Disney’s ‘Pete’s Dragon’ Lead Role Open Casting Call

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Disney’s ‘Pete’s Dragon’ nationwide open casting call for lead roles.

Online video auditions are now available for kids interested in auditioning for lead roles in the upcoming Disney movie ‘Pete’s Dragon‘.

Pete’s Dragon‘ centers on a Pete. After losing his parents in a car crash at the age of four, Pete escapes to the forest where he meets a dragon who becomes his closest (and only) companion. When a nearby mill threatens to cut down the forest, Pete encounters his first humans since the death of his parents and is faced with choosing between his dragon friend and the prospect of a traditional childhood.

Casting directors are looking for kids ages 8 to 9 for a lead role in the upcoming Disney movie, ‘Pete’s Dragon’.

Pete’s Dragon‘ is a remake of the 1977 feature film of the same name. The original film was a musical about a young boy with a magical animated dragon is won the run from his adoptive parents.


Pete’s Dragon‘ will be written directed by Pete Lowery.

Deadline to submit is July 18, 2014 and all actors must be available from October 2014 through April 2015.

For more details, check out the casting call breakdown below:


(Male, any ethnicity) LEAD
Looks as though he’s a part of the forest – dirty, long hair, some of it in ratty dreadlocks; his clothes are in tatters and stitched up with vines and leaves; he has lived in the forest for four years – not your typical suburban kid.

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