FX ‘How and Why’ Casting Call for Kids in Wilmington North Carolina

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Casting director’s for FX new television series ‘How and Why’ Starring Michael Cera is now casting kids in Wilmington, North Carolina.

The comedy’s initial description reads, “The story of a man who can explain how and why a nuclear reactor works, but is clueless about life.” The pilot was written and directed by famed screenwriter Charlie Kaufman, who won two Academy Awards for “Being John Malkovich” and “Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind.” Kaufman will executive produce with Anthony Bregman, who also collaborated with him on “Eternal Sunshine.”

Casting directors are looking for kids for several roles. There are a ton of details for this production. So make sure to read the details carefully:


I am looking for a handful of kids 9yr-11yr old in the Wilmington, NC area to play audience members on a children’s show. I am showing director options tomorrow (WED APRIL 16) and would like to get some options in there of Asian and Latino boys and girls. Would love it if your child has experience working as an extra or any acting background seeing how they will be asked to react to different things and would like someone who can take direction and wont overact. As of right now the date needed will be MONDAY MAY 5 (please keep in mind this can always change). We always ask that you be available for what could be 8-12 hr. The pay is a guaranteed $64 total for up to 8 hr and time and a half after 8.

If available and you meet the requirements please send recent photos, contact information, age, wardrobe sizes and location to [email protected] SUBJECT: KID AUDIENCE. DEADLINE TO SUBMIT WILL BE 9 AM ON WED APRIL 16.

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