Love AMC’s ‘The Walking Dead’? Audition for These Horror Gigs

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After 11 seasons, AMC’s “The Walking Dead” is ending its run. Part 1 of the final season has wrapped up, and new spinoffs are being developed. If you’re still hungry for more content, take a look at these horror projects. You can join the horde of another terrifyingly good production by applying to these gigs casting talent!


This production is a trilogy of films set in a zombie post-apocalyptic world. Female talent, age 21–70, is wanted to portray Dr. Calding, a manipulative and highly intelligent Doctor, set upon fame and recognition. Production states this character will develop to a leading role in the second & third films. Shooting in Buckinghamshire, England with a possible start on Oct. 25. This is an unpaid gig with travel expenses covered and credits given.

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“Cabin in the Zombie Infested Woods”

This indie comedy follows a homeschool dad with an apocalypse-prepping YouTube channel who goes on a marriage getaway at a cabin in the woods when a zombie apocalypse occurs. Male talent, age 28–45, is wanted for the lead role of Noah, female talent, age 28–45, is wanted to play Rose, Noah’s wife, and male talent, age 20–65, to play Big Tex, a venture capitalist. Shoots March, 2022 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Pays $100 per day with travel, meals, and lodging provided.

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“Dead Living”

Male and female talent is wanted for this zombie apocalypse short film. The story follows a young lone survivor of an apocalypse until he meets a girl that drags him into saving the world. Male talent, age 18–30, is wanted for the character of Sean, while male or female talent, age 40–60, is wanted to portray an angry customer. Shoots Jan. 8–9 and 15–16 in Atlanta, Georgia. This is an unpaid gig with gas money, meals, and reel footage provided. 

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“White Girl Apokalypse” Season 2

This dramedy set in a zombie apocalypse is casting for its second season. It is described as a mixture of “Lord of the Flies” and “The Walking Dead” with a focus on teenaged characters. Male talent, age 8–65, and female talent, 20–65, is wanted for a variety of lead and supporting roles. A producer is also wanted for production. Rehearsals and table reads begin at the end of January. Filming will start in May and is projected to run for months to come. Filming will primarily be in Georgia and West Virginia, but lodging will be provided. Deferred pay will be provided, with lodging, food, and IMDb credit are guaranteed. Contracts will be discussed upon casting. 

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“Don't Let It In”

This feature-length horror film is about a woman who realizes a legendary evil spirit has been unleashed following the death of her sister in the Seminole reservation. Male talent, age 8–50, and female talent, age 6–70, is wanted for a variety of supporting roles. Filming will take place in early January in Miami, Florida. A stipend of $125–$207 per day will be provided. Will pay SAG Ultra-low budget minimums depending on the role. All travel expenses will be paid for if needed. 

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“Burn The Witch”

This horror short follows two lifelong friends searching for their troubled compatriot who has mysteriously gone missing. Three female, gender-nonconforming, trans female actors, age 25-30, and a female, gender-nonconforming, trans female actor, age 65–80, are wanted for two lead and two supporting roles. Shoots for three days in the first or second week of Nov. Locals from New York City and New Jersey are wanted. 

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