends into a secret crime-fighting ninja team. Casting: Sheryl Levine, 1040 N. Las Palmas Ave., Bldg. 26, Ste. 109, Los Angeles, CA 90038.

*Super Fun Night (Comedy/ABC) Three girlfriends go outside their comfort zone and attempt to have a super fun night every Friday night. With Rebel Wilson, Ashley Tisdale, Kevin Bishop, and Kate Jenkinson. Casting: Jill Anthony Thomas, 4000 Warner Blvd., Bldg. 36, Burbank, CA 91522. Premiered Oct. 2.

Supernatural (Vancouver, B.C.) (Drama, CW) Although he wants nothing to do with his family’s paranormal investigation business, a Stanford junior pairs up with his estranged brother on a road trip where they encounter mysterious people and situations from American myths and legends. Casting: Robert J. Ulrich, Ulrich/Dawson/Kritzer Casting, 4705 Laurel Canyon Blvd., Ste. 301, Valley Village, CA 91607.

*Surviving Jack (fka I Suck at Girls) (Comedy, Fox) A boy learns to be a man while his father learns to be a father. Based on the book by Justin Halpern. With Christopher Meloni and Connor Buckley. Casting: Debby Romano and Brett Benner, Romano/Benner Casting, 4060 Ince Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232. Premiere TBA.

Switched at Birth (Drama, ABC Family) Two teenage girls discover they were accidentally switched at birth, and things come to a dramatic head when the families meet and struggle to learn how to live together for the sake of the girls. Casting: Deedee Bradley, 11340 Moorpark St., Studio City, CA 91602.

The Teen Wolf (Drama/Sci-Fi, MTV) A re-imagining of the 1980s film and TV series as more dramatic thriller than lighthearted comedy. Casting: Wendy O’Brien, 2233 Barry Ave., Second Fl., Los Angeles, CA 90064.

*Texas Rangers (Durango, Mexico) (Drama, History) This miniseries centers on the formation of the law enforcement agency Texas Rangers in the 19th century, including the creation and annexation of Texas to the U.S. Casting: Fern Champion, Think Factory Media, 11050 Santa Monica Blvd., Third Fl., Los Angeles, CA 90025. Shoot dates TBA.

Those Who Kill (Pittsburgh) (Drama, A&E) A detective and a profiler use their specialized knowledge of serial killers to track them down. Casting: Sharon Bialy and Sherry Thomas, Bialy/Thomas Casting, 5933 W. Slauson Ave., Ste. 2104, Culver City, CA 90230.

*Thundermans (Comedy, Nickelodeon) A seemingly ordinary family is actually a family of superheroes. Casting: Alexis Koczara and Christine Shevchenko, Koczara/Shevchenko Casting, 5555 Melrose Ave., Lucy Bungalow, Rm. 206, Los Angeles, CA 90038. Premiere TBA.

*Togetherness (Comedy, HBO) A single-camera comedy about two couples living under one roof who struggle to keep their relationships and dreams alive. With Amanda Peet, Melanie Lynskey, Steve Zissis, and Mark Duplass. Directed by Mark Duplass and Jay Duplass. Casting: Jeanne McCarthy, Nicole Abellera, and John McAlary, 1750 Ocean Park Blvd., Ste. 208, Santa Monica, CA 90405. Shoots through March 12, 2014.

*The Tomorrow People (Vancouver, B.C.) (Drama, the CW) Children born to normal parents show signs of having undergone the next stage in human evolution. With Robbie Amell, Peyton List, and Luke Mitchell. Casting: David Rapaport and Lyndsey Baldasare, 3000 W. Alameda Ave., Bob Hope Bldg., Second Fl., Rm. 229, Burbank, CA 91505. Premiered Oct. 9.

Touch (Drama, Fox) An autistic child’s ability to recognize patterns gives him predictive powers. Starring Kiefer Sutherland. Schiff/Audino Casting, 1201 W. Fifth St., Ste. M210, Los Angeles, CA 90017.

*Trophy Wife (Comedy, ABC) A former party girl falls in love with an older man and must learn to deal with his three kids and two ex-wives. With Malin Akerman, Bradley Whitford, Bailee Madison, and Marcia Gay Harden. Casting: Anya Colloff and Michael Nicolo, CFB Casting, 4322 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 200, Los Angeles, CA 90010. Premiered Sept. 24.

True Blood (Drama, HBO) When vampires imbibe a synthetic blood that allows them to commingle among mortals in a small Louisiana town, a telepathic waitress in a backwoods restaurant finds herself drawn to a 173-year old vampire. Casting: Junie Lowry Johnson and Libby Goldstein, 1041 N. Formosa Ave., Rm. 94, Los Angeles, CA 90046.

