5 Industry Updates, Including A New Casting Director and an Expanding Cast

The entertainment industry is constantly changing, and it's important to stay aware of what’s going on. Want to find out who’s casting? What projects are happening? What’s coming up? Call Sheet highlights will help you stay in-the-know:

  • Add equal parts saccharine-sweet medicine woman and WWE legend, then throw in a meth kingpin’s son and what do you get? “Adi Shankar’s Gods and Secrets.” Jane Seymour, Diamond Dallas Page, and RJ Mitte are taking on the drama about the dark side of super heroes in the film cast by recent-Call Sheet inductee, Carmen Aiello. Rounding out the star-studded cast are Jackson Rathbone, Kellan Lutz, Sharni Vinson, and Denise Richards.
  • Word on the street is that binge-watching enabler, Netflix, is heading to Newfoundland this October to start shooting their new colonial inspired series, “Frontier.” Denise Chamian will be casting the project about the New World.
  • The truth is out there in the new Mark Saks cast, CBS series, “Braindead.” The series follows a former documentary filmmaker who uncovers brain-eating aliens set to destroy the U.S. government.
  • “The Circle,” (set to film this September) has landed stars Tom Hanks and Emma Watson. The Avy Kaufman cast project follows a woman whose new job at a tech company is secretly broadcasting her life to millions of people.

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