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How to Get Cast in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’

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‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' is now in pre-production, and are now casting speaking and background acting roles for the upcoming feature film.

Casting directors are now casting actors, models, and talent to work on scenes filming in Atlanta, Georgia starting this September 2021.

Producers are seeking the following types:

  • Background Actors
  • Featured Extras
  • Actors
  • Photo Doubles
  • Stand-ins

About Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3:

“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3,” stylized as “Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 3,” marks a spectacular and satisfying conclusion to ' beloved space opera series. As the 32nd film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), this sequel not only continues the adventures of its quirky and charismatic team but also provides a heartfelt farewell to some of its most cherished characters.

Plot Overview

In “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3,” the stakes are higher than ever as the Guardians face off against formidable new foes while grappling with personal challenges. The plot revolves around saving Rocket (voiced by Bradley Cooper), one of the team's most endearing members, from a life-threatening situation. Rocket's origins and the sinister experiments that led to his creation by the High Evolutionary (played by Chukwudi Iwuji) come to light, adding depth to his character and igniting a gripping narrative about identity and redemption.

The Ensemble Cast

The film boasts an ensemble cast that includes Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldaña, Dave Bautista, Karen Gillan, and Pom Klementieff, with the addition of Will Poulter as Adam Warlock. Each character is given moments to shine, further endearing them to the audience and providing closure to their arcs. Particularly noteworthy is the development of Rocket, whose backstory provides the emotional core of the film.

Filmmaking and Production

Written and directed by James Gunn, “Vol. 3” benefits from his distinctive style that blends humor with heart-wrenching moments. Gunn's return to the director's chair came after a brief and controversial dismissal, making this film a triumph of resilience and creative vision. Filming took place in Atlanta, Georgia, with Gunn using practical effects and innovative visual effects to bring the cosmic spectacle to life.

Critical and Commercial Success

Premiering at Disneyland Paris and released in the United States in May 2023, “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3” was both a critical and commercial success. It grossed over $845.6 million worldwide, and its achievements in visual effects earned it an Academy Award nomination. Critics and fans alike praised it for delivering a fitting conclusion to the trilogy that respects its roots while charting new territories.

Cultural Impact and Legacy

“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3” not only concludes the trilogy but also sets the stage for future MCU narratives. It explores themes of family, sacrifice, and the quest for belonging, resonating with a wide audience and leaving a lasting impact on the superhero genre. The film's handling of emotions and character dynamics, combined with high-stakes action and epic storytelling, cements its place as a standout entry in the MCU.

Conclusion

“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3” is a monumental achievement that combines all the elements that fans have come to love from the franchise—humor, action, and deep emotional connections. As the Guardians' journey reaches its zenith, they remind us that even in the far reaches of the universe, the quest for identity and acceptance is universal. This film is not just a farewell to beloved characters but a celebration of the indomitable spirit of its heroes and the community they've created. As we say goodbye to this chapter, the legacy of the Guardians will undoubtedly continue to influence and inspire.

 

 

‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' Casting Information

According to IMDB, Sarah Finn is the casting director behind the “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3” movie. She was the casting director behind many Disney movies including “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.3,” “The Lion King” and “Spider-Man: Far From Home.”

Sarah Finn Casting was recently at the 30th Annual Artios Award in Los Angeles. Marvel's lead casting director shared what she looks for in an actor before every audition. It's called “star quality.”

The upcoming movie is big; casting directors are mostly contacting actors to work on the film through talent agencies. If you are interested in a speaking role in the upcoming movie, contact your talent agent for an audition. If you do not have an agent, check out our guide to landing an acting agent here.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 

‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.3' Casting Call for Kids

Production: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 4
This show requires Covid vaccination & booster, if eligible.
Casting Company:  Smith Casting
Location: Fayetteville, GA

Kids needed for this THU 4/21 and FRI 4/22
Covid testing on WED 4/20 for both parent and child.

