Archive for 'Casting News'


#ChildStar TY SIMPKINS Books 2 Film Franchises

Posted on 16. Oct, 2014 by .


According to TMZ,  Child Star Ty Simpkins, 13, has booked not just one, but two enormous film franchises. You may recall Ty Simpkins starred in the Shane Black directed Iron Man 3 as Harley Keener, the young boy who assists Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) in his hour of need. It’s being widely reported that Marvel has signed Ty […]

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CASTING NEWS: First Time #ChildActor NEEL SETHI Lands Mowgli in JUNGLE BOOK

Posted on 16. Jul, 2014 by .


Walt Disney Studios has cast a relative newcomer for the role of Mowgli in the live-action film JUNGLE BOOK, set to release in 2016. The remake will star Neel Sethi as Mogwli.  Jon Favreau is directing the live-action version of the story, from a script by Justin Marks based on Rudyard Kipling’s 1894 story collection about a boy […]

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Posted on 04. Jun, 2014 by .


Child Star and talented actor Max Charles, 10 (most notably of recently cancelled, The Neighbors), has been cast in the Clint Eastwood helmed war drama American Sniper, the story of the expert marksman, killed by a discharged war veteran suffering from PTSD. Charles will play the son of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle (Bradley Cooper) and his wife Taya, who is being […]

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#Casting: SIERRA McCORMICK @SierraNMcCormic to Star in “SOME KIND OF HATE”

Posted on 29. Apr, 2014 by .


Caliber Media partners Dallas Sonnier and Jack Heller arranged the financing and will produce alongside Amanda Mortimer and Gabriela Revilla’s Revek Entertainment.

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CASTING NEWS: Disney Begins Production on #TeenBeachMovie2 @RossR5 @DisneyChannelPR

Posted on 28. Apr, 2014 by .


[via press release from Disney Channel] DISNEY CHANNEL SET TO BEGIN PRODUCTION ON “TEEN BEACH MOVIE 2,” THE SEQUEL TO THE HIT DISNEY CHANNEL ORIGINAL MOVIE — Ross Lynch, Maia Mitchell, Grace Phipps, Garrett Clayton and John DeLuca to Reprise Starring Roles — Disney Channel will begin production in July on “Teen Beach Movie 2,” […]

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CASTING NEWS: #ChildStar David Mazouz and #TeenDancer Camren Bicondova Book WBTV’s #GOTHAM

Posted on 04. Mar, 2014 by .


Deadline is reporting that child star David Mazouz ( Touch), 12 years old, and newcomer teen dancer come actress Camren Bicondova, 15, (who strongly resembles a young Michelle Pfeiffer) have booked the coveted roles of Bruce Waynce and Selina Kyle, respectively, in the new WBTV television series Gotham, the origin story behind Commissioner James Gordon’s rise to prominence in Gotham City […]

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#ChildStars Galore in BLENDED Debuting Memorial Day 2014

Posted on 03. Jan, 2014 by .


Will the third time be a charm, a three ring circus or both?  Looks like we’ll find out on Memorial Day Weekend when the third on-screen pairing of Adam Sandler and (former child star) Drew Barrymore, BLENDED, hits theaters nationwide. Blended is the story of two very different single-parent families who find themselves on the same African safari vacation and […]

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CASTING NEWS: Disney Signs BooBoo Stewart As Jafar’s Son in DESCENDANTS – #KennyOrtega to Direct

Posted on 01. Jan, 2014 by .


Updates: For those asking, this is not an open casting call. If you’re interested in this production, contact your child’s agent. Casting directors are Natalie Hart and Jason La Padura. Filming is taking place in Vancouver. Another casting decision has been made for the upcoming Disney Channel film ‘Descendants,’ the part of Jafar’s son will go […]

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CASTING NEWS: Former “DRAKE AND JOSH” #ChildStars Land Network Gigs!

Posted on 22. Dec, 2013 by .


If anyone wonders whether child actors can have longevity in their careers and transition to grown-up roles…wonder no more. This recent casting news just further proves that many child actors have what it takes to go the distance. The now svelte former child star Josh Peck of Nickelodeon’s  “Drake and Josh” is joining the ensemble cast of […]

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