‘Stranger Things’ Auditions, Casting Calls, and More

Stranger Things is now casting speaking roles, background acting roles, and other acting jobs – Here’s how to apply!

Stranger Things is one of the most popular shows on television. Centering around a group of young friends in 1980s Indiana, a group of young friends who witness supernatural forces and secret government exploits. As they search for answers, the children unravel a series of extraordinary mysteries.witness supernatural forces and secret government exploits. As they search for answers, the children unravel a series of extraordinary mysteries.

What is Stranger Things 4 about?

After only a few months of their season 3 debut, Netflix has released a new teaser for the fourth season of ‘Stranger Things’. The video starts with the series’ opening theme music before revealing the fourth season is coming soon. However, the footage reveals text that reads: “We’re not in Hawkins anymore.”

‘Stranger Things 3’ released in July this year and ended with Will and his family moving away from the small-town. The new footage suggests the next season will no longer take place in Hawkins, Indiana. Creators Matt and Ross Duffer have always stated they planed ‘Stranger Things’ to go on for four to five seasons, meaning this could be the series finale of the Netflix Original series. However, this won’t be the end for the Duffer Brothers and Netflix. The duo has signed a multi-year film and series overall deal with the service.

“The Duffer Brothers have captivated viewers around the world with Stranger Things and we’re thrilled to expand our relationship with them to bring their vivid imaginations to other film and series projects our members will love,” Netflix’s Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos said in a statement. “We can’t wait to see what the Duffer Brothers have in store when they step outside the world of The Upside Down.”

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Joe Keery and Gaten Matarazzo at the Netflix’s season 2 premiere of ‘Stranger Things’ held at the Regency Village Theatre in Westwood, USA on October 26, 2017. (Tinseltown / Shutterstock.com)

Filming for the series takes place in Atlanta, Georgia. The first season starred Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Natalia Dyer, Charlie Heaton, Cara Buono, and Matthew Modine, with Noah Schnapp and Joe Keery in recurring roles.

The series has received 31 Emmy Award nominations, including for Outstanding Drama Series, four Golden Globe Award nominations, and won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series in 2016.

When does filming for ‘Stranger Things 4’ start?

Filming has not started yet according to Millie Bobby Brown, but it is set to get started soon. Speaking to multiple news outlets at the SAG Awards in January, both Noah Schnapp and Gaten Matarazzo revealed that half of the season has already been written.

Based on the casting call, filming is set to start sometime in February

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Latest ‘Stranger Things 4’ News:

‘Stranger Things Releases New Trailer

‘Stranger Things’ is now casting and filming in Atlanta, Georgia and Netflix is excited to see the future of the sci-fi series.

A new teaser for Netflix’s ‘Stranger Things’ season 4 has dropped, revealing the return of Chief Hopper played by David Harbour following the end of the previous season. In the footage featured above, we see a snowy location in Russia where Hopper can be seen building a railroad. It looks like Hopper is alive, although living and working in Russia where it was teased experiments on the Upside-Down have been taking place. It is rumored they are creating soldiers similar to Eleven in the secret location.

Production on ‘Stranger Things 4’ is in full swing. This teaser is a signal that the market campaign for season 4 is coming soon. There is no release date currently for ‘Stranger Things’, but with Netflix pumping up the marketing for the series, we will soon see the streaming series coming soon to the series.

But, how does someone land a role in Stranger Things season 4?

According to IMDB, the series casting was done by Carmen Cuba, Tara Feldstein and Chase Paris.

In a recent interview, Stranger Things casting director Carmen Cuba shared tips for aspiring actors. She says,  “I find that most kids actually have a singularity to them that isn’t actually represented in kid casting. I think that traditionally kids who look a particular way—cute’ and ‘all-American’ are typical words used to describe what I mean—are encouraged to pursue acting and modeling and it results in a somewhat homogeneous representation of what a kid looks like. We definitely did not want that. We all remembered our childhood selves and wanted to replicate the awkward transitional beauty we experienced.”

For a TV series 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.

‘Stranger Things 4’ Open Casting Call:

It’s official. ‘Stranger Things 4’ is about to start filming in Atlanta, Georgia and the very first open casting call of the season has been announced. Announcing the open casting call, Casting TaylorMade, who started casting the show since Season 1, will be looking for people to work as background actors and extras in season 4.

Currently, we know very little about what’s happening in ‘Stranger Things’. However, Season 4 already started production in Lithuania.

How to apply for an acting job:

Casting directors are now accepting submissions for background acting roles. The submissions are split into three categories: Adults (18 and older), Kids (0 to 17), and Vintage Vehicles.

Click the following links to create a profile and apply for a role on ‘Stranger Things’:

  1. ADULT OPEN CASTING CALL (18-100yrs)
  2. MINOR OPEN CASTING CALL (0-17yrs)
  3. VINTAGE VEHICLE OPEN CASTING CALL (16-100yrs)

‘Stranger Things’ casting also gives the following disclaimers:

BOOKING / RATE DISCLAIMER:

  • You should ALWAYS be prepared for at least a 12hr workday on set. If your rate is listed over 8hrs or 12 hrs, it is because you are guaranteed payment for a minimum of 8 hours or 12 hours – depending on the production’s base rate (whether you are needed for the full 8 or 12 hours or not) and will receive time and a half for each additional hour after 8 or 12. YOU SHOULD NEVER ASSUME YOU ARE WORKING LESS THAN 12 HOURS – UNLESS TOLD OTHERWISE DIRECTLY BY CASTING OR PRODUCTION

Child Actors Registration

  • Actors under the age of 18 must file with the Georgia Department of Labor. To register with the GDOL click here.

