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Netflix's 'The Electric State' Starring Millie Bobby Brown Casting Calls

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LOS ANGELES - MAY 18: Millie Bobby Brown arrives for the 'Godzilla: King of the Monstersl' Hollywood Premiere on May 18, 2019 in Hollywood, CA Editorial credit: DFree / Shutterstock.com

Netflix's 'The Electric State' starring Millie Bobby Brown, casting call in Atlanta, Georgia

Netflix casting directors are now casting actors, models, and talent to work on scenes filming in Atlanta, Georgia. Netflix producers are seeking and hiring actors for the following roles:

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

About Netflix's 'The Electric State':

The Russos' upcoming film, The Electric State, was first announced in 2020 and is now set to be directed by the Russo brothers for Netflix. The project is filming under the working title "Stormwind"

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Stålenhag's other graphic novel, Tales from the Loop, was adapted for Amazon Prime Video. The Electric State is an adaptation of Simon Stålenhag's sci-fi graphic novel, which was released in 2018 and is known for its striking illustrations. Described as a mix between Stranger Things and On The Road, the book has garnered critical acclaim.

"Set in a post-apocalyptic 1997, The Electric State is the story of Michelle, who, accompanied by her toy robot Skip, sets out across the western United States in a stolen car to find her missing brother. Told in achingly melancholy, spare prose and featuring almost a hundred gorgeous, full-color illustrations, The Electric State is a novel like no other."

AGBO is a filmmaking company established by Anthony and Joe Russo, who first acquired the rights to the narrative in 2017. In December 2020, Deadline revealed that Universal had bought the property from AGBO and that Stranger Things' Millie Bobby Brown would be playing Michelle. The film will be directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, who was already hired as directors.

Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely, who co-wrote The Avengers and Captain America with the Russo brothers, created the film's plot. The movie will follow the book's major events as they are told by a young girl named Michelle, who goes on a trip with her brother's robotic companion.

The book's hardcover is packed with evocative images, and the video below gives us a taste of what we could expect from a movie adaptation.

Now, it seems that the feature film will be released on Netflix instead of getting a theatrical release, as was initially planned.

According to our sources, the casting for The Electric State is currently seeking numerous parts, including Young Michelle and Christopher. The project has been called "Stormwind" under a working title.

Currently, production for The Electric State is keeping to the proposed timeline from the Deadline article. Cameras are set to roll between October 2022 and February 2023, and they will be filmed in Atlanta, Georgia.

Even though we're now two years into the future, this is still the newest project Netflix has collaborated on with AGBO. Their most significant project to date is undoubtedly The Gray Man, which will be available on Netflix in July 2022. They are also working on the production of Extraction, which will have its second installment in 2023.

The company is producing the upcoming Noah Hawley thriller starring Regé-Jean Page, and earlier this year, we reported that Netflix was eyeing their optioned adaptation of The Whisper Man.

Given that Brown is still attached to the project, this Netflix endeavor is one of several significant projects she has in development.

Eartha May's breakout role in Stranger Things is still ongoing, with the first season having released at the end of May 2022. She is filming Damsel for Netflix and set to appear in Enola Holmes 2, The Girls I've Been, and the yet-to-be-confirmed The Thing About Jellyfish.

We'll update you on all things The Electric State as soon as we have more information.

Netflix's 'The Electric State' Casting Calls

 

Netflix's 'Stormwind' Extras Casting Call

Role: Pedestrians
(Small scene.)

Production: Netflix's Stormwind


Location: Fayetteville, GA
*Ages 18 & up.*
Pays $92/8

Covid Test #1: Mon, Sept. 26th
Fitting: Tues, Sept. 27th
Covid Test #2: Sept. 30th or Oct. 1st
Work Date: Oct. 3rd & 4th

THIS PROJECT REQUIRES VACCINATION
& boosters if eligible.

 

Netflix's 'Stormwind' Stand-In Casting Call

Seeking Stand-ins For Stormwind 
Caucasian Male Around 5'4" - 5'6"
(Or as close as possible)


Current Work Dates

  • Mon, Oct. 3rd
  • Tue, Oct. 4th
  • Wed, Oct. 5th
  • Thu, Oct. 13th
  • Mon, Oct. 17th
  • Tues, Oct. 18th

Needs flexible schedule from Oct 3rd - 18th.
(In case of schedule shifts within those dates)

Caucasian Female Around 5'4" - 5'6"
Needs flexible schedule from Oct 3rd - mid Feb.
-This character will work almost everyday.

Caucasian Male Around 6'-6'2"
-Random Days between Oct. 3rd - mid Feb.

Production: Netflix's Codename "Stormwind"
Location: Fayetteville, Atlanta, & surrounding GA areas.
Rate: $189/12
*Ages 18 & Up.*

THIS PROJECT REQUIRES VACCINATION & boosters if eligible.

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