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Movies and TV shows casting in Ohio

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May 22, 2024
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Movies and TV shows casting in Ohio

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

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'Fight To Survive'

- Project type: short film
- Roles:
--- Harley (other, 18-50)
--- Cody (lead, male, 10-14)
--- Henchwoman (lead, female, 18-100)
- Average hourly rate: $25
- Casting locations: Cleveland, Columbus
- Learn more about the short film here

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'Frank, the Racist Ghost'

- Project type: short film
- Roles:
--- Frank (lead, male, 35-70)
--- Librarian (day player, 18-100)
--- Olivia (supporting, female, 20-35)
- Average hourly rate: $25
- Casting locations: Columbus
- Learn more about the short film here

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'Galactic'

- Project type: feature film
- Roles:
--- Tammy (supporting, female, 18-45)
--- Earl (supporting, male, 25-55)
--- Annie Jane (lead, female, 40-70)
- Average hourly rate: $93
- Casting locations: Columbus
- Learn more about the feature film here

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'The Antihero'

- Project type: short film
- Roles:
--- Mike Stellar (supporting, male, 35-48)
- Average hourly rate: not available
- Casting locations: Mount Vernon
- Learn more about the short film here

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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: Columbus
- Learn more about the feature film here

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'The Lost Healer'

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

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'Biopic Documentary Reinactment'

- Project type: documentary
- Roles:
--- Mid Teens Male (models, male, 14-22)
- Average hourly rate: $200
- Casting locations: Cleveland
- Learn more about the documentary here

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'Blood and Rust'

- Project type: feature film
- Roles:
--- Marlene Fenton (supporting, female, 30-40)
--- Sheriff Shaeffer (supporting, male, 40-60)
--- Vampire Horde (background extra, 25-80)
- Average hourly rate: not available
- Casting locations: Westerville, Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati
- Learn more about the feature film here

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'The Final Production'

- Project type: feature film
- Roles:
--- Bobby (lead, 18-30)
--- The Main Killer (lead, 18-100)
--- Sarah (lead, 18-25)
- Average hourly rate: $37
- Casting locations: Alliance
- Learn more about the feature film here

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'Untitled Short Film'

- Project type: short film
- Roles:
--- Tasha (lead, female, 21-35)
- Average hourly rate: $35
- Casting locations: Akron
- Learn more about the short film here

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'The Pelican (up to 23 episodes)'

- Project type: scripted show
- Roles:
--- Brandon (lead, male, 18-25)
--- Victor (supporting, 18-45)
--- Shawn (lead, male, 18-25)
- Average hourly rate: $93
- Casting locations: Alliance
- Learn more about the scripted show here

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'Vanderpump Villa - hit show on Hulu'

- Project type: reality TV
- Roles:
--- Celebration Parties With Guests of 6-8 People (lead, 21-100)
--- Hospitality Professionals (lead, 21-100)
--- Real Fine Dining Servers (lead, 21-50)
- Average hourly rate: not available
- Casting locations: nationwide
- Learn more about the reality TV show here

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'Once Upon A Time In The Middle East - by Director Muye Wen'

- Project type: feature film
- Roles:
--- Checkpoint American Soldier (day player, male, 25-45)
--- Chef A (day player, male, 30-45)
--- Sentry (A,B,C) (day player, male, 25-40)
- Average hourly rate: not available
- Casting locations: nationwide
- Learn more about the feature 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: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Learn more about the feature film here

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'Elmwood Park'

- Project type: feature film
- Roles:
--- Dr. Mark Chapman (supporting, male, 25-50)
--- Jasper (lead, male, 21-40)
--- Jimmy (lead, male, 18-25)
- Average hourly rate: not available
- Casting locations: Norristown, Pennsylvania
- Learn more about the feature film here

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'Monroe'

- Project type: short film
- Roles:
--- Ryan Stoltz (supporting, 24-35)
--- Grace (supporting, female, 24-35)
--- Dr. Greg Pollard (supporting, male, 40-80)
- Average hourly rate: $30
- Casting locations: Easton, Pennsylvania
- Learn more about the short film here

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