Auditions for principal roles in Memphis, Tenn.
The CMT network is casting for the upcoming CMT mini series “Million Dollar Quartet” and looking to cast a child actor to fill a principal role in the production. On Location Casting is looking for a boy to play “KNOX,” a male, Caucasian kid between the ages of 9 and 11 years old. Kids auditioning for the role must have a clean-cut, conservative look and a fair to medium skin tone. Kids must also be willing to get a 1950s hair cut. Talent must be local to the Memphis, Tennessee area.
“Million Dollar Quartet” is a Tony Award-winning musical based on the recording sessions that featured Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis. CMT will be making an 8 part mini-series that will air on CMT later in 2016.
According to a press release, The series will focus on the musicians’ rapid rise to fame during a time of political change and social unrest.
“Million Dollar Quartet” is a recording of an impromptu jam session involving Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Johnny Cash made on December 4, 1956, at the Sun Record Studios in Memphis, Tennessee. – Wikipedia
Both principal and extras casting directors will be at the event and casting talent for roles big and small. Extras casting directors from OLC will be on hand and casting talent to work as paid extras on the project.
MEMPHIS, TN Casting Notice- CMT Television series “Million Dollar Quartet” PRINCIPAL role for work various dates TBD. MUST have flexible availability!
PLEASE SHARE with anyone you know in the MEMPHIS area who might fit these types and be interested in this booking!
We do not have Call Times so you would need to be fully 100% available on work dates. You MUST have open/flexible availability if submitting so that you can work WHATEVER the call times & wrap times end up being. If not, please DO NOT SUBMIT!
This is a PRINCIPAL role and pay rate would be SAG scale.
We will not be providing mileage/gas reimbursement or accommodations to anyone working as background talent on this project. You are responsible for your own transportation and local accommodation.–
Location is in the MEMPHIS, TN area. Talent MUST be a MEMPHIS LOCAL and live locally!
To submit for work – Please EMAIL US to: MDQextras2016@gmail.com with subject line KNOX. You MUST include first & last name, a valid contact number, height, weight, sizes, date of birth, parent name and (2) RECENT photos taken within the past month. *also, if you have not already done so, please create a talent profile in the OLC database at www.onlocationcasting.net (so that you will be in our system and on file for future opportunities). It is not required, but it sure is helpful!
PLEASE DO NOT send more than one email! PLEASE DO NOT email if you don’t fit these casting requirements or are not available on the listed work date.
The project may also have casting calls out for Memphis area talent. Please see this page for extras information.