‘When The Bough Breaks’ Open Casting Call in New Orleans

When the Bough Breaks
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When the Bough Breaks starring Morris Chestnut and Regina Hall open casting call for actors, models, and talent in New Orleans, Louisiana.

When The Bough Breaks  is a psychological thriller that will starring Morris Chestnut and Regina Hall. When The Bough Breaks, directed by Jon Cassar and centers around a professional couple who hire a blue-collar surrogate who develops a violent obsession with the husband. The pic is being produced by New Line founders and Lord of the Rings EPs Bob Shaye and Michael Lynne, and Chestnut will exec produce the movie.

When the Bough Breaks
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Central Casting Louisiana is holding an open casting call for extras to work on the upcoming feature film while it films in New Orleans, Louisiana. To audition for a role on When the Bough Breaks, check out the casting call details below:

When the Bough Breaks Casting Call

Featured Roles Casting Call

*** Pianist & Upright Bass Player needed ***

Still on the hunt for an African American looking man who can play the piano well as well as one who can play and owns an Upright Bass. This works Friday 2/27 night from approximately 4pm-2am in New Orleans and you will be playing with a famous Jazz musician. Rate is $200.

Please email pic, contact info and experience to: [email protected]

Business Types Casting Call

*** When the Bough Breaks ***

Now casting 30’s-50’s Upscale, Distinguished & Wealthy Looking Men & Women, all Ethnicities for a Formal Party scene. You must be able to go to a FITTING on Monday 2/23 or Tuesday 2/24 in Metairie and WORK a NIGHT CALL (approximately 5pm-5am) on Friday 2/27 in Uptown New Orleans.

Men will be fit in Tuxedos and women should have floor length Formal Gowns that they can bring to the fitting.

Please submit a picture, contact information and put FORMAL in the subject line to: [email protected]

Stand-ins Casting Call

*** When the Bough Breaks – Stand-In needed on Monday in New Orleans ***

Looking for an experienced standin to work downtown on Monday. 5’10-5’11 Caucasian looking Man with Grey or Salt & Pepper Hair.

Please submit current picture, Height, contact info and list experience to: [email protected]

Families Casting Call

*** Father & Daughter needed for When the Bough Breaks working in New Orleans on Tuesday, February 3rd ***

3-4 year old Girl and her Father to work together in a scene (Any Ethnicity). Well-behaved child that can take direction and stick her tongue out at the main actor. Father will be holding the child in the scene. Must be available to work in New Orleans on Tuesday 2/3.

Please submit a picture of Father & Daughter, ages and contact info to [email protected]. Put “Father/Daughter” in subject line.

Kids Casting Call

***When the Bough Breaks – Casting Kids to work in New Orleans***

We are casting 6-10 year old Boys & Girls (All Ethnicities) for an aquarium scene working Monday, 2/2 in New Orleans. Please submit only if you can get your child to the New Orleans area for day of filming. The Background rate for this scene pays $88 for the work day.

Parents must also be able to provide a scanned copy of the child’s birth certificate and a signed consent form by Monday, 1/26 if we book you.

Please submit a current picture of your child, their age and your contact info to: [email protected].

Update: Casting directors are now casting a ton of new roles and actors to appear in the upcoming feature film.

*** When the Bough Breaks – Casting lots of spots in New Orleans ***

We are now accepting submissions for the following specific background & stand-in roles for this upcoming movie shooting in the New Orleans area. Please only submit if you can get yourself to the New Orleans area. Background pays $88/10 plus overtime if applicable. We have many more roles that we will be calling our registered talent for shortly.

Submit a current picture of yourself, your contact info and put the category in the subject line to: [email protected]

– “Laura” Stand-In – 5’5-5’6″ African American looking Female with stand-in experience. Please list any experience you have. Must be available to work 5 days a week starting 1/28 through 3/20.

– “Father & Son” – 3-4 year old Boy and his real Father to work together in a scene (Any Ethnicity). Well-behaved child that can take direction and stick his tongue out at the main actor. Father will be holding the child in the scene. Must be available for an interview on Thursday 1/29 and to work on Tuesday 2/3.

– “School Children” – 7-11 year old Boys & Girls (All Ethnicities) to work on Monday 2/2.

– “Newborn African American Babies” – We are looking for twins, but will accept submissions from singles as well. Babies should be newborn – 6 months old. This will work a few different days between 2/12-3/18. Please submit current pictures of your baby(s), their birth date, current weight and your contact info.

– “REAL Restaurant Staff” – 20’s-50’s Men & Women (All Ethnicities) with actual upscale restaurant experience as Sous Chefs, Chefs, Maitre’d, Dishwashers and Servers. Works Monday 2/2. Please list your experience.

– “REAL Nurses, Doctors, Lab Techs” – Late 20’s-40’s Men & Women (All Ethnicities) with experience in a Lab or Hospital setting. Works Friday 2/6 and/or Thursday 2/12. Please list your experience.

– “Pregnant Women” – Visibly pregnant women for a doctors office. Works Thursday 2/12. Please include your due date.

– “Yoga Class” – 20’s-40’s Fit Men & Women who are very good at Yoga. Works Monday 2/9.

Submit a current picture of yourself, your contact info and put the category in the subject line to: [email protected]

Open Casting Call

You MUST be registered with Central Casting in order to be considered. If you have registered in our office or at an open call already, you do not need to do anything unless you would like to come in and update your photo or information. Below is our upcoming registration schedule.

Registration is free to do and you should plan on it taking up to 1 hour. We will take your picture and you also need to bring proper I9 identification (http://www.uscis.gov/i-9-central/acceptable-documents). Once registered with us, you will be considered for every project we cast. Keep an eye on our Facebook page for constant updates regarding those projects.

– Monday 12/15 through Thursday 12/18 = Open registration from 10am-5pm each day.
– Friday 12/19 our office will be closed for registration
– Monday 12/22, Tuesday 12/23, Monday 12/29 & Tuesday 12/30 = Open registration from 10am-5pm each day.
– Wednesday 12/24 & Wednesday 12/31 = Open registration from 10am-2pm each day.
– Friday 12/26 & Friday 1/2 = Open registration from 10am-4pm each day.
– Our office will be closed on Christmas Day and New Years Day.
– Beginning 1/5, Monday through Thursday every week at 10am and 2pm

We are located inside the Benson Towers, directly next to The Superdome and parking lot 1A. Parking is your responsibility and we do not validate.
1450 Poydras Street
Suite #1420 on the 14th floor
NOLA 70112

Update: Casting directors are looking for babies to work on the upcoming feature film.

We are currently looking to cast Newborn African American babies for the feature “When the Bough Breaks.” Ideally we are looking for twins, but will accept submissions from singles as well. Babies should be newborn – 6 months old. This will work a few different days between 2/12-3/18.

Please submit current pictures of your baby(s), their birth date, current weight and your contact info to: [email protected]

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