Movies and TV Shows Casting across the US

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The glitz and glam of Hollywood captures the attention of Americans starting from an early age. Beyond celebrities' Instagram Stories and red carpet poses, there are actors out there paying their dues and honing their craft in pursuit of a sustainable career or a fulfilling sideline. Submitting to casting calls is a big part of that journey.

Whether you're a working actor or an aspiring one, you might be curious to know which movies and TV shows are casting roles near you. Backstage compiled a list of projects casting right now across the U.S., and which roles they're looking to fill.

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  • Project type: scripted show
  • Roles:
    • Extra (background extra, 8-100)
    • Police Officer Extra (background extra, 21-100)
    • Production Assistant (crew)
  • Average hourly rate: not available
  • Casting locations: Gary, Indiana; Chicago, Illinois; South Bend, Indiana; Merrillville, Indiana
  • Learn more about the scripted show here

Stray Cats’

  • Project type: feature film
  • Roles:
    • Narls (20) (supporting, male, 16-27)
    • Myles (lead, male, 37-50)
    • Rosie (30s) (supporting, female, 30-45)
  • Average hourly rate: $27
  • Casting locations: New York City, New York; Brooklyn, New York
  • Learn more about the feature film here

‘Supernatural Thriller Film’

  • Project type: feature film
  • Roles:
    • Thomas (supporting, male, 30-100)
    • P.A. (crew)
    • Chloe (day player, female, 28-40)
  • Average hourly rate: $28
  • Casting locations: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Learn more about the feature film here

‘Petty Crimes’

  • Project type: feature film
  • Roles:
    • Angel (supporting, female, 21-30)
  • Average hourly rate: $38
  • Casting locations: Los Angeles, California; Studio City, California
  • Learn more about the feature film here

‘1980s Thriller’

  • Project type: feature film
  • Roles:
    • 1980s Police Officers (background extra, 18-100)
    • 1980s Bikers (background extra, 18-100)
  • Average hourly rate: $26
  • Casting locations: Los Angeles, California; Van Nuys, California
  • Learn more about the feature film here

‘Galactic’

  • Project type: feature film
  • Roles:
    • Tammy (supporting, female, 18-45)
    • Earl (supporting, male, 25-55)
    • Annie Jane (lead, female, 40-70)
  • Average hourly rate: $93
  • Casting locations: Boston, Massachusetts; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Charlotte, North Carolina; New York City, New York; Washington, D.C.
  • Learn more about the feature film here

‘Scrubs Heartbeat’

  • Project type: scripted show
  • Roles:
    • Hannah Stone (lead, female, 21-30)
    • Gregory Ramsey (lead, male, 25-40)
    • Brian Moore (supporting, male, 21-30)
  • Average hourly rate: $62
  • Casting locations: Los Angeles, California
  • Learn more about the scripted show here

‘Room 17’

  • Project type: scripted show
  • Roles:
    • Naomi (lead, female, 21-35)
    • Scott Green (lead, male, 30-45)
    • Sofia Roshani (supporting, female, 21-35)
  • Average hourly rate: not available
  • Casting locations: Los Angeles, California; Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Learn more about the scripted show here 

'The Veil'

  • Project type: feature film
  • Roles:
    • Theresa (lead, female, 25-35)
    • Selena (lead, female, 22-35)
    • Sheriff Malone (supporting, male, 45-60)
  • Average hourly rate: not available
  • Casting locations: Los Angeles, California; Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Learn more about the feature film here

‘Gum’

  • Project type: feature film
  • Roles:
    • Eden (lead, female, 18-24)
    • Mary (supporting, female, 18-23)
    • Ammon (supporting, male, 18-25)
  • Average hourly rate: $30
  • Casting locations: Los Angeles, California
  • Learn more about the feature film here

‘True Love, Like Fine Wine’

  • Project type: feature film
  • Roles:
    • Grace (lead, female, 22-27)
    • Austin (lead, male, 24-29)
  • Average hourly rate: $45
  • Casting locations: West Hollywood, California; Los Angeles, California
  • Learn more about the feature film here

‘Sea of Conquest’

  • Project type: commercial ad
  • Roles:
    • Bride (lead, 18-24)
    • CEO (lead, male, 26-35)
  • Average hourly rate: $75
  • Casting locations: Los Angeles, California
  • Learn more about the commercial ad here

‘Hearts Uncharted’

  • Project type: scripted show
  • Roles:
    • Emily Carter (lead, female, 18-25)
    • Alexander Blake (lead, male, 18-25)
    • Mr. Doran (supporting, male, 50-100)
  • Average hourly rate: $62
  • Casting locations: Los Angeles, California
  • Learn more about the scripted show here

‘Own Me A Heartheat’

  • Project type: scripted show
  • Roles:
    • Shaun Curry (lead, male, 18-25)
    • Katie Lamping (lead, female, 20-24)
    • Jessica (supporting, female, 27-34)
  • Average hourly rate: $54
  • Casting locations: New York City, New York; Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Learn more about the scripted show here

‘Johnny Spaceman and the World of Yesterday’

  • Project type: feature film
  • Roles:
    • Johnny Spaceman (lead, male, gender-nonconforming, non-binary, 30-100)
  • Average hourly rate: not available
  • Casting locations: New York City, New York
  • Learn more about the feature film here

‘The Renaissance’

  • Project type: feature film
  • Roles:
    • Eva (lead, female, 18-34)
    • Ezra (supporting, male, 18-32)
    • Soldier (supporting, male, 18-40)
  • Average hourly rate: $25
  • Casting locations: New York City, New York; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Stamford, Connecticut
  • Learn more about the feature film here

‘Into the Black’

  • Project type: feature film
  • Roles:
    • Ike (lead, male, 23-30)
    • Imani (lead, female, 20-30)
    • The Professor (supporting, male, 35-50)
  • Average hourly rate: $125
  • Casting locations: San Bernardino, California; Los Angeles, California
  • Learn more about the feature film here

‘Bluff’

  • Project type: scripted show
  • Roles:
    • Banks (supporting, male, 30-40)
    • Funeral Home Director (day player, male, 55-60)
    • Agent K. (lead, male, 45-55)
  • Average hourly rate: $31
  • Casting locations: New York City, New York
  • Learn more about the scripted show here

‘Beat 'em Up Buffet’

  • Project type: feature film
  • Roles:
    • Brad (lead, male, 25-40)
    • Cherry (lead, female, 25-40)
    • Gina (lead, female, 25-35)
  • Average hourly rate: $68
  • Casting locations: Los Angeles, California
  • Learn more about the feature film here

‘Zero Day'

  • Project type: scripted show
  • Roles:
    • Congressmen/Women (background extra, 30-65)
    • NYC Angry Crowd (background extra, 18-80)
  • Average hourly rate: $22
  • Casting locations: New York City, New York
  • Learn more about the scripted show here

This story was produced by Backstage and reviewed and distributed by Stacker Media.