The hit AMC postapocalyptic horror drama television series ‘The Walking Dead’ companion series Cobalt is currently casting for the series regulars.
AMC officially announced in September, 2013 that there will be a spinoff series to ‘The Walking Dead’.
Shooting on the pilot episode is now officially set to begin on January 19, 2015 and will run through February 3, 2015. The shooting location will be in Los Angeles, CA. To be considered, all actors and extras must be legally eligible to work in the entertainment industry in Los Angeles. The information, documents, and application forms are available for download in the 2015 Los Angeles Actors Resource Guide eBook.
The first actors cast in Cobalt are Alycia Debnam, Carey Cliff Curtis, and Frank Dillane. The new series is being executive produced by Independent Spirit Awards winner Gale Anne Hurd, Writers Guild of America WGA Award nominee Robert Kirkman, Dave Erickson, and David Alpert. Kirkman and Dave Erickson are the head writers. Academy Award winner Adam Davidson will direct the pilot episode.
The Walking Dead Companion Series ‘Cobalt’ Official Casting Call Information
The new AMC postapocalyptic horror drama television series spinoff series Cobalt aka ‘Untitled Walking
Dead SpinOff’ is currently casting for the series regulars, recurring roles, guest starring roles, and day players. To be considered, all talent must be available to audition in Los Angeles, California and be available for shooting in Los Angeles from January 19, 2015 through February 3, 2015. This is for principal actor speaking roles, not extras.
The following are the current roles being cast:
[Male, 4055] Any ethnicity. He is the lawenforcer of an inner city school.
[MALE, over 18, to portray 1718] Any ethnicity. Intelligent, cool, handsome, and very artistic.
[MALE, over 18, to portray 17] Any ethnicity. Very smart, but makes a bad decision in school.
[FEMALE, 3049] Any Ethnicity. To portray a high school science teacher.
[FEMALE 2550] Any Ethnicity. To play a nurse. Good sense of humor, but can play “horrified”.
[FEMALE, 18 To Play Younger] Any Ethnicity. High school student with a tattoo.
[MALE, 18] Any Ethnicity. Very charismatic. He is a master manipulator.
[MALE or FEMALE] Age and Race open. To play an Emergency Room Physician.
[MALE or FEMALE] Age and Race open. To portray an LAPD cop.
[MALE, 3545] Caucasian. Is at an accident scene and calls 911 on his cell phone.
[MALE, 4050] Race open. Skinny, frightened, on some type of illicit drug(s).
[MALE 2039] Race open] To portray a hospital orderly.
Talent should submit a hardcopy headshot and resume to the following (state the exact role you are
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Talent must be legally eligible to work in the entertainment industry in Los Angeles The information and documents are available for download here.
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The casting directors address should be written in all capital letters on the solid side of the envelope, with the name of the project you are submitting for written directly above the casting directors name. IF the role that you are submitting for is available, it should also be written above the casting directors name.
“Role of _______”
CASTING DIRECTOR NAME
CASTING DIRECTOR ADDRESS
CASTING DIRECTOR CITY, STATE, ZIP CODE
Do NOT send photos and resumes to the production companies, as they will most likely end up being thrown away. They do not cast the films, rather they hire casting directors who sort through the thousands of submissions.
11 Penn Plaza
New York, NY 10001
Gale Anne Hurd
Alycia Debnam Carey
Cobalt takes place during the same zombie apocalypse depicted on The Walking Dead but in a different
location. It revolves around a male divorced teacher and a female guidance counselor. Dillane (Harry Potter