WE tv is bringing a new supernatural themed thriller to us next year in 2015.
The new show titled “South of Hell” begins filming shortly in the Charleston, SC area. The show’s extras casting directors at NCasting have just released the casting information for those that want to apply to be on the show. The show is currently scheduled to begin production in Charleston on October 20th.
The show follows a demon hunter named Maria Abascal. Maria is a Demon hunter for hire, so to speak, and with her brother, the pair hunts and exorcises the demons in others. Maria, however, is not all alone in her body either. She too has a demon inside her wanting to get out and it takes all of Maria’s strength to keep her demon in check and prevent her demon from overtaking her completely. The series is set in the Savannah, Georgia area, though it will film in SC.
According to the WE tv blog, the network has ordered Eight 60-minute episodes of the supernatural show which will be produced by Sonar Entertainment and Blumhouse (“Paranormal Activity,” “Insidious,” “Sinister”). The network also reports that Eli Roth (“Hostel“, “The Green Inferno“) will be directing the 1st episode of the show.
Matt Lambert is writing the 1st episode of the show and James Manos, Jr. (“Dexter,” “The Shield,” “The Sopranos”) will executive produce. Also executive producing the series is a guy known for creepy demon stories, Jason Blum of Blumhouse Productions.
WE tv also offered the following statement which discusses WE tv’s commitment to original scripted programming …
“As WE tv moves firmly into scripted programming, we are committed to presenting distinctive and engaging stories to today’s savvy TV audience,” said Marc Juris, WE tv’s president. “That is certainly the case with ‘South of Hell,’ a dramatic thriller that introduces viewers to an unforgettable character, supernatural themes and the battle between good and evil.”
As the production date gets closer, an open casting call will also be held in SC. For now, talent interested in working as a series extras can follow the below submission instructions to get their info to the show’s casting director. The show will be needing extras of all ages, types and sizes. Some, may even get to wear special FX makeup.
Please only submit if you live in the Charleston, South Carolina area and have open availability in the next few months.
Charleston locals who would like to be considered for the series, may include a current head and body shot with the following info:
DO YOU HAVE PREVIOUS EXTRA WORK EXPERIENCE
DO YOU HAVE PREVIOUS STAND IN EXPERIENCE
WHAT IS YOUR AVAILABILITY MON/TUE/WED/THURS/FRI ON A TYPICAL WEEK
email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject that includes your “AGE/SEX/ETHNICITY/LOCATION”