New CW TV Show “Containment” Has A Rush Casting Call Out for Atlanta Area Talent

By | November 20, 2015

New TV show “Containment”  is coming to the CW this fall and are now in production and casting for a variety of small roles.

The series is filming in Atlanta and seeking local talent to fill a variety of small roles in the TV show. The show’s casting directors are looking for adults  ages 18+ to play police as well as extras ages 6 to 12 and adults to work in a scene filming this coming Monday. Talent interested must apply ASAP.  Please see below for all the details.

Containment” is based on the European series “Cordon” and  takes a look at what may happen if a deadly virus was to hit a heavily populated area in a major city. The show is set in Atlanta where an unknown virus hits an urban area. Authorities scramble to contain the outbreak by creating a quarantine zone leaving those stuck inside the quarantine fighting for their lives and on their own. “Containment”  takes a look at what happens when loved ones are torn apart and the unlikely heroes that arise out of  tragedy.

The Vampire Diaries”  creator, Julie Plec is behind “Containment.”  The new CW series is written by Julie Plec  and directed by David Nutter and  is part of CW’s 2015 / 2016 fall line up.  Starring in “Containment” are David Gyasi, Christina Moses, Chris Wood, Kristen Gutoskie, Claudia Black, George Young,  Hanna Mangan Lawrence and Trevor St. John.

By the way, 2 other CW shows are also filming right now,   “The Vampire Diaries” and it’s spin-off  “The Originals”  and both shows also have been releasing quite a few casting calls for extras in the Atlanta area.

CW Containment casting call for extras

CONTAINMENT is looking for EXTRAS to work on our next episode. Shoot dates are listed below. PLEASE READ EACH SHOOT DATE INFO CAREFULLY:


CORDON PEDESTRIANS — Males or Females, any ethnicity, ages 18+, looking for character types. Ladies please submit photos with NO makeup and/or washed hair. Men please submit photos with facial hair.

KIDS — Males or Females, any ethnicity, ages 6 to 12 years, please include age and list any acting and/or set experience in submission

MEDICAL STAFF — Males or Females, any ethnicity, ages 18+, real experience a plus, please list any medical or hospital (real or on film/tv) experience

If available email RECENT photo, include name, age, phone, height, weight, all clothing sizes, (including shoes) to:; SUBJECT LINE “MONDAY” (indicate which role you are submitting for in the subject)


CW has released a first look trailer for their new series…

When a mysterious and deadly epidemic breaks out in Atlanta, a vast urban quarantine is quickly enforced, forcing those stuck on the inside to fight for their lives. Julie Plec, the creator of The Vampire Diaries and The Originals brings you Containment, coming soon to The CW.

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