*Turn (Richmond, VA) (Drama, AMC) Set in 1778, this historical drama tells the story of a New York farmer who forms a spy group dubbed the Culper Ring. Based on the book “Washington’s Spies: The Story of America’s First Spy Ring,” by Alexander Rose. With Jamie Bell, Heather Lind, Daniel Henshall, and Meegan Warner. Principle Casting: Laura Schiff and Carrie Audino, 1201 W. Fifth St., Ste. M210, Los Angeles, CA 90017. Background casting: Erica Arvold, 416 E. Main St., Ste. 206, Charlottesville, VA 22902.

*Twelve Monkeys (Crime, SyFy) This adaptation of the 1995 film follows a time traveler from the post-apocalyptic future who appears in the present day on a mission to eradicate the source of a deadly plague that will decimate the human race. Directed by Jon Cassar. Casting: Mary Vernieu and Venus Kanani, 13375 Beach Ave., Marina del Rey, CA 90292.

*24: Live Another Day (Drama, Fox) This suspenseful event series once again follows the exploits of heroic agent Jack Bauer. With Kiefer Sutherland, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Kim Raver, and William Devane. Directed by Jon Cassar. Casting: Debi Manwiller, 3815 Hughes Ave., Third Fl., Culver City, CA 90232. Shoots through May 1, 2014, in London. Also casting in New York. 

Twisted (Drama, ABC Family) A troubled 16-year-old is suspected of murdering a fellow student. With Denise Richards, Sam Robards, Kylie Bunbury, and Maddie Hasson. Casting: Scott Genkinger and Deborah George, Junie Lowry-Johnson Casting, 12001 Ventura Pl., Ste. 202, Studio City, CA 91604.

Two and a Half Men (Comedy, CBS) Successful composer and inveterate bachelor Charlie Harper’s casual Malibu lifestyle is interrupted when his tightly wound brother, Alan, and Alan’s son, Jake, come to stay with him. Casting: Valko/Miller Casting, 3500 W. Olive, Ste. 780, Burbank, CA 91505.

2 Broke Girls (Comedy, CBS) Two women try to make ends meet while living in New York City. Casting: Julie Ashton, 6253 Hollywood Blvd., Ste. 505, Los Angeles, CA 90028.

*Tyrant (Drama, FX) This show tells the story of an unassuming American family drawn into the workings of a turbulent Middle East nation. Directed by David Yates. With Adam Rayner, Jennifer Finnigan, Anne Winters, and Noah Silver. Casting: Junie Lowry-Johnson and Libby Goldstein, 1041 N. Formosa Ave., Formosa Bldg., Rm. 94, Los Angeles, CA 90046. Also casts in New York. Pilot wrapped.

*Undateable (Comedy, NBC) Two friends have their differences, but they share an inability to attract women. With Chris D’Elia, David Flynn, Ron Funches and Rick Glassman. Casting: Debby Romano and Brett Benner, Romano/Benner Casting, 4000 Warner Blvd., Burbank, CA 91522. Premiere TBA.

*Un-Real (Drama, Lifetime) This drama goes behind the scenes of a hit dating show where a young staffer is expected to manipulate her relationships with (and among) the contestants to get the outrageous footage demanded by the program’s producers. With Shiri Appleby. Casting: Barbara Florentino, 5225 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 636, Los Angeles, CA 90036. Shoots in Atlanta.

*Us & Them (fka Friends & Family) (Comedy, Fox) A long-distance relationship gets complicated once the two get close enough to meet. Based on the BBC2 series “Gavin & Stacey.” With Jason Ritter and Alexis Bledel. Principal Casting: Marc Hirschfeld Casting, 5555 Melrose Ave., Marx Brothers Bldg., Rm. 108-109, Los Angeles, CA 90038. Background Casting: Lee Genick/Sylvia Fay & Associates, 420 West End Avenue, Unit Gr D, New York, NY 10024. Premiere TBA.

Vampire Diaries (Atlanta) (Drama, CW) Two vampire brothers battle for the soul of a young girl, her friends and family, and their whole town. Casting: GO Casting, 6464 Sunset Blvd., Ste. 970, Los Angeles, CA 90028.

Veep (Baltimore) (Drama, HBO) After a female senator is elected vice president, she finds out it’s not all what she bargained for. Julia Louis-Dreyfus stars. Casting: Allison Jones, 601 N. Larchmont Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90004.

The Walking Dead (Atlanta) (Drama/Sci-fi, AMC) A small-town cop leads a group of survivors against a world besieged by zombies. Andrew Lincoln stars. Casting: Bialy/Thomas Casting, 5933 W. Slauson Ave., Ste. 2104, Culver City, CA 90230.

