Casting Call in GA for New TV Pilot Starring Reba McEntire

Reba has a new sitcom in the works and the TV show needs talent.

Reba McEntire is set to star in a new project for ABC Network. The show will be filming in the Atlanta area shortly and Central Casting is now holding an open casting call for area locals that would love to do a little work on set as paid background TV show extras.

The ABC pilot is brought to you by the folks behind Desperate Housewives and Devious Maids.  The new, yet unnamed, show stars country queen Reba McEntire and is set to begin filming in the Atlanta area on March 16th.   Production of the TV pilot will run through April 1st.  Central states that they will be needing lots and lots of talent on this one with an age range of 6+. That’s right, the show is hiring kids, teens and adult extras for the project. Central also states that this show will be using lots of kids on this one. The majority of the show’s pilot episode is being filmed in the Madison, GA area and casting directors are hoping to get lots of submissions from locals.

The show is described as an hour long “soapy” drama and is created by “Desperate Housewives,” creator, Marc Cherry. So far, ABC has made a pilot order for the show and pick up is still up in the air. According to Variety, the pilot follows Ruby Adair (McEntire), the sheriff of colorful small town Oxblood, Kentucky, who finds her red state outlook challenged when a young FBI agent of Middle Eastern descent is sent to help her solve a horrific crime. Together they form an uneasy alliance as Ruby takes the agent behind the lace curtains of this southern Gothic community to meet an assortment of bizarre characters, each with a secret of their own.



While more detailed character breakdowns are coming soon, for the moment, Central is asking that everyone who is interested come by their Georgia office to get registered. Central will also be holding an open casting call on the 11th of next month and hoping to get lots of locals to the call who would love a chance to be cast in Reba’s new TV show.

New Reba McEntire TV show cast


Please note that all submissions / registrations on this are being done in person and talent interested will need to come by the Central Casting office in Atlanta to fill out paper work and have their picture taken.

OPEN CALL on Saturday March 11th in Madison, GA so you have a chance to get registered before filming begins.

The open call will be held at the Morgan County Library on March 11th 2017 between the hours of 11 AM and 3 PM.  Please note that those applying to br movie extras will need to fill out employment paperwork on-site and must bring valid photo ID to the casting call as well as any other work related documents. Please see the attached casting notice for more details on ID requirements.  Talent coming to the open casting event do not need to bring photos as photos will be done on site. The open call is ONLY for new talent that has never registered with Central.

Interested? See the casting notice below for all the details.




As a reminder, weekday registrations at our office in downtown Atlanta are also an option to get registered. Regular registrations are Monday-Friday at 10am OR 2pm.

Central Casting in Georgia is  located at 235 Peachtree St NE Ste 217, Atlanta, GA 30303

Please note the open call is for NEW REGISTRANTS! Those who are already registered, do not need to attend and will be automatically be considered.

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