“Hell on Wheels” open casting call for speaking child role & extras in Calgary

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  • Post last modified:05/28/2014

Calgary, Canada auditions for kids – speaking role & Adult extras wanted

Hell On Wheels“, the AMC railroad drama, is in production in Calgary. The show begins filming season 4 this summer and the producers of the period drama have a casting call out for native extras, and for a young native actor for a speaking role.

The series is seeking to cast a native boy, ages, six to 12, who speaks at least one native language as well as men, women and children to be background extras on the show.

The AMC series “Hell on Wheels” will be filming in Calgary next month and the series is holding an open casting call in Calgary for those who would like to be paid series extras.

Filming of the show began in late April and the series will continue filming through September. The filming location for much of the show is a set just southeast of Calgary on the Bow River.

The railroad drama is set in the old west and documents the building of the first Transcontinental Railroad in the U.S. It stars Anson Mount, Common, Colm Meaney, Robin McLeavy and Christopher Heyerdahl.

Extras for AMC Hell on Wheels

Casting is being handled by Alyson Lockwood in Calgary and the casting director stated that “It’s a big project and people can have some fun decked out in period clothing.”

There is an open casting call scheduled in Calgary for this coming Saturday. The Producers are looking for Native men, women and children with long hair. Shooting will take place in June near Calgary.

“Hell On Wheels” Casting call Calgary
Saturday from 10 to 5 p.m.
6711 McLeod Trail SW (the old Jack Carter car dealership.)

Here is a trailer from the previous season, Anson Mount and the cast of Hell on Wheels give us a taste of what’s in store.

The new season of the show will premiere on AMC this summer.

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  1. Carolyn Steinhauer

    Hi, I am a native cree and I would love to try out for an audition. I also have children and other relations that are very well groomed.

  2. Charmaine Wycotte

    hi my name is Charmaine, I live in Calgary, I lived in Calgary since I was a baby, I’m native, I’m from Siksika nation, I don’t have long hair cause. I wanted too see how I would look with short hair, but my hair is past my shoulders, maybe by June it might be a bit longer. I have brown eyes, & brown hair, my skin tone is not that dark because my dad is from British Columbia & my mom is from Siksika Nation, I get my mom’s looks and I get my dads lips and skin tone. I speak Blackfoot but not a lot. & I’m 13 years old, I’m turning 14 on June 16. I don’t have much experience of acting, but in grade 7 I was in drama. I’m in grade 8 now. I want to be in this movie because its close to where I live and I would love to be on tv and it’s my chance to start acting. How would I audition? please get back too me, thank you for your time. If you have any question about me just email me thanks.

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