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Netflix's ' The Punisher': How to Audition for a Speaking Role

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LOS ANGELES, CA - June 14, 2017: Jon Bernthal at the Los Angeles premiere for "Baby Driver" at the Ace Hotel Downtown. - Image (Featureflash Photo Agency / Shutterstock.com)

Looking for a speaking role? Learn how to audition for a role on The Punisher

Filming for Netflix’s Punisher season 2 may have finished, but here’s the casting information you need to know if you would like to audition for a role on the hit Marvel series.

Who is the casting director for The Punisher?:

  • Julie Schubert is the casting director behind the hit TV series. Schubert is known throughout Hollywood for casting Daredevil, The Departed, House of Cards, and The Devil Wears Prada.
  • Both Julie Schubert and Larry Mayfield won an Emmy for Outstanding Casting for the hit show House of Cards.

How to audition for a speaking role

  • For a TV show, this big, casting directors are contacting talent through talent agencies. If you are interested in a speaking role in the upcoming new season, contact your talent agent for an audition.
  • If you do not have an agent, check out our guide to landing an acting agent here.
  • You can also stay tuned for the latest casting calls for Punisher by signing up for our newsletter.

About Punisher:

Netflix Punisher Cast New York, NY - November 6, 2017: Cast attends Netflix premiere The Punisher by Marvel at AMC Loews 34th street - Image (lev radin / Shutterstock.com)

Marvel’s The Punisher is a Marvel TV series created for Netflix by Steve Lightfoot. The show is based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name and set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe sharing the same world as many of film franchise character. The series started as a spinoff of Marvel’s Daredevil.

The Punisher centers around Frank Castle. Castle uses violence to fight crime as The Punisher. Jon Bernthal reprises his role form Daredevil and stars alongside Ebon Moss-BachrachDaniel WebberPaul SchulzeMichael NathansonJaime Ray Newman, and Deborah Ann Woll in the first season, with Josh StewartFloriana LimaGiorgia WhighamCorbin Bernsen, and Annette O'Toole joining in the second season.

The show was originally supposed to be a Fox TV series in 2011, but the project never came to fruition. In June 2015, Bernthal was cast as the character in the second season of Daredevil. Development on a spin-off called The Punisher in 2016. By April 2016, Marvel and Netflix began production of the series confirming Bernthal’s involvement. Filming for The Punisher takes place in New York City predominately in Brooklyn and Astoria, Queens.

The review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes reported a 66% approval rating with an average rating of 6.77/10 based on 71 reviews. The site's critical consensus reads, "A rocky start can't keep The Punisher from pushing the boundaries of Marvel's TV universe with a fresh take on the comics-derived action thriller."

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