“Pirates of the Caribbean” Open Casting Call

04/24/2010

Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean #4 will be holding open casting calls this weekend for the next installment of the hit movie. They are casting for multiple background roles, pirates and sailors. Individuals who live in Hawaii are welcome to attend the open call if they want to be a part of the Pirates production.

Pirates
Authentic-looking scavenger-types
Age range 18 years old to 60-plus
All ethnicities
Looking for especially extreme character types including thin, tall, short, skinny, odd features, huge nose, eyes, ears, lazy eye, grizzled and wrinkled faces, odd body types, missing teeth, etc.

Sailors
Thin and average builds
Age range 18 years old to 50-plus
Ranging from good looking to extreme characters
Seeking British types, Spaniards or other ethnicities

Cast Member Photo Doubles & Stand-ins
Seeking photo-doubles and stand-ins for lead cast members
All types of looks and builds
Details on the two open casting calls are as follows:

ISLAND OF O`AHU | Saturday, April 24, 2010
Location: Waikiki Community Center | 310 Paoakalani Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96815
Appointment Times: Several appointment times are scheduled at 9:00 a.m., 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m. or 4 p.m.
Parking: No on-site parking available. Metered stalls are available at the Honolulu Zoo and Kapiolani Park. The Waikiki Shell has free public parking based upon space availability. Please remember to bring quarters for parking meters. Those who have a current handicapped placard may park in Waikiki Community Center parking lot. Parking will not be reimbursed.

ISLAND OF KAUA`I | Sunday, April 25, 2010
Location: Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall | 4191 Hardy Street, Lihue, HI 96766
Appointment Times: Several appointment times are scheduled at 9:00 a.m., 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m. or 4 p.m.
Parking: Available on-site based upon space availability.

The casting agency recommends that all interested parties choose a casting location, date and time, and don’t be late. They strongly advise showing up during mid-day audition times to avoid long lines. Be prepared for the possibility of long lines during all casting hours and bring bottled water, snacks and reading materials to weather through the wait.

What should you bring to the open casting?
Here’s what the casting company recommends as guidelines to follow:
Bring a 3-inch x 5-inch current color photo of yourself. It does not have to be professional. They request that there be no wigs, makeup or sunglasses worn in photos. Shots should be shot from the waist up only. Please do not say “aargh” in your photo.
Bring a pen or pencil to fill out any necessary paperwork on-site.
Attendees do not need to prepare for an audition as the casting company will only look at you, have you fill out a registration card, attach your color photo, and send you on your way immediately thereafter.
The casting agency will only seek submissions from men at this time who are 18 years and older and are legal to work in the United States. The casting company does not need any women or children for this portion of filming.
Live on O`ahu or Kaua`i and can’t make the open casting call?

Parties may still be considered for the film, based upon availability. The casting agency requests that parties follow these submission guidelines:
Mail a current 3-inch x 5-inch color photo (no 8-inch x 10-inch photos unless you submit a 3-inch x 5-inch photo along with it).
Photos do not have to be professional and should be shot from the waist up only.
Please do not say “aargh” in your photo.
Do not wear any wigs, makeup or sunglasses in your photo.
On the back of your photo, include your height, weight, shirt, coat, and pants size. Also include your full name, phone number and email address.
Mail submission to: Sande Alessi Casting, 13731 Ventura Boulevard 2nd Floor, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423. Indicate the island that you live on by writing either O`ahu or Kaua`i on the front of the envelope (for example: Attention – Oahu Local Hire)

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