SCAM ALERT: The Walking Dead Companion Series Casting Call?

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SCAM: The Walking Dead Spinoff to Film in Pennsylvania in December

Update: The Walking Dead companion series casting call was most likely a hoax. Several websites initially reported the casting calls as genuine, but details surrounding the mysterious casting company were later revealed on Monday. TWDenthusiasts found that the casting calls were tied to a Pennsylvania talent agency that has been accused of tricking applicants out of money by promising jobs they never deliver.

As of 6PM EST, all Craigslist ads have been removed and/or flagged from Craigslist.

Additionally, new details about the supposed “The Walking Dead” companion series casting call in Bucks County, PA have emerged. We received a number of emails from people looking to determine the legitimacy of the “audition”. Fortunately, enough people provided us emails to compare them all and determine that this is likely a scam by It Factor Productions.

In the emails provided to TWDEnthusiasts.com, Tina, the Director of Talent Services at It Factor Productions, reached out to inform hopefuls that the casting directors “really loved your look” and would be “interested in auditioning you for some extra work or possibly a principal role.” Oh boy, lucky you!!

When you do a little digging about the company, the reviews are less than stellar – most reviews claim that the company tries to get you to pay hundreds, even thousands of dollars, before you ever get cast. [TWDenthusiasts]

While we can not 100% confirm the legitimacy of this casting call, we strongly believe that this casting call is fake and a fraud. That being said, there are no official announcements of where the new Walking Dead spin-off will take place.

We will keep you updated on on upcoming casting calls for the new Walking Dead series, Walking Dead: Cobalt.

Original story:

The Walking Dead Companion series has got its first casting call, which reveals that series will be filming in mid-December in Pennsylvania.

Read more: ‘The Walking Dead’ Spinoff Casting Call Revealed

According to reports, multiple casting calls are circulating online but, the primary casting call is looking for extras and principal roles in the upcoming Walking Dead series, which is not a spinoff because it won’t include any of the same characters as the main show.

The casting call does not point out the companion series but is believed to be the companion series but is believed to be for the series because Walking Dead is currently filming in Atlanta, Georgia.

Read more: Love The Walking Dead? AMC Announces “The Walking Dead” Spinoff

The companion series will explore a different group of people who are also caught up in the zombie apocalypse. It’s the same world as The Walking Dead, but with different people.

Check out the casting call for The Walking Dead companion series below:

Walking Dead Companion Series Casting Call

COMPANY:
Casting extras and principal roles for AMC Tv series “Walking dead”
Seeking Male & Female Actors 13-65 for Background/Extra work and a few select principal roles

AMC Networks.
Frank Darabont and Gale Anne Hurd, exec prod

PRODUCTION DESCRIPTION
The Walking Dead, based on the comic book series written by Robert Kirkman and published by Image Comics, tells the story of the months and years that follow after a zombie apocalypse. It follows a group of survivors, led by police officer Rick Grimes, who travel in search of a safe and secure home. The comic goes on to explore the challenges of life in a world overrun by zombies who take a toll on the survivors, and sometimes the interpersonal conflicts present a greater danger to their continuing survival than the zombies that roam the country. Over time, the characters are changed by the constant exposure to death and some grow willing to do anything to survive.

REHEARSAL AND PRODUCTION DATES
Shoots Mid December
Shooting locations; Pennsylvania

COMPENSATION & UNION CONTRACT DETAILS
Pays $50/hour/8 hours, with overtime every hour after 8
Or
SAG AFTRA RATE

CURRENTLY SEEKING:
New Models/actors to Advanced models/actors. All are welcome to apply! Serious inquires only please!

MALES AND FEMALES of all ETHNICITIES 13-65
*EXTRAS
*PRINCIPAL ROLES

Requirements:
*Professional
*Outgoing and friendly
*Fresh Faces (Can’t have worked on Walking Dead before)
No Experience necessary for Extra’s

Applications Must Include:
(*Required Fields)

*Name
*Email
*Phone Number
*Age
*Picture 1-3+
Resume not required but preferred

We are confirming to see if this is a legitimate production and we will update this post with additional details as they become available.

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