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Movies and TV shows casting in Connecticut

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June 12, 2024
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Movies and TV shows casting in Connecticut

The glitz and glam of Hollywood captures the attention of Americans starting from an early age. Beyond celebrities' Instagram Stories and red carpet poses, there are actors out there paying their dues and honing their craft in pursuit of a sustainable career or a fulfilling sideline. Submitting to casting calls is a big part of that journey.

Whether you're a working actor or an aspiring one, you might be curious to know which movies and TV shows are casting roles near you. Backstage compiled a list of projects casting right now in Connecticut, neighboring states, and nationwide, and which roles they're looking to fill.

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'Christmas Movie, Connecticut'

- Project type: feature film
- Roles:
--- College Students (background extra, 18-25)
--- Victorian Period Carolers (background extra, 30-60)
--- Football Players (background extra, male, 18-22)
- Average hourly rate: not available
- Casting locations:
- Learn more about the feature film here

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'Marblehead'

- Project type: scripted show
- Roles:
--- John Smith Father (day player, male, 45-55)
--- Confrontational Tough guys on Sidewalk (2) (day player, male, 18-25)
--- Karl (day player, male, 27-32)
- Average hourly rate: $50
- Casting locations: New Haven
- Learn more about the scripted show here

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'Se7en'

- Project type: feature film
- Roles:
--- Hector (supporting, male, 25-40)
--- Isabella/Brianna (supporting, female, 25-35)
--- Paris (supporting, female, 30-40)
- Average hourly rate: not available
- Casting locations: Hamden
- Learn more about the feature film here

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'Summerhouse'

- Project type: feature film
- Roles:
--- General Background (background extra, 18-75)
--- Customs Agent (day player, 30-55)
--- Franklin (day player, male, 18-25)
- Average hourly rate: $26
- Casting locations: Bridgeport, Hartford, New London, Meriden, New Haven
- Learn more about the feature film here

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'The Crazy Girlfriend Pt. 3'

- Project type: scripted show
- Roles:
--- Girlfriend (lead, female, 21-30)
--- Cameraman (crew)
- Average hourly rate: $25
- Casting locations: Hartford
- Learn more about the scripted show here

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'7'

- Project type: feature film
- Roles:
--- Karan (supporting, male, 20-25)
--- Brianna (supporting, female, 25-40)
--- Paris (supporting, female, 35-45)
- Average hourly rate: $25
- Casting locations: Hamden
- Learn more about the feature film here

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'Death's Dice'

- Project type: short film
- Roles:
--- Syd (lead, female, 20-30)
--- Officer Snoopy (lead, male, 25-35)
--- Billy (lead, male, 45-60)
- Average hourly rate: $12
- Casting locations: Southington, Fairfield, Hartford, Bridgeport, New Haven
- Learn more about the short film here

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'School Spouses'

- Project type: feature film
- Roles:
--- Amelia (lead, female, 24-32)
--- Mark (lead, male, 24-32)
--- Jason (supporting, male, 24-32)
- Average hourly rate: $37
- Casting locations: nationwide
- Learn more about the feature film here

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'Asherah: The TV Series'

- Project type: scripted show
- Roles:
--- Asherah (lead, female, 18-24)
- Average hourly rate: not available
- Casting locations: nationwide
- Learn more about the scripted show here

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'Throwing Stones'

- Project type: feature film
- Roles:
--- Maddy Walker (lead, female, 13-21)
- Average hourly rate: $20
- Casting locations: nationwide
- Learn more about the feature film here

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'A Song in the Dark'

- Project type: feature film
- Roles:
--- Shannon Harper (lead, female, 18-25)
--- Jesse (lead, male, 30-40)
--- Amelia (supporting, female, 18-25)
- Average hourly rate: not available
- Casting locations: New York City, New York
- Learn more about the feature film here

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'Refuctoring'

- Project type: short film
- Roles:
--- Sierra (lead, female, 25-35)
--- Moody (lead, male, 25-35)
--- Dan (day player, 25-35)
- Average hourly rate: $16
- Casting locations: New York City, New York
- Learn more about the short film here

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'A Christmas Party'

- Project type: feature film
- Roles:
--- Alex (lead, female, 20-25)
--- Adam Helmer (lead, male, 16-21)
--- Jason (supporting, male, 36-55)
- Average hourly rate: not available
- Casting locations: New York City, New York
- Learn more about the feature film here

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