“Little House on The Prairie” is being made into a feature film and the lead role of Laura Ingalls is up for grabs.
This page has been updated with a new deadline for submissions – The new deadline has been extended to May 15th!
Good news for those who would like to audition but missed the deadline. The film’s producers have extended it to allow for more submissions. Girls across the country still have a chance to be the next Laura Ingalls in the remake of the classic “Little House on the Prairie“. The previous submission deadline was the end of April, but hopefuls who would love to be the next Laura Ingalls now have an extra week to get their video auditions into the casting directors for the film.
Online auditions are open to those that want to try out for the lead in the Columbia Pictures feature film “Little House on the Prairie“. There has talk about this film for a few years and 2 years back Deadline reported that Sony Pictures was in talks to produce the film. The film is finally in pre-production and is in need of finding a 10 to 12 year old little girl to play the lead.
Little House On The Prairie is based on the children’s book series by Laura Ingalls Wilder. The book was written in the 30’s and described what life was like in the American west on a farm. The book was later turned into the TV series “Little House on the Prairie” which aired in the 70’s and early 80’s and starred Melissa Gilbert as Laura. The series also made Melissa Gilbert a household name at the time.
The films casting directors have created a webpage to accept video auditions from girls nationwide who would like to audition for the part. You do not need to have an agent to be cast for this role. It is open to all girls.
Are you the next Laura Ingalls?
Casting opportunity! My name is Debbie DeLisi. I’m working with Rachel Tenner/Columbia Pictures on a casting search for a GIRL (10 – 13) to play “Laura” in the film, LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE.
We were part of the casting team that spearheaded the nationwide search for “Mattie Ross” in the film, TRUE GRIT. Like that search, we’re excited to give ALL girls the opportunity to audition! You may fwd this notice and spread the word, far n’ wide! We’re open to all girls who want to give it a try!
Girls do not need to have representation or an agent to apply.
You can apply online here.
[LAURA INGALLS] – LEAD
Female, 10-13 years old, the smart and spirited middle child of Charles and Caroline Ingalls. Laura is a tomboy and adventure seeker living in the Prairie Lands in 1870. Laura is the type of girl who marches to the beat of her own drum and prefers the outdoors to reading and homework. She has a close relationship with her family and dearly loves her ”Pa” and older sister Mary. When her family moves from their home in the Big Woods of Wisconsin to Independence, Kansas, she embraces the adventures she encounters on their journey. Life is not easy, but Laura rises to the challenge…LEAD
NOTE: If you’ve already taped for this role — please do not resubmit. Script or info on other roles is not available at this time.