Now Casting: An Adaptation of the Novel ‘Shelter’ Needs Background Talent + 3 More Gigs

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“Shelter,” a scripted series based on the Harlan Coben novel of the same name, is seeking background talent. Plus, a feature mystery, a short horror, and a road trip comedy directed by Ethan Coen are casting now. 

“Shelter”

Casting is underway for “Shelter,” a scripted series based on the Harlan Coben novel of the same name. Talent, aged 18–33, is wanted to portray surfers, high schoolers, and more. Basketball skills is required for one of the roles. The production is also seeking a real mom, age 30–55, with four real kids, aged 8–12. Filming will take place from Aug. 17–Nov. 11 in New Jersey. Pay is $165–$187 with transportation from Manhattan provided. 

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“Wolf Key”

Join the cast of “Wolf Key,” a feature film about a private investigator who is hired when the son of a senator goes missing to piece together and solve the mystery. Talent, aged 10–50, is wanted for supporting and day player roles, including the role of Samuel, the missing son. Filming will take place in Los Angeles with dates TBD. Pay is $250 per day.

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“The Farmhouse”

Join the cast of “The Farmhouse,” a short film about a teenager who finds himself stuck on a farm in a mysterious game with deadly implications. Three actors, aged 16–70, are wanted to play the starring role of Sam and the supporting role of Jeffrey, as well as the Killer Scarecrow. Filming will take place in August or September in Maryland, dates TBD. Pay is $100–$200 per day.

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Untitled Roadtrip Comedy (directed by: Ethan Coen)

Talent, aged 6–80, is wanted for a variety of background and stand-in roles, including upscale restaurant and hotel guests, blues band members, and more, in an untitled road trip comedy directed by Ethan Coen. Filming will take place in September and October in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Talent will be paid the standard non-union background and stand-in rates.

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