Open casting for Fantastic Beasts Sequel

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Re: Open casting for Fantastic Beasts Sequel

Postby SamHelen » Thu Jun 08, 2017 5:27 pm

Sounds really exciting! Decided to not apply as I look nothing like Zoe unfortunately. Looking at the Facebook post though there were so many people saying they were going to apply and they looked well into there late 20's so they must be getting so many emails right now. Probably why open calls are so rare because the amount of people that do submit without really reading the brief is insane. But nethertheless good luck to everyone who has applied would be such an amazing opportunity!

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Re: Open casting for Fantastic Beasts Sequel

Postby mamasavannah » Thu Jun 08, 2017 7:13 pm

Does anyone know if this is likely to go through agents as well, or should I submit DD for open casting? Don't want to miss out if her agent doesn't apply.

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Re: Open casting for Fantastic Beasts Sequel

Postby Julie » Thu Jun 08, 2017 8:30 pm

Hi
Last time it never went through agents. I suspect if it was going to, that would have happened before the open call.
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Re: Open casting for Fantastic Beasts Sequel

Postby loladd33 » Sun Jun 11, 2017 12:11 am

Debating applying as DD isn't black, but does have dark hair and is th right age so unsure?
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Re: Open casting for Fantastic Beasts Sequel

Postby Lolalou » Sun Jun 11, 2017 10:16 am

loladd33 wrote:Debating applying as DD isn't black, but does have dark hair and is th right age so unsure?

For boys they're looking for young versions of Albus And Newt characters and for girls Leta. Jude Law/Eddie Redmayne/Zoe Kravitz - unless your daughter looks like Zoe I wouldn't bother. The CD has been inundated but a couple of people we know have been asked to self tape on the strength of their photos and they do look like these actors. They were contacted quite quickly after their email submission.
So many (clearly unsuitable) people on the Facebook page saying 'it's worth a try' or 'giving it a go' when they are far too old or clearly look nothing like the actors...Open calls are exciting but a level of realism needs to be applied too.
Good luck to all who apply.

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Re: Open casting for Fantastic Beasts Sequel

Postby loladd33 » Sun Jun 11, 2017 3:35 pm

Lolalou wrote:
loladd33 wrote:Debating applying as DD isn't black, but does have dark hair and is th right age so unsure?

For boys they're looking for young versions of Albus And Newt characters and for girls Leta. Jude Law/Eddie Redmayne/Zoe Kravitz - unless your daughter looks like Zoe I wouldn't bother. The CD has been inundated but a couple of people we know have been asked to self tape on the strength of their photos and they do look like these actors. They were contacted quite quickly after their email submission.
So many (clearly unsuitable) people on the Facebook page saying 'it's worth a try' or 'giving it a go' when they are far too old or clearly look nothing like the actors...Open calls are exciting but a level of realism needs to be applied too.
Good luck to all who apply.

Thanks for advice, my dd does look quite a bit like Zoe, just with lighter skin. Would you say it was worth it?
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Re: Open casting for Fantastic Beasts Sequel

Postby newgirl » Mon Jun 12, 2017 2:49 pm

Yes Lola - send her pic! Nothing to lose!

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Re: Open casting for Fantastic Beasts Sequel

Postby loladd33 » Mon Jun 12, 2017 4:17 pm

newgirl wrote:Yes Lola - send her pic! Nothing to lose!

Thank you NewGirl!
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Re: Open casting for Fantastic Beasts Sequel

Postby daisyjane » Mon Jun 12, 2017 6:14 pm

I asked dd's agent the very same question and she said that it was completely legit as the casting specifically said that all ethnicities were welcome and that even if they reject for that role they may consider you for another role that hasn't been listed.

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Re: Open casting for Fantastic Beasts Sequel

Postby loladd33 » Mon Jun 12, 2017 6:23 pm

daisyjane wrote:I asked dd's agent the very same question and she said that it was completely legit as the casting specifically said that all ethnicities were welcome and that even if they reject for that role they may consider you for another role that hasn't been listed.

Great thanks! :D
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Re: Open casting for Fantastic Beasts Sequel

Postby loladd33 » Mon Jun 12, 2017 6:45 pm

Sent application and got a response straight away which is great! :D
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Re: Open casting for Fantastic Beasts Sequel

Postby Itsyazzy » Tue Jun 13, 2017 11:40 am

loladd33 wrote:Sent application and got a response straight away which is great! :D


Heyy,
Just wanted to ask what type of response was it? Was it the automatic reply or a different message?
Thanks. xx

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Re: Open casting for Fantastic Beasts Sequel

Postby loladd33 » Tue Jun 13, 2017 4:23 pm

Itsyazzy wrote:
loladd33 wrote:Sent application and got a response straight away which is great! :D


Heyy,
Just wanted to ask what type of response was it? Was it the automatic reply or a different message?
Thanks. xx

Hiya, it was an automatic response but I'm glad it was so quick as other people were saying there was a back log x
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Re: Open casting for Fantastic Beasts Sequel

Postby loladd33 » Tue Jun 13, 2017 4:24 pm

Lolalou wrote:
loladd33 wrote:Debating applying as DD isn't black, but does have dark hair and is th right age so unsure?

For boys they're looking for young versions of Albus And Newt characters and for girls Leta. Jude Law/Eddie Redmayne/Zoe Kravitz - unless your daughter looks like Zoe I wouldn't bother. The CD has been inundated but a couple of people we know have been asked to self tape on the strength of their photos and they do look like these actors. They were contacted quite quickly after their email submission.
So many (clearly unsuitable) people on the Facebook page saying 'it's worth a try' or 'giving it a go' when they are far too old or clearly look nothing like the actors...Open calls are exciting but a level of realism needs to be applied too.
Good luck to all who apply.

Hi lolalou,
Do you know how quickly people got responses if they liked the look of them? Thanks
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Re: Open casting for Fantastic Beasts Sequel

Postby Lolalou » Tue Jun 13, 2017 8:53 pm

They got a response within two days


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