Casting News

Australian actors streak into the lead as Hollywood casts TV pilot season – SMH – 01 Mar.2015

Sullivan Stapleton, seen here in the film  <i>Cut Snake</i>, has won a role in a US pilot called <i>Blindspot</i>.

Sullivan Stapleton, seen here in the film Cut Snake, has won a role in a US pilot called Blindspot.

Hollywood’s “pilot season” is barely under way and Australian actors have grabbed many of the roles in the crop of new shows.

US free-to-air and cable channels produce between 70 and 90 pilots every year, from which a few dozen proceed to series. Of those, ultimately only a handful survive.

So far this year – the casting window for pilot season runs between February and March – the process has thrown up a mix of familiar and emerging faces, including Daniel MacPherson, Rachael Taylor, Sullivan Stapleton and Melissa George. (more…)

Welcome 2011

So far this year there have been several castings including commercials, stage plays and feature films. In fact Muriel’s Wedding director PJ Hogan is casting for a new film also featuring Toni Collette.

There seems to be bit going on. Good Luck.