Latest ‘Stranger Things 4’ Extra Casting Calls:

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Millie Bobby Brown at the Netflix’s season 2 premiere of ‘Stranger Things’ held at the Regency Village Theatre in Westwood, USA on October 26, 2017. (Editorial credit: Tinseltown / Shutterstock.com)

Photo Double Casting Call

🎬 “Stranger Things 4” // Several Dates in March
⭐️Male Photodouble #1
Male
Caucasian
Height : 5’4- 5’6
Weight : 140-155 lbs
Jacket : 35-38
Shirt : 14.5-15.5
Pant 30-32
Shoe: 6-8 (approx)
Interview : TBD within the next 2 weeks (Paid $37.50)
Rate for Filming Dates : $150 / 12hrs
Filming Dates : 7 Dates or more in March – Must have open availability

⭐️Female Photodouble #1
Red Hair
Height : 5’3 – 5’5
Height : 110- 115lbs
Top : XS – S
Waist : 24-26
Hip 30-36
Dress: 0-2
Shoe 7-8 (approx)
Interview : TBD within the next 2 weeks (Paid $37.50)
Filming Dates : 7 Dates or more in March – Must have open availability

Click Here to Apply

Various Roles Casting Call

🎬 “Stranger Things 4” // Various Roles & Ages
⭐️1940s-1960s Female, Male, Elderly Male
MUST BE PETITE IN SIZE FOR ALL ROLES LISTED
Caucasian Only
Female : 25-45yrs
Male : 25-45yrs
Elderly Male : 50-70yrs
Fitting Date : March 9th
Filming Date : Thursday – March 26th

CLICK LINK HERE TO APPLY FOR ADULT

⭐️1940s-1960s Female (Teen)
MUST BE PETITE IN SIZE FOR ALL ROLES LISTED
Caucasian Only
TEEN Female : ages 13-17yrs
Fitting Date : March 9th
Filming Date : Thursday – March 26th

CLICK LINK HERE TO APPLY FOR MINOR

Staff Types Casting Call

“Stranger Things 4” // Filming 3/5 // Possible Perm 2/12 // Fitting 2/13 or 2/14 // Possible Additional Dates 3/11 & 3/25
⭐️Staff
Any Ethnicity
Males & Females
Age: 30-50 yrs
Rate: $80 / 8 hrs
Call Time : TBD
Location : Atlanta & Surrounding Cities
Filming Date : 3/10 (Mandatory) & also possible other dates below
Possible Additional Filming Dates : 3/11 & 3/25

CLICK LINK HERE TO APPLY!

Seedy Neighborhood Casting Call

Stranger Things 4” // March 5th, 2020 // Seedy Vintage Vehicles & Patrons
⭐️Run Down / Seedy Neighborhood Patron
FRESH FACES (CANNOT HAVE WORKED ON CAMERA BEFORE)
Any Ethnicity
Males & Females
Age: 18-100 yrs
All Shapes & Sizes
Rate: $80 / 8 hrs
Call Time : TBD
Location : Atlanta & Surrounding Cities
Filming Date : 3/5 ONLY

⭐️Rusted Out / Junky Vintage Vehicles
PLEASE UPLOAD A PHOTO OF YOUR VEHICLE & YOUR SELF
Any Ethnicity
Males & Females
Age: 16-100 yrs
Rate: $80 / 8 hrs + $125 Vehicle Bump
Call Time : TBD
Location : Atlanta & Surrounding Cities
Filming Date : 3/5 ONLY

CLICK LINK HERE TO APPLY

Strange Character Types Casting Call

Stranger Things 4” // March 10th (possible additional dates March 11th & March 25th)
⭐️Odd / Creepy / Strange Character Types
FRESH FACES (CANNOT HAVE WORKED ON CAMERA BEFORE
Any Ethnicity
Males & Females
Age: 18-100 yrs
All Shapes & Sizes
Rate: $80 / 8 hrs
Call Time : TBD
Location : Atlanta & Surrounding Cities
Filming Date : 3/10 (Mandatory) & also possible other dates below
Possible Additional Filming Dates : 3/11 & 3/25

CLICK LINK HERE TO APPLY


Expired Casting Calls

1950s Types Casting Call

“Stranger Things 4” // March 10th ONLY // MANDATORY FITTING 2/14 (Friday – anytime)
⭐️1950s Male
*see hair styles we are looking for / or to cut to
Caucasian ONLY
Males ONLY
Age: 20-45 yrs
Rate: $80 / 8 hrs
Call Time : TBD
Location : Atlanta & Surrounding Cities
Fitting Date (MANDATORY) : Friday – February 14th
Filming Date : 3/10

CLICK HERE TO APPLY!

Teen Casting Call

“Stranger Things 4” // Minor’s ONLY // March 12th Filming (see more details below & follow link)

⭐️ 1980s Reoccurring Classmate (14-16yrs)
LOOKING FOR AMAZING 80s HAIR LOOKS or THOSE WILLING TO GET CUT & PERMED – WILL WORK MULTIPLE TIMES THIS SEASON 4
*we are only casting 22 people for this date
All Ethnicities
Males & Females
Age: 13 – 17 yrs ONLY

Rate : $88 / 8hrs
Extra Fitting Rate : $19 / 2hrs
Extras Fitting & Hair Cut Combo Rate : $29 / 3hrs
Perm Rate : $36 / 4hrs

Mandatory Fitting Date : February 13th or 14th
Optional Perm Date : February 12th
Filming Date : March 12th

Filming Location : Atlanta or Surrounding cities (could be approx 30min south of Atlanta)
Fitting Location : South Atlanta, GA

HOW TO APPLY (see link here

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