Love ‘The Fall of the House of Usher’? Audition for These Spooky Gigs

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Just in time for Halloween, Mike Flanagan has once again created a horror hit with “The Fall of the House of Usher.” Loosely based on the Edgar Allen Poe short story, the Netflix miniseries premiered on Oct. 12 and stars Carla Gugino, Bruce Greenwood, Henry Thomas, and Mark Hamill. If spooky season has inspired you to find your own horror project, consider auditioning for these terrifyingly great gigs looking for talent right now.

“Valdemar”

A period horror short film is casting for its Nov. 10 weekend shoot in Sherman Oaks, California. Production is looking for a lead female actor, aged 30–60, to play Dr. Emma Franklin and a supporting female actor, aged 18–30, to play Paige Davenport. Both roles pay $300 per day for an estimated two days of work. 

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Untitled Techno-Horror Film

A techno-horror short film is casting for its upcoming shoot in Arlington, Texas. Production is looking for a lead female actor, aged 18–30, to play Myra and a supporting male actor, aged 18–30, to play Colt. Both roles pay a flat rate of $250–$500 for an estimated six hours of work. 

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“Neurosis”

A nonunion feature film is casting for its March 2024 shoot. Production is looking for a lead actor, aged 25–30, to play T Cole, a supporting male actor, aged 35–60, to play Adam, and a supporting female actor, aged 25–45, to play Kate. All roles pay $216–$400 per day for an estimated 14 days of work. 

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“Life Sentence”

A psychological horror student film is casting for its May 2024 shoot in Savannah, Georgia. Production is looking for a lead female actor, aged 21–55, to play Lisa Turner. The role pays a flat rate of $400–$500 for an estimated three days of work. 

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“The Haunting of the Murder House: Lockwood Files”

A nonunion feature film is casting for its December shoot in the Southeast United States. Production is looking for a lead female actor, aged 18–30, to play Amy and a lead female/male actor, aged 18 and older, to play Taylor/Van Tech. Both roles pay $150 per day for an estimated eight days of work. 

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“The RatKing”

Casting is underway for “The RatKing,” an original horror film from The Late Night Picture Show. Talent, aged 18–38, is wanted for leads and supporting roles. Most major roles require nudity for a non-sexual scene. Rehearsals will occur six months before the shoot dates, which will be in the New England area in the Summer and Winter of 2024. Pay is $250 per day for up to 25 days of work, with meals and travel provided.

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