Warehouse 13 (Toronto) (Drama, Syfy) A group of scientists and government agents work at a top-secret warehouse in South Dakota where thousands of mysterious artifacts are stored that have unusual, paranormal origins. Casting: Suzanne Goddard-Smythe, Guthrie/Goddard-Smythe Casting [No office info available].

*Wayward Pines (Vancouver, B.C.) (Drama, Fox) A Secret Service agent heads to a small, rural town in Idaho to investigate the disappearance of two federal agents. Based on the novel “Pines” by Blake Crouch. With Matt Dillon, Carla Gugino, Shannyn Sossamon, and Melissa Leo. Directed by M. Night Shyamalan. Casting: David Rubin, Firefly Casting, 122233 W. Olympic Blvd., Ste. 256, Los Angeles, CA 90064. Premiere TBA.

*We Are Men (Comedy, CBS) Dumped by his girlfriend and forced to move into a furnished apartment complex, a man forges friendships with the assorted sad sacks who are now his neighbors. With Jerry O’Connell, Chris Smith, Kal Penn, and Tony Shalhoub. Casting: Collin Daniel and Brett Greenstein, Greenstein/Daniel Casting, 6671 W. Sunset Blvd., Ste. 1527, Los Angeles, CA 90028. Premiered Sept. 30.

*Welcome to the Family (Comedy, NBC) Two families, one white and one Latino, come together as their kids meet, fall in love, and become pregnant. With Mike O’Malley, Mary McCormack, Justina Machado, and Ricardo Chavira. Casting: Jill Anthony Thomas and Gillian O’Neill, 10202 W. Washington Blvd., Barrymore Bldg., Ste. 310, Culver City, CA 90232. Premiered Oct. 3.

Wendell & Vinnie (Comedy, Nick at Nite) A mature, buttoned-up orphan is raised by his irresponsible, freewheeling uncle. Casting: Stordahl/Terry Casting, 5225 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 720, Los Angeles, CA 90036.

*When Calls the Heart (Romania, Colorado, and Vancouver, B.C.) (Drama, Hallmark Channel) A well-to-do woman from the East Coast accepts a teaching position in a Western frontier town. With Jean Smart, Poppy Drayton, Lori Loughlin, and Stephen Amell. Casting: Penny Perry, Perry/Reece Casting, 500 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Ste. 600, Los Angeles, CA 90049. Premiered Oct. 5.

Wilfred (Comedy, FX) Follows the day-to-day life of an alcoholic talking dog. Jason Gann and Elijah Wood star. Zuckerman/Johnson Casting, 10201 W. Pico Blvd., Crafts Bldg., Ste. 430, Los Angeles, CA 90064.

*Witches of East End (Wilmington, N.C. and Vancouver, B.C.) (Drama, Lifetime) The impending marriage of one of her two daughters prompts the mother to reveal the family secret to them both: They’re witches. Casting: Liz Dean, Ulrich/Dawson/Kritzer Casting, 4705 Laurel Canyon Blvd., Ste. 301, Valley Village, CA 91607.

Workaholics (Comedy, Comedy Central) Friends fresh out of college try to navigate the world of gainful employment. Casting: Alyssa Weisberg [No office info available].

*Working the Engels (Comedy, NBC) This show follows a family who must band together when their father passes away, leaving them a mountain of debt. The Engels must all go to work running the father’s storefront law firm, but daughter Jenna is the only one who is qualified to practice law. With Andrea Martin, Kacey Rohl, Azura Skye, Benjamin Arthur, Scott Thompson, Eugene Levy, and Martin Short. Directed by Mel Damski and Jason Priestley. Casting: Libby Goldstein and Junie Lowry-Johnson, 1041 N. Formosa Ave., Formosa Bldg., Rm. 94, Los Angeles, CA 90046. Pilot wrapped.

*Young & Hungry (Comedy, ABC Family) A well-off young tech entrepreneur hires a feisty food blogger to be his personal chef. With Emily Osment. Directed by Andy Cadiff. Casting: Lisa Ystrom and Tim Payne, 4000 Warner Blvd., Bldg., 44 North, First Fl., Burbank, CA 91522.

The Young and the Restless (Soap, CBS) Continuing drama revolving around the loves, enmities, hopes, and fears of the residents of the fictional Midwestern town, Genoa City. Casting: Judy Blye Wilson, 7800 Beverly Blvd., Ste. 3305, Los Angeles, CA 90036.

*You’re the Worst (Comedy, FX) Two self-destructive people fall in love in spite of themselves and work on starting a relationship. Casting: Wendy Weidman and Rebecca Mangieri, Creative Casting [no office info available].

Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous (Comedy, MTV) After finishing high school, a young man hires a camera crew to follow him around in an attempt to become famous by acting famous. Staring Bo Burnham. Casting: Wendy O’Brien, 2233 Barry Ave., Second Fl., Los Angeles, CA 90064.