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Movies and TV shows casting in New Jersey

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June 12, 2024
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Movies and TV shows casting in New Jersey

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

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'Dreamscape'

- Project type: short film
- Roles:
--- Raphael (lead, male, 18-35)
--- Gabriela (lead, female, 20-35)
- Average hourly rate: $25
- Casting locations: West New York
- Learn more about the short film here

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'Clear & Far'

- Project type: short film
- Roles:
--- Megan Faria (lead, female, 16-28)
--- Brando Donnovan (B-Dogg) (supporting, male, 26-50)
--- Doug (supporting, male, 18-28)
- Average hourly rate: not available
- Casting locations: Lake Hiawatha, Mahwah, Clifton
- Learn more about the short film here

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'Fake Out Fray 2: Phantom Phase'

- Project type: feature film
- Roles:
--- Turrell (lead, male, 30-60)
--- Avoka (lead, female, 25-45)
- Average hourly rate: $31
- Casting locations: Mount Laurel
- Learn more about the feature film here

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'Psyche,' Crew'

- Project type: short film
- Roles:
--- Editor (crew)
- Average hourly rate: not available
- Casting locations: Jersey City
- Learn more about the short film here

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'Laughing in the Dark'

- Project type: short film
- Roles:
--- Mike (supporting, male, 18-25)
--- Claire (supporting, female, 18-25)
- Average hourly rate: not available
- Casting locations: Toms River, Atlantic City
- Learn more about the short film here

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'Wurtzle Brothers,' 1960s Recording Studio Types'

- Project type: feature film
- Roles:
--- 1960s Recording Studio Types (background extra, 18-100)
- Average hourly rate: $26
- Casting locations: Jersey City, Hoboken, Newark
- Learn more about the feature film 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: Newark
- Learn more about the feature film here

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'Kars4Kids 60-Second Short'

- Project type: short film
- Roles:
--- Main Boy (lead, male, 8-10)
--- Schoolmate (supporting, male, 8-10)
- Average hourly rate: $33
- Casting locations: Lakewood
- Learn more about the short film here

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'You Don't Know'

- Project type: scripted show
- Roles:
--- Actors (lead, 3-80)
--- Director (crew, 18-99)
--- Editor (crew, 18-99)
- Average hourly rate: $16
- Casting locations: Jersey City, Newark
- 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: Jersey City
- 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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'The Chair'

- Project type: short film
- Roles:
--- Carla (lead, female, 24-29)
--- Paul (lead, male, 24-29)
- Average hourly rate: $25
- Casting locations: New York City, New York
- Learn more about the short film here

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'MALLORY'S GHOST'

- Project type: feature film
- Roles:
--- Louise (supporting, female, 25-36)
--- Will (day player, male, 30-50)
--- Harold (day player, male, 60-100)
- Average hourly rate: $27
- Casting locations: New York City, New York
- Learn more about the feature film here

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'Phineas Atters'

- Project type: feature film
- Roles:
--- Katie (lead, female, 27-44)
- Average hourly rate: $25
- Casting locations: East Setauket, New York
- Learn more about the feature film here

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