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Movies and TV shows casting in Kentucky

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June 12, 2024
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Movies and TV shows casting in Kentucky

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 Kentucky, neighboring states, and nationwide, and which roles they're looking to fill.

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'Saving Ava'

- Project type: feature film
- Roles:
--- Younger Versions of Leads (lead, 7-12)
--- Officer Toby (supporting, male, 26-60)
--- Randy Brando (supporting, male, 27-60)
- Average hourly rate: $12
- Casting locations: Louisville
- Learn more about the feature film here

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'Lethal Desire'

- Project type: feature film
- Roles:
--- "GenCorp" Staff Member (background extra, 21-65)
--- Resident of "The Colony" (background extra, 21-65)
--- Townie (background extra, 18-80)
- Average hourly rate: not available
- Casting locations: Simpsonville, Louisville, Lexington, Shelbyville
- Learn more about the feature film here

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'Darling of the Derby,' Crew'

- Project type: documentary
- Roles:
--- DP (crew, 18-99)
- Average hourly rate: $43
- Casting locations: Kentucky
- Learn more about the documentary here

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'How to skip leg day,' Season 2'

- Project type: short film
- Roles:
--- Personal Trainer (lead, female, 21-36)
- Average hourly rate: $30
- Casting locations: Erlanger
- Learn more about the short film here

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'America Lasting Impressions'

- Project type: feature film
- Roles:
--- LINDA (lead, female, 18-25)
--- MIKE (lead, male, 18-25)
--- DREW (lead, male, 26-59)
- Average hourly rate: $50
- Casting locations: La Grange
- Learn more about the feature film here

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'The Lost Healer'

- Project type: short film
- Roles:
--- Kiva (lead, female, 18-25)
--- Arran (supporting, male, 18-25)
--- General Graeme (supporting, male, 40-55)
- Average hourly rate: $31
- Casting locations: Union, Louisville
- Learn more about the short film here

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'The Firebyrds'

- Project type: short film
- Roles:
--- James Calhoun (lead, male, 35-45)
--- DP-Cinematographer (crew)
--- Production Assistant (crew)
- Average hourly rate: $25
- Casting locations: Paducah, Hopkinsville
- Learn more about the short film here

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'Murder 8Rx'

- Project type: feature film
- Roles:
--- John (supporting, male, 35-60)
--- Braylen (supporting, 18-30)
--- Chief Rodson (supporting, 60-100)
- Average hourly rate: not available
- Casting locations: Louisville
- Learn more about the feature 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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'Save The Bar'

- Project type: feature film
- Roles:
--- Tyrell Davis (lead, male, 18-21)
--- Rich (supporting, male, 18-21)
--- Terri Davis (supporting, female, 35-40)
- Average hourly rate: $15
- Casting locations: Chicago, Illinois; Indianapolis, Indiana
- Learn more about the feature film here

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'Untitled Art Dramatic Film'

- Project type: feature film
- Roles:
--- Bobby (lead, male, 18-27)
- Average hourly rate: $50
- Casting locations: Chicago, Illinois
- Learn more about the feature film here

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'219 "The Series"'

- Project type: scripted show
- Roles:
--- Extra (background extra, 8-100)
--- Police Officer Extra (background extra, 21-100)
--- Production Assistant (crew)
- Average hourly rate: not available
- Casting locations: South Bend, Indiana; Gary, Indiana; Chicago, Illinois
- Learn more about the scripted show here

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