Age 6 to 11.
ALL ethnicities.
HEIGHT REQUIREMENT: 4'9” or under
(please measure before you submit)

Child must be fully vaccinated.
(and it must be 2 wks after 2nd dose)
Parent must be fully vaccinated.
(and boostered if eligible)

Pay rates:

Child:
$124/8 plus $35 for face make-up
$50 paid for covid testing
Parent:
$50 paid for covid testing

Interested? Apply Now

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3” KIDS NEEDED  This casting notice is for KIDS ages 9 to 12 only Here are the basics:  Filming dates for GG3: filming starts in November and will continue thru the end of March 2022. We film a  Monday thru Friday work week, in and around ATLANTA and FAYETTEVILLE, GA. smaller group of  kids will be working towards the end of  November for a few days only, and then in the new year, we will have more days for more kids. VACCINATION & TESTING for COVID 19 Minors under the age of 12 are not able to be vaccinated. HOWEVER, any child that is age 12 and the PARENT or GUARDIAN accompanying any minor to any fittings or filming must be fully vaccinated within 2 weeks prior to their first work date, as there is a vaccination mandate in place on this film. ALSO, everyone working on the film is covid tested within 48 hours of each work date, including fittings etc… (or must show proof of a PCR test within 48 hrs from another project). THIS INCLUDES the PARENT or GUARDIAN. Covid testing may also occur once on set, if the scene is multiple days. All covid testing done ahead of time on a separate day ahead of time, is a $50 add'l payment TO everyone, including the parent/guardian. WE PAY YOU, to be covid tested. NOTE: You must be local to the GREATER ATLANTA AREA, or able to work as a local hire, which includes being legal to work in the U.S. with a non-restricted passport or work visa. KIDS NEEDED 

  1. Alien Kids

NOTE: some of these types will have prosthetics and some will not! ALL kids will either have their hair either sprayed with a wash out color during filming or will be wigged (by us)

  • – Ages 9 to 12 only (can be older if they are short/small for their age and look younger!)
  • – Smaller/shorter kids (no one taller than 5'0” (60”)
  • – Male and Female

– WORK DATES: First group works 2 to 3 days approx. in late -November, and then others Jan/Feb/March dates tbd – PAY RATES: $124/8 with add'l bumps for either wash out color and/or if chosen for prosthetics or wigs ( Prosthetic and wigging bumps range, for different levels,  from $25 to $75). COVID TESTING BUMP: We pay $50 each time you are covid tested when not already working for us on that given day.

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“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3” Welcome to the virtual open call for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 We are casting for VARIOUS Types for photo selection by the director, and we will continue to post for more types and update you as filming continues. Here are the basics: Filming dates: starts in November and will continue thru the end of March 2022. We film a  Monday thru Friday work week, in and around ATLANTA and FAYETTEVILLE, GA. VACCINATION & TESTING for COVID 19- ALL extras must be fully vaccinated within 2 weeks prior to their first work date.

ALSO, everyone working on the film is covid tested within 48 hours of each work date, including fittings etc… (or must show proof of a PCR test within 48 hrs from another project). Covid testing may also occur once on set, if the scene is multiple days.

All covid testing done ahead of time on a separate day ahead of time, is a $50 add'l payment TO everyone. WE PAY YOU, to be covid tested.

NOTE:  You must be local to the GREATER ATLANTA AREA, or able to work as a local hire, which includes being legal to work in the U.S. with a non-restricted passport or work visa.

TYPES NEEDED 

  1. ALIEN TYPES #1

– Character looks:quirky types, thin/gaunt faces, unique features,  longer necks, crooked/unique noses, imperfect teeth, strong facial bone structures/intense, etc…, tough, rough, badass types, amputees, BALD men and women, long hair, scarred, shaved heads, facial hair or clean shaven, etc… NOTE: some of these types will have prosthetics and some will not!

  • – Ages 18 to 60, all ethnicities
  • – Men and Women

– WORK DATES: First group works 2 to 3 days approx. in mid -November, and then others Jan/Feb/March dates tbd – PAY RATES: $88/8 with add'l bumps if chosen for prosthetics( Prosthetic bumps range (for different levels) from $35 to $100. We pay $50 each time you are covid tested when not already working for us on that given day.

