’13 Reasons Why’ How to Audition for a Speaking Role

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Want to audition for a role in the new season of 13 Reasons Why? 

Production for the new season of 13 Reasons Why is heating up.

About 13 Reasons Why:

The TV series is a mystery series based on the 2007 novel Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher and adapted for television by Brian Yorkey. Mostly, the show centers around a high school student, Clay Jensen, and his friend, Hannah Baker, who committed suicide after suffering a series of demoralizing circumstances, brought on by select individuals at her school. A box of cassette tapes recorded by Hannah before her death details thirteen reasons why she ended her life.

Diana Son and Brian Yorkey worked as co-showrunners on the series. The first season of thirteen episodes. Produced by July Moon Productions, Kicked to the Curb Productions, Anonymous Content, and Paramount Television, the show originally planned on having Selena Gomez star in the show.

The series received mostly positive reviews from critics and audiences. That said, the show attracted controversy over the series’ graphic depiction of issues such as suicide and rape, along with other mature content. In May 2017, it was announced the series had been renewed for a second season, scheduled to premiere in 2018.

Casting directors are holding an open casting call for background acting roles, stand-ins jobs, and photo double positions. Filming will shoot in Vallejo California. For more information on the extras open casting call click here.

’13 Reasons Why’ Casting Director

According to IMDB, Barbara Fiorentino is the casting director for the TV series. Barbara Fiorentino Casting has cast some of the biggest TV shows including UnREAL, Blindspot, The Shield, and CSI: NY. In a recent interview with Deadline, Barbara Fiorentino discussed how she feels to see reality TV stars take acting jobs.

“I kind of had a bee in my bonnet about air space being taken up by real people when there are wonderful actors out there who needed jobs,” she says.

Florentine added,  “From the start, I’ve had an issue with reality television, and even more so with dating shows, just because I think it exploits women, and men as well—and just the idea of intimacy and love, and how that can evolve.”

How to audition for a role in ’13 Reasons Why’

For a production, this big, casting directors are contacting talent through talent agencies. If you are interested in a speaking role in the upcoming 13 Reasons Why movie, then contact your talent agent for an audition. If you do not have an agent, check out our guide to landing an acting agent here.

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