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Open casting call for Stephen King series ‘Castle Rock’ extras July 18


Monday, July 10, 2017

ORANGE — An open casting call for extra work on the upcoming series “Castle Rock,” the television series based on Stephen King’s work, is scheduled for next week.

According to a press release from Slate Casting, which is running the casting call, it will take place from 3 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 18, at Orange Town Hall Auditorium, 6 Prospect St. The doors will close at 7.

“We are so excited to meet the residents of Orange and the surrounding communities at the open casting call,” said Slate Casting Director Ashley Skomurski. “We encourage anyone interested in doing extra work on the project to come see us on July 18. No need to bring anything special with you. Just be prepared to have fun!”

The series that will be shown on Hulu, a subscription video-on-demand service, is scheduled to film between July and December. All extra work will be paid. Castle Rock is being produced by Warner Bros. Television and Bad Robot, the production company of J.J. Abrams, the creator of “Lost,” “Felicity,” and the films “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” and “Mission: Impossible.”

André Holland from the Academy Award-winning film “Moonlight” has been cast to play the lead role, according to published reports. The series has also signed Sissy Spacek, famous for her role as the title character in the 1976 film adaptation of Stephen King’s “Carrie” and Jane Levy, who starred in the ABC comedy series “Suburgatory.” And Melanie Lynskey (HBO’s “Togetherness”) has been tapped as the female lead opposite Holland, according to deadline.com.

According to Skomurski, there is no need to schedule a specific time slot and anyone 18 and older, both union and non-union, is welcome to attend. For more information, visit www.slatecasting.com.