  1. ALIEN TYPES #2 and SECURITY GUARDS
  •  – Character types – same as above as far as faces, and types,  HOWEVER, more specifically, these types have  body size and HEADS/HAIR requirements – SEE BELOW
  • –  Ages 25 to 55, all ethnicities
  • – Men and Women
  • – WORK DATES: BOTH of these types work multiple dates in November and December (approx 3 to 10 days of work)

(you will be booked for 2 or more days for these spots,  if selected, so you must be open for all until selections are made-you will be notified if you are being included in the presentation to the director and there will be plenty of advance notice).  – PAY RATES: tbd- this rate will be slightly higher than the regular extra rate Hair/bald bump for shaving head or cutting hair is also TBD (but will be fair). ALSO, We pay $50 each time you are covid tested when not already working for us on that given day. Specific HAIR and BODY TYPE REQUIREMENTS Alien Types #2 – Slender to average body types

  • HAIR:  BALD MEN and WOMEN ONLY (or willing to BE BALD…option: we can work with heads that are shaved around the ears and neck approx 3”  wide, with 3-4” inches on top but must be shaved or willing to be shaved around the ears and neck.

Security Guards – average to bigger body types (bulky not heavyset), with weapons training

  • HAIR SHORT HAIR or BUZZ CUT or willing to have a hair cut – this includes the WOMEN (must have short hair or willing to have it cut short)!

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Now Casting: Guardians of the Galaxy 

Production: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

Casting Company: Tammy Smith Casting

Location: Atlanta & Fayetteville, GA

Casting for SHORT/SMALL Men and Women to be in full prosthetic make-up**

  • – Must not be claustrophobic (for prosthetic make-up coverage) or have latex or SFX makeup allergies.
  • – Ages 18 & up under 5'3”. 
  • – Must be vaccinated & able to show proof of vaccination from 2 weeks prior to start date.

Prosthetic molding: TBD (must be open for one of those dates).

Location: Atlanta, GA.

Hours: Around 2 – 4 hrs

Pay: $100 

Covid test required 1 or 2 days before prosthetic molding, fittings and filming

Test Location: Atlanta or Fayetteville, GA

Test Pay is $50 

Work Dates: Nov. 18th & in March 2022 

Fitting dates (TBD). *Flexible schedule is preferred.*

Locations: Atlanta and Fayetteville, GA

Filming Pay: $100/8 +$100 prosthetic bump

NOTE: if you have any experience with prosthetic make-up and/or working on film sets in the next question.

Apply Now

For “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3”
Casting for SHORT/SMALL Men and Women
To be in full prosthetic make-up
Must not be claustrophobic (for prosthetic make-up coverage)
  • – all ethnicities
  • – ages 18 and over
  • – 4'0” to 5'3” to portray child types
  • – Must be vaccinated and able to show proof of vaccination from 2 weeks prior to this Friday 8/27 or Monday 8/30

Prosthetic molding: This FRI 8/27 or MON 8/30 or TUES 8/31 (must be open for one of those dates). Location: Atlanta, GA. Hours: Around 2 – 4 hrs Pay: $100 Covid test required 1 or 2 days before prosthetic molding, fittings and filming Test Location: Atlanta or Fayetteville, GA Test Pay is $50 Work Dates: Nov. 18th & in March 2022 Fitting dates (TBD). *Flexible schedule is preferred.* Locations: Atlanta and Fayetteville, GA Filming Pay: $100/8 +$100 prosthetic bump

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Recent ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3' News:

You can now watch the trailer for ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.'

Exciting new introductions of Adam Warlock and the High Evolutionary, as well as the return of Gamora!

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James Gunn might have moved over to DC Studios, but Marvel still needs to release his final project for the studio: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. This will be the trilogy's end, and it was released on CCXP's first day.

The Guardians of the Galaxy, led by Peter Quill/Star-Lord, will be hunting for Gamora in this packed film. The teaser trailer offers a quick look at what's to come and answers questions about storylines that have already been set up. With new looks, the former Zehoberei assassin is from an alternate